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Re: Snake Bit
« Reply #20 on: May 28, 2008, 03:42:53 PM »
i am not sure if i have posted this before but, we had a weiner dog one time that went out and got bit on the snout. that dog was going nuts, it was a copperhead , i went over and killed it. drove over to folks house with dog and it had already started to swell. in just a few minutes time the dog had to breath out its mouth the nostrills were swelled close.
i hooked up a 4 ft piece of wire on the spark plug of my 4 wheeler  and put the plug wire back on. stood the dogs front feet on the running board.started the engine,  clamped his head down with my hand. i ran the naked end of the wire over the dogs nose several times around the bite mark. went around and around the swelling a few times too. after all the hollering and screaming quited down (mainly the wife and kids and the dog) i pitched the little guy out into the yard, he promptly hid under a car. he came out in about 20 minutes and you could not even tell he was bit. the swelling was gone and you had to look hard to find the bite marks. you have to let off the wire at times because it will kill the engine sometimes.

this works for people too. some snakes it does not work on. but on the snakes we have here in okla. it does work. probably not on coral snakes as i understand/think their venom is a neurotoxin. anyhow as a disclaimer, i am not a vet nor a doctor.
i have seen this work on spider bites as well,  my dad shocked my brother with a weedeater engine, his spider bite was already 4 hours old and as big as a golfball with the white center around the red tissue. after he was shocked several times on and around the bite he said it did not hurt anymore, the next morning it looked like a mosquito bite and went away from there.

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Re: Snake Bit
« Reply #21 on: May 28, 2008, 04:47:36 PM »
:D :D

. . . . you have to let off the wire at times because it will kill the engine sometimes. . . . .

It will kill the what? The engine?  :D :D

I don't care you many times you read this, it's a barrel of monkeys everytime.

 How did you ever hear of this? How was it discovered?

"Hey Pa, I got bit by a mosskin down at the fishin hole...."

"Alright son. Lemme finish supper and we'll hook you up to the hay truck for a spell and see if we can't vaporize that venom. . . . . . . ."

Spark plugs do get somewhere between 30,000 and 100,000 volts ya know! Just not much amperage so it don't kill you. .

I printed this one off. ;D
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« Reply #22 on: May 28, 2008, 05:42:48 PM »

 Stun guns will do the same thing.  ;D  Most knowledgable people, metal detecting for gold, in the desert, carry a stun gun, for snake bites.  ;D
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Re: Snake Bit
« Reply #23 on: May 28, 2008, 07:35:33 PM »
I've read the same thing about the stun guns. It has been a while, but the article was about a guy ram hunting in snake country, way off the beaten path. He had one and had to use it on his partner before the hunt was over.
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Re: Snake Bit
« Reply #24 on: May 28, 2008, 07:49:03 PM »

  I would not hook up to a new car with a DIS system.  Them little darlings are hot.  You can hold the plug wire 6 inches from the block with a dollar bill between them and the spark will burn a hole through the dollar bill getting to the block.
  I guess next time I will bring LBJ up to the mill and hook her up to Wanda and try out the spark treatment.
  Rattlers have a musty rotten smell where they bite.  It is a sweeter smell with coppers. 
Both are hemotoxin bites and the rattles cause more rot and fall out of tissue.  Coppers seem to swell more and do not rot out as bad.  Coppers are more of a stinging sensation and rattlers are a deep slow burn.  Rattlers will give you a tummy acke so bad you can not tell which end is going to come out of.

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« Reply #25 on: May 29, 2008, 08:49:06 AM »
i knew you guys would make fun of me, but i still love you to death.

a funny ending to that story i told you, that little dog used to be the first one on the atv for aride. after that little shock therapy he would dissappear every time you turned the starter on a four wheeler. ::)

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« Reply #26 on: May 29, 2008, 02:51:29 PM »
Arky, give LBJ a pat for me.  :)
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