Originally Posted by tommy
we use .22's anything bigger would do to much damage darn near every part of that gator is used nuthing goes to waist. one good pop in the head and he's dead. we done took 11+ footers with .22 never needed anything bigger. and to think some folks say a .22 can't drop a deer i tell you what that gator hide is 10 times thicker and stronger than a deer hide.
Tommy, pig farmers like to say they use every bit of the pig but the squeal. I don't expect to be in a position where I ever need to use every bit of the 'gator but the hiss, but I'd appreciate if someone like you who does
know what an alligator is used for would educate the rest of us as to what you can do with which parts of the 'gator, and how you go about turning a dead alligator into useful parts.