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    How to Handle This Bird Bomb

    OK all, I see discussion about bird bombs all the time. I pulled into my garage today with the intent to clean the accumulated bugs off the front of my car, and found this. How do I handle THIS bird bomb?
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    Re: How to Handle This Bird Bomb

    Not too many options. Just pry the poor thing out of there and clean accordingly.....
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    Re: How to Handle This Bird Bomb

    At least you didn’t hit him head on. I hit a black bird head on and he buried his beak through the radiator (yup had to buy a new radiator)
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    Re: How to Handle This Bird Bomb

    Better than kissing a pheasant @ 60MPH. Can you say, "Good bye windshield?"

    Yes, scared the s**t outa me.

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    Re: How to Handle This Bird Bomb

    Bill,

    A coworker had a turkey vulture hit his windshield square on going about 45 MPH, with a newer (2016?) Silverado. Bird hit only the windshield. In addition to the windshield, the roof needed replaced.

    Funny, he used the same phrase you are.

    At dawn, I often see birds swoop in front of my car for bugs in the headlight beams. I'm sure this bird lacked the spatial reasoning to keep assured clear distance.

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    Re: How to Handle This Bird Bomb

    I hit two geese rounding a bend one time and one of them left a beak in my front bumper of an TL I had back in the day. 2" long and into the plastic. Wasn't pretty.

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    Re: How to Handle This Bird Bomb

    From my aviation background I am all too familiar with bird strikes. Yup, they suck.

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    Re: How to Handle This Bird Bomb

    Quote Originally Posted by Paul A. View Post
    From my aviation background I am all too familiar with bird strikes. Yup, they suck.
    EEEK!

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    Re: How to Handle This Bird Bomb

    15 years ago. I was flying around a big bend on the highway on my Harley, and a Wild turkey flew up outta the ditch and knocked me off my bike at 65 mph. I pretty near didnít make it. Iím lucky to be here today. I hate birds!!!

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