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Old 11-03-2008, 03:43 AM
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This is not a thread about which is easier to obtain. There's an obviousanswer to that depending on the angle of the deer. But, If you could be guaranteed of one or the other, which would it be? And if you care to... why?
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Old 11-03-2008, 04:49 AM
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A pass through shot with either, I'll find the deer.
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Old 11-03-2008, 05:12 AM
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I'LL TAKE BOTH HOWS THAT????????????!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 11-03-2008, 05:34 AM
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If I were guaranteed? I'd take the heart shot in a minute because it will not go as far. Both are assured kills.
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Old 11-03-2008, 05:39 AM
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I'll take the double lung shot, easier to hit- bigger target! Heart shot Is a quicker recovery most of the time but a double lung shot Is twice the size almost.

Either one Is a great shot regardless.
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Old 11-03-2008, 06:42 AM
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My second bow kill ever was a big doe from 3 yards in front of me. I nicked the spine, took out one lung and also hit the heart. She dropped in her tracks and expired in just under 60 seconds.
So if you had an option for spine, heart, and one lung I would have voted that way!
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Old 11-03-2008, 06:48 AM
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I'll take the double lung shot, easier to hit- bigger target! Heart shot Is a quicker recovery most of the time but a double lung shot Is twice the size almost.

Either one Is a great shot regardless.
I am not sure both are the most lethal but in my experience is the true double lung deer only go about 40 yards and pile up! A heart shot Ive had them go up to 150-200 yards.Anyways i prefer a double lung
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Old 11-03-2008, 06:57 AM
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If I could shoot the perfect arrow every time it would take out the top of the heart because that shot also takes out both lungs. In fact, it difficult to get the heart without connecting with the lungs.



That said, all archers should be concentrating on the lungs, bigger target with more room for error. The heart alone leaves for bad results if one is too far forward. IMO.


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Old 11-03-2008, 07:08 AM
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That said, all archers should be concentrating on the lungs, bigger target with more room for error. The heart alone leaves for bad results if one is too far forward. IMO.
I agree 100%!
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Old 11-03-2008, 07:10 AM
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I'l shoot at the heart (especially from an elevatedstand), but if I hit lungs, I'm still happy.
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