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Picked Up My 2009 Illinois Buck

Old 08-14-2010, 08:03 AM
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I picked up my Illinois buck I took on 11/20/09, while hunting in Brown County. He is a 10 pointer, 131", live weight was 200lbs., I took him at 80yards (neck shot) using my H&R Ultra Deluxe 20ga., Horandy SST Slugs (2-3/4"), Leupold VX-II 3-9x40. Some people are saying he looks bigger then the 131" if he does, what score does he look like?

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Old 08-19-2010, 09:50 AM
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Looks great... I would have guessed more than 131 too... i was thinking around 140ish... but i'm no expert... regardless of score... great buck and nice looking mount.

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Old 08-19-2010, 12:50 PM
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Looks OK, I need close up to really critique it, from this angle it looks like the left eye is not in the correct angle 45 D front 9 degres down, the muscle tone is good, looks like a 135 to 138.
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Old 08-19-2010, 12:55 PM
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this mount was done by one of two best taxidermist in New Jersey (I use either one), and from what I hear from others in field of taxidermy they agree they are in top best in the nation
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Old 08-20-2010, 09:11 AM
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Was it Wall's? I have a buddy that has a few from Wall's. They are all very good mounts.
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Old 08-20-2010, 01:19 PM
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The two guys I would use are Jim Kelly, he has no web page, or George Dante his web page is: http://www.wildlifepreservations.com/index.html
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