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Old 12-08-2004, 09:04 AM
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Thats a nice rack.. I would shoot him if he walked in front of me
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Old 12-08-2004, 10:47 AM
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I like the way the rack looks!! Not that I am complaining at all but I have only killed typical deer. I had a chance last year at a deer that had points all over his head because he did not give me a shot. Guy next to me killed him. 13 points only a mainframe 6. I want a buck with a bunch of character points.
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Old 12-08-2004, 11:59 AM
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Well a few guesses so I'll give the final stats. On a gross basis Carmaster was pretty close. The final is 143 1/8. (I had previously posted 143 7/8 but I was not too careful in getting proper circumference measurements for the H scores).

It does have a lot of dedcutions as noted so the official B&C scores are 137 6/8 gross typical with 8 1/8 deductions for 129 5/8. Add the drop and you get a 135 2/8 non typical net score.

If he was a clean typical without the messed up right side he would have scored right around his gross non-typical at 143.

We figured he was around 5 1/2 from the jawbone recovered so might have gotten a bit bigger.

I watched that rack for 15 minutes slowly working it's way towards me last year. he never presented anything better than a neck shot and that was with a fogged scope and buck fever setting in. I decided not to shoot so as not to hurt him and chase him another day. Sucks the car was not so forgiving.
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Old 12-08-2004, 12:09 PM
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Nice lookin buck. I'd go with the 140ish score. Who cares about deductions? Deductions were created for the "Book" guys anyway. Total inches of antler is all I care about. It's what mamma gave him.
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Old 12-08-2004, 12:32 PM
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Great rack..no idea how to score so I will not guess.....
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