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Offline RUGER No.1

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Two Halves
« on: February 29, 2016, 12:08:15 PM »
A couple buddies and I went out looking for some Blacktail sheds.  One buddy calls out about 20 minutes into the trip “#1 of the day”.
Asked him if it was nice since I was a ways away, he said it had a nice base! Finally met up with him to see in fact that it was just a base and an eye-guard. End up finding two other 4-points that day, none fresh.
Next weekend I do a solo run about a mile away and find a snapped off upper. I did not even think that it could possibly match up but buddy asked me to stop by and take a look anyway.
Walked in and held them up together…….perfect fit! It’s hard to fathom this story, but west side Blacktail shed hunting is difficult and to find two pieces of the same horn that far apart in that terrain, I can’t even think what the odds would be.
Buck must have broken it in fight and then naturally shed the base when it was time. That would explain the color difference.
Must have been a hell of a battle to snap of a healthy big buck.
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Re: Two Halves
« Reply #1 on: February 29, 2016, 12:16:38 PM »
Incredible.  And a dandy to boot.
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Re: Two Halves
« Reply #2 on: February 29, 2016, 01:04:40 PM »
Cool story!

Thx for sharing.
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Re: Two Halves
« Reply #3 on: February 29, 2016, 08:18:29 PM »
very cool finds  :tup: :tup:

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Re: Two Halves
« Reply #4 on: February 29, 2016, 09:05:24 PM »
One can only imagine the one that snapped that one....and the odds if finding the shed base....awesome. Thanks for sharing.

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Re: Two Halves
« Reply #5 on: February 29, 2016, 09:15:44 PM »
Crazy!

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Re: Two Halves
« Reply #6 on: February 29, 2016, 10:29:37 PM »
Nice job, that's awesome


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Re: Two Halves
« Reply #7 on: March 01, 2016, 09:35:18 AM »
Thats crazy! Great story! Thx for sharing  :tup:

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Re: Two Halves
« Reply #8 on: March 01, 2016, 10:49:09 PM »
Very cool and incredible. Awesome :tup:

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Re: Two Halves
« Reply #9 on: March 02, 2016, 04:55:26 PM »
Very nice  :tup:

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Re: Two Halves
« Reply #10 on: March 03, 2016, 08:22:07 PM »
Thanks!
I'll through up a pic of the base alone when i can...... didnt realize i left that out.
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Re: Two Halves
« Reply #11 on: March 04, 2016, 01:23:15 PM »
Nice!!  :tup: