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Big elk sheds what do you think????
« on: December 02, 2007, 09:12:23 PM »
I just left a friends house where we just finished scoreing these. I picked them up while helping a friend on a deer hunt last year. I was going to just list what we came up with but I thought I'd give you all something to do, What do you think they will score with the standard 40" spread credit for drops. Tmike and Huntnphool know what he scores what do the rest of you think?

 And another clue if it helps I am 5'10 & 185 pounds




Just for fun the story on these is I saw the top three points of the left side from 3/4 of a mile accross a canyon and thought I was looking at a Mule deer horn. After a hike accross and dropping my rangefinder over a cliff I was amazed to find three Elk sheds and this matching set. Here is the third one in the pile.



 

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Re: Big elk sheds what do you think????
« Reply #1 on: December 02, 2007, 09:36:24 PM »
alright mark, the photos are somewhat deceiving... But compared to mine and my dad's I would have to say they are about 360 ish... his thirds are weak... my dads were 17 and 3/4 and 17 and 5/8" long... pm me with what they r!


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Re: Big elk sheds what do you think????
« Reply #2 on: December 02, 2007, 09:53:19 PM »
342? guessing out my ass here
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Re: Big elk sheds what do you think????
« Reply #3 on: December 02, 2007, 09:54:05 PM »
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Re: Big elk sheds what do you think????
« Reply #4 on: December 02, 2007, 10:15:27 PM »
That is a great find Mark, now if we can find that bull for you to hang a tag on you will have one hell of a story.
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Re: Big elk sheds what do you think????
« Reply #5 on: December 02, 2007, 10:58:02 PM »
Ya we'll see about that Phool I'm not tellin where he is living just in case. ;) Also guy's I'm talking a Gross score here mostley ...I'm not much into the deduct part but when the time comes I will give both answers. I am one that kinda thinks if the animal grows it you should get credit for it!!!!
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Re: Big elk sheds what do you think????
« Reply #6 on: December 03, 2007, 01:56:12 AM »
354.....maybe 354 1/8....have been wrong one other time.....On a real note that is outta my arse also.....anxious to see what the numbers are....

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Re: Big elk sheds what do you think????
« Reply #7 on: December 03, 2007, 05:50:22 AM »
I just want to know about your range finder.. Did it survive the fall or did you go after it? What type is it? Looking at picking up a new range finder and like the fact there is people doing durability tests out there. ;)

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Re: Big elk sheds what do you think????
« Reply #8 on: December 03, 2007, 07:00:00 AM »
I'm gonna say high 350's.  Great find for sure.
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Re: Big elk sheds what do you think????
« Reply #9 on: December 03, 2007, 08:02:28 AM »
369 3/8

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Re: Big elk sheds what do you think????
« Reply #10 on: December 03, 2007, 09:47:23 AM »
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Did it survive the fall
well It was the Bushnell yardage pro 600, I did hike after it and found it in pieces I put it back together and it still works allthough it was missing the battery door. I am sure I could order from bushnell. But I decided it was a good excuse to buy the leupold tbr anyway!
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Re: Big elk sheds what do you think????
« Reply #11 on: December 03, 2007, 09:53:14 AM »
357.  You should sell the range finder story to Bushnell for advertisement purposes. :chuckle:

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Re: Big elk sheds what do you think????
« Reply #12 on: December 03, 2007, 10:05:05 AM »
Ya kinda funny now after looking back at it I was skirting the top of a cliff that went into a rock slide below and I was trying to figure out a way around it when it fell out of the case, it was one of those things that seems like it was happening in slow motion and seemed like it took forever to stop and ended up about 250 to 300 feet below me. And it was tumbling that entire distance on a rock slide not on grass or dirt. I saw black pieces flying and thought well that will never work again. So when I went after it I was only expecting to recover my litter from the mountainside instead of leaving it ... you know leave no trace, Anyway it works and now it is my back up with a little duck tape over the battery door it's as good as new!
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Re: Big elk sheds what do you think????
« Reply #13 on: December 03, 2007, 10:06:58 AM »
Oh and just for all of you that have allready guessed I added my hieght and wieght to the original post in case that helps ... 5'10 & 185 lbs.
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Re: Big elk sheds what do you think????
« Reply #14 on: December 03, 2007, 11:12:06 AM »
344???????

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Re: Big elk sheds what do you think????
« Reply #15 on: December 03, 2007, 02:22:38 PM »
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354.....maybe 354 1/8....have been wrong one other time.....On a real note that is outta my arse also

That's funny right there .. didn't catch that the first time through you should have put up a  ;) or a  :chuckle: or maybe even a  :rolleyes: but I was about to call  :bs: where did you get that extra 1/8th ?????
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Re: Big elk sheds what do you think????
« Reply #16 on: December 03, 2007, 03:03:29 PM »
haha! doesn't make much sense addin an extra 1/8 in the picture when your already at a round number! I can't figure out where to add it?!  8)


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Re: Big elk sheds what do you think????
« Reply #17 on: December 03, 2007, 03:07:38 PM »
That's the joke I think he's kidding ;)
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Re: Big elk sheds what do you think????
« Reply #18 on: December 03, 2007, 03:22:07 PM »
haha I know! too bad those things weren't on the skull and in your hand! that would be sweet!  :drool:


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Re: Big elk sheds what do you think????
« Reply #19 on: December 03, 2007, 04:06:26 PM »
I am going to gues 349, but I tend to be a conservative *censored* and elk are my weakest animal.
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Re: Big elk sheds what do you think????
« Reply #20 on: December 03, 2007, 05:05:56 PM »
M-ray I thought the 354 1/8 guess was someone we know :) There are some really good guesses here. I also tried the drop the range finder off the cliff trick and my yardage pro held up. Luckily it stayed in the case.

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Re: Big elk sheds what do you think????
« Reply #21 on: December 03, 2007, 08:37:07 PM »
tmike you know better than that ;) are you trying to throw these guys off? besides our guy doesn't live in sedro woolley, but he may have used a woolley bugger on the Yak before!
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Re: Big elk sheds what do you think????
« Reply #22 on: December 04, 2007, 05:44:14 AM »
Do we get to find out today?
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Re: Big elk sheds what do you think????
« Reply #23 on: December 04, 2007, 09:45:04 AM »
I second Bone's question, lets hear the tale of the tape.
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Re: Big elk sheds what do you think????
« Reply #24 on: December 04, 2007, 01:06:37 PM »

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Do we get to find out today?

I was waiting for someone to ask ... do you want to know now????
 I gotta go and I am a bit disgusted with another issue so I may not be posting for awhile but I will tell you the eye guards come in at 17 & 17 5/8 and the seconds are 20 3/8!
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