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Offline Michelle_Nelson

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Re: Methow Successes
« Reply #25 on: October 19, 2010, 11:41:49 PM »
Good looking buck Lady!

She shoots 140 grain Core Lokts.   Have never seen anything like it.  The bullet went in fine right through the bisep region and looks as if the bullet deflected down.  Thats all I can guess.   I found flakes the side of my finger nail around and quite a bit of blood shot. The deer would not have died right there if it wasnt for the follow up shot.   I guess its just one of those things.   All worked out in the end! 

That's exactly why I've posted on here many times that I would NOT use core-lokt bullets, especially for elk. My experience with them has been the same. It was my brother's deer actually- I personally have never used core-lokts. But in this incident the bullet disintegrated after hitting nothing more than a rib on a small mule deer. This was out of a 30-06 so it's not like it was the result of ultra high velocity.

I had the exact same thing happen to me in 08 after shooting my trike.  Went in fine and then disintegrated.  165gr Core Locks.  Part of it exited, pieces stopped by the skin, and one section went south through the stomach.

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Re: Methow Successes
« Reply #26 on: October 26, 2010, 03:19:29 PM »
Thanks for all the nice comments! It's been a great season! Here are a couple more field photos :)

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Re: Methow Successes
« Reply #27 on: October 26, 2010, 03:24:28 PM »
That pic with the bird on the antler is really something! Nice!
I felt like a one legged cat trying to bury a terd on a frozen pond!

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Re: Methow Successes
« Reply #28 on: October 26, 2010, 04:09:58 PM »
   Great looking deer, Congrats, .280lady all in one day. :)

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Re: Methow Successes
« Reply #29 on: October 26, 2010, 04:17:43 PM »
Congrats .280! ;)  Looks like the "guide" still had on his house slippers ......... :chuckle:

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Re: Methow Successes
« Reply #30 on: October 26, 2010, 04:24:39 PM »
Nice job Jenna.  You too Justin.  Thats a nice set a deer you got there.  Yeah...too bad you guys live so far away now.  Cool bird photo too!!

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Re: Methow Successes
« Reply #31 on: October 26, 2010, 04:29:06 PM »
WAY to go!!! Very nice deer. I love to see the Ladies get in on the hunting. My wife wishes she had some friends that love to hunt a much as she does. Congratulations..  :) :) :IBCOOL: :IBCOOL: :IBCOOL:

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Re: Methow Successes
« Reply #32 on: October 26, 2010, 04:44:07 PM »
Haha,  those "slippers" were put on when I got back to the truck.  I would still be laying on that mountain if I had those on up there!   lol     When we got the camera out on the hill the battery's were dead!   Then when we got home after taking these pics the SD card was corrupt and I had to use some software to recover the images!    The camera is going with the core lokts to the dump!     

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Re: Methow Successes
« Reply #33 on: October 27, 2010, 06:39:52 PM »
Awesome looking buck!!! Gotta say i was just a lil jealous sitting in Antlers drooling at it!!!  :drool:  Awesome story awesome hunt and very very cute slippers justin!!!!  ;)
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Re: Methow Successes
« Reply #34 on: October 27, 2010, 08:07:56 PM »
Saw your picture on the wall at the Antler Tavern, nice work.

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Re: Methow Successes
« Reply #35 on: October 27, 2010, 09:03:04 PM »
Nice job!

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Re: Methow Successes
« Reply #36 on: October 28, 2010, 09:43:47 PM »
I think I saw that buck in Antlers horn contest when I was over there. Congrats young lady...and Justin, you need some congrats too...better hold on to that one!
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Re: Methow Successes
« Reply #37 on: October 28, 2010, 10:12:04 PM »
great pics and congrats!!

x2 on the core lokts! junk

 

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