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Re: New WA. Record mule deer
« Reply #60 on: September 13, 2017, 07:14:25 AM »
It taped out at 234 7/8 gross by a certified scorer.....

 :yike: :tup: monster for any area, but where it was, that's just unreal that he survived. :tup:
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Re: New WA. Record mule deer
« Reply #61 on: September 13, 2017, 07:22:04 AM »
Very nice buck, and a hearty congratulations to the hunter!

That said, it definitely has great mass but I doubt it's nowhere close to as big as some might otherwise believe.  Please understand I don't want to take anything at all away from this person's archery success, but I would be stunned if this fine specimen went over 200". The tape never fibs, but camera lenses all too often do.  ;)  Hopefully he'll bring it by an SCI measuring booth so it can get full credit for all the cool bone it grew and not suffer from the deduction nonsense that some of the other scoring organizations push.

Nets are for fish. That buck is exactly as big as it looks. The only way the deductions take away from that buck are on paper.
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Re: New WA. Record mule deer
« Reply #62 on: September 13, 2017, 07:25:33 AM »
That is an AMAZING buck. I'd like to even see one of that caliber. Congrats to the hunter. I'd like to hear the story of the hunt.

 :yeah: that's a bucket list buck for sure! For you guys who know the hunter, tell him congrats from all of us and that we want to hear the story!
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Re: New WA. Record mule deer
« Reply #63 on: September 13, 2017, 07:26:25 AM »
Shameless SCI....  :P

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Re: New WA. Record mule deer
« Reply #64 on: September 13, 2017, 07:50:45 AM »
I think pictures of this buck circulated the hunting forums within the first hour it was harvested.  Definitely a buck of a lifetime.
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Re: New WA. Record mule deer
« Reply #65 on: September 13, 2017, 08:03:39 AM »
That is an AMAZING buck. I'd like to even see one of that caliber. Congrats to the hunter. I'd like to hear the story of the hunt.

 :yeah: that's a bucket list buck for sure! For you guys who know the hunter, tell him congrats from all of us and that we want to hear the story!

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I'd love to hear the story.  Amazing buck, congrats to the hunter for sure.

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Re: New WA. Record mule deer
« Reply #66 on: September 13, 2017, 09:02:53 AM »
Very nice buck, and a hearty congratulations to the hunter!

That said, it definitely has great mass but I doubt it's nowhere close to as big as some might otherwise believe.  Please understand I don't want to take anything at all away from this person's archery success, but I would be stunned if this fine specimen went over 200". The tape never fibs, but camera lenses all too often do.  ;)  Hopefully he'll bring it by an SCI measuring booth so it can get full credit for all the cool bone it grew and not suffer from the deduction nonsense that some of the other scoring organizations push.

It taped out at 234 7/8 gross by a certified scorer.....

Awesome!  :tup:
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Re: New WA. Record mule deer
« Reply #67 on: September 13, 2017, 09:45:31 AM »
Very cool, congrats to the hunter.

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Re: New WA. Record mule deer
« Reply #68 on: September 13, 2017, 09:49:03 AM »
Talk about crushing the old record!
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Re: New WA. Record mule deer
« Reply #69 on: September 13, 2017, 10:41:00 AM »
Wonder if anyone has his sheds from past years?

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Re: New WA. Record mule deer
« Reply #70 on: September 13, 2017, 11:32:47 AM »
Very nice buck, and a hearty congratulations to the hunter!

That said, it definitely has great mass but I doubt it's nowhere close to as big as some might otherwise believe.  Please understand I don't want to take anything at all away from this person's archery success, but I would be stunned if this fine specimen went over 200". The tape never fibs, but camera lenses all too often do.  ;)  Hopefully he'll bring it by an SCI measuring booth so it can get full credit for all the cool bone it grew and not suffer from the deduction nonsense that some of the other scoring organizations push.

It taped out at 234 7/8 gross by a certified scorer.....

with 45 inches of mass...

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Re: New WA. Record mule deer
« Reply #71 on: September 13, 2017, 11:35:39 AM »
Congrats. Awesome buck!  :P

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Re: New WA. Record mule deer
« Reply #72 on: September 13, 2017, 01:43:04 PM »
Damn nice buck... congrats
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Re: New WA. Record mule deer
« Reply #73 on: September 13, 2017, 09:09:52 PM »
I'd also love to here story of this buck! What an accomplishment! Buck of a lifetime! Congratulations to you on an epic buck harvest!

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Re: New WA. Record mule deer
« Reply #74 on: September 13, 2017, 09:46:14 PM »
What a beautiful buck, I can't even imagine what the hunter was feeling when he put his hands on that monster! It's great that an animal of that class can still be found.
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