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Re: My Grandpaís 1938 Bench Leg Buck
« Reply #15 on: November 26, 2022, 08:35:20 PM »
Yup ,pretty cool.
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Re: My Grandpaís 1938 Bench Leg Buck
« Reply #16 on: November 26, 2022, 09:31:55 PM »
Itís a 6x7, and has more points but arenít an inch long the eye guards are easily 4 inches long, and these pics donít show the mass it has. Iím guessing 26-28 inches wide.

Iím going to get it scored at the sportsman show just for heck of it. But the score is meaningless to me.

No need, it has already been scored as ďpricelessĒ could not think of a better trophy to have on the wall!
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Re: My Grandpaís 1938 Bench Leg Buck
« Reply #17 on: November 28, 2022, 12:33:43 PM »
Very cool story and a beautiful mount! I had a similar desire for one of my grandpa's mounts. But one family member decided they needed everything of his, and being the estate executor, that's exactly what happened. They didn't get my memories though. So glad you ended up with them! Definitely put the story on the back of the plaque so it always stays with the mount, and thanks for sharing your story!
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Re: My Grandpaís 1938 Bench Leg Buck
« Reply #18 on: November 28, 2022, 12:43:41 PM »
Definitely a conversation piece.  I love those oddballs.  I wanted some of my dad's old horns and just found out my sister took all of them and sold them without telling anyone. 
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Re: My Grandpaís 1938 Bench Leg Buck
« Reply #19 on: November 28, 2022, 02:31:15 PM »
Very cool and great story to go along with them. I've got my dad's biggest buck 3X3 and my grandmothers big 2X2 she harvested in Colorado in 1910. 
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Re: My Grandpaís 1938 Bench Leg Buck
« Reply #20 on: November 28, 2022, 08:02:06 PM »
Thanks for all the kind thoughts everyone.

Now the better pics.
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Re: My Grandpaís 1938 Bench Leg Buck
« Reply #21 on: November 28, 2022, 08:02:45 PM »
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Re: My Grandpaís 1938 Bench Leg Buck
« Reply #22 on: November 28, 2022, 08:03:28 PM »
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« Reply #23 on: November 28, 2022, 08:04:09 PM »
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Re: My Grandpaís 1938 Bench Leg Buck
« Reply #24 on: November 28, 2022, 08:07:38 PM »
What is the date on the metal tag?

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Re: My Grandpaís 1938 Bench Leg Buck
« Reply #25 on: November 28, 2022, 08:08:03 PM »
What is the date on the metal tag?

1938.
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Re: My Grandpaís 1938 Bench Leg Buck. Updated Pics.
« Reply #26 on: November 28, 2022, 08:39:20 PM »
I truly believe this buck was past his prime, and regressing.
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