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Offline wattlebuster

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fenceline 8 pt
« on: January 02, 2011, 10:47:27 PM »
went back behind my house this morning to a stand that I call the fenceline cause that is what it is. A old fence runs down the entire length where the hardwoods meets the pines and Ive hunted this spot for 30 yrs or more an have taken lots of bucks my best being a 150 inch 10 pt. Got up the stand at daylight an at 7:40 this 8 pt came in at 30 yrds faceing me an I let him have a self moulded .527 roundball out of my Isaac Haines flintlock that I named lil sweetheart. The shot went in the left front chest an came out near the right back leg. It knocked him down but somehow he got back to his feet an went just out of sight about 40 yrds. He aint my best but he sure aint my worst 
Nothing beats the feel of a handmade southern iron mounted flintlock on a cold frosty morning

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Re: fenceline 8 pt
« Reply #1 on: January 02, 2011, 10:53:32 PM »
Nice, Thanks for posting. Mark

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Re: fenceline 8 pt
« Reply #2 on: January 02, 2011, 11:30:34 PM »
If you didn't see a deer, you could look at that beautiful curly maple all day and never get bored!
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Re: fenceline 8 pt
« Reply #3 on: January 02, 2011, 11:37:20 PM »
Nice.  Puts me in mind of when I lived and hunted in Saskatchewan in the 50s.
Thanks for the posting    Bob

Offline Shovelbuck

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Re: fenceline 8 pt
« Reply #4 on: January 03, 2011, 01:05:32 AM »
Sounds like a great place. Nice buck and photo!!!!!
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Re: fenceline 8 pt
« Reply #5 on: January 03, 2011, 01:06:22 AM »
An excellent morning buck with a beautiful rifle...Congratulations !!
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Re: fenceline 8 pt
« Reply #6 on: January 03, 2011, 01:22:42 AM »
nice buck and rifle!

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Re: fenceline 8 pt
« Reply #7 on: January 03, 2011, 03:37:48 AM »
They don't have to be 150 inchers to be beautiful.  Gorgeous buck.

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Re: fenceline 8 pt
« Reply #8 on: January 03, 2011, 04:32:34 PM »
Very nice! I'd be really happy with that one.  I'm still trying to get at least one buck with mine.  Maybe next year! ::)

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Re: fenceline 8 pt
« Reply #9 on: January 03, 2011, 06:06:48 PM »
Any deer taken with a ML is a trophy.  Wish I could ahve seen one like that.

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Re: fenceline 8 pt
« Reply #10 on: January 03, 2011, 07:55:12 PM »
Excellent day! Nice looking rifle.

Offline Kopfjaeger

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Re: fenceline 8 pt
« Reply #11 on: February 21, 2011, 11:46:17 AM »
Any deer taken with a flintlock is a trophy. Beautiful rifle.
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« Reply #12 on: February 21, 2011, 08:34:29 PM »
I can see only one problem. I would be admiring the rifle so much I would have never seen the deer. Thanks for posting, congratulations on a nice deer and excellent rifle.  Al

Offline Kermit

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Re: fenceline 8 pt
« Reply #13 on: February 22, 2011, 12:40:03 AM »
I'm thinking about the eating, not the antlers! Mmmmmmm. ;)
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Re: fenceline 8 pt
« Reply #14 on: February 22, 2011, 02:39:50 AM »
I'll bet that deer was proud to get shot by such a fine rifle.  That grain is over-engineered by nature.
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Offline Paddlefoot

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Re: fenceline 8 pt
« Reply #15 on: February 22, 2011, 07:05:55 AM »
What a great way to christen that new rifle! Thanks for sharing.
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