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  • twatwa Senior Member Posts: 2,245 Senior Member
    I actually wish I had a chain saw at the time, would have made for an interesting conversation piece in the man cave. I have many great memories of lost opportunity's over the years and this will just add to the collection!
  • Six-GunSix-Gun Senior Member Eastern NebraskaPosts: 8,155 Senior Member
    That's a great attitude to have. When it's your first deer, you might get salty, but as you gain experience and kills, these little hiccups simply enrich you as a hunter.
    Accuracy: because white space between bullet holes drives me insane.
  • VarmintmistVarmintmist Senior Member Western PAPosts: 8,233 Senior Member
    twa wrote: »
    I actually wish I had a chain saw at the time, would have made for an interesting conversation piece in the man cave. I have many great memories of lost opportunity's over the years and this will just add to the collection!

    Well, its a good bet it didnt run off. I would put it in the man cave. As long as it is the last one.
    It's boring, and your lack of creativity knows no bounds.
  • twatwa Senior Member Posts: 2,245 Senior Member
    Well, its a good bet it didnt run off. I would put it in the man cave. As long as it is the last one.

    Problem now is I am about a 100 plus miles from it and won't be back until next fall!
  • VarmintmistVarmintmist Senior Member Western PAPosts: 8,233 Senior Member
    twa wrote: »
    Problem now is I am about a 100 plus miles from it and won't be back until next fall!

    Likely it will remain with its herd in the area. Take the saw next year.
    It's boring, and your lack of creativity knows no bounds.
  • twatwa Senior Member Posts: 2,245 Senior Member
    If I remember I will, that 10 pointer will probably be dancing in my head when I pack up to go back. :drool:
  • WeatherbyWeatherby Senior Member Posts: 4,953 Senior Member
    twa wrote: »
    If I remember I will, that 10 pointer will probably be dancing in my head when I pack up to go back. :drool:

    He wood be wise to take a stand by another tree
  • orchidmanorchidman Senior Member A true 'Southerner'. NZPosts: 8,401 Senior Member
    twa wrote: »
    I actually wish I had a chain saw at the time, would have made for an interesting conversation piece in the man cave. I have many great memories of lost opportunity's over the years and this will just add to the collection!

    Hmmm.......Normally you would take your trophy deer head and mount it on a wooden shield. Wonder how you would mount a trophy piece of wood.............Maybe put it on a deers head?..............
    Still enjoying the trip of a lifetime and making the best of what I have.....
  • woodsrunnerwoodsrunner Senior Member Posts: 2,725 Senior Member
    Go back and cut it out then mount it on another section of tree trunk like twa mounted those deer heads! It's worth the effort, and it'll give you something to talk and laugh about for years to come! It's Hickory, by the way! About as tough a species as you have in your area. Soft lead muzzleloader projectile did a hellova job, didn't it!
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