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Offline ffdiggs

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Finally got it done.
« on: December 24, 2016, 06:03:00 PM »
Just shy of two years hunting with the first osage bow I ever made, finally on the Dec 11th, with about half hour to go I finally harvested my first primitive deer. By far my favorite hunt to date. This is why we hunt.  
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Offline Cool Springer

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Re: Finally got it done.
« Reply #1 on: December 24, 2016, 06:19:00 PM »
That's awesome!  Cogratulations   :clapper:
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Offline Fletcher

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Re: Finally got it done.
« Reply #2 on: December 24, 2016, 07:44:00 PM »
Outstanding, Diggs!  Congrats!
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Re: Finally got it done.
« Reply #3 on: December 24, 2016, 09:10:00 PM »
Way to go!

Congrats,

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Offline joe ashton

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Re: Finally got it done.
« Reply #4 on: December 24, 2016, 09:12:00 PM »
FIRE UP the BBQ...
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Offline Warden609

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Re: Finally got it done.
« Reply #5 on: December 24, 2016, 09:36:00 PM »
:thumbsup:    :thumbsup:    :thumbsup:

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Re: Finally got it done.
« Reply #6 on: December 25, 2016, 06:57:00 AM »
Very cool. That's a good looking bow. Merry Christmas and a big congrats from Ohio!

Offline Flatstick

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Re: Finally got it done.
« Reply #7 on: December 25, 2016, 08:49:00 PM »
Great job on both deer & bow, Congrats !
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Offline Sirius Black

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Re: Finally got it done.
« Reply #8 on: December 26, 2016, 02:39:00 PM »
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Re: Finally got it done.
« Reply #9 on: December 26, 2016, 06:15:00 PM »
A most fulfilling harvest...congrats!
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Offline Basinboy

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Re: Finally got it done.
« Reply #10 on: December 26, 2016, 08:26:00 PM »
Congrats! Way to stick with it!
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Online Kopper1013

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Re: Finally got it done.
« Reply #11 on: December 26, 2016, 08:40:00 PM »
Congrats!!!
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Offline Wile E. Coyote

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Re: Finally got it done.
« Reply #12 on: December 27, 2016, 04:17:00 PM »
Congrats! Nothing like taking one with your own equipment! Beautiful work by the way.
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Offline Michael Arnette

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Re: Finally got it done.
« Reply #13 on: December 28, 2016, 12:42:00 PM »
You are my hero! I'll be trying for my first primitive harvest with the rest of season

Offline twostrings

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Re: Finally got it done.
« Reply #14 on: December 29, 2016, 12:56:00 PM »
Truly a cool feat. Great looking bow!

Matthew

Offline ffdiggs

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Re: Finally got it done.
« Reply #15 on: December 29, 2016, 06:07:00 PM »
Thanks for all the compliments. I learn a lot from everyone on here.
I actually fleshed the hide and have it drying so I can make a Saxton Pope style quiver. Figure that would be a better reminder of the hunt than a mount would.
"The Man, The Myth, The Moustache"

Offline 59Alaskan

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Re: Finally got it done.
« Reply #16 on: December 29, 2016, 08:58:00 PM »
Congratulations!!  Very nice looking bow!
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Offline bowhawk archer

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Re: Finally got it done.
« Reply #17 on: December 29, 2016, 09:55:00 PM »
Congrats, that's one you will remember.

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Re: Finally got it done.
« Reply #18 on: January 02, 2017, 10:58:00 AM »
Has to be a great feeling i bet. Your persistence and hard work is what makes trad hunting so great.   :goldtooth:
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