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what a shame

Discussion in 'Skulls and Skeletons' started by native, Mar 1, 2011.

  1. native

    native New Member

    I got in this buffalo today and started skinning only to find out that the skull was completely shattered by 4 shots to the head with a 300 mag.

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  2. dyeguy1212

    dyeguy1212 New Member

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    Lmao.. seems like the customer might have mentioned that to you...
     

  3. muskrat man

    muskrat man New Member

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    4!? I thought one might have been enough?
     
  4. Polarbear

    Polarbear New Member

    Yeah...4 to the head from a 300 is not something you forget!
     
  5. Sea Wolf

    Sea Wolf Well-Known Member

    And ... they want it cleaned? How much will the repair bill cost? :)
     
  6. native

    native New Member

    no repair on this one, it was in many pieces I had to make a skull cap out of it, not salvageable. He said he didn't think it would be that bad, lol
     
  7. coop1212

    coop1212 Active Member

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    Yea, that sucks
     
  8. Haha seen it time and time again. Had a guy bring in an elk two years ago that he wanted a euro done with only 2 shots from a 7 mag but there was no saving it either. Reproduction candidate. Same thing he said I didnt think it would be that bad.
     
  9. coorsguy

    coorsguy New Member

    I do processing for a living, for buffalo one shot behind the ear with a 22 mag gets it done. Three with a 300? WOW
     
  10. Justin P.

    Justin P. Active Member

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    He must have really hated that buffalo.
     
  11. Chinbeard

    Chinbeard New Member

    Probably scared $hiTle$$ of the beast!
     
  12. RDMARTIN53

    RDMARTIN53 Active Member

    These basterds are mean as hell. I live next to a bison ranch and you ain't seen nothing crazier or meaner. They get your blood pumping at round up. Lot of fun though. Babies are a blast to watch. I have put in first bid on the next orphan.
     
  13. coorsguy

    coorsguy New Member

    I figured I'm pretty hard pressed to get drawn for buffalo, plus it's pricey. And I don't feel going out with a warden and being told which one I get is much like hunting. So the next one somebody wants done with decent horns I'm gonna have done for the house if they don't want it themselves. Technically, I did shoot it lol.
     
  14. Just wondering what you would do to patch a hole on a skull?
    I have a buffalo that I cleaned and found that the guy shot it
    in the forehead with a 12 gauge slug. Skull did clean up nice and
    stayed in one piece, but has a big hole in the forehead!
     
  15. RDMARTIN53

    RDMARTIN53 Active Member

    Leave it as it lays.......gives character and tells the story.
     
  16. native

    native New Member

    x2
     
  17. X3 Gives it character. ;D