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  • Solitario Lupo
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    Only found one pair of antlers it was 8 points and the skull was still attached.

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  • jhjimbo
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    Originally posted by FirstBubba View Post
    The pedicle looks wrong.
    Looks like a shed out of a deer farm.

    I found a shed with a brand new tractor tire! Farmer Brown wasn't happy about THAT little discovery! LOL!
    Bubba, you can get a pedicure at WalMart if you want.

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  • jhjimbo
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    Originally posted by MattM37 View Post
    Over the years, I've found plenty of skulls and bones, and a couple times, skulls with antlers on them, but never an actual shed. I've never really gone shed-hunting in particular, but usually keep an eye out at this time of year. This year, we're just now getting rid of the snow, so Saturday was the first walk on bare ground. I was amazed at how many deer droppings there were; I swear, I didn't once go twenty yards without finding a deposit. Our woods are carpeted with deer poop! Not a bad problem to have .....
    Wall to wall deer poop is the way it is where I hunt in Michigan.

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  • Gary Devine
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    Originally posted by 99explorer View Post
    Here is an extreme example of wide angle lens distortion.
    I hope Bashing Bubba doesn't call this photo squirrelly.

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  • MattM37
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    Over the years, I've found plenty of skulls and bones, and a couple times, skulls with antlers on them, but never an actual shed. I've never really gone shed-hunting in particular, but usually keep an eye out at this time of year. This year, we're just now getting rid of the snow, so Saturday was the first walk on bare ground. I was amazed at how many deer droppings there were; I swear, I didn't once go twenty yards without finding a deposit. Our woods are carpeted with deer poop! Not a bad problem to have .....

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  • 99explorer
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    Originally posted by 99explorer View Post
    Here is an extreme example of wide angle lens distortion.
    Look how much larger the left antler appears to be than the right one, and how much larger the deer's rack is than the hunter's body
    That is lens distortion.

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  • 99explorer
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    Originally posted by jhjimbo View Post
    The picture of you with the bow looks like those are some extra long arrows.
    Good deer, where did you get it ?
    Jimbo - That is not one of my pictures.
    I found it on the internet in a google search about wide angle lens distortion, and how it makes objects close to the camera seem much larger than real life.

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  • jhjimbo
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    The picture of you with the bow looks like those are some extra long arrows.
    Good deer, where did you get it ?

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  • 99explorer
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    Here is an extreme example of wide angle lens distortion.
    Attached Files

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  • 99explorer
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    Originally posted by 99explorer View Post
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    I got that picture in a google search using the words, "shed deer antler photos."
    Check it out.

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  • FirstBubba
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    Originally posted by 99explorer View Post
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    Deer shed, huh?

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  • 99explorer
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    Originally posted by FirstBubba View Post
    The pedicle looks wrong.
    Looks like a shed out of a deer farm.

    I found a shed with a brand new tractor tire! Farmer Brown wasn't happy about THAT little discovery! LOL!
    Bubba - Are you telling us that there is a difference in the antlers of farm-raised deer and free-ranging deer, and that you can tell the difference by looking at a picture of an antler shed?
    I think you should submit a inquiry to Outdoor Life offering to write an article about it.

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  • 99explorer
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    Here is another deer shed antler.
    No two alike.
    BTW, when a deer sheds its velvet, the antler tips are very pointy, and during the season the tips become rounded and lose about an inch of length.
    On a 12-point buck, his Boone and Crockett score could suffer a 12-point loss if taken very later in the season.
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  • 99explorer
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  • FirstBubba
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    Originally posted by Treestand View Post
    That looks Photoshop to me.....???
    Big G, the whole photo is squirrelly looking.

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