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need help with shot placement

Post by strum » Tue Oct 12, 2010 10:04 pm

well guys i finaly got a doe this eve..
What i never told yall was i had shot one about three weeks ago and never recovered it,,realy bummed me ..but i kept practicing and hunting till this eve it paid off..
i had 8-10 does in a field 75 yards away and when they exited i figgured i would not see em again..well about 20 mins later they all came right under my stand headed into the woods. this one kinda messed around too long..
i took my time and waited till it was 20 yards quartered away and let the gt2 with the wasp fly..deer went maybe 40 yards..I have shot many deer but this felt like my first!!
Cross bow hunting with the excalls is awsome..
oh and thanks for all yalls advise ..it realy helped..
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Re: need help with shot placement

Post by Blood on the floor » Tue Oct 12, 2010 10:12 pm

Why don`t you see if you can get a better shot next time. LOL
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Post by Boo » Tue Oct 12, 2010 10:13 pm

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Post by one shot scott » Tue Oct 12, 2010 10:14 pm

Congratulations, nice shot! was it the wasp boss that made that hit?
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Re: need help with shot placement

Post by wabi » Tue Oct 12, 2010 10:18 pm

Good shooting!!!!!!!!!!

I've actually only tried a heart shot once in my years of crossbow hunting. And it's a good thing I did that one time! The mechanical failed to open but punched a neat hole through the heart and the deer went down quickly. It was a case where I knew the exact range, had a good rest, and the perfect shot angle. That doesn't happen too often for me! :roll:
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Re: need help with shot placement

Post by strum » Tue Oct 12, 2010 10:25 pm

one shot scott wrote:Congratulations, nice shot! was it the wasp boss that made that hit?
its the boss sst..came with the right stuff kit..i had bought the bow used maybe 6 years old..
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Post by strum » Tue Oct 12, 2010 10:28 pm

wabi wrote:Good shooting!!!!!!!!!!

I've actually only tried a heart shot once in my years of crossbow hunting. And it's a good thing I did that one time! The mechanical failed to open but punched a neat hole through the heart and the deer went down quickly. It was a case where I knew the exact range, had a good rest, and the perfect shot angle. That doesn't happen too often for me! :roll:
thanks ..i must confess ..it wasnt like i was aming for the heart persay,,just tried to imagine where the vital were in refrence to the angle of the deer and my hight..but it sure make a good story,,
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Post by sumner4991 » Tue Oct 12, 2010 10:29 pm

Looks like you figured it out. :D Congrats!
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Post by secret » Tue Oct 12, 2010 10:36 pm

Excellent shot! good choice in broadhead!
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Post by CDN Taxman » Tue Oct 12, 2010 11:04 pm

Looks like you're a little high! I'd be adjusting your sites lower if I were you!

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Post by OkXbowHunter » Wed Oct 13, 2010 5:48 am

Nice shot and congrats on your deer! That's a pretty nice pic!
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Post by MADMAX2 » Wed Oct 13, 2010 7:38 am

CONGRATS!! on that bullseye! looks like you need more practice :lol: :wink:
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Re: need help with shot placement

Post by ninepointer » Wed Oct 13, 2010 8:56 am

You should have used a broadhead that costs twice as much as the Wasp SST. Then your deer would have only gone 39 yards :wink: .
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Re: need help with shot placement

Post by j.krug » Wed Oct 13, 2010 9:11 am

Congrats on yer deer!
Very cool pic of the heart as well. :)
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Post by vixenmaster » Wed Oct 13, 2010 11:40 am

Congrats on yer deer
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