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#1316421 - 05/05/09 06:03 PM Spured by a Gobbler
4onaside
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Well, not exactly, but a painful puncture wound nevertheless. I killed this one at 10 minutes til 3 this afternoon, and while shifting him back and forth trying to carry him, a spur penetrated the fleshy part of my left index finger. Hurt and bled pretty good. This one had 1 1/4 inch spurs, curved and very sharp. Also a 10 1/2 inch beard. Us old guys need protection(from ourselves, mostly).
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#1316423 - 05/05/09 06:05 PM Re: Spured by a Gobbler [Re: 4onaside]
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Always pick them up between the spur and the foot, or use a carry rope.

Sorry about your hand but congratulations on the bird. \:D
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#1316478 - 05/05/09 06:41 PM Re: Spured by a Gobbler [Re: ]
shopson
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I'll take a jabbing once in a while to get a good set of spurs. Good bird.
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#1316486 - 05/05/09 06:44 PM Re: Spured by a Gobbler [Re: RUGER]
4onaside
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 Originally Posted By: RUGER
Always pick them up between the spur and the foot, or use a carry rope.

Sorry about your hand but congratulations on the bird. \:D
You know, the older you get the more loogsy goosy you get about routine chores(I've never been much of a glove wearer, and my hands look like I have been a pit bull trainer all of my life). I wouldn't know how to act if I didn't have one or more wounds on my hands at all times! lol
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#1316493 - 05/05/09 06:48 PM Re: Spured by a Gobbler [Re: 4onaside]
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LOL I hear that dude. \:D
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#1316501 - 05/05/09 06:51 PM Re: Spured by a Gobbler [Re: RUGER]
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bet that wasn't fun
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#1316602 - 05/05/09 07:51 PM Re: Spured by a Gobbler [Re: easy45]
buckdead
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congrats on a nice bird.
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#1316711 - 05/05/09 08:33 PM Re: Spured by a Gobbler [Re: buckdead]
ddgonehntn
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;\)
Congrats on the nice thunderchicken!!
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#1316734 - 05/05/09 08:40 PM Re: Spured by a Gobbler [Re: ddgonehntn]
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congrats!
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#1316964 - 05/05/09 10:09 PM Re: Spured by a Gobbler [Re: THE ONE]
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good burd
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