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#3037537 - 11/17/12 11:07 AM Re: Neck shots [Re: deerhunter10]
Treestand Troubadour
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 Originally Posted By: deerhunter10
I aim for the vitals always and have dropped all my deer in there tracks. But a neck shot is all my paw paw takes and they all drop to. So i think either way your good.


congrats, ive shot them straight through the heart and had em run outta sight
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#3037551 - 11/17/12 11:26 AM Re: Neck shots [Re: TRIGGER]
TRIGGER
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Registered: 09/25/11
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 Originally Posted By: TRIGGER
What is it about the neck shot that drops them? Spine and nerve damage? Do they die instantly with the so called dropped in there tracks neck shot? Or does it just render them unable to move and they suffer for a while until they bleed out?


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#3037577 - 11/17/12 11:58 AM Re: Neck shots [Re: TRIGGER]
BlackBelt
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Last year i concentrated on neck shots only. Huge mistake that i wont be repeating. A neck shot is not always a guaranteed DOA.
From now on its "vitals only" shots for me.

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#3037580 - 11/17/12 12:03 PM Re: Neck shots [Re: BlackBelt]
SES
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Registered: 10/13/11
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There's a lot of good meat in them necks. Right behind the shoulder for me if possible.
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#3037582 - 11/17/12 12:08 PM Re: Neck shots [Re: BlackBelt]
waynesworld
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Registered: 05/13/12
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From what I know it is the ability to absorb the shock and getting the spinal cord. But if you drop them you want to go finish them off right away.
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#3037586 - 11/17/12 12:12 PM Re: Neck shots [Re: SES]
travle
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Registered: 10/16/12
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I've shot 2 in the neck by mistake. first one dropped where it stood. i figured it would bleed out by the time i got back with my truck. when i got back blood was every where and the deer got up and ran off and never found. second one it didn't drop but did lay down but got up and walked off. 30 mins plus i found it stuck in a brier thicket stuff and still very much alive.
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#3037650 - 11/17/12 01:12 PM Re: Neck shots [Re: Treestand Troubadour]
tn droptine
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Loc: Chester Co, TN/Afghanistan

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 Originally Posted By: Treestand Troubadour
 Originally Posted By: deerhunter10
I aim for the vitals always and have dropped all my deer in there tracks. But a neck shot is all my paw paw takes and they all drop to. So i think either way your good.


congrats, ive shot them straight through the heart and had em run outta sight


x2 - only one I've had drop where it stood was thru the front of the neck. Every vital shot I've made they have ran at least twenty yards or so

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#3038127 - 11/17/12 07:48 PM Re: Neck shots [Re: tn droptine]
mntbuck
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Registered: 10/15/12
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I prefer shoulder. I only take neck shot if have to. I like the bigger target.
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#3038294 - 11/17/12 09:54 PM Re: Neck shots [Re: JA1234]
Rufus
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I have shot several in the neck..they drop! No kicking..no tracking.
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#3038318 - 11/17/12 10:15 PM Re: Neck shots [Re: Rufus]
Gravey
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I prefer right behind the shoulder where you have more margin of error.
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