Congrats Spoon. Don't worry what others say. A 2.5 y/o spike needs to be weeded from the gene pool. Smart choice. Enjoy the tasty venison!
"As long as you're green you're growing... once you're ripe you start to rot". Ray Croc
Ecclesiastes 10:2 (NIV)“The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left.”