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#3247944 - 05/16/13 11:36 AM Re: Got my mount / age please (trailcam + jawbone) [Re: TN Larry]
Southern Sportsman
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By the pictures of him, especially the sagged belly and well defined front shoulder, I was guessing 4.5 easy. I dont really know how to age by teeth, but i expected to see more wear. So i guess 3.5 to 4.5 is going to be the consensus.
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#3247948 - 05/16/13 11:41 AM Re: Got my mount / age please (trailcam + jawbone) [Re: Southern Sportsman]
BigSatt
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Registered: 05/15/09
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Great buck!

3 1/2 I'd say.
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#3248027 - 05/16/13 01:43 PM Re: Got my mount / age please (trailcam + jawbone) [Re: BigSatt]
Rubberduck270
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I'd say 3.5. Great buck though. Congrats.
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#3248225 - 05/16/13 07:10 PM Re: Got my mount / age please (trailcam + jawbone) [Re: Rubberduck270]
in the dog house!
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Nice mount! I was thinking 3.5 before ever seeing the other posts. Great deer!
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#3248276 - 05/16/13 08:08 PM Re: Got my mount / age please (trailcam + jawbone) [Re: TN Larry]
catman529
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3.5 or 4.5 hard to tell. Good buck and great looking mount.
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#3248316 - 05/16/13 08:42 PM Re: Got my mount / age please (trailcam + jawbone) [Re: catman529]
WGK
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Registered: 02/18/12
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Very nice buck and a great mount congrats.
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#3248500 - 05/17/13 07:03 AM Re: Got my mount / age please (trailcam + jawbone) [Re: catman529]
Andy S.
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 Originally Posted By: catman529
3.5 or 4.5 hard to tell.
When looking at the teeth alone, what leads you to believe it is 4.5?
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#3248597 - 05/17/13 08:56 AM Re: Got my mount / age please (trailcam + jawbone) [Re: Andy S.]
mathews338
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 Originally Posted By: Andy S.
Congrats on a nice buck, teeth say 3.5.
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#3248767 - 05/17/13 12:57 PM Re: Got my mount / age please (trailcam + jawbone) [Re: mathews338]
Southern Sportsman
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If yall were to look only at the pictures and not the jawbone, what would you say? I agree that the jawbone says 3.5, but I can't reconcile that with what the deer looks like on the hoof. I've got a lot of pictures of various deer on that farm and several that I am almost certain are 3.5 and this deer looked definitively older than those. Wonder if the taxidermist got the jawbones mixed up. Or maybe I'm just in denial. Probably denial.
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#3248826 - 05/17/13 02:11 PM Re: Got my mount / age please (trailcam + jawbone) [Re: Southern Sportsman]
TN Larry
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Jawbones only show minimum age. Do you have any Nov trail cam pics? It is hard to tell age in Sept. I lean towards 4.5 from the trail cam but would like to see a late Oct or Nov pic.
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