I killed this 9 point buck the first day of blackpowder season here in VA, I have it at the taxidermy now, but I was wondering if any one who know about what it would score? it had a 22 3/4 inch spread.
140 is the round-about-figure that I have received from other people. I am gonna ask the guy whos mounting it for me to measure it. I figure he should know how to score it! Here is also a lil better picture to show the details better.
There are still some who insist a scope is not needed for the type hunting they do, ignoring the advances of the last 150 years in optical sights. (Even the ultra-conservative US Army has adopted optical sights.) The idea that in some special circumstances open iron sights or aperture (peep) sights might be more useful is not lost on me, but with the inevitable advance of age comes the reduction in visual acuity needed for using iron sights.
I believe that many who completely resist the idea of...