Nice buck...:thumbsup1: Congrats to your friend. Get's me thinking about my hunt tomorrow morning. I've got a lunch packed and I am planning on spending the entire day in the tree. Cam pics show the deer coming in the afternoon, but I don't have a time stamp so I have to just be thre and hope they come in before dark.
People think all KS bucks are huge, but htat isn't the case. What is the case is that there are some really big bucks here. I am fortunate to live in this state.
Nice looking buck. It does not really matter that he saw bigger deer if that is his biggest one to date. I guess it doesn't really matter if he saw bigger deer and the one that he took was not his best either. The only thing that matters is that he is happy with it and I don't see why he wouldn't be. The only thing that sucks about it is that he is done now. Good luck to the rest of you guys. It sounds like the rut is starting to kick into gear in accross the country so I am expecting even more pictures of you guys with your bucks soon.
If you want to properly preserve velvet antlers, you will have to inject & brush them with formaldehyde or some of the new less toxic chemicals (4 in 1 solution works great as does Knobloch's antler in velvet tan) as its easier to use however, both will work.
First, using rubber gloves take a razor blade and make small incisions at the tips of all points about 1/8". Next hang the antlers upside down, allowing the blood to drain. Starting at the bases inject the solution into the...