130 VLD Grenade **Graphic Pic**

Discussion in 'Deer Hunting' started by Limbic, Dec 22, 2010.

  1. Limbic

    Limbic Well-Known Member

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    I shot a pretty nice Mississippi Delta buck a week or so ago. 350yards. He fell like a stone but still ran when I got close to him. I would have let him lay for a while but the way he fell I felt sure he was dead. He was going away from me, more than quartering and my call on the wind was off by a few mph. Anyway the entrance hole is impressive. No exit wound but the shot was more parallel to the deer than across it. Zero blood on the ground.
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    260 remington, 130VLD - hunting (I think:rolleyes:) with a stiff load of vv550


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  2. ICANHITHIMMAN

    ICANHITHIMMAN Well-Known Member

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    Did you gut it before you strung it up? I hve never seen anything like the mess you have their!
     

  3. Limbic

    Limbic Well-Known Member

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    No I just strung it and caped it out. Then deboned it while it was hanging there. We were at a "duck camp" and really didn't have appropriate skinning facilities. Most of that blood was there when we started caping it out. It was an absolute mess, you are right about that. :D

    I did drag it about 100 yards through ankle/calf deep water before I could get a truck near it.
     
  4. Roe Buck

    Roe Buck Well-Known Member

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    the back legs look ok shame about the front:D

    rb
     
  5. HUAINAMACHERO

    HUAINAMACHERO Well-Known Member

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    Wow, huge mess you had there.
    Nice buck also.
    Thanks for sharing.
     
  6. bigngreen

    bigngreen Well-Known Member

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    It looks way worse than it is! I used to cut professionally and still do quite a bit and that is mostly seam blood shot which is easily removed without loosing tons of meat! That kinda thing is fairly common when an animal is hit in that area, what makes it so bad is the heart pumps the blood up into the seams and makes it way worse. I had that happen on a cow elk hit about two inches higher with my 270 WSM and an Accubond and she looked just like that from her tail bone to her neck down about 2/3's of the way down, it is messy but the meat is fine if you seam it out.
     
  7. eddybo

    eddybo Well-Known Member

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    Nice deer. That made a mess out of em, but the meat is prolly okay.
     
  8. Limbic

    Limbic Well-Known Member

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    Well I did train at the Eddybo academy for LRH. I sent you a pic and story but found out today that my friends who don't have iPhones didn't get the message. I call ya later. Did you ever get the barrel off that .50?

    Btw the processor said the sausage is already done. 3day turn around!
     
  9. eddybo

    eddybo Well-Known Member

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    Barrel off the fifty.......no way. I think it is welded on. I am taking it to Don tomorrow, he will mail it to McMillan so they can pull it.
    Come see me sometime.....I have been shooting a ton.
     
  10. Crop Damage

    Crop Damage Well-Known Member

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    The caption for that photo should be "Take That!".
     
  11. MSLRHunter

    MSLRHunter Well-Known Member

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    I have seen that same thing happen on deer but not to that extent. I think it occurs when there is a large bloodshot area and that blood seeps into the space beneath the skin. Nice buck, what part of the delta are you hunting? I grew up in the delta but now live in Northeast MS. I will send you a PM
     
  12. jimbo300

    jimbo300 Well-Known Member

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    Good looking buck there Limbic. A tailgate full of ducks and deer, what more can a fellow ask for?
     
  13. supercalvin36

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    where are the pheasants?
     
  14. Nomosendero

    Nomosendero Well-Known Member

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    I assume this is the Berger VLD? I was looking at testing this bullet in my new 264, i guess adding 250fps would have made it a real bomb. Guess I will order some 140 VLD's or 130 Accubond!!!!