Wildebeest vs. Slick Trick Magnum

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  1. IA Monsterbuck

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    That setup should be enough to kill anything on the continent with a well place shot.

    I bumped my normal arrows up 75 grains by going to 125 grain heads and adding 50 grain weights that screw into the back of my inserts (great system by Goldtip) for a finished weight of 482 grains. As an added benefit it increased my FOC to around 15 I believe.

    I'm not pulling 80 pounds though. I've got my 60lb Elite Energy 35 maxed out at around 62lbs. It does help that I have a 30 inch draw. Plenty of penetration as like I said the wildebeest was the only animal I didn't get a complete pass through on and that was because it hit the off shoulder.
     

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    I agree, I do like the color and the brindle striping of the Blue Wildebeest. Due to budget concerns I elected to do a euro mount on the wildebeest but I'm having the flatskin tanned and having a pillow made with the mane down the middle and a gun case.

    If I do make it back to Africa I think I will go for another blue wildebeest and a black wildebeest and have them mounted together.
     
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    A pair or skull mounts is pretty impressive too.
     
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    Nice WB, congrats!
     

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    Good shooting, bud!

    Started planning the next trip?
     

  6. IA Monsterbuck

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    Need to pay for the last one first Russ! LOL.

    It is an instant addiction. I hope to make it back again.

    Everybody in your group make it out of the hurricane ok?
     

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    We did. One member's house was robbed while he was gone.

    My property took on about 2.5-3' of water. Shop and barn flooded, but house was fine. Entire area was devastated. Hard to watch....it happened to the same people last year, too.
     

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    That's rough. Heart goes out to you guys. Hope everything gets put back to normal.

    You guys were a fun group. Glad I got to meet you.
     
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