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    Silver from Herefordshire

    I shot this buck last year during the rut.

    Having cleaned the head, I left him to dry out over winter and thought I would weigh it. On weighing it I thought it might be in with a chance of a medal.

    So off it was packed with another head I had 2 days before this one. Off to Dorset to be measured by Richard Prior.

    After a really nice phone call from Mr Prior, he was pleased to inform me that it had made a silver. To say I was pleased was an understatement.

    Just waiting for a nice peice of silver birch to dry out to mount him on.

    The other head was a couple off a bronze.

    Last edited by 243varmint; 21-04-2011 at 23:00.

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    Cracking head Jono, well done mate.

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    It really is a nice head. Looking forward to seeing it once it's mounted on the silver birch.

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    Very nice Jonathon, very nice indeed. It is a very symetrical head, nicer than some!

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    Cracking head Jonathon well done it would be interesting to see it mounted on the birch, df

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    Nice one Jonathon, worth waiting a year t hear that result!

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    well done jonathon,cracking buck there

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    Nice head mate and i think mr Prior is the man to do the job. In scotland we have had so many miss measurements i will only use RP

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    jon lovely head mate very pleased for you regards pete .

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