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Old 10-30-2012, 11:48 AM   #11
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Having packed out many moose over the years I have to wonder? Dressing a Moose on a grade in a snow storm is good. You just open the Moose and the guts fall out?? Really how many animals have you really packed out?



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Use gravity to your advantage when possible

If possible try to position the animal where his head is higher or on the uphill slope so it allows for the majority of the guts and blood to drain out of the chest cavity making your job a little easier. Especially with bigger animals where moving them is an issue.

Here is where it's from. You've seriously never heard of this??? Been doing this for years.
http://bowsite.com/bowsite/features/articles/guttingtips/

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Youse gize are making me jealous.

I've never experienced a "gravitic eviseration."

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Yes but did you ever try to explain gravatational pull to a dead Moose? They don't always fall in the right direction as dictated in Mark Trails Hunting tips. Moving a 1,000 lbs of dead weight in wet snow and mud is a problem.
And don't mind three horses who think the smell of blood is the open gate at the Cheyenne Rodeo.

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Yes but did you ever try to explain gravatational pull to a dead Moose?They don't always fall in the right direction as dictated in Mark Trails Hunting tips. Moving a 1,000 lbs of dead weight in wet snow and mud is a problem.
And don't mind three horses who think the smell of blood is the open gate at the Cheyenne Rodeo.
I can tell you've been there!
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Yep and the only way you know about that is you have been there also.

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Thanks for all good advises and entertaining comments , i will leave the leupold vary XIII 2.5-8X that is alreaady mounted on my Ruger .338 . And seriously thinking about trying a fixed 6X for the next season. Bought a bushmell trophy xlt for my 30-30 (deer gun)

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