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Thread: Daughters first buck with cast bullet

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    Daughters first buck with cast bullet

    My daughter got her first whitetail buck today with a muzzleloader. She used hand cast 45-70 bullet sized to .452 in a sabot. Worked like a charm at about 75 yds in a CVA optima pro with 110 gr of pyrodex. Click image for larger version. 

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    Made this ol daddy proud

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    congratulations to the young lady.

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    What a treat...and a good one!
    Thanks for sharing.

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    That Smile says it all. Congratulations young lady!
    Oh,and to you too daddy!
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    Congratulations to the Young Lady, and to Papa Nathan...Thanks for sharing Sir!

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    Way to go young lady, show pop how to do it, meat for the family.

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    great job/ nice buck

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    Congratulations Young Lady!
    Many a meal on the table thanks to your skill and effort!
    Nothing is impossible for the person that does not have to do it.

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    What a wonderful picture! She will remember that for the rest of her life. You both have done great!!!

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    A huntress is born! And she used a very substantial load to do it. I bet your smile was bigger than hers.

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    Congratulations to both of you!
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    Great job on her part and you now have a hunting partner after doing a good job of teaching her. Tell her we are proud of her and her hunting skills.

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    Great job daughter and dad ! Both should be proud.

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    Great job Lil lady! Nothing like getting young ones into hunting. I bet it was hard to tell who was more excited at that moment.
    Proud father and daughter congrats.

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    Well done! I also got the gift to be with my daughter when she got her first deer, also
    With cast! My favorite hunting memories by far!

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