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    Default How big is this moose

    I took this picture of a nice bull the other day, ( smaller of the two I saw) any guess on the size
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    60". WOW! nice pic.

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    46" would be my guess.

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    Just under 50" 48 or so.

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    I'd say its probably 50" but too close to call with only 2 brow tines!

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    I'm guessing 65"
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    Low to mid 60's, easy.

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    three brow tines on one side
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    I'd say 55". That was taken near the top of the world? I saw those 2 bulls and the cow last Wednesday morning.

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    Low to mid 50's.

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    55 or 56 ~ Solid.
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    After zooming the pic up a bit, I agree that its a solid 55 or so....

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    56" -57".....the ten inches across the eyes is multiplied by 5-2/3.......

    And I think I'm a bit generous.

    Usually, if a rack is 60", the antler base main beam will depart from the head in a horizontal plane.....whereas a 65" will usually have a down dip in the main beam

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    how about 54 1/2

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    Quote Originally Posted by akfishfool View Post
    three brow tines on one side
    Which side has 3? I'm missing it somewhere.

    Nevermind, #3 blends right in with his ear.
    I'd agree with you, but then we'd both be wrong.

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    3 tines on his right. The one that's hard to see is in front of his ear.

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    Has anybody thought of using a ranging reticle like the one doug has on sale in the optics forum combined with a range finder to more accurately measure size in the field? I might get one just to try to put a formula together, but is sure is hard to pass on mid 50's moose because you are not sure and can't really ever be sure without measuring.

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    I think mid 50's.

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    Just a touch under 50" That third browtine could end up being a get out of jail free card.

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    Except that area, if open, would be any bull. The near by area that has a restriction is 4 brow tine/50 in. At any rate during the season he is good to go where he lies.

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