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#5423193 - 11/15/14 08:49 PM Three point requirement
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Been hunting in Arkansas this year with family and have let some bucks walk were I couldn't verify three points on one side at one hundred yards seems impossible. And by the way I'm hunting a knockdown area that's why I have distant shots. Looking for meat for freezer not horn size.

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#5423780 - 11/16/14 09:42 AM Re: Three point requirement [Re: 10 point]
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Then I would suggest a pair of quality binoculars. I can easily discern points at 100 yards with a pair 10x42 Steiner binocs. A less expensive pair of Nikons will provide equally good results.
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#5423857 - 11/16/14 10:42 AM Re: Three point requirement [Re: 10 point]
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Originally Posted By: 10 point

Been hunting in Arkansas this year with family and have let some bucks walk were I couldn't verify three points on one side at one hundred yards seems impossible. And by the way I'm hunting a knockdown area that's why I have distant shots. Looking for meat for freezer not horn size.

confused2 these bucks u let walk while not hunting for horns trying ta put some meat in freezer weren't legal ta shoot? rofl cheers enjoy the time spent hunting with family, best wishes. yingyang theirs an old saying, a meal tastes bettter whin its free . as pappy always say's: that person has yet, ta eat my cooking oh, antler size dosent affect the flavor of the meat. flag
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#5423867 - 11/16/14 10:51 AM Re: Three point requirement [Re: 10 point]
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If three points are not visible at 100 yards, sounds like the rule did a good job of protecting a young deer.

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#5423876 - 11/16/14 10:58 AM Re: Three point requirement [Re: jeffbird]
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Originally Posted By: jeffbird
If three points are not visible at 100 yards, sounds like the rule did a good job of protecting a young deer.


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#5423914 - 11/16/14 11:24 AM Re: Three point requirement [Re: Western]
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Originally Posted By: Western
Originally Posted By: jeffbird
If three points are not visible at 100 yards, sounds like the rule did a good job of protecting a young deer.


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#5423983 - 11/16/14 12:14 PM Re: Three point requirement [Re: LandPirate]
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Originally Posted By: LandPirate
Then I would suggest a pair of quality binoculars. I can easily discern points at 100 yards with a pair 10x42 Steiner binocs. A less expensive pair of Nikons will provide equally good results.


How do you keep the back lenses from fogging up? Mine always do in just a few seconds.
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#5423995 - 11/16/14 12:23 PM Re: Three point requirement [Re: 10 point]
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Besides a coating, I let my binos and rifle/scope get to outside temps if I can. Never had the problem with a scope though.
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#5424263 - 11/16/14 02:47 PM Re: Three point requirement [Re: 10 point]
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Sometimes I tuck my binocs into my jacket to keep them warm. When it's cold the eyepieces will sometimes fog from your body heat and moisture from your eyes.
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#5427151 - 11/17/14 05:41 PM Re: Three point requirement [Re: LandPirate]
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Originally Posted By: LandPirate
Sometimes I tuck my binocs into my jacket to keep them warm. When it's cold the eyepieces will sometimes fog from your body heat and moisture from your eyes.


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