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#6027821 - 11/13/15 01:41 PM Primos or real???
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I have never rattled before and when walking around the archery shop I saw a set of artificial antlers for rattling. They are a plastic material and I didn't feel like it would be the same as rattling with real antlers. What say all of you? Get artificial or wait until I get a set of real?
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#6027834 - 11/13/15 01:50 PM Re: Primos or real??? [Re: jsplinter]
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Real

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#6027852 - 11/13/15 02:04 PM Re: Primos or real??? [Re: jsplinter]
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I actually used the Primos rattling antlers yesterday and rattled in 3 different deer...they do work..

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#6027861 - 11/13/15 02:11 PM Re: Primos or real??? [Re: jsplinter]
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Artificial work fine. Just be aware they only work pre-rut and during the rut.
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#6027872 - 11/13/15 02:21 PM Re: Primos or real??? [Re: jsplinter]
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Real hands down, but if I only have artificial they will work just do not sound quite the same to me.
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#6027882 - 11/13/15 02:27 PM Re: Primos or real??? [Re: jsplinter]
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Mine are real but I have in the store hit many artificial ones together and they all sound about the same to me.
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#6028118 - 11/13/15 04:32 PM Re: Primos or real??? [Re: jsplinter]
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I prefer real. I keep at set at each stand location. Rattled in a 3.5 yr old 8pt sunday evening. Wife shot him 50 yards out. He was 20 yards from my decoy looking for a fight. I rattled in a 6.5 yr old 9pt yesterday evening. I killed him 50 yards out 10 yards from my decoy.


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#6028141 - 11/13/15 04:44 PM Re: Primos or real??? [Re: dogdown23]
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Originally Posted By: dogdown23
I prefer real. I keep at set at each stand location. Rattled in a 3.5 yr old 8pt sunday evening. Wife shot him 50 yards out. He was 20 yards from my decoy looking for a fight. I rattled in a 6.5 yr old 9pt yesterday evening. I killed him 50 yards out 10 yards from my decoy.


That's awesome
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#6028364 - 11/13/15 06:55 PM Re: Primos or real??? [Re: jsplinter]
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I have rattled them in with a plastic "rattle box", once with those bag rattles and several times with a real set. I think if it is the right time/place and close sound, they will respond. I have read, that a guy used 2 arrow shafts one time in a pinch and it worked. Go figure.
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