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#6482448 - 10/05/16 04:05 PM Wide and short, or narrow and tall?
Aggieman_2006 Offline
Light Foot

Registered: 11/04/12
Posts: 26
Loc: Prosper, TX
Given the same gross score, what is your preference? I have a tough decision to make this year.

Thanks all!

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#6482451 - 10/05/16 04:06 PM Re: Wide and short, or narrow and tall? [Re: Aggieman_2006]
stxranchman Offline
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Registered: 08/04/10
Posts: 52092
Mass and tine length over spread for me. I prefer real estate over air space.
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#6482453 - 10/05/16 04:08 PM Re: Wide and short, or narrow and tall? [Re: stxranchman]
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Registered: 08/09/10
Posts: 1157
Loc: Houston, TX
Originally Posted By: stxranchman
Mass and tine length over spread for me. I prefer real estate over air space.


Amen. Spread is the least important component of the score. It looks great but it's all air.

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#6482460 - 10/05/16 04:13 PM Re: Wide and short, or narrow and tall? [Re: fouzman]
stxranchman Offline
Obie Juan Kenobi

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Originally Posted By: fouzman
Originally Posted By: stxranchman
Mass and tine length over spread for me. I prefer real estate over air space.


Amen. Spread is the least important component of the score. It looks great but it's all air.

On average it only counts for 10% of the final score.
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#6482468 - 10/05/16 04:17 PM Re: Wide and short, or narrow and tall? [Re: Aggieman_2006]
Pitchfork Predator Offline
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Registered: 01/25/13
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Loc: Murphy, TX Dickens county
Narrow and tall
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#6482471 - 10/05/16 04:19 PM Re: Wide and short, or narrow and tall? [Re: Aggieman_2006]
rifleman Offline
Sparkly Pants

Registered: 11/19/08
Posts: 44011
Loc: Kingwood
13"+ and tall or 30" wide and short. Variety is the spice of life.

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#6482504 - 10/05/16 04:36 PM Re: Wide and short, or narrow and tall? [Re: Aggieman_2006]
MoBettaHuntR Offline
Tracker

Registered: 10/29/14
Posts: 683
Loc: West is the best...
Well my ex was short and wide. Ill take narrow and tall bolt
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#6482524 - 10/05/16 04:48 PM Re: Wide and short, or narrow and tall? [Re: Aggieman_2006]
QuitShootinYoungBucks Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 11/01/12
Posts: 7213
Loc: Lubbock, TX
Spread is a direction, quite honestly it ought to be dropped from the equation. My dad is enamored with wide bucks but I'd rather have length in balance to mass.
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#6482549 - 10/05/16 05:04 PM Re: Wide and short, or narrow and tall? [Re: Aggieman_2006]
Always ready 2 hunt Offline
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Registered: 07/31/15
Posts: 633
I like bucks that are symmetrical, narrow and tall with mass throughout.

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#6482705 - 10/05/16 06:49 PM Re: Wide and short, or narrow and tall? [Re: Aggieman_2006]
SapperTitan Offline
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Registered: 11/17/10
Posts: 18879
Loc: Killeen/Ft Hood, TX
I'd love to kill a narrow tall buck with good mass.
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#6482783 - 10/05/16 07:37 PM Re: Wide and short, or narrow and tall? [Re: Aggieman_2006]
Russ79 Online   content
Bird Dog

Registered: 12/04/09
Posts: 427
Loc: Nacogdoches, Tx
One of each....

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#6482861 - 10/05/16 08:24 PM Re: Wide and short, or narrow and tall? [Re: Aggieman_2006]
Deerhunter61 Online   content
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 08/27/08
Posts: 6205
Loc: DFW
You say you have a tough decision...

worthless

It would help if you have a couple of pics that define what you consider narrow and tall or wide and short.

I have to say I prefer tall and narrow over wide and short but I've never shot one over 17" wide so if I could get one that's 20"+ I certainly would be tempted...if it had good mass.

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#6482885 - 10/05/16 08:37 PM Re: Wide and short, or narrow and tall? [Re: Aggieman_2006]
stxranchman Offline
Obie Juan Kenobi

Registered: 08/04/10
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#6482915 - 10/05/16 08:48 PM Re: Wide and short, or narrow and tall? [Re: Aggieman_2006]
mr. buck Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 04/15/10
Posts: 237
ceteris paribus, i prefer the rack that looks like it would win a fight.

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#6482961 - 10/05/16 09:14 PM Re: Wide and short, or narrow and tall? [Re: Aggieman_2006]
FoxTrot Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 10/03/07
Posts: 7068
Loc: West
I like em wide and big framed
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