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#6532803 - 11/08/16 11:07 AM Guesses on hog size
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This big guy started hitting the feeder behind my house this last weekend. Maybe I will connect with him in the future and we can see how close people get to actual weight. The day time pic for reference includes two 45 lb dogs and that fallen tree is probably around 16" in diameter, maybe more







day time pic for reference
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#6532820 - 11/08/16 11:12 AM Re: Guesses on hog size [Re: East]
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...60...70 pounds..... popcorn















....plus a hundred.... up
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#6532822 - 11/08/16 11:14 AM Re: Guesses on hog size [Re: East]
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I'm a poor judge of live weight but he looks 175ish to me.

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#6532865 - 11/08/16 11:38 AM Re: Guesses on hog size [Re: East]
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Between 0 and 400
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#6532974 - 11/08/16 12:27 PM Re: Guesses on hog size [Re: East]
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Let's see, you can't see the whole hog and it is from odd angles and you can't tell if it is even the same hog. The dogs weigh 45lbs each and look to be about 1/20 the size of the hog that would make the hog approximately 900 lbs. Of course, the dogs for size comparison are located well away from where the hog is standing and appear to be down hill from the hog. Comparing the 16" diameter log to the dogs gives the impression that the dogs are approximately 34" tall. Comparing the 16" diameter log to the hog would give the impression that it comes up to the hog's heel and so the back of the hog is about 4'6" tall.

LOL, that is a lot of forced perspective and obfuscated clues you have given us!
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#6532985 - 11/08/16 12:31 PM Re: Guesses on hog size [Re: East]
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#6532999 - 11/08/16 12:38 PM Re: Guesses on hog size [Re: East]
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Ground check him....what do I win? confused2
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#6533108 - 11/08/16 01:36 PM Re: Guesses on hog size [Re: East]
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Hog Size?

Hmmmmm......lets see.

Bigger than a loaf of bread, but smaller than a VW.


Nothing of known scale in the same focal plane as the hog, so we can't use anything like that.

Photos are so dark...its difficult to see the hog anyway.

Shoot it, weigh it...and let us know.

Good luck.
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#6533120 - 11/08/16 01:40 PM Re: Guesses on hog size [Re: Double Naught Spy]
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Originally Posted By: Double Naught Spy
Let's see, you can't see the whole hog and it is from odd angles and you can't tell if it is even the same hog. The dogs weigh 45lbs each and look to be about 1/20 the size of the hog that would make the hog approximately 900 lbs. Of course, the dogs for size comparison are located well away from where the hog is standing and appear to be down hill from the hog. Comparing the 16" diameter log to the dogs gives the impression that the dogs are approximately 34" tall. Comparing the 16" diameter log to the hog would give the impression that it comes up to the hog's heel and so the back of the hog is about 4'6" tall.

LOL, that is a lot of forced perspective and obfuscated clues you have given us!


rofl 900 for the win
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#6533123 - 11/08/16 01:41 PM Re: Guesses on hog size [Re: East]
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I'd say 230 to 250

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#6533138 - 11/08/16 01:49 PM Re: Guesses on hog size [Re: East]
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LMAO... 175
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#6533394 - 11/08/16 04:03 PM Re: Guesses on hog size [Re: East]
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Still waiting for the ground check....why are you not sitting in the stand??????
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#6533417 - 11/08/16 04:10 PM Re: Guesses on hog size [Re: SnakeWrangler]
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Originally Posted By: SnakeWrangler
Still waiting for the ground check....why are you not sitting in the stand??????


hell thats off the back porch at the house, but its dark when I get home bang

been meaning to get a motion light down there, but last time I did that every time it went off I would run and grab the rifle and it would be a damn coon. Never got any work done in the shop
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#6533528 - 11/08/16 05:12 PM Re: Guesses on hog size [Re: East]
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As DNS stated above, never a great picture showing the whole body.

Honestly, he doesn't look much bigger than the two in the second to last dark picture hanging under the feeder. Based ont hsoe pics and the pics of the dogs, I would put this one between 175-200. That's my WAG and let me remind you I won a contest on this here topic a while back on the THF so I know what I am talking about roflmao

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#6533569 - 11/08/16 05:31 PM Re: Guesses on hog size [Re: TexasKC]
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Originally Posted By: TexasKC
I'm a poor judge of live weight but he looks 175ish to me.


looks about right

Neither of these are over 200 lbs.


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