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#7239745 - 07/30/18 10:40 AM How long are his horns?
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I darted him and measured his right horn. I guessed wrong. What do you think he was?

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#7239763 - 07/30/18 10:57 AM Re: How long are his horns? [Re: don k]
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27-28?
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#7239764 - 07/30/18 10:58 AM Re: How long are his horns? [Re: don k]
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29.5
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#7239766 - 07/30/18 11:00 AM Re: How long are his horns? [Re: don k]
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I wouldn't even know where to begin guessing, but sure is a good lookin critter up
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#7239770 - 07/30/18 11:03 AM Re: How long are his horns? [Re: don k]
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#7239775 - 07/30/18 11:10 AM Re: How long are his horns? [Re: don k]
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I've never seen an ibex in person so I don't know how big they are. 30"?

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#7239783 - 07/30/18 11:16 AM Re: How long are his horns? [Re: don k]
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I'm going to say 25/26 Great Ibex Don!

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#7240137 - 07/30/18 05:01 PM Re: How long are his horns? [Re: don k]
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TexasKC who has never seen one before is better than me. I thought he was around 28". He actually was 30.5". The curve will fool you. I should have measured him before I sold him. Screwed myself out of a few bucks. Oh well. Such is life.

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#7240156 - 07/30/18 05:15 PM Re: How long are his horns? [Re: don k]
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Yes Sir curve got me Don, I was figuring the ears at about 5 inches and went from there. Great Ibex my friend. I always like to make the advantage to the customer which brings more business your way.

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#7240176 - 07/30/18 05:44 PM Re: How long are his horns? [Re: don k]
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I can assure you it was just a WAG. That is a beautiful animal.

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#7240395 - 07/30/18 10:01 PM Re: How long are his horns? [Re: don k]
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I hate guessing any spiral or curved horned animals. I would have guess 32" though.
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#7240541 - 07/31/18 07:09 AM Re: How long are his horns? [Re: BowsnRods]
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Originally Posted By: BowsnRods
Yes Sir curve got me Don, I was figuring the ears at about 5 inches and went from there. Great Ibex my friend. I always like to make the advantage to the customer which brings more business your way.
I also always give the advantage to the customer. Repeat business is the best kind. Then comes word of mouth from an existing customer. You try to screw anyone on a business deal and it will come back to haunt you. You may not realize it but it will. And sometimes the shoe is on the other foot. I have had a few hunters for WT that I don't want back for various reasons. If I hear they are trying to hunt with an outfitter and I find out I will get in touch with that outfitter and let them know.

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#7242870 - 08/02/18 09:40 AM Re: How long are his horns? [Re: don k]
don k Online   content
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If the first one was 30.5" what is this one? I have not measured him so I need some expert opinion.

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#7242875 - 08/02/18 09:44 AM Re: How long are his horns? [Re: don k]
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Another view of him.

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#7242914 - 08/02/18 10:25 AM Re: How long are his horns? [Re: don k]
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First one looks heavier, and this one looks longer. Obviously, i'm no expert given that I guessed 37 on the first one. Really do think this one will push mid-30's.

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