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Some old history I found today. #7932119 08/12/20 12:09 AM
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I was walking the woods on a new place when I stumbled across this old cow skull with what looks like 2 bullet holes in the skull. Then near an old tank I found what I believe is part of an old double barrel. You can even see what’s left of the bead on it. Just thought I would share. [Linked Image]

Re: Some old history I found today. [Re: USMC89] #7932122 08/12/20 12:11 AM
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Pretty cool find. Be interesting to know the story behind both. When I was about 12, I was walking on my uncles place near Blanco and found an very old rusted pistol laying between some rocks on a rock fence.

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That's really cool. Bet there is a good story behind it


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Very cool

Re: Some old history I found today. [Re: USMC89] #7932214 08/12/20 01:39 AM
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Cool finds!


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Re: Some old history I found today. [Re: USMC89] #7932235 08/12/20 01:52 AM
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I found a cow skull on a ranch we hunted in Kent county, bullet hole in its head. It got stuck in the mud in a dry tank bed. Cowboy probably couldn't get it in time so put it out of it's misery. Also found a Ruger m22with scope, leaning against a tree here at the home place, rusted of course. No telling how long it had been outside. It belonged to my nephew. When I confronted him about it he got mad, and yelled, " its only a f$#@%^&g gun. My Dad, his Grandfather bought him that gun. Spoiled brat lost it for good. I own it now cheers


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Re: Some old history I found today. [Re: USMC89] #7932277 08/12/20 02:20 AM
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That’s cool. I love looking around the old homestead at our lease. Some very cool stuff.

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Nice find.

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2 really cool finds!

bullet holes look fairly sizeable so I'm guess the first one was the lower one and the 2nd was needed to get the job done.


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There is a motorcycle helmet in our creek but nobody wants to pick it up. Not sure if somebody is still wearing it. roflmao


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Originally Posted by hook_n_line
There is a motorcycle helmet in our creek but nobody wants to pick it up. Not sure if somebody is still wearing it.

I collect skulls of all sorts, 3 at the front porch right now and lots (mostly hogs) at the land. The one possibly in that helmet, I wouldn't touch it either.

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Love to hear the story that shotgun could tell.

Originally Posted by bill oxner
We slaughtered our own steers when I was growing up. Daddy would shoot them in the head before he bled them out.


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