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Sat Nov 10, 2012 11:07 am
This is my version of a DRV (Deer Recovery Vehicle). The older I get the more I must rely on mechanization to do work for me. Every year you hear about hunters dying from heart attacks while dragging their deer. I know when I drag one it doesn't take long for my heart to feel like it will beat out of my chest. Kind of sucks getting old but it beats the alternative.
Any deer that I have to recover that I can't get to with the Cub I'll drag it behind my old ATV to a point that I can get the Cub to. I can drive the Cub into my shop where I can use a hoist to lift it out of the carrier.
It's always fun trying to come up with ways that I can use my Cub to make my life easier. This little tractor has paid for itself many times over saving me a whole lot of work.
Sat Nov 10, 2012 11:35 am
I Plan i using mine for the same reason latr this afternoon. Nice buck
Sat Nov 10, 2012 12:09 pm
Nice buck. Is that this year's?
Sat Nov 10, 2012 2:56 pm
Don McCombs wrote:Nice buck. Is that this year's?
Thanks Don. Yes, I got it yesterday morning.
Sat Nov 10, 2012 6:22 pm
The nice thing about getting old is that we are getting smarter
Work smart not hard .... and looks like you have that concept well in hand
Sat Nov 10, 2012 6:55 pm
Congratulations on a great harvest!
That's an awful nice looking Cub to be beating around in the woods.
Sat Nov 10, 2012 10:42 pm
Nice Buck congrats!! I use my compact tractor and bucket to lift my deer to gut them. Works good and is better than bending over I must be getting OLD!
Sat Nov 10, 2012 11:04 pm
My oldest son got one and like you I had to use the cub to drag it up the ravine and out of the woods, and then load it into the wagon.
Sun Nov 11, 2012 12:59 am
Wow, that's a very nice buck. I hope to be hunting deer in about a week. Just squirrels so far this year.
I almost hope I don't get a big one because the last time I did, It was a tough job dragging it out a half mile in the dark back
to my camp. Like you said the ol ticker was just pounding. My dad used to hunt moose in Canada. They had a heck of a time
bringing the moose from deep in the woods in canoes, but they did it each year. He still always bags a deer each year up there
in Mi. Congratulations .
Sun Nov 11, 2012 1:59 am
Looks great Rick, had the pleasure of using one of my cubs a few weeks ago to bring one in but not near as nice as your buck.
Congrats stick bow guy...
Sun Nov 11, 2012 4:22 pm
Ricky did you weigh your deer it looks heavy i just returned from MN,mine weighed 184 field dressed.
Sun Nov 11, 2012 6:41 pm
Jim Reid wrote:Ricky did you weigh your deer it looks heavy i just returned from MN,mine weighed 184 field dressed.
No Jim, I didn't. My guess is that he'd weigh about 150-160 lbs. Wow, I84# field dressed is a big deer! If I shot one that big, I might need a bigger tractor.
Sun Nov 11, 2012 7:00 pm
Ricky i didn't see the deer but a local got one that field dressed 218.
Sun Nov 11, 2012 10:02 pm
Jim Reid wrote:Ricky i didn't see the deer but a local got one that field dressed 218.
You sure that wasn't a cow?!?
Mon Nov 12, 2012 7:33 am
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