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Author Topic: Made a little something for my moose hunt  (Read 2147 times)

Online Darren Haverstick

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Made a little something for my moose hunt
« on: August 22, 2019, 08:03:54 AM »
My hunting buddy, Bret Shaw, and I are going moose hunting in British Columbia the first week of October and I decided to make us some arm guards to commemorate the occasion. Bret and I have been friends ever since we went on our first archery elk hunt way back in 2005. No elk were harmed but I came home with a good friend so I'd say the trip was a success.

The backing of these arm guards is vegetable tanned cowhide and the gray facing is giraffe hide. The black trim is deer hide and I carved the lace hooks from deer antler. I had the moose images laser etched onto some deer hide at the Springfield Leather Company. I then sewed everything up by hand using B-50 bowstring material and artificial sinew. I sure hope they bring us good luck!

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Re: Made a little something for my moose hunt
« Reply #1 on: August 22, 2019, 08:37:20 AM »
You do fantastic work Darren!  :hairy
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Re: Made a little something for my moose hunt
« Reply #2 on: August 22, 2019, 09:44:19 AM »
Those are great looking Darren!  Your moose will probably just walk up to ya just to get a good look at 'em  :bl th up
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Re: Made a little something for my moose hunt
« Reply #3 on: August 23, 2019, 07:43:29 PM »
Those are great looking Darren!  Your moose will probably just walk up to ya just to get a good look at 'em  :bl th up

Methinks that any self-respecting Moose would want a closer look at those exotic arm guards.

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Re: Made a little something for my moose hunt
« Reply #4 on: September 15, 2019, 08:08:22 AM »
Just saw these armguards...and they are almost too beautiful to use...They make me want to pick up my bow again, even though my danged shoulder won't allow me to pull it.

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