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By Jack Reneau et al.

The definitive box advisor for an individual desirous to examine B&C's world-famous enormous video game scoring process and follow this data to successfully pass judgement on massive video game within the field.

This definitive guide is now to be had during this up to date, handy box advisor that simply suits into backpacks. within you will discover exact directions on the right way to rating all of the local North American tremendous online game different types famous via the membership, together with a number of illustrations to obviously exhibit concepts for correct dimension. additionally integrated within the box consultant are ideas for comparing and box judging the preferred species for North American large online game.

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Figure 3-L demonstrates the proper procedure for establishing a base line for a burr point. Essentially the line is drawn from burr edge to burr edge across the point, not to the inside edge of the burr. If the trophy is not mounted, the measurer can often find the base of the burr by looking on the underside of the burr to determine the end of burr material. One other procedure to note concerns the measurement of abnormal points or crown points that project from the juncture of two points. These points are often joined in a web that reflects antler material not yet measured.

The points are then measured from their tips to their centers on this adjusted base line. FIGURE 3-H (LEFT) COMMON BASE POINTS ON ONE SIDE FIGURE 3-I (RIGHT) MATCHING COMMON BASE POINTS ON BOTH SIDES FIGURE 3-J ON POINT CLUSTERS, INDIVIDUAL PROJECTIONS MUST MEET THE DEFINITION OF A POINT IN ORDER TO BE MEASURED AS SUCH. Often the question of whether a point is one, two, or more points arises when a point that forks into several tips occurs. Such cases are most common on brow tines but also are present on abnormal point clusters.

This volume was followed in 1939 by a second edition called North American Big Game. Again, simple measurements were used to rank the trophies listed. This edition is especially notable for several fine chapters on subjects related to measurement and big game. Grancel Fitz had a lengthy chapter on his idea of a complex system of measurements that would, as a result of the numeric score total, rank trophies naturally. This chapter furnished an excellent counterpoint to the rival system being used by Dr.

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