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    Elk Antler

    On a Gun Metal Bolt Action.
    Antler marrow filled with Med CA, turned to component diameter, sanded 400x, buffed with extra fine steel wool
    and polished with Huts Ultra Gloss.

    Les






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    Very nice. Do you think the interior color of the antler has to do with the timing of the harvest? i.e., earlier equals reddish to pink color due to blood still in the antler, later equals white due to drying down, maturity, getting ready to shed?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jonathan Shively View Post
    Very nice. Do you think the interior color of the antler has to do with the timing of the harvest? i.e., earlier equals reddish to pink color due to blood still in the antler, later equals white due to drying down, maturity, getting ready to shed?
    I don't think so.
    I find that regardless the age of the antler, the closer to the skull the more porous the marrow with more blood coloring.

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