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Ken Felt, rural Shevlin proudly holds his grandfathers blackpowder Husqvarna Model 1867 Rolling Block rifle which he successfully shot a deer from 100 yards away, first shot. Not bad for a 93 year old hunt who jumped on his four wheeler and harvested his doe shortly after that. Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer

‘Not bad for either of us’ — 93-year-old Shevlin man takes down doe with 146-year-old rifle

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CLEARWATER COUNTY — A 93-year-old rural Shevlin man had a successful hunt a couple of weeks ago.

And while his age certainly is notable, it’s not the most significant part of the story.

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It’s the age of his gun.

Ken Felt was out with his 146-year-old Husqvarna Model 1867 .50-caliber rolling block, single-shot rifle using black powder cartridges.

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