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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.


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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