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Butt Out Tool

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Bob/Mn

This is a tool to remove the anal alimentary canal from deer.

Has anyone used or seen this tool in action and how well did it work?

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fishtrapgirl

We used it on one deer this fall and it really worked great. Pretty handy tool and inexpensive too. I would recommend keeping one in your hunting pack.

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Grant Pearson

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We used it on one deer this fall and it really worked great. Pretty handy tool and inexpensive too. I would recommend keeping one in your hunting pack.

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I agree. It works great and I would highly recommend getting one. They're easy and simple to sue and saves your hunting blade as well as time. They'll be your new best friend.

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harvey lee

I simply trim around the anal area with my knife and then after gutting the deer, simply pull it all out. Works great without a tool.

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Steve Foss

I do what Harvey Lee does. Nothing wrong with a good tool, but the fewer tools I need to bring in my pack, the happier I am.

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Marmot

How do you get the twisted azz off the tool?

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Grant Pearson

you cut it off. takes 2 seconds. I like fewer tools/gadgets too, but it takes up minimal space and weighs maybe 2 ounces. you really don't notice it. Plus, it's a step that's been made easier.

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Gissert

I am with Harvey and Steve, I just use a knife and some wax lacing cord and pull the whole works out from the front. I do use a smaller blade than I used to when field dressing. My current knife is only about 3.5 inches long.

That butt-out tool does look pretty slick, however. If I dressed out more than a couple of deer, I'd probably get one.

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BLACKJACK

I like tying off the anus, no little pellets (or green goo) to contaminate the meat. But you better have a SHARP knife when doing your cutting around it.

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picksbigwagon

I used the butt out twice this fall, I fully recommend it. I used to carry a folding filet knife for cutting around the sphincter, but decided the night before my opening weekend at FF to buy one, for 9 bucks I figured it was worth it. The first time I used it, I didn't twist right or pulled too hard and it ripped part way, but I was still able to tie off. On Turkey Day, I used it again on my brother in laws buck and used a zip tie, works slick as snot......that butt out tool has garnered a spot next to my hagens bone saw as two tools I won't go deer hunting with out. Now that the seasons are basically over, pick one up, they work well, the second time I was done in less than 30 seconds

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Scott K

I was going to buy one before hunting and thought, its not that big of a deal to do it the normal way with a knife, so I didnt buy it, i cleaned 4 deer opening day, bought one the next day, we didnt get anymore deer after that. So I never got to use it, but I have it for next year, and I am glad they have a good review!

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