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Ken Felt, of rural Shevlin, Minn., proudly holds his grandfather’s black-powder Husqvarna Model 1867 rolling block rifle, which he successfully used to shoot a deer from 100 yards away on his first shot. FORUM NEWS SERVICE/Monte Draper

Shevlin 93-year-old takes doe with grandfather’s 146-year-old rifle

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A 93-year-old rural Shelvin 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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