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#5426650 - 11/17/14 03:01 PM My first Axis in full velvet
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I have taken a lot of Axis on our ranch in Brady but never had the opportunity at one in full velvet. These are free ranging low fence Axis. I cant wait until I get him back from the taxidermist.





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#5426652 - 11/17/14 03:02 PM Re: My first Axis in full velvet [Re: bubbagunn]
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#5426667 - 11/17/14 03:07 PM Re: My first Axis in full velvet [Re: bubbagunn]
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#5426687 - 11/17/14 03:13 PM Re: My first Axis in full velvet [Re: bubbagunn]
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Congratulations on a beautiful trophy!
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#5426698 - 11/17/14 03:16 PM Re: My first Axis in full velvet [Re: bubbagunn]
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#5426728 - 11/17/14 03:26 PM Re: My first Axis in full velvet [Re: bubbagunn]
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You are getting it done man. Congrats
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#5426771 - 11/17/14 03:38 PM Re: My first Axis in full velvet [Re: bubbagunn]
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Man that's cool. Never seen one while hunting before!

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#5426856 - 11/17/14 04:03 PM Re: My first Axis in full velvet [Re: bubbagunn]
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#5426859 - 11/17/14 04:04 PM Re: My first Axis in full velvet [Re: bubbagunn]
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That will make a beautiful mount.
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#5427460 - 11/17/14 07:36 PM Re: My first Axis in full velvet [Re: bubbagunn]
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#5427464 - 11/17/14 07:38 PM Re: My first Axis in full velvet [Re: bubbagunn]
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#5428446 - 11/18/14 09:03 AM Re: My first Axis in full velvet [Re: bubbagunn]
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Taxidermist will have it ready the week after Christmas. I did learn a lot about taking care of one in full velvet. I had to get it to a freezer immediately, they treat the velvet with something and then freeze dry if for 2 to 3 weeks to preserve it. Im getting a half sneak looking right. I think it's going to look awesome.

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#5428873 - 11/18/14 11:55 AM Re: My first Axis in full velvet [Re: bubbagunn]
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Wow congrats
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#5428877 - 11/18/14 11:57 AM Re: My first Axis in full velvet [Re: bubbagunn]
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Interesting. Sure would be neat to live in a area where they were free range/
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#5432886 - 11/20/14 08:04 AM Re: My first Axis in full velvet [Re: bubbagunn]
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I would've let it pass.... and maybe I did when I hunted with you.... Hmmmm denny

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