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#6167161 - 02/02/16 09:44 PM Mount done...any thoughts
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Daughters deer is finally done. What are your thoughts on the mount?




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#6167172 - 02/02/16 09:55 PM Re: Mount done...any thoughts [Re: DoubleTrouble]
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Nice up

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#6167178 - 02/02/16 10:01 PM Re: Mount done...any thoughts [Re: DoubleTrouble]
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The two pictures next to each other made me laugh...in the top one he looks very sad, in the bottom looks like he's smiling.

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#6167194 - 02/02/16 10:12 PM Re: Mount done...any thoughts [Re: DoubleTrouble]
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Registered: 09/12/11
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The mount appears to be of good quality. The one pinned/one flat ear is a different look, but I personally would have swapped the ear positions. His right side protrudes out further than the left, so tucking the right ear makes it lopsided in my opinion. Still a beautiful buck anyway you mount him. Congrats to her!

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#6167202 - 02/02/16 10:17 PM Re: Mount done...any thoughts [Re: DoubleTrouble]
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the way the antlers come into the fur doesn't look right to me? But a nice buck for sure! Congrats to her!

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#6167206 - 02/02/16 10:20 PM Re: Mount done...any thoughts [Re: DoubleTrouble]
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I like the ear positions.
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#6167208 - 02/02/16 10:21 PM Re: Mount done...any thoughts [Re: DoubleTrouble]
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It a fine looking mount to me. Congrats on a very nice deer.

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#6167211 - 02/02/16 10:23 PM Re: Mount done...any thoughts [Re: DoubleTrouble]
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Nice mount... Bet that was a beast on the hoof

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#6167214 - 02/02/16 10:24 PM Re: Mount done...any thoughts [Re: DoubleTrouble]
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Looks the same to me.

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#6167242 - 02/02/16 10:49 PM Re: Mount done...any thoughts [Re: DoubleTrouble]
bone Offline
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From the pic in the field it sure looks like the form used was not the correct size. Has a huge neck in the dead pic.

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#6167329 - 02/03/16 06:11 AM Re: Mount done...any thoughts [Re: DoubleTrouble]
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I think it looks very nice and natural. I think the taxi did a great job. up
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#6167367 - 02/03/16 07:02 AM Re: Mount done...any thoughts [Re: DoubleTrouble]
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Thanks Pitchfork.


Taxidermist is one of the best in the state....always top in masters. I let him set everything the way he wants.....after all, he is the expert. As far as off set ears.....it's a natural look.....see cam of same deer. Almost every pic I had of him, he was that way. i couldn't be happier w the caliber of work.
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#6167382 - 02/03/16 07:18 AM Re: Mount done...any thoughts [Re: DoubleTrouble]
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Great looking buck. And an absolutely beautiful young lady.
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#6167415 - 02/03/16 07:47 AM Re: Mount done...any thoughts [Re: Pitchfork Predator]
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[ cheers quote=Pitchfork Predator]I think it looks very nice and natural. I think the taxi did a great job. up [/quote]
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#6167429 - 02/03/16 08:01 AM Re: Mount done...any thoughts [Re: Exbellicus]
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Originally Posted By: Exbellicus
The two pictures next to each other made me laugh...in the top one he looks very sad, in the bottom looks like he's smiling.


I thought he looked sleepy in the first pic, but sad works too. Sad, it's a great buck, but the taxidermist didn't do it justice.

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