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#6876462 - 09/02/17 01:36 PM Potter Taxidermy in Cross Plains
Texmel Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 09/13/11
Posts: 350
Loc: Melissa, TX
How would you rate this Tax Shop with regards to quality of mount, price & delivery as promised?

#6876847 - 09/02/17 09:54 PM Re: Potter Taxidermy in Cross Plains [Re: Texmel]
MClark Offline
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Registered: 10/09/15
Posts: 327
Loc: Arizona
I took him a severed hog head to be a skull, Euro, mount. November 2015
He promised a six week delivery, which I thought was extraordinary. Got it in six months.
The real issue was I paid in full when I dropped it off, stupid, and when done he couldn't find my papers say I paid. I had it picked up by a Cross Plains local who straighten him out. I'm in Arizona.


#6890478 - 09/17/17 11:08 PM Re: Potter Taxidermy in Cross Plains [Re: Texmel]
Mickey Moose Online   content
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Registered: 02/05/12
Posts: 4796
I took a buck there a few (3?) years ago for a euro mount. S-L-O-W and difficult to communicate with. In the end, I told him I had been patient and polite and that I was coming in one week to get it. Be there with my completed mount or I won't be patient and polite. He was there, the mount was done and he was apologetic.

PS And I never got all my meat from the processor that is basically next door to Potter's - my fault for not checking the box before I left

Edited by Mickey Moose (09/17/17 11:11 PM)
Edit Reason: PS
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#6923553 - 10/17/17 10:37 AM Re: Potter Taxidermy in Cross Plains [Re: Texmel]
GravyWheels Offline

Registered: 11/12/04
Posts: 698
Loc: In Waders
Had my last whitetail mount done by him. Never again.....

#6933271 - 10/25/17 01:07 PM Re: Potter Taxidermy in Cross Plains [Re: Texmel]
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Registered: 07/27/10
Posts: 4975
Two leasemates have taken their bucks there with no issues; turn around was reasonable (2016 bucks returned in less than a year) and prices were better than they expected. Another hunter had a Euro done and it looked good to me, but Potter charges more than MC Taxidermy (who I use and member on here) in the Mid-Cities.

I currently have a badger/rattlesnake scene there and also a porcupine with him. He has had them since December of '16. I don't expect them back until early 2018, but I also didn't ask how long at dropoff as I have never had a big game taxidermist hit their self imposed delivery deadlines.

I will NOT use the guys down the road in Rising Star.


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