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#7115183 - 03/18/18 11:56 AM Hanging heavy buffalo mount
shschofield Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 11/17/17
Posts: 1
I just picked up my water buffalo from the taxidermist and want to make sure I hang it right. It weighs 70-75 pounds. Originally I wanted to to put it over the fireplace (doesn’t get used) but after reading some articles, it sounded like it was going to be a lot more work than just putting a bolt in the brick. Here’s my question...is it as simple as putting a bolt into the brick? Or am I better off hanging on a wood stud in the wall? Any advice is appreciated.

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#7115667 - 03/18/18 08:43 PM Re: Hanging heavy buffalo mount [Re: shschofield]
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Registered: 09/27/06
Posts: 23398
Loc: Texas
I have an elk hanging in the brick above a fireplace. Get a lead anchor for a 5/16 or larger lag bolt, drill the right size hole in the brick and hang it. Or at least that is what I did
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#7122195 - 03/25/18 08:30 AM Re: Hanging heavy buffalo mount [Re: shschofield]
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Registered: 08/06/14
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Loc: Tyler, TX
Brick should be fine, you just need to get an anchor that goes in the full depth of the brick. 4 inch should be about right

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#7122292 - 03/25/18 10:25 AM Re: Hanging heavy buffalo mount [Re: shschofield]
Johnny Rocket Offline
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Registered: 04/24/17
Posts: 116
make sure you have the proper anchor/support and you should be fine!!

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