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pricing.....whats up??? #7613038 09/22/19 05:19 PM
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checking pricing on pedestal shoulder mounts for whitetail and axis $650-$795 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!???????????????


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Re: pricing.....whats up??? [Re: Buzzsaw] #7613147 09/22/19 08:17 PM
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Sounds about what the going rate is on whitetails pedestals depending on whether they wrap the tanned hide around back of the mount or do a leather cover to hide the board the form is mounted to. Become a taxi and see what all is entailed in doing a mount these days. I know mine is going up this year on all his mounts, first time in 4 yrs that I have been using him. Good taxidermy work takes time and experience, so that is going to cost you more. Cheap mounts look cheap and don't look very good for long...I know I had a bunch of cheap ones done 25-30 yrs ago.



Re: pricing.....whats up??? [Re: Buzzsaw] #7613174 09/22/19 08:49 PM
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boil the skull its easy to do, and less space, plus you can get um down and look at them much easier

Re: pricing.....whats up??? [Re: Buzzsaw] #7613246 09/22/19 10:06 PM
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Does that include the pedestal? If so that’s a pretty good price.

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Originally Posted by Buzzsaw
checking pricing on pedestal shoulder mounts for whitetail and axis $650-$795 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!???????????????


Those prices are right in line. I mount 50 or so heads a year and charge $675 for a whitetail pedestal and $750 for axis. After tanning and supply’s taxidermist don’t make what most people think not to mention their time.

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Re: pricing.....whats up??? [Re: krmitchell] #7613810 09/23/19 03:26 PM
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Originally Posted by krmitchell
Does that include the pedestal? If so that’s a pretty good price.


No. Just the "wall pedestal shoulder mount". Pedestals can add a little, or a bunch to the cost depending on the pedestal you choose. Scroll down to the fifth post on the thread I linked. The pedestal is distressed mesquite on hidden wheels. Plus with the extras on top, I want to say that pedestal was more than the shoulder mount.

https://texashuntingforum.com/forum...755/floor-pedestal-whitetail#Post7505755





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Originally Posted by krmitchell
Does that include the pedestal? If so that’s a pretty good price.


No. Just the "wall pedestal shoulder mount". Pedestals can add a little, or a bunch to the cost depending on the pedestal you choose. Scroll down to the fifth post on the thread I linked. The pedestal is distressed mesquite on hidden wheels. Plus with the extras on top, I want to say that pedestal was more than the shoulder mount.

https://texashuntingforum.com/forum...755/floor-pedestal-whitetail#Post7505755






I assumed not. I remember when you posted that, its beautiful.

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Very fair price IMO.


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Re: pricing.....whats up??? [Re: Buzzsaw] #7615539 09/25/19 03:09 AM
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i guess yall are right, kinda crept up on me. you do get what you pay for


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Gone are the days of a $300 shoulder mount.

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GEEZ!!!!! That's nuts.... my guy in Arkansas does GREAT work and a shoulder mount is $275.


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Originally Posted by Buzzsaw
checking pricing on pedestal shoulder mounts for whitetail and axis $650-$795 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!???????????????


Sounds like it’s the going rate.

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Neal Coldwell outside of Kerrville just gave my son a price of $495 for an axis wall pedestal with either hide or leather on the back side. He has about 100 mounts to look at while you're there.

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