texashuntingforum.com logo
Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
Drake Lummus, John525, buddy58, missyab1979, G11
67124 Registered Users
Top Posters(All Time)
dogcatcher 103,850
bill oxner 71,822
stxranchman 56,283
SnakeWrangler 53,027
RKHarm24 44,585
rifleman 44,451
BMD 41,089
Gravytrain 38,375
Facebook
Forum Statistics
Forums45
Topics433,275
Posts6,517,892
Members67,124
Most Online19,184
Feb 5th, 2020
Print Thread
Lone Star Taxidermy - Any feedback? #7942694 08/19/20 10:11 PM
Joined: Aug 2016
Posts: 1,646
D
Dalroo Online Content OP
Pro Tracker
OP Online Content
Pro Tracker
D
Joined: Aug 2016
Posts: 1,646
Was referred to them with last year's buck - he isn't particularly special, other than being the first I had taken from a new property. Dropped off in December, said June/July. Called in late June, said mid-July. Called multiple times after July 15th with no return calls. Finally spoke with them last week and was told to give them a few minutes while they checked status and I would receive a call right back. Now 4 days later, have called back and texted, nothing.

Has anyone here got any experience with them? I am not trying to rush them and understand if it is not ready, but the silence concerns me - especially when I was told someone would call me RIGHT back. The good news is I haven't paid anything yet, but dangit, I want my deer back.


Dalroo
Deep in the Heart of Texas
Lesson #1 - don't take a skateboard to a gunfight...
Re: Lone Star Taxidermy - Any feedback? [Re: Dalroo] #7942714 08/19/20 10:25 PM
Joined: Oct 2012
Posts: 16,183
Creekrunner Online Content
THF Celebrity
Online Content
THF Celebrity
Joined: Oct 2012
Posts: 16,183
Know the feeling and I'm sorry you're having to go through the hassle.

Seems like SOP for about 90% of taxidermists. Almost all other forms of business would go bankrupt with this lame attitude.

I let a buddy take the first good buck off my new place. Same thing with a local taxidermist on just a simple euro. I had to remind them to pick it up at the processor months later and then they did the ol' "The other girl's not in and she knows," for months. He finally received it a few days ago. I'll never darken the door of that taxidermist ever again. realmad

If you're gonna act flustered every time a customer calls...GET OUT OF BUSINESS! taz


...and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth. Gen. 1:28
Re: Lone Star Taxidermy - Any feedback? [Re: Dalroo] #7942998 08/20/20 01:32 AM
Joined: Oct 2008
Posts: 7,662
6
68rustbucket Offline
THF Trophy Hunter
Offline
THF Trophy Hunter
6
Joined: Oct 2008
Posts: 7,662
Can’t believe they didn’t collect a deposit for the form when it was dropped off.

Re: Lone Star Taxidermy - Any feedback? [Re: 68rustbucket] #7944882 08/21/20 03:25 PM
Joined: Aug 2016
Posts: 1,646
D
Dalroo Online Content OP
Pro Tracker
OP Online Content
Pro Tracker
D
Joined: Aug 2016
Posts: 1,646
Originally Posted by 68rustbucket
Can’t believe they didn’t collect a deposit for the form when it was dropped off.


Yes, surprised me a bit as well, but he picked it up from processor and I've only spoken with him on the phone. Seems nice enough when I actually get him on the phone, but like I said, the lack of return call when he said he would call "right back" kind of concerns me - like he can't find it for some reason. Oh well, will keep trying...


Dalroo
Deep in the Heart of Texas
Lesson #1 - don't take a skateboard to a gunfight...
Re: Lone Star Taxidermy - Any feedback? [Re: Dalroo] #7945419 08/21/20 11:32 PM
Joined: Feb 2011
Posts: 3,002
E
Erny Online Content
Veteran Tracker
Online Content
Veteran Tracker
E
Joined: Feb 2011
Posts: 3,002
I have been burned by Taxidermist’s before. I would cut the guy a little slack with the whole COVID situation. But in the future I would use a well established taxidermist with a great reputation. It’s not going to be cheap but it will give you peace of mind. I can’t believe he did didn’t collect a deposit. That is very odd.

Re: Lone Star Taxidermy - Any feedback? [Re: Creekrunner] #7945421 08/21/20 11:33 PM
Joined: Feb 2011
Posts: 3,002
E
Erny Online Content
Veteran Tracker
Online Content
Veteran Tracker
E
Joined: Feb 2011
Posts: 3,002
Originally Posted by Creekrunner
Know the feeling and I'm sorry you're having to go through the hassle.

Seems like SOP for about 90% of taxidermists. Almost all other forms of business would go bankrupt with this lame attitude.

I let a buddy take the first good buck off my new place. Same thing with a local taxidermist on just a simple euro. I had to remind them to pick it up at the processor months later and then they did the ol' "The other girl's not in and she knows," for months. He finally received it a few days ago. I'll never darken the door of that taxidermist ever again. realmad

If you're gonna act flustered every time a customer calls...GET OUT OF BUSINESS! taz


Please name the taxidermist so we all know to avoid!

Re: Lone Star Taxidermy - Any feedback? [Re: Erny] #7945511 08/22/20 01:08 AM
Joined: Oct 2008
Posts: 7,662
6
68rustbucket Offline
THF Trophy Hunter
Offline
THF Trophy Hunter
6
Joined: Oct 2008
Posts: 7,662
Originally Posted by Erny
Originally Posted by Creekrunner
Know the feeling and I'm sorry you're having to go through the hassle.

Seems like SOP for about 90% of taxidermists. Almost all other forms of business would go bankrupt with this lame attitude.

I let a buddy take the first good buck off my new place. Same thing with a local taxidermist on just a simple euro. I had to remind them to pick it up at the processor months later and then they did the ol' "The other girl's not in and she knows," for months. He finally received it a few days ago. I'll never darken the door of that taxidermist ever again. realmad

If you're gonna act flustered every time a customer calls...GET OUT OF BUSINESS! taz


Please name the taxidermist so we all know to avoid!


Read the title of the thread.

Re: Lone Star Taxidermy - Any feedback? [Re: 68rustbucket] #7945657 08/22/20 03:26 AM
Joined: Feb 2011
Posts: 3,002
E
Erny Online Content
Veteran Tracker
Online Content
Veteran Tracker
E
Joined: Feb 2011
Posts: 3,002
Hey 68, sorry I was asking Creekruner,

Re: Lone Star Taxidermy - Any feedback? [Re: Dalroo] #7945753 08/22/20 11:02 AM
Joined: Oct 2008
Posts: 7,662
6
68rustbucket Offline
THF Trophy Hunter
Offline
THF Trophy Hunter
6
Joined: Oct 2008
Posts: 7,662
up

Re: Lone Star Taxidermy - Any feedback? [Re: Dalroo] #7962017 09/05/20 12:31 AM
Joined: Dec 2011
Posts: 47
W
WildThings Offline
Light Foot
Offline
Light Foot
W
Joined: Dec 2011
Posts: 47
Which Lone Star Taxidermy? I know of at least 3...Texas City..Brownwood...etc The one in TC has been in business a very long time and is a well established taxidermy business with a great reputation.

Last edited by WildThings; 09/05/20 12:31 AM.
Re: Lone Star Taxidermy - Any feedback? [Re: Dalroo] #7969340 09/11/20 03:01 AM
Joined: Feb 2011
Posts: 3,002
E
Erny Online Content
Veteran Tracker
Online Content
Veteran Tracker
E
Joined: Feb 2011
Posts: 3,002
Any update?

Previous Thread
Index
Next Thread

© 2004-2019 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.3