Bushbuck and Eland back from the taxidermist
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04-01-2011, 07:10 AM #1
Bushbuck and Eland back from the taxidermist
I picked up my bushbuck and eland from the taxidermist last week and thought you all would like to see how well they turned out. The bushbuck is a real stud, 17 1/2" took him by spot and stalk at 33 yds. The eland had one of best looking capes I had ever seen. Enjoy
04-01-2011, 07:23 AM #2
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Drenalin, they are very good mounts. You should hug your taxidermist first and then the skinner. Beautiful.
04-01-2011, 07:43 AM #3
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Both a very impressive, the eland has a dark bridge between the eyes and above the nose nostrils. Both the mounts are sure to be center pieces in your house!
Is it a Bushbuck or nyala?
04-01-2011, 08:48 AM #5
04-01-2011, 11:47 AM #6
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great mounts and thanks eland was not on my list till seeing that mount.LOL amazing trophys and good memories I bet
04-01-2011, 12:02 PM #7
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beautiful!!!!NEW SCI CHAPTER MONTERREY MEXICO
04-01-2011, 12:04 PM #8
That is one heck of a bushbuck, congradulationsI have walked in the tracks of the elephant, heard the lion roar and met the buffalo on his terms. I shall never be the same.
04-01-2011, 12:14 PM #9
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If you don't mind my asking, where did you get that bushbuck?
04-01-2011, 12:57 PM #10
The photos of your trophies are also very well done.
04-01-2011, 05:37 PM #11
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Both are fantastic, but that Bushbuck.... wow!
04-01-2011, 05:58 PM #12
Both your Eland and Bushbuck a excellent Trophies, but the taxidermy work is outstanding.
You probably should give your taxi a plug here on this site.
Congrats on your results and some fine mounts to enjoy looking at.
04-01-2011, 06:02 PM #13
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Magnificent trophy's. Congradulations on two very nice bow shot animals. The detail in that Eland mount is fantastic, you should be very happy with your Taxidermist. The Bushbuck, well like I have said many times, Thats the finest trophy for me with a bow, and that one is a beauty. Thanks for sharing.
04-01-2011, 07:36 PM #14
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That bushbuck is huge! I also love the detail on that eland. I hope mine turns out that good. Thanks for sharing.
04-01-2011, 08:06 PM #15
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Wow!!! What outstanding trophies... That Bushbuck is a monster and your Eland's cape is spectacular! I have been dreaming of a big bull Eland and hope to meet up with one in June. Thanks for sharing!
04-04-2011, 05:16 AM #16
04-04-2011, 05:22 AM #17
Croc River is one of the areas where I will look for Bushbuck this August. I hope to find his twin brother
04-05-2011, 05:38 AM #19
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Nice looking mounts, love the eland.Brian
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04-10-2011, 05:38 AM #20
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Really great looking animals. I can't believe the detail on the eland.
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