All taxidermy finally back

Discussion in 'Taxidermy' started by ndbwhnter, Jan 5, 2012.

  1. ndbwhnter

    ndbwhnter AH Enthusiast

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    First let me say that I would not consider myself a good judge of taxidermy quality. That said, as a customer I am pleased overall with the quality of the work. Now I just need to add on to the house so I can display all of these more properly.

    Take a look and let me know what you think.

    Here is a link to the post about the hunt.

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  2. James.Grage

    James.Grage GOLD SUPPORTER AH Legend

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    looking good.
     
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    BRICKBURN SUPER MODERATOR CONTRIBUTOR GOLD BENEFACTOR AH Ambassador

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    Very nice work.
    If you are happy with them that is what counts.

    I would like to know how you managed to get your Gemsbok mount with horns included. I still have an invisible Gemsbok to hold my horns up. :)

    Yo urea doing well to have them on the wall and being happy with the result.

    That Eland must take up half the room. I have my cape and have not taken it to get mounted yet fearing I will have to move out of a room or build a new room just for it.
     
  4. enysse

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    Your mounts look very good. You should be proud of them. :)

    I really like your eland mount the best!
     
  5. RickB

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    Gets me all excited...with any luck I will have mine by June. Glad you are happy with them! Might I ask who did the work? Was it here in the states or in Africa?
     
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    looks good, I am waiting to recieve my trophies from namibia this month, and then they are off to the taxidermist, I canï½´t wait to get them home.

    cheers
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    Thanks for all the responses guys.

    BRICKBURN, sorry to hear about your gemsbok. That eland does take up quite a bit. It sticks out from the wall about 54 inches. My wife has been very accepting of me taking up the entire basement with my taxidermy.

    enysse, I really like the eland too, after seeing them all he is also my favorite. I originally planned to get just a euro mount of him, but my PH insisted that he was such a great trophy that I do a shoulder mount. I am glad I listened.

    RickB, I had the work done by a taxidermist in Fargo, ND (about 80 miles from where I live). Taxidermy is not his primary income and he only does a limited amount of work but he does a fine job in my opinion. I had a chance to look at his own African mounts before he did mine and that convinced me that he would do a good job. The mounts for the skulls were made by my father-in-law as well.

    Thanks again guys.

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    Congrats on the great animals!!!!!!!
     
  9. BRICKBURN

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    It will work out in the end. One way or the other.
    With a measurement like that I am glad I stalled that mount. I am sneaking the smaller trophies in first..... :)
     
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    They look really nice, Congrats.
     
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    Congrats on the trophies, they look great. Mine ship Jan 16th, very excited.
     
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    Your trophies look great I know what you mean adding on to your house I turned a 835sf room over my garage in to my trophy room.
     
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    Looks great nd, thanks for sharing!
     

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