Bushbuck and Eland back from the taxidermist

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  1. Drenalin33

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    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

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    Drenalin, they are very good mounts. You should hug your taxidermist first and then the skinner. Beautiful.
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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!
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    Is it a Bushbuck or nyala? :)
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    Good stuff!!!
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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
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    beautiful!!!!
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    That is one heck of a bushbuck, congradulations
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    Beautiful mounts!

    If you don't mind my asking, where did you get that bushbuck?
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    The photos of your trophies are also very well done.
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    Both are fantastic, but that Bushbuck.... wow!
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    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.
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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.
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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.

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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!
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    I shot this bushbuck just outside Tabazimbi in the Limpopo Region. It was by spot and stalk on the Croc River. I can't tell you how excited I was to take such a fine animal.
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    My taxidermist is Randy Brown of Wildlife Images out of Wimberly, Texas. He does a exceptional work on everything.
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    Croc River is one of the areas where I will look for Bushbuck this August. I hope to find his twin brother
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    Nice looking mounts, love the eland.
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    Really great looking animals. I can't believe the detail on the eland.

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