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    SOUTH AFRICA: From Cape Town To The East Cape Huntershill Safaris

    Hunted with huntershill and harvested some amazing game , all went silver and some gold buff ,steenbok and sable Janson is the best ph and can dance Would recommend them without a doubt Will be back
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    REPORT: Beware of Images of Africa

    This guy is just bad news, very unprofessional . I have had clients that used him as pack and dip and he would never communicate and when he did, he would try to talk them into having him mount their items and then nothing again for months and he would only use a shipper that was way to...
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    REPORT: Disappointed with Taxidermy by Wild Africa Taxidermy

    This is a good thread but all of this guys problems can be taken care of very simply and on how to never have this problem again First off the skulls have grease still in them and must be degreased and whiten again. The mount must be redone by buying a freshly tanned springbok cape and brought...
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    How to attach top and bottom of warthog skull?

    I first rough sand the jaw sockets so glue will hold then I use gorilla epoxy, mix it up and apply to lower jaw sockets and behind the front teeth, tape together for a min of 6 hrs and put on a panel or whatever and your done.
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    Bongo Taxidermy Pictures

    Jewel of Africa
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    White Rhino Taxidermy Pictures

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    White Rhino Taxidermy Pictures

    White Rhino Pedestal Mount
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    World's Smallest Antelope Taxidermy Pictures

    This the world's smallest antelope Bate's Pygmy Antelope Harvested in the rain forest of Cameroon Size of a Cottontail Rabbit Will be Top 10 in SCI record book Taxidermy wildlife art created by Capp's Taxidermy Studio, Don Capp
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    Getting trophies home??

    New Zealand trans is pretty simple. 1st , contact the taxidermy studio that you will be using and have them make up some of their shipping tags for you + broker POA papers. Here at my studio, the laminated tags will have your info on one side and on the other side it will have the shipping info...
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    Horn Care

    it depends on the animal. If it's a critter that the horns stay on like a wildebeest, impala, etc.. then they will be be boiled and cooked to death. They will be cracked and dark and with holes drilled in them. All the soft bosses are off them and the grease is boiled into the horn. The best you...
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    Best "In-Africa" Taxidermists?

    I would like to say a little something about the USA taxidermist. The professional US taxidermist is self employed and is not like most clients that always have a salary income coming in every month and must rely on clients to bring in new and pickup their items for our paycheck. The...
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    Trophy Shipping Air vs Ocean

    Air. Plain and simple.....:cool:
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    Recommendation for clearing agent and taxidermist in Southeast

    Go with Coppersmith for brokers. They are great to deal with-before and after the hunt.Check out the taxidermist work and rates and you do not have to go local. Some of the best are not right around the corner. For example,my studio has MAJOR freight discounts and NO sale tax and deal with a...
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    Report of our Actual Expenses to ship trophies out of Namibia

    Wow. That is a lot . I know that the most any of my clients have paid was 2600.00, and thats for some heavy trophies or lots of plains game trophies out of Namibia,south or Zim.. And thats having the client shipping their trophies to coppersmith in Seatac Wa. and then being shipped to my...
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    Taxidermy and shipping of trophys

    I of course would say bring them back to the USA to have done. Its alot easier than you think to have them shipped/etc....and you can check on them anytime you want to. Just pick out a african taxidermist and all will be fine..Contact your taxidermist before you go so they can supply you with...