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WOW! Just wow!
 

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I am sure someone loves that. I am happy for them and I am happy that they can afford it. But, this sort of full size diorama is simply the antithesis of my taste (probably why I am not crazy about shrubbery growing out of pedestal mounts). The taxidermy work is obviously superb. But I look at taxidermy as a means to enhance rather than overwhelm a room. Art and artifacts are just as important to me as a mounted animal. A skull mount can often enhance a corner or a piece of furniture far better than a shoulder mount. But nothing is more personal than taste, and I am thrilled you have a happy client.
 
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I am sure someone loves that. I am happy for them and I am happy that they can afford it. But, this sort of full size diorama is simply the antithesis of my taste (probably why I am not crazy about shrubbery growing out of pedestal mounts). The taxidermy work is obviously superb. But I look at taxidermy as a means to enhance rather than overwhelm a room. Art and artifacts are just as important to me as a mounted animal. A skull mount can often enhance corner or a piece of furniture far better than a shoulder mount. But nothing is more personal than taste, and I am thrilled you have a happy client.
I agree, that is a bit too much.
 

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Taste is personal. If I had the ways and means, I would do the same thing. I could sit in that room for hours, as I do my own trophy room, and just reflect on the past adventures, and dream of future ones.
 

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I appreciate the "art" of the taxidermy and the backgrounds and the poses, but I just sit here and think, "I could hunt about 5 more times with that money..." Congrats to the owner, I am sure they are pleased.
 

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Taste is personal. If I had the ways and means, I would do the same thing. I could sit in that room for hours, as I do my own trophy room, and just reflect on the past adventures, and dream of future ones.
My thoughts exactly.
 

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Beautiful work. If the owner can afford that type of of taxidermy display, I'm sure he can afford going hunting anywhere he likes. :LOL:
 
 

 

 

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