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My trophies have made it to the shipper in RSA and I was all ready to get them shipped and have the taxidermy done at the Flagg Group here in Dallas. Well I go to the Flagg Group website today and of course they have now gone out of business as of November 1st. What other taxidermists do you guys recommend in the Dallas or possibly Houston area? Alpine Taxidermy is one that was mentioned (https://www.alpinetaxidermy.com/) and the prices seem a lot lower than B&B Taxidermy (https://www.bbtaxidermy.com/) in the Houston area. I would prefer Dallas area as that is where I am located but can do Houston if the quality is a lot better. Only getting an Impala and Blesbok shoulder mount, then a warthog skull and another impala skull and horns. Thanks!
 

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True life taxidermy in granbury, they have done our two trips to Namibia. They will also act as ur agent and clear ur trophies at DFW.
 

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I can definitely help you. I deliver to the DFW area as I am originally from there. The vast majority of our business is in Safari taxidermy. I am USDA certified so your crate(s) can come directly to me. I will work with any import broker and all of our work is completely custom.

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I highly recommend @gizmo. Eriks work is awesome several of the pics he posted are my animals.
 

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I am located in DFW….. I have seen all the good & bad come and go. I personally use @gizmo. Not only are we friends, but I can count on his operation to be fair and transparent with all the BS going on with operations and logistics. Tanneries seem to be the hold up. That being said, I don’t mind using a guy a few hours away to get quality work done. He has mine & many friends big game to birds. If I did not feel confident, I sure as hell would not put my name or word on it.
 

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I have used B&B Taxidermy in Houston since 95. Fantastic operation, owned by Mike Baird. I guess has done 50 to 60 African animals for me from Lord Derby, Bongo to steenbok
 

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For Dallas area Tru Fit is very good. I’m not sure if Ron Schaefer is still in business but he is also very good.
 

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Do NOT use Harwell in Rowlett. He boiled 25% of the boss off my Cape buffalo (I literally had to remake the boss with blackened epoxy putty myself as best I could--the crumbled bits of boss he boiled off by leaving the fire untended for hours could not be reconstructed) and then he mounted the horns with little wood blocks and screws so it swung back and forth on the plaque, leaving scratches. A child could have done better and would have cared more. I duplicated a mount done in Zimbabwe by using all thread to attach the skull solidly to the plaque. He had never done a European mount on cape buff horns obviously, and did not care, given the reduced profit margin. He also broke several teeth out of the skull, don't ask me how, and broke and LOST a three inch section of the jawbone, which I had to reconstruct and paint to match the bone color!
Use the Flagg Group only if you like a deer made to look squinty eyed like he is pissed off that you shot him. They do at least tan the hide.
I recommend American, tho they only quick tan.
 
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We also use True Life taxidermy in grandbury TX! Top shelf!
Already planning on sending my dall sheep and caribou to them if successful in the fall. Katie and Roy will take great care of you there
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