This trophies are going to Highveld Taxidermy

Discussion in 'Taxidermy' started by Hallgeir Gravråk, Mar 10, 2019.

  1. Hallgeir Gravråk

    Hallgeir Gravråk AH Veteran

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    This bushbuck are going to be shouldermount
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    The buffalo cow are going to be a European mount
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    And the second bushbuck to the left on the picture are also going to be a European mount.

    Hopefully Highveld Taxidermy will do a great job on these trophies.
     

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  2. Hmaxwell

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    I have had Highveld do some work for me and I was very happy with their work.
     

  3. DWB

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    Highveld does very good work.

    See you hunted with Christo. Well done on your animals
     

  4. Hallgeir Gravråk

    Hallgeir Gravråk AH Veteran

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    Yes I hunted with Christo, a really great guy.
    I`m going back to him as soon as I can.
     

  5. johnnyblues

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    Good luck sir.
     

  6. PARA45

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    Don't do it, do yourself a favor and have your trophies done in the US. Highveld ripped me off, and the quality of their work is piss poor. To put it mildly. Look at this impala, and you be the judge. If you already committed to them, I hope you do not have to go through with what I had to endure. Your trophies will be on your wall and you'll see them every day.

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  7. BWH

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    They did my 2nd trip.... paid for premium service got par to subpar at best results. My 3rd Safari is coming home to @gizmo for premium craftsmanship & Service. No disrespect. Just facts.
     
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    I also would never use Highveld again, they lost one of my trophies never to be found !! Had problems with them on the D&P.
     

  10. johnnyblues

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    Problem is he lives in Norway cant ship to the U.S. If I were him I would send them to Hunters and Collectors.
     
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  11. PARA45

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    My bad, didn't see where he was from.
     
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  12. jeff

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    We have told him where not to go but we also need to give him recommendations as to where to go!
     

  13. johnnyblues

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    I mentioned one place, and I ve had bad experiences with Splitting Image and Relieve. So add IMO two more places to avoid.
     
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    You did give him a suggestion and that's what got me to thinking that we need to give him other options, not just negatives. I have only used places for D&P and don't know where there is very good quality taxidermy in SA.
     
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  15. johnnyblues

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    Your right Jeff, several members here used Hunters/Collectors with good results that's why I suggested.
     

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    Add me to the list of having a (very) poor experience with Highveld.........won't ever do it again.(n)
     

  17. Witold Krzyżanowski

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    +1
     

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    Has anyone used Don Clair Taxidermy or Zululand Taxidermy in KZN?

    The work of theirs that I’ve seen or had done was very good. Don Clair is a one man show - Linus, the taxidermist does almost everything himself, apart from scull boiling and some prep work. Zululand is much bigger, and Coenie has a few staff members helping him
     

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    I used Highveld in 2012, the work was ok but the nyala that I recieved definitely wasn't mine.
     

  20. PARA45

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    What was Highveld's reply to the Nyala not being yours? Did they try to make things right?

    The solution to fix my Impala was for me to ship it back to them, so they could fix it, and then me pay shipping back. I was going to pay for my Impala to go round trip back to Africa to fix their screw up.

    My apologies to the OP for semi-high jacking this post.
     

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