trophies came back today finally

Discussion in 'Taxidermy' started by Raseni, May 3, 2012.

  1. Raseni

    Raseni AH Senior Member

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    Got the skulls, capes and backskins home from my 2011 namibia trip today. Now starts another waiting time for the taxidermist to get them all done.

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    my 59inch kudu

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    cheers
    Rasmus
     

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  2. 35bore

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    Congrats, pics of you holding up the Wildebeest, Gemsbok and Impala, (just a personal request) they are my favorites.
     
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    I'd leave them like they are!
     
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    Stunning Kudu!!!
     
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    +1 and suggest you go on another safari!
     
  6. Diamondhitch

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    Looks great, I especially like the Springbok on the right.
     
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    Congratulations on getting them home.

    Kudu, my weakness. Lovely trophy.
    Hooks on that Springbok....
    Nice rugs..

    Thanks.
     
  8. RogerHeintzman

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    Nice collection, the dollar signs flash again, (taxidermy bill).
     
  9. Bobpuckett

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    Nice Trophies Congrats!
     
  10. Raseni

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    Would love to go on another safari, and maybe if all goes well, I will go in october this season. Back to Namibia again for eland, hartebeest, mountain zebra, oryx and maybe a cheetah. But will have to see how much I can juggle financially.

    I am so pleased about my kudu, that was the whole reason I went on the safari to get a 60" kudu, didnï½´t quite make 60", but close enough.

    Now I am looking forward to getting the stuff back from the taxidermist.

    Will get the the steenbuck and duiker full mounted, the duiker was 4,75" tall so also a great trophy.

    The rest will get shouldermounted. I think the Kudu will be a wall pedistal mount.

    cheers
    Rasmus
     
  11. Raseni

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    Thanks a lots, kudu is also my weekness. hehe

     
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    THe company that shipped your taxidermy did a excellent job. Nice trophies.
     
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    Really good stuff!! Congrats!
     
  14. Raseni

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    yes, I got it all done and shipped by Hunters pride i namibia.

    But I have found that someone has drilled 2 holes in both my wildebeest and impala in the horn in base area on the backside. Is that a bug test?

    cheers
    Rasmus
     
  15. Raseni

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    thank you, yes it is soooo great to have it all home. It was my first safari, so the wait has been so long. 9 long month. Not easy for the eager mind

    cheers
    Rasmus
     
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    That is a wonderful springbok!
     
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    It is most likely a hole used to wire an identification tag to your horns so they do not get misplaced at the taxidermist.
     
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  19. Raseni

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    Or the holes might have been for the insect poison the normally use on skulls.

    yes I will definitely cherish the memories forever.

    cheers
    Rasmus
     
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    Raseni - Very sweet - congratulations.
     

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