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Old 01-18-2020, 06:04 AM
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Hi all, I have just got my moose antlers back from my taxidermist. He took his time and did an awesome job with them...
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Old 01-18-2020, 06:24 AM
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Those look awesome Phil. I like that better than a full shoulder mount actually.
​​​​​​When I eventually take a moose, that's what I'll be having done.

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Old 01-18-2020, 06:27 AM
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Thank you Jake.. I would of liked to have a full shoulder mount but I didnít have the space for it. Itís hard enough to find the wall space for these as it is.
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Old 01-18-2020, 08:05 AM
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I agree look awesome, very nicely done

and I hear you on trying to find wall space, after about 40+ heads and assorted mounts, things here are pretty tight to fit anything else any more Haha!
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Old 01-18-2020, 04:41 PM
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Thank you mrbb, I only have average household ceilings at the house. So with over 2 feet high antlers before being mounted and 51 inches wide takes away a lot of wall space. Also putting them in an area where they donít get walked into. Those reasons makes it difficult to put up. But I have two places here. At my camp I have an area that wouldnít be an issue with around 14 feet of wall space. I havenít decided to keep them at the house or take them to camp later on. One thing that I donít understand is they were measured at the tagging station and then by myself at 50 inches wide. When I took them to be scored after they had dried out they measured 51 inches wide. All I can think of is that when they dried they tipped back a little? I have always thought that they pulled in and shrunk somewhat. Oh well I am taking the 51 in spread that they are now..
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Nice rack Phil! haha. That mount looks really good and shows off the palmation well.
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Old 01-18-2020, 11:35 PM
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I'm serious Phil. For a moose I like the look of that better than a full shoulder mount. Moose are kinda goofy looking critters anyway. That really shows the antlers off well, and looks classy.

You have me googling moose hunts again.....

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Old 01-19-2020, 06:18 AM
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Thank you Cal and Jake..

I hear you on the goofy 🙃 looking side of it. If I had the space I still would of went with a shoulder mount. That gives a better idea on how massive they are..
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Very nice trophy and very nice mount.
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Old 01-19-2020, 05:13 PM
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Thank you Oldtimr
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