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2008 bow buck pics/mount pics

Old 07-16-2009, 11:39 AM
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Have had these pics for a while, just now posting them.

I liked the mount aesthetically, but I believe I lost neck and chest size, via cape trimming...big time turn off because it was a mature buck (field dressed 220lbs)..should have measured before hand when trying a new taxi!! Live and learn!

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Old 07-16-2009, 12:26 PM
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i agree but awesome buck nonetheless
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Old 07-16-2009, 03:24 PM
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Definitely an awesome buck!!! Is it just me or does his neck look thinner for the mount than it did when you took him?
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Old 07-16-2009, 04:57 PM
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Beautiful buck. The form doesn't do him justice, the width turned into length when he put a large cape on a smaller form. Still, awesome buck.
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Old 07-17-2009, 04:49 AM
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great buck, but you are right on that... too bad he didn't get that swell in his neck...
I wonder if he mixed capes up w/ another's deer? Anyway, he is a pig of a deer!!! Congrats!
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Old 07-17-2009, 04:56 AM
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Thats a shame about the mount but it is still a really nice buck. Congratulations
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Old 07-18-2009, 01:05 PM
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Originally Posted by 4evrhtn
Beautiful buck. The form doesn't do him justice, the width turned into length when he put a large cape on a smaller form. Still, awesome buck.
Gotta agree. Your taxi dropped the ball. Now way should he have used a doe form for that buck even if the capping was wrong. If that was an issue, he should have hasd the skill and forsight to tell you the final product would not be represenative of the deer and suggested gaining access to a better cape to use so that he could use the appropriate form size. Really inexcusable. My only suggestion is look for a new taxi.
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Old 07-18-2009, 07:35 PM
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He got you big time on that form. His work looks good. He either had that form in his shop or got them mixed up or something. Bells and whistles should've went of in his head when he put that cape on the form. To bad. That buck was probably 22" at the small of the neck.
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Old 07-18-2009, 07:57 PM
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Very nice buck, congrats.
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Old 07-18-2009, 08:11 PM
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Real nice buck. I had a relative have the same problem with a big buck he killed. When he caped the deer out he cut the neck too close to the head. The taxidermist mis-interpreted the size of the buck and used a mount that did not do the buck justice. Since then we always give the taxidermist alot of extra neck and cape to work with. On the last one I got mounted I cut the neck almost to the shoulders and the taxidermist acually used a mount mold that probably was bigger than the buck acually was.
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