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Should this get a shoulder mount??

Old 12-13-2019, 02:32 PM
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So I shot this 8pt buck, my first buck ever... he has a spread of 21.55 and I was curious is this would look good up on the wall. Let me know if you think hes the right size or if I should go with a euro or something instead.<br /><br />thanks
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Old 12-13-2019, 03:16 PM
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Only you can decide that.

It would look great on the wall imo.

A euro would look good as well.

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Old 12-13-2019, 03:39 PM
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Got this one in 1998. He was exactly 21.5
Hope the picture posted. First attempt
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Old 12-13-2019, 03:50 PM
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Originally Posted by cmcelwee View Post
So I shot this 8pt buck, my first buck ever... he has a spread of 21.55 and I was curious is this would look good up on the wall. Let me know if you think hes the right size or if I should go with a euro or something instead.<br /><br />thanks

Why would you ask strangers to make your decision for you?
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Old 12-13-2019, 04:52 PM
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Beautiful buck, congrats! That’s a personal decision but I think he would make a beautiful mount.
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Old 12-13-2019, 05:04 PM
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If you have the money do it, that's better then kicking yourself 10 years from now if you don't and wish you would have.
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Old 12-13-2019, 05:43 PM
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Of course!! Plenty of people mount their first button buck even and regret it when they don't. I would have killed to have a buck like that as my first. That will be your best trophy in the room, no doubt.
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Old 12-13-2019, 06:26 PM
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Originally Posted by Oldtimr View Post
Why would you ask strangers to make your decision for you?
Because he wanted experienced hunters input on if that buck would make a good looking mount or not. Or if he should consider a euro or something else. Pretty common question.

Same question I asked the taxidermist before taking my bear over and he took me into his show room and showed me some similar sized mounts and what they would look like.

It's a good question before spending the money on something that may not look good.

That buck has plenty of rack to look good on the wall.

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Old 12-13-2019, 07:01 PM
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Yes Jake that is why I wanna asking yall opinion so thanks for clarifying! I ended up going with the shoulder
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Old 12-13-2019, 08:15 PM
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I have 9 mounted deer heads in my house and a bunch of euro mounts laying around.

Ive never looked at one of my head mounts and thought "man I wish I wouldn't have had that one done" I have however looked at euro mounts and thought "man I should have had that one mounted"
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