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Mount or not

Old 12-20-2019, 04:56 PM
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Default Mount or not

Should I get this mounted
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Old 12-20-2019, 05:03 PM
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Originally Posted by Bryandavis82
Should I get this mounted
Only you can answer that. I wouldn't. But maybe you should.

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Old 12-20-2019, 07:57 PM
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The Mount is purely up to you.

It is your trophy, your hunt, your memory of that hunt.
You may never top that in the area you hunt.

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Old 12-21-2019, 10:34 PM
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Personally I wouldn’t. I think a euro would look nicer. But that is entirely up to you. How I go about it is I don’t mount anything smaller than my previous one
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Old 12-22-2019, 08:00 AM
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Is it your first buck? 10, 20 or even 30 years from now, do you think you'll look back and wish you had gotten it mounted? Everybody so far has given you pretty good advice based on experience and wisdom gained through that experience. Let us know what you decide and post some pictures.
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Old 12-22-2019, 07:17 PM
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I think I would ,it is a nice buck .But that's me .
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Old 12-24-2019, 02:51 PM
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I would it’s a unique deer but if you can’t afford it I would do a European mount
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Old 12-30-2019, 09:15 AM
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Originally Posted by Bryandavis82
Should I get this mounted
That is entirely up to you. If he is a trophy to you, and mount him.
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Old 01-02-2020, 09:48 AM
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The fact that you are asking suggests you are unsure. I suppose it depends on how long you think you may still hunt and how large the deer population is in your area. If you think you may never top this one then go ahead and mount it. But if you plan to hunt and have good access, you probably will shoot larger ones. Then again, it may be very special to you and I've seen many mounts that fall into this category. A friend at work hunted enthusiastically for a few years and then quit. I'm sure he was glad that he mounted his first buck which was smaller than yours. Many hunters have hunted for years and not had an opportunity to shoot even an 8 pointer - especially in areas where the herd is struggling.
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Old 01-05-2020, 08:18 PM
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I guess it would depend on how special of a deer it is to you. If it's your biggest in quite some time then go for it!
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