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    Show me your Mule Deer Mounts please!!

    Hi I am looking for some ideas on different Mule deer mounts. I have my head waiting at the taxidermists right now and am just trying to figure out what all I want to do with him.

    Thanks in advance.

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    Here is a mount I did for my buddy last year. On a Bill Lancaster pedestal form.
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    That's a great looking mount and deer.

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    mulie

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    Thanks for the posts, those are all some great looking mounts. It's nice to see the different poses.

    This is the one mount that I already have and am debating on going with a similar style mount facing the other way so I can put one on each side of the wall or if I want
    to go with a different look. Any recommendations?


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    This is the deer I am getting mounted.


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    Nice buck!
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    A couple I did for a client last season. The pedistal is custom made out of tiger maple with walnut inlay.web site pics 161 (Large).jpg
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    Quote Originally Posted by shmingey22 View Post
    Thanks for the posts, those are all some great looking mounts. It's nice to see the different poses.

    This is the one mount that I already have and am debating on going with a similar style mount facing the other way so I can put one on each side of the wall or if I want
    to go with a different look. Any recommendations?

    Yeah a different Taxi, yours is by far the worst mount on this thread

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    Not mine but was at an outfitter's place that I hunted at.

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    JerseyJaysTaxidermy.com
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    Very nice bucks
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    Very nice bucks and great ideas for awesome mounts.

    The couple from Matt D on the custom made pedestal look fantastic
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    Quote Originally Posted by jimmy bug View Post
    Yeah a different Taxi, yours is by far the worst mount on this thread
    I already took care of that. My first mount was done by a family friend who was just getting into the business and looking for some work. I gave her a shot but without her being a hunter or really all THAT into deer she struggled and closed her doors. I have a well known local guy doing my next one. Might get him to re-do this one was well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Matt D View Post
    A couple I did for a client last season. The pedistal is custom made out of tiger maple with walnut inlay.web site pics 161 (Large).jpg
    With that pedistal mount, how hard is it to adapt a wall mount to one of those? The reason I ask is that I really like the idea of the pedistal but if I later on wanted to mount them on the wall and get rid of the pedistil I just wanted to make sure that I would still have that option. If I did get my first mount re-done than I would be VERY tempted at doing something similar.

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    in that case, just tell your taxidermist and he will use a flat backed form with wood on it, instead of a curved foam back..

    he can cover it like normal, and when the time is right, all you need to do is screw a hanger on the back...
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    Thanks for the info. I'll look into that option.

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    My taxidermist just finished picking up my first mount as he is going to be re-doing that one as well. I am going with both of them being mounted on a pedistil. I'm going to have it made with some logs and a few other things. It should turn out well, a little more than I was wanting to spend but I think that in the end it will be great.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JerseyJays View Post
    hahahahaha

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    Good thread

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    Unfinished mount, I will post it finished and a better picture (not with my phone) when it is actually done


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    Couple ideas for you, my best advise. Make sure you taxidermist is great, not just good or ok. You have to look at it the rest of your life you know what I mean.


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    Those are all awesome, thanks for the pictures. I have looked at some previous work of his and am impressed with it. I am not the best at picking out the small details on mounts compared to some so I'm not as picky but I have learned a lot from my last mount and know that this guy is WAY better.

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