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#3644384 - 04/14/14 01:36 PM taxidermist shrunk my mount
Nyper
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I swear it looked bigger when I dropped him off. \:D

Got it back today. Not a brute by some people's standards, but I'm happy.


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#3644385 - 04/14/14 01:38 PM Re: taxidermist shrunk my mount [Re: Nyper]
doubledownranch
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I'd be proud of that one... Is that a Wilson county deer?
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#3644387 - 04/14/14 01:42 PM Re: taxidermist shrunk my mount [Re: doubledownranch]
double browtine
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nice looking buck and mount! Do you think the neck size shrunk or the antlers? That is a nice wide 8!
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#3644389 - 04/14/14 01:44 PM Re: taxidermist shrunk my mount [Re: double browtine]
Nyper
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 Originally Posted By: double browtine
nice looking buck and mount! Do you think the neck size shrunk or the antlers? That is a nice wide 8!


I admittedly thought the neck was bigger. However, that cape came from a different deer. The cape from my buck couldn't be used.

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#3644412 - 04/14/14 02:02 PM Re: taxidermist shrunk my mount [Re: doubledownranch]
Nyper
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 Originally Posted By: doubledownranch
I'd be proud of that one... Is that a Wilson county deer?


Yes... between Watertown and Lebanon.

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#3644523 - 04/14/14 03:46 PM Re: taxidermist shrunk my mount [Re: Nyper]
Mike Belt
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It is possible he has a smaller neck now. Even with the original cape if the right form isn't used it can shrink by an inch.
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#3644533 - 04/14/14 03:53 PM Re: taxidermist shrunk my mount [Re: Mike Belt]
easy45
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dang nice deer though
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#3644549 - 04/14/14 04:12 PM Re: taxidermist shrunk my mount [Re: easy45]
7mm08
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Registered: 09/12/07
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Freezer shrinkage factor! HA!

Nice NINE!


Edited by 7mm08 (04/14/14 04:12 PM)
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#3644566 - 04/14/14 04:25 PM Re: taxidermist shrunk my mount [Re: 7mm08]
rem270
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Nice one.
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#3644568 - 04/14/14 04:25 PM Re: taxidermist shrunk my mount [Re: 7mm08]
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Sounds like he didn't do the measurements before hand or ignored them one.

Great deer man.
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