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brushwolf
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« Reply #15 on: February 08, 2009, 10:37:42 PM »

Started on my own with no help and did a squirrel plastered to a wall.
same here. a big road kill fox squirrel.
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« Reply #16 on: February 08, 2009, 10:41:11 PM »

Years ago I mounted a cottontail rabbit head mount as my first effort.  After a 20 year lapse I started back up and I dove right in with a WT shoulder mount.  It was pretty bad!
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« Reply #17 on: February 08, 2009, 11:17:12 PM »

I was taught by Northwest Iowa School of Taxidermy,  Whitetail buck.
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« Reply #18 on: February 08, 2009, 11:19:33 PM »

Just generally wondering what people did as their first mount....and whether you just grabbed the bull by the horns and did it or if you had help?


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« Reply #19 on: February 08, 2009, 11:21:35 PM »

Just generally wondering what people did as their first mount....and whether you just grabbed the bull by the horns and did it or if you had help?


Oh my @#$%&* I am biting my tongue!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
i think i may know where you going there  :D  :D  :D  :D :D
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« Reply #20 on: February 08, 2009, 11:23:01 PM »

im doing my  first whitetail-with a mentor-my 73 year old buddy who has 52 years under his belt,its a pleasure to learn from him
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« Reply #21 on: February 08, 2009, 11:27:23 PM »

ROTFLMAO Perv!   

    
Re: Was wondering....what was your first mount?
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Just generally wondering what people did as their first mount....and whether you just grabbed the bull by the horns and did it or if you had help?


Oh my @#$%&* I am biting my tongue!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


TAXIDERMY MOUNT.......not your sweaty high school stuff LOL
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« Reply #22 on: February 08, 2009, 11:27:55 PM »

I took taxidermy at Northwestern High School in Wayne County, Ohio in 1974.  Mr. Penn was our instructor.  We had to mount a bird, fish, and an animal to get an "A".  I mounted a pigeon, a small largemouth bass and a squirrel.  I found the picture of my pigeon from 1974.



Another bird mount from 1975


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I won't touch a bird today.  Although I have done birds and big game in the past 34 years...I really like doing fish and reptiles today.  :)

Kerby...
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« Reply #23 on: February 08, 2009, 11:31:41 PM »

Cool, Kerby thanks for the pics ........love the chops do you still have them??  ;D
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« Reply #24 on: February 09, 2009, 08:12:06 AM »

First mount in 1974...Bobwhite quail!
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« Reply #25 on: February 09, 2009, 08:18:14 AM »

My first mount was a largemouth. Then I did a doe.
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« Reply #26 on: February 10, 2009, 07:06:07 PM »

My first was a piebald chipmunk. After that I was hooked forever!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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« Reply #27 on: February 10, 2009, 07:11:39 PM »

My first mount was a raccoon head. I think I used one of those kits. I quickly realized they weren't 'one size fits all'.
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« Reply #28 on: February 10, 2009, 07:26:36 PM »

A mink.  My boss told me how to cut the form apart and put it back together, but other than that, it was just me.
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« Reply #29 on: February 10, 2009, 07:34:21 PM »

Just generally wondering what people did as their first mount....and whether you just grabbed the bull by the horns and did it or if you had help?


you was gonna say a fat chick with braces  weren't you?  LOL!

Oh my @#$%&* I am biting my tongue!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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