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doedumatch
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« on: July 25, 2011, 10:51:30 PM »



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OutbackJack
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« Reply #1 on: July 26, 2011, 05:50:12 AM »

looks like a good mount but no close up pictures.  One thing on the habitat.  It looks good and its simple but lose the red/ orange grass.  Its seriously draws my eye to it instead of the mount.  Great Job and keep it up!
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timwilly
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I lost my agenda !!!

« Reply #2 on: July 26, 2011, 08:22:33 AM »

I like it.......Nice solid, well groomed mount. You did well !!
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kendall1987
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« Reply #3 on: July 26, 2011, 08:35:55 AM »

Looks very good.what did you use for the habitat base?
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doedumatch
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« Reply #4 on: July 26, 2011, 12:45:05 PM »

Looks very good.what did you use for the habitat base?

I started with a 2x4 frame them 3/4 plywood for the bottom. Barn wood for the base trim. I used expanding spray foam to make the bottom look uneven. Then used elmers glue and "painted" the foam and sprinkled dirt hat I had sprayed and sealed tight in a container for a few days to kill any bugs.  After I had the dirt on the foam I mixed water and elmers and sprayed the dirt to seal it down and give it a wet look. The post is an old hedge wood fence post and I got the grasses from michaels craft store.




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buckhunter76
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« Reply #5 on: July 29, 2011, 06:50:40 PM »

don't change nothing, to each is his own.
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TrixiMcGee
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WooHoo!

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« Reply #6 on: July 29, 2011, 07:10:26 PM »

Very nice! I love the barn wood!
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r.rase78
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« Reply #7 on: July 30, 2011, 12:01:02 AM »

VERRY NICE!!!! Good job on your first ped love the habitat and your buck looks awesome :)
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krollh
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« Reply #8 on: August 02, 2011, 09:20:42 AM »

Very nice, mount and base.
I like the mount against the post much better than on top. I plan on my next personal mount to be very similar.
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