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joeym
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« Reply #15 on: August 24, 2017, 09:23:56 PM »


Joeym, I have yet to attempt one of those. Might never see one as I don't know of many around here at all. With the weight of those horns, is 4 to 6 inches of a core enough to hold the weight without a steel rod or something inserted for internal support?

The horns are surprisingly lightweight.   Never had an issue with them coming off or loose
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« Reply #16 on: August 27, 2017, 12:13:54 AM »

Well guys I finally got my longhorn mounted!!!!  Here he is drying, still need to do the finish work so I can get this big boy out of the showroom!  horns ended up being a little over 6' tip to tip on the mount!!!  My customer also wanted the back hide soft-tanned,  that I had to send to the tannery,  ended up being 47 sq/ft!!! and turned out beautiful!


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« Reply #17 on: August 28, 2017, 05:21:09 AM »

Nicely done.
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« Reply #18 on: September 01, 2017, 12:02:47 AM »

Thanks Sea Wolf  Will post pictures when he gets dry and I do the finish work...
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« Reply #19 on: September 09, 2017, 08:40:41 AM »

Dang Wyatt that's nice! Bet you're glad to have that behind you!
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« Reply #20 on: September 10, 2017, 07:42:19 AM »

Thanks Brooke!!! And you better believe I'm glad to get him done!  Now if the customer will come get him.....  He takes up one wall in the showroom!!!   
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« Reply #21 on: September 14, 2017, 09:48:14 AM »

Nice work!
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« Reply #22 on: September 15, 2017, 07:12:54 PM »

Final pictures of that big boy.....  Really excited to get this longhorn done.  My customer loves him!







 
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