First Deer Head Mount

Submitted by Jim on 11/16/2002. ( )

Doing my first deer head mount, everything went great til i needed to order a manikin. Eye to nose was 7 inches and neck was 16 inches, cant find that size, what size should i order, im sure the eye to nose measurement is correct. Thanks......

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Van Dyke

This response submitted by Superpig on 11/16/2002. ( )

VanDyke has forms in that size . Every now and then I come across one of those too and that's when I order from VanDyke. They have them in upright and semisneak.


This response submitted by Fat Back on 11/16/2002. ( )

Van Dykes also offers a 7 1/8 x 16 in a full sneak that I use. Buckeye has a form in 7 x 16, the 3680 series. McKenzie has them too, 6400 & 6500 series. Try Joe Coombs too. Order a few catalogs or surf the net and you'll find what you need.

Only thing I've found with VD forms are they are obviuosly sculpted for larger bulky block head Northeren deer. A big differece to skinny narrow southern deer. But they do offer some sizes other dont. And I'm all for not having to alter a form!

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