Upright Whitetail with eyes by Joe Meder

Submitted by Doug P on 02/03/2004. ( ) 67.1.101.208

Wondered if anyone has used this yet and what they thought. I have a customer who wants this form. Looks like there will be no need to build up shoulders on this one. If your confused as to which form I'm talking about it is in the John Reinhart catolog on page 17.

Thanks

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Confused

This response submitted by Vic on 02/03/2004. ( ) 209.83.14.185

I'm confused why and how you build up shoulders if the measurements are correct. I have seen other posts where people like his forms. I have had good luck with McKenzies forms, they alway's seem to fit good for me.


just mounted one

This response submitted by mjd on 02/03/2004. ( ) 68.113.160.242

fit great and looks great.


Deer are not like beef cattle.

This response submitted by JOhn C on 02/03/2004. ( ) 66.233.157.155

I dont know of any form on the market these days that you have to build the shoulder up on. I think you need to go back to the basics.

Most deer are not 15 inches across the chest, most are even smaller.

These deer are not beef cattle, especially not 500 pound feeder calves.

Remember the deer seldom go over 250 lbs. You need to see some live deer to understand this. Now also go look at some beef cattle, you will see you have been doing this for nothing.

You trust the sculptor for the face and neck, but not for the brisket and shoulders?

Who knows more about deer you or the sculptor?

If you answered you, well you are wrong!

I think many of us did the samething before we learned the difference between cattle and deer.


Missing Brain Ridge

This response submitted by Mike on 02/03/2004. ( ) 66.2.148.188

I saw those forms in the catalog too. They have the preset eyes, but the photo in the catalog was missing the brain ridge, which makes attaching the antlers very simple. Did the actual form have a brain ridge?


John C.

This response submitted by Doug P on 02/03/2004. ( ) 67.1.100.249

Where in my question did I ask if deer are like beef cattle?


I guess what I meant to say is

This response submitted by John C is my hero on 02/03/2004. ( ) 67.1.100.249

I build up the legs or the knobs that come down from the manicans. Witch is part of the front shoulders is my mind. But I'm not Mr. Critical Mass like some in here.


Maybe istead of adding you should be subtracting.

This response submitted by JOhn C on 02/03/2004. ( ) 66.233.157.155

Instead of adding clay and asking for problems, why not remove the excess, Cut the armpits as its been called here and rasp them out to show the legs?


Joe Meder forms

This response submitted by MIke Dunbar on 02/04/2004. ( ) 209.206.208.184

are big forms in my opinion. I don't know why you would need to add to them.


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