Moose Head Prices

Submitted by Rick on 10/8/01. ( rbusse@woh.rr.com ) 65.31.36.58

A guy came in with a moose head to be mounted. (med.-Lg.) I quoted $1,200.00 because I did one for 850.00 a few years ago and thought it was too low for the work involved. I do quality work but was wondering what you moose experts charge for a professional moose shoulder mount. Thanks for your imput.

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This response submitted by jim marsico on 10/8/01. ( ) 209.193.81.150

I charge $975. for a shiras here in Wyo. and get about 5 per year, thats been my price for 4 years now, they are a lot of work and Id charge even more but some really good shops around here do them for "alot" less, taxidermyitous syndrom is my thought for them.


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This response submitted by George on 10/8/01. ( georoof@aol.com ) 152.163.188.2

Cause I know he does better work than I do, but I don't bat an eye when I tell them $1200 for Canadian, $1500 for Alaskan. I KNOW I can mount 3 whitetails in the time it takes me to do one moose and the physical beating they cause is really worse than the big Kodiaks I mounted a few months back. I figure they pay $6000 to go shoot one, they can at least 'fess up 20% more for the mount. If not, let them abuse somebody else.


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This response submitted by jim marsico on 10/8/01. ( ) 209.193.81.138

Geo. Thanks for the compliment, I should charge more, its a sickness with me I cannt help it and I cannt overcome it. Is there a taxidermiholic org. than can help me, but alas after 30+ years full time its to late Im afraid. I just raised my price on moose to 1200.


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