Bear mount

Submitted by R Thomas on 2/14/05 at 7:01 PM. ( )

I got a lifesize bear form from McKenzie with a 5 1/2 eye to nose and got a change out head with the cast lip eye to nose was also 5 1/2 but change out head was smaller than all my other measurements neck is alot to small just want to know how to change size with out geting a new head? please give some ideas i need all the help i can get. Thanks

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I know how to change a normal head but this is alot differen

This response submitted by Ronnie on 2/14/05 at 7:12 PM. ( )

Not like changing a normal head.


This response submitted by Jim B on 2/15/05 at 12:46 AM. ( )

What is your LS form number?What is the length of the form?That head should fit about a 65" bear like LBR-137.That form is 5 1/2"x65".If you have a bear in the 70"-72" range,you'll probably need a 5 3/4" "cast lip" head.If only the neck is different,just slice that off the head,attach the head and blend into the form neck.If you are sure that it is too small all over,you would really be better off exchanging it for the 5 3/4" size.Those headforms are really difficult to alter and make bigger.If it were me,I would actually try the form in the skin before sending it back-you might be surprised.That's a pretty decent sized head for about a 300 # bear.If you have any other questions, holler.Good luck with it.

THE form is for 71# bear

This response submitted by Ronnie on 2/15/05 at 8:30 AM. ( )

the form i ordered was the rm171 71 inches nose to tail

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