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Axis deer

Discussion in 'Deer and Gameheads' started by dsbragg, Feb 15, 2009.

  1. jasonb

    jasonb I think I'll keep her

    Thats about almost how I do it but I am going to try to dry the ears a bit before applying the bondo. Thanks Dennis
     
  2. Thats a realy good job!! Very Clean, and crisp!!
     

  3. chbtaxidermy

    chbtaxidermy When in Austin, do like the Liberals: Hug a Tree

    I would call them "Tic Tac Crispy"!!

    Very nice Axis. Absolutely beautiful animal.
     
  4. Thanks for the nose color tip!
     
  5. Head Hunter

    Head Hunter Member

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    Very nice work. The hair patterns and colors are exquisite.
     
  6. Very nice work!
     
  7. chongo

    chongo Member

    I have noticed the neck swirl (where you groomed the hair in the side of the neck) on winter axis capes, but not summer. Is that why you groomed it that way?
     
  8. Chongo, I really didn't groom it that way, that was the natural pattern of the hair. This Axis had 4 swirls or cowlicks like that on him and with these animals as you know from doing them, have very thick, stiff hair, even when short. It's easy to see how the patterns line up or change in the direction they lay in, so I go with what the hair tells me. This Axis was killed in late Oct here in FL, not cold but cooler, he still had a thick coat. :)