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What is the most Difficult species for you to mount?

Discussion in 'Deer and Gameheads' started by PLTannery, Jan 18, 2007.

  1. What in your opinion is the most difficult species( or Gender of species) to mount? The one that you cuss to yourself everytime one walks thru your door. And why do you feel they are so difficult?

    Just wondering.


    Promise Land Tannery
  2. Cole

    Cole Amateur Taxidermist

    I'll bet an elephant would be a pain in the ass, haven't seen too many roll in yet though. In my shop I think I dislike turkeys the most.

  3. Todd K

    Todd K New Member

    I have two, first I cant stand to skin coyotes, especially wet ones! I enjoy putting them together though! Second, would probably be turkeys also. Not real fond of the fleshing part.
  4. Becky P

    Becky P One must believe the glass is half full.

    Fish, although I'd imagine an elephant would be pretty tough, especially since I would have to do it in the barn because it wouldn't fit in my shop, LOL. OK back to fish, they stink and then I have to paint the dang things - usually more than once.

    WILDLIFER " Damn Mini Flesher !"

    Skunks-definetly Skunks !I have only done a few ,and the price was high,but the memeries linger on & on !!
  6. The one I'm working on at the time. ;D
  7. lizardguts

    lizardguts skull collector

    This post is 6 years old :eek:
  8. tem

    tem Well-Known Member

    OK. what were we all doing 6 years ago? whoops. did i just start a new topic. 8)
  9. Holy Crap... Talk about dredging.... This was my first year in business!
  10. For me it's anything killed by me personally. Cant seem to find the motivation. One the best deer i have ever killed was on Jan. 25 2007 just a few days after this topic was started. Still not mounted. ;)
  11. This one HAS to take the cake! I've always wondered how one handles the skunks...P-U!
  12. michael p.

    michael p. Getting better with age :)

    Dove :)
  13. Steven Klee

    Steven Klee Steven Klee Studios

  14. minehill

    minehill Member

  15. petasucks

    petasucks New Member

    dove. They like to fall apart when i touch them
  16. frenchydermist

    frenchydermist New Member

    birds full of pin feathers!!!
  17. JerseyJays

    JerseyJays Well-Known Member

  18. rbear

    rbear Well-Known Member

    Alligator Difficult and fun at he same time.
  19. buckmasters243

    buckmasters243 Active Member

    I think they are easy once you get it down.(tail,eyes,ears,mouth)
  20. Rick Carter

    Rick Carter Administrator