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Discussion in 'Tanning' started by trapper 1, May 23, 2009.

  1. trapper 1

    trapper 1 New Member

    I just got off the phone with him and he told me to forget tanning just do it the cheapest way possible. Thanks for all your help
     
  2. Kevin Halle

    Kevin Halle Well-Known Member

    I would call him back and tell him to come get his bear!!! Thats me though.
     

  3. trapper 1

    trapper 1 New Member

    He has give me alot of trouble in the past but I have to give it to him he has brought me business.
     
  4. Kevin Halle

    Kevin Halle Well-Known Member

    It's your reputation on the line!
     
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    That will just be one of my future clients that wants his things remounted because they smell.
    I have 5 safari's and 40 other pieces of work from Tennessee Clients this year already.
    Sorry to hear that Trapper, your doing business the wrong way to benefit all professional taxidermists everywhere.
     
  6. trapper 1

    trapper 1 New Member

    I am going ahead and sending it to a tannery at my expense.* I have a qustion for you just how do you know I am doing business wrong. I am trying to be smart though.
     
  7. trapper 1

    trapper 1 New Member

    Just curious where are you getting all this work from tenn at? Just a general area
     
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    EVERYWHERE in Tn, from Memphis to Knoxville to Chattanooga and everywhere in between, a lot in Miss, ALA, N.C. Georgia and Kentucky also
    Clients find me for the quality of taxidermy I produce and the services I provide.
    I may be your neighbor someday ;)
    My bear mounts start at $2995.00 for lifesize.
     
  9. trapper 1

    trapper 1 New Member

    Those areas are know where near me. The reason I charge cheap is that people in my region dont have high paying jobs like maybe in your area.
     
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    This is the area that I get customers out of....


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    My studio is located in Michigan
     
  11. trapper 1

    trapper 1 New Member

    good for you I guess
     
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    You just need to re-think your marketing and find clients with some money
     
  13. trapper 1

    trapper 1 New Member

    Nobody really has money where I live. Do you do taxidermy full time?
     
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    See that banner with the pictures moving on it below this type??
    click on it
    ;D
     
  15. Jason O

    Jason O Active Member

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    thats a not so good reason . would you like to do 1 mount at 3000$ or 2 mounts at 1500$,do the math and you will figure it out ,
    i am curious as to what your doing the mount for.
     
  16. trapper 1

    trapper 1 New Member

    I am doing this one for $1300.
     
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    No you just set your prices to what you can afford
    I guess in your area everyone drives a 15 year old truck and lives on welfare ???
    Then advertise in area's where people have MONEY.
    Or just keep going down the dead end road your on.
     
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    Skinning / salt and prep bear 200
    Tanning bear 200
    Mannakin and shipping 400 +
    Eyes and other supplies glue pins ect 50
    Base 400

    THOSE costs are they same no matter where you live.

    Looks like you make $50.00 for your time mounting this one.
     
  19. trapper 1

    trapper 1 New Member

    Not to be a smart A$$ but let me recommend you down here and see how much business you get from here. Let me know how much money you make from these people on wellfare. Whats wrong with driving a 15 year old truck? My dad still drives his old farm truck every where and most of my neighbors do to.
     
  20. Ya'll still talking about this. I've already put a cape on a deer and got it sewn up. ;D

    Really though, Trapper, the man (*) you are talking to is one of the best in the business, he is not steering you wrong. Instead of making excuses, listen to him and take it to heart.