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Here's antler in your eye

Discussion in 'Deer and Gameheads' started by Cathy, Nov 17, 2010.

  1. Cathy

    Cathy N.E.A.T President

    Customer brought this tonight. When pulled out, the piece of antler was 2 1/2 inches long. Can't tell how long it was in there, but it didn't look at all fresh.
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    Yes, he wants it mounted this way.
     
  2. backcountrychad

    backcountrychad Active Member

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    Wow.
     

  3. fozziebear

    fozziebear New Member

    wonder if he saw it come'n
     
  4. seanpurc

    seanpurc New Member

    Just a guess, but I bet that didn't feel great!
     
  5. justinjl

    justinjl New Member

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    OUCH
     
  6. 2x
     
  7. srholmes30

    srholmes30 Living each and every day

    WOW!
     
  8. Curt

    Curt Family Life member of the NTA

    OOOooo that had to hurt.
     
  9. rbear

    rbear Well-Known Member

    Are you putting it back after its mounted?
    Ralph
     
  10. Cathy

    Cathy N.E.A.T President

    Yes, the customer wants it like this. Something new for me to figure out!
     
  11. fozziebear

    fozziebear New Member

    I would pry use an epply eye and trim it to fit, just an idea for ya. Would have to see better pic's to really see how to go about it. I think it's safe to say that there pry isn't too many taxi's that have had to THIS one, I'm SURE there are some. Maybe the can help! Will be a neat challenge for sure and look forward to see'n the finished mount! Good luck, I'm sure it will turn out great!
     
  12. striker12

    striker12 Member

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    looks like they did him a favor
     
  13. I wonder if he was the winner or the loser of the fight. I know that when ever I had a black eye from a fight when asked what happened I said, "you should see the other guy"
     
  14. Icarus

    Icarus Something Witty

    Now what would be really interesting is if the other guy that piece of antler belongs to showed up as well!
     
  15. Did it go into the brain then?
     
  16. Cameraman

    Cameraman Member

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    has the eye color changed or just froze? it looks blueish..
     
  17. Cathy

    Cathy N.E.A.T President

    It did not go into the brain. It slid behind the eye and stayed within the bone of the eye socket. He may have been blinded, as it may have damaged nerves somewhere in there. There is no lasting damage to the outer skin. The bone on the edge of the socket looks a bit damaged, but healed. I really think this is an old injury.
     
  18. lorefuma

    lorefuma Member

    have you a pic of the skinned head?
     
  19. Cathy

    Cathy N.E.A.T President

    Yes, although I don't know if Photobucket will keep it on. It pry violates something.
    It's a bit blurry, but you can see the hole and the damage to the cartilage at the back of the socket.



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  20. TIM DUNCAN

    TIM DUNCAN surry county va

    awesome thanks for sharing that one