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Bobcat Challenge - WINNER!

Discussion in 'Lifesize Mammals' started by code6202, Feb 3, 2011.

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  1. bmdakk

    bmdakk Report to moderator

    congrats Cole on a beautiful cat!
     
  2. Cole

    Cole Amateur Taxidermist

    Wow, I'm really surprised. I had some camera trouble and figured with some of the really nice cats entered that I didn't have a shot. I appreciate everyone that voted, all 376 of you. It's great that we get so much participation in this challenge every year. Thank you so much Codi for putting it on. I know it is a lot of work and I know you get nothing for it in return. You are just too cool. ;) Thanks again, and congratulations to everyone that entered!! Here is a pic of my entry after I solved my camera troubles:

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  3. wa

    wa Thanks John...this depicts me better

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    Cole can you Threepete? Nice cat, nice feel, nice overall, and the nose work spot on.

    Great Job everone. very hard animal to pull off
     
  4. AFWS

    AFWS The lost Robertson

    Congrats Cole ::) ;D
     
  5. bill@hogheaven

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    An award to be proud of. They are tough. Congratulations Cole.
     
  6. aspenangler@hotmail.com

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    Congratulations Cole. Nice Cat!
     
  7. Congratulations Cole ! Very well done.
     
  8. psycho

    psycho 2011 WORLD CHAMPIONS!

    HOLY CRAP! Great job Cole. Thats 2 years in a row!
     
  9. This is starting to become a habit! Nice Cat! Great Job.
     
  10. jevic035

    jevic035 Member

    Congrats Cole ! great job on al the cats
     
  11. richm

    richm Only in Texas

    Cole Congratulations!!!

    The expression in that cat's eyes is amazing, and the nose texture and coloring are spot on!!

    Codi, thank you for putting this together, there should be a plaque for you. You have to enter a cat next year to give Cole a race.

    I Learned a TON just looking at these cats!!

    Great Job all who entered!!!!
     
  12. Mirror Image

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    Congrats Cole. The expression and nose got me. Camera trouble- who would have known.

    Nice job everyone, some nice cats. :)
     
  13. Was not my choice but congratulations on a nice cat. On my computer I could not see the eyes in any of the 3 pics so I had to pass on it simply because could not see eye detail other than that it was great cat. Guess I need to adjust my contrast or lightness for better viewing huh!
     
  14. ShedEgo

    ShedEgo New Member

    Studmuffin I couldnt tell either. But congrats Cole!! Beautiful cat.
    Nice job everyone who participated.
     
  15. KansasBuck

    KansasBuck New Member

    really great cat Cole, Congratulations. There was another cat with a similar pose. Where did you get your form and/or did you modify it? You are not to far from me. I may have to come for a lesson sometime :)

    Jerry
     
  16. KansasBuck

    KansasBuck New Member

    Bobby, that was a nice mount. You had a beautiful specimen to work with.
     
  17. Cole

    Cole Amateur Taxidermist

    Jerry, it's a Don Holt manikin, available through WASCO and VanDykes. (I believe WASCO has it listed as a Jan VanHoesen manikin) Mine was only altered a tad for length, the position was not changed. It looks like the other one (mounted by C.J.) was altered for head position.

    I believe we met at Cindy's shop late last summer, and I'm sure we'll meet again at the KS show this year if you go. Thanks everyone for the compliments.
     
  18. Congrats again Cole,
     
  19. BWS

    BWS New Member

    Congrats!
     
  20. KansasBuck

    KansasBuck New Member

    Yes Cole, we did meet at Cindys. I'm glad you reminded me about KAT convention. I need to get my registratiion in. See you there.