im not finished with nose painting and airbrushing but am gettin close. i am very pleased so far. i think it looks great! but am sure a few things r off. u guys have helped alot i appreciate every1s input so far. and i do not know how i could of done it w/out the rick carter a-z vid. dont know what made me purchase but after i did and came on here and heard everbody saying good things about it, made me happy i choose it. incredible thanks rick! any way after sum of u guys input last nite i went back home got cape out of fridge sanded down the mannikin a bit mounted face then brisket. and then from there it was alot of sewing i made sum bad jagged cuts. but i hid them well not even noticeable i realy had to pull and taxi hair as i went back. it was a nice tight fit and worked out great. and the deer was a very beutiful spicimen nice thick coat and good coloring just realy pretty. and i shot him my biggest so far. man when the mount came together it felt so good and so rewarding. it was alot of work. i prolly had atleat 25 hrs into it . i still have a few ? though i broke my disc 2 of rick carter so when do i add the fugacide and how do i apply? and i noticed after taxiing my briskit was a little different the mannikin has an offset shoulder it is left turn so i believe i got it right anway it looks good well here r sum pics thanks again all! i have to start lookin 4 a new project. critisism welcome.