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Pheasant mount question!

Discussion in 'Bird Taxidermy' started by jwbkeeper1, May 1, 2011.

  1. Can someone tell me how in the world this pheasant is attached??

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  2. rnviper3

    rnviper3 New Member

    using wires threw the feet and into the antler.

  3. i know this but are they screwed back into the antler seems like they might break
  4. TWinter

    TWinter Winter taxidermy

    I did a mount like that once, cut a groove in the antlers underneath, bent the wires to fit and apoxie sculpt over thge wires.
  5. rnviper3

    rnviper3 New Member

    In that pose I would just insert the wire almost all the way threw and use a good glue on the wire and insert in the antler. It won't go anywhere. I would use at least a 12 GA wire for stability.
  6. alan webfoot

    alan webfoot New Member

    you could also drill a larger hole on bottom side to allow a drywall screw head to be hidden then run a short one [drywall screw] along side wire ,this grips the leg wire and pulls it down a wee bit more apoxy over airbrush ,done