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Eye to Antler Burr of Mule Deer

Discussion in 'Deer and Gameheads' started by Jon S, Jan 20, 2013.

  1. Jon S

    Jon S Well-Known Member

    Does anyone out there know the front corner of eye to antler burr general measurement for a medium sized mule deer?
    Mine is set up at 3 1/4 inches right now. Not sure if it is close. Would appreciate the help.
  2. timberlandtaxidermy

    timberlandtaxidermy Taxidermy Instructor NTA Certified Judge

    Seems about right. Better yet, if you're using the original cape; do a test fit and let the cape be your "guide".

  3. Jon S

    Jon S Well-Known Member

    Cape is in the freezer, trying to get the prep work done. I have cut the distance down to a bit over 3 inches. Will see what happens when I get the cape out. Thanks.
  4. boarhunter67

    boarhunter67 Well-Known Member

    From the back of the eye, I usually do about 2 finger's width.