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The "Before and After" Thread.

Discussion in 'Bird Taxidermy' started by wings II, Jan 2, 2015.

  1. Nice save Karin! I'm amazed at how well all of you can repair things and make them look as though nothing was every wrong!
     
  2. nina5150

    nina5150 Active Member

    Sweet karin....well done...
     

  3. alan webfoot

    alan webfoot New Member

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    very nice save
     
  4. Samson

    Samson New Member

    Thank you. It was my customers first stone marten so I had to save it somehow.
    Greetings, Karin
     
  5. webfoot123

    webfoot123 New Member

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    First time I mounted it last year.

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    This is what it looked like before I rehydrated the neck.

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    This is after rehydrating the neck.

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    This is after I shortened the neck.

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  6. Re: The "Before and After" Thread.

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  7. Re: The "Before and After" Thread.

    After:

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  8. Wildthings

    Wildthings Well-Known Member

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    Those bugs look good but most people don't eat the shells too! LOL
     
  9. BrookeSFD16

    BrookeSFD16 Well-Known Member

    Re: The "Before and After" Thread.

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  10. Wow! IMPRESSIVE Brooke!
     
  11. rai_red

    rai_red Active Member

    perfect done Brooke, looks fantastic, Rainer
     
  12. Looks great Brooke. Very nicely done. Brett
     
  13. bucksnort10

    bucksnort10 Well-Known Member

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    oh wow, nice job Brooke !
     
  14. byrdman

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    beautiful bird but not a fan of the stretching wing pose
     

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  15. byrdman

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    relaxed and remounted wing and put on new base
     

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  16. nate

    nate Active Member

    Hellava nice job Pat!! WAY, nicer pose!!
     
  17. byrdman

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    the head and eye detail on this mount is incredible!...I only have 4 mounts in my collection not mounted by myself and this is one of them..along with a spotted skunk by Ken Asproth ,muskie by the late Tom Witbeck ,and a woodie by my late father.
     
  18. rai_red

    rai_red Active Member

    perfect job, looks much better now
     
  19. byrdman

    byrdman Well-Known Member

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    a pheasant I shot in Nebraska a few years back
     

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  20. byrdman

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    replaced tail with a Minnesota bird,re-positioned to a more upright "flush",and curled the wing-tips...ala Matt Smith
     

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