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Discussion in 'Fish Taxidermy' started by den007, Jul 15, 2016.

  1. den007

    den007 Active Member

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    Fellow ordered some eyes from me for an "alligator gar"head. Seemed enthused. Here is the end result. Eye is backwards, and the final product, well…….no comment.
     

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  2. jemmick

    jemmick Active Member

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    I feel your pain
     

  3. lol ...wtf?!?!? Speechless!
     
  4. den007

    den007 Active Member

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    I suppose if he has as many gar heads as he claims, he could make a fortune on Ebay………as long as they were sold as "vintage." LOL
     
  5. Cecil

    Cecil Well-Known Member

    Well he's obviously not a taxidermist. Is he? Looks like he just dried the head and glued the eye on. Eeeeeew!
     
  6. That's just so wrong in every aspect!
     
  7. Frank E. Kotula

    Frank E. Kotula master, judge, instructor

    I just wonder what does he pay you to take it off his hands
     
  8. hodx

    hodx Herman Darr

    This is how I got my start in Taxidermy, My late Uncle on my Mothers side, had many pike and bass heads on his wall,he salted and dried the heads in the sun, shellaced them, popped in the eyes and glued them to panels....about 3 months later, I showed him my full size Striped Bass, he was dumbfounded...how could a 12year old mount a whole fish...I can still see his face and my ear to ear grin
     
  9. Cecil

    Cecil Well-Known Member

    Love it!
     
  10. Clew

    Clew Help a child, Build our future

    got to start somewhere