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If you cant kill one , make one!

Discussion in 'Deer and Gameheads' started by buckfever*, Jul 13, 2018.

  1. Guy killed a nice 10pt .
    He thought it was 150ish when he pulled the trigger.
    I picked the deer head up at the processing place. Guys calls wanting me to score it. (134.5.). Wellllll that just aint big enough make him bigger. As close to 150 as you can. Yes sir!
    After talking to him I convinced him to not messing with any thing but the brows. So if you cant kill one just shoot anything and make it so. Got it to 148 3/8. Close enough. Not the best i’ve done but not to bad. Union could be better, but im not messing with it any more. 83679D78-E644-4736-82A1-35831A762FBC.jpeg 12DED16F-C23A-4334-AF5E-CC8BDFA01CF0.jpeg FF5B19EF-1B00-49F6-A115-BB92C256F4ED.jpeg AF954F3C-185D-442A-A119-95CA5E688E9C.jpeg
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  2. dale65

    dale65 Active Member

    Nice job but just wonder why ?? Does it really matter that much

  3. Megan :)

    Megan :) Well-Known Member

    Nice job!
  4. 3bears

    3bears Well-Known Member

    That's one way to satisfy a customer. Good job, careful next he'll want something else enlarged.:rolleyes:
  5. L
    If I figure that out im testing on myself. At least twice. :D You know when you think its there, add some more . :) Lol
    Last edited: Jul 13, 2018
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  6. I stopped asking those questions 30 sumpen years ago!!!!!o_O
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  7. EA

    EA Well-Known Member

    Careful, I'm told you can go blind.
    JL likes this.
  8. Museum Man

    Museum Man Well-Known Member

    looks perfect
  9. So thats why i cant see
  10. EA

    EA Well-Known Member

    Had you not told us those were man made, I'd have never known the difference.
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  11. Dave Byrd

    Dave Byrd Active Member

    Looks pretty seamless to me. Very nice!
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  12. Rick Durrant

    Rick Durrant New Member

    You did a great job. Can't imagine being that guy must suck having an ego that fragile
  13. joeym

    joeym Old Murphey

    Nice job....BTW, your coffee pot is emphty!
  14. Lol. Joey eyes on the subject matter not the back ground.:mad:

    I bet you hear all the time.
    “ hey my eyes are up here!”:D:D:D
    Not that there is any thing wrong with that!;)
    Focus focus focus :rolleyes:

    BTW. Thats a tea pot! Im a tea junkie.
    I need help! But i cant find a Tea anonymous to check into.
    Last edited: Jul 14, 2018
  15. JL

    JL Taxidermist for 64 years

    That's why I have to wear glasses.
  16. ANDY

    ANDY Well-Known Member

    Nice job. Reminds me of a guy that brought a deer to butcher shop that was lucky
    if it weighed 50 lbs, complained that he only got 1 box of meat back. The butcher
    told him if you want more meat kill a bigger deer.
    dale65 likes this.
  17. dale65

    dale65 Active Member

    And fish never weigh what they say

    TIMBUCK Active Member

    Good job.. Looks very natural.. I've been ask to do this over the years myself. I done it once or twice.... I've even been asked to split skull plates and make them wider also.. No is the answer to any of it anymore...
  19. NEVER SAY, NO just throw a ridiculous Number at them. They say no or they make it well worth your time!!!!!!!!!!!
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  20. Megan :)

    Megan :) Well-Known Member

    There was this guy that got a bear and he was being teased by his hunting buddy, all the "Mine's bigger than yours" stuff.
    Hung the bear up on the scale..... 120 lbs.
    His buddy started laughing
    He tried to defend it, "It's not THAT small"
    Me, "Your bear and I weigh the same"

    All eyes turn to me....

    And then the hunting buddy had to leave the room he was laughing so hard.