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Head Up Dead Mounts

Discussion in 'Bird Taxidermy' started by byrdman, Dec 6, 2018.

  1. byrdman

    byrdman Well-Known Member

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    have a customer wanting a 2 duck dead mount with birds hanging by the neck ,tried to tell him that typically dead mts are head down showing wings and fluffed necks,but he wants a "strap" mount as he calls it. anyone have done this before and have pics.
     
  2. BrookeSFD16

    BrookeSFD16 Well-Known Member

    I did a pheasant one a few years ago. I put body wires in and then stuck them on the board then just cocked the head down. After they were dry I put the stringer on. Basically the stringer was just for looks. Didn't support the birds at all.
     

  3. fowlweatherfowler

    fowlweatherfowler Active Member

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    Here is one Shane Smith did. This is the only one I recall. FB_IMG_1544185514250.jpg
     
  4. GotHonks

    GotHonks Member

    That is an Awesome mount ..... One of my favorites of all dead mounts ... Gadwall aren't one of my favourite ducks but its still damn near perfection ....
     
  5. byrdman

    byrdman Well-Known Member

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    what he got not a very good pic
     

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