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Huge Sheds, Need Help With Cape Size

Discussion in 'Deer and Gameheads' started by jokerpie, Mar 6, 2020.

  1. jokerpie

    jokerpie Member

    Need help with cape size for 270” , 5-3/4” bases sheds. What size cape would be good for these size sheds.

    Thank you!
  2. Rausch

    Rausch Well-Known Member

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  3. jokerpie

    jokerpie Member

  4. Rausch

    Rausch Well-Known Member

    You should post a pic! Especially if they’re wild sheds. You’re gonna need the biggest cape you can find
  5. Mike Powell

    Mike Powell Well-Known Member

    You’ll definitely want to get a decent size cape typical to the area where you found the sheds. A big Texas or southern deer would be in the 22” range, a deer from Iowa, Illinois or Canada for instance would be 24” plus. The trick will be finding a cape with 5 3/4” bases may be a challenge. You will likely have to do some alteration to the cape to help it fit those bases and still look natural.
  6. dmac1175

    dmac1175 Active Member

    Try test fitting cape to antlers. If not big enough gradually trim the skin around antler pedicals until they fit. I wouldn't trim more than 1/8" at a time. Hope this makes sense.
  7. qltycapes

    qltycapes Member

    You never responded to me, had a 24", moved it down road after waiting too long for your mom response.. good luck!