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Sitting Black Bear

Discussion in 'Lifesize Mammals' started by Cpm, May 10, 2020.

  1. Cpm

    Cpm New Member

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    does anyone make a 72" x 48" sitting form or at least close enough to alter?
     
  2. Keith

    Keith Well-Known Member

    I don't know about a sitting form, but I suspect your measurement is off. Stretch that bear for width, and bring that length measurement down more in line of what it should be.
     

  3. Cpm

    Cpm New Member

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    I measured the carcass

    I did measure it pretty far forward it was starting to swell.
     
    Last edited: May 10, 2020
  4. WLELTD

    WLELTD Active Member

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  5. Keith

    Keith Well-Known Member

    Not very often you get the luck of carcass measurements on a bear. If you haven't already, I would tan the skin, stretch to skin to 72 and retake your girth. Good luck.
     
  6. Cpm

    Cpm New Member

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    ya was lucky. Where this bear was taken is very dry 11 inch or less yearly most are very skinny he had a 19 1/2" skull and weighed 372. they want it sitting and I can't find anything even close to that. haven't looked at vandykes yet but I'm about to.
     
  7. Cpm

    Cpm New Member

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    this is him
     

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  8. Jim McNamara

    Jim McNamara Well-Known Member

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    Hugh’s forms has one that’s very close. Shouldn’t take much to alter. Arms and head repositioned mostly.
     
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  9. Cpm

    Cpm New Member

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    I took Keith's advice and after fleshing (he said tanning) but pre salting was the best I could do and when stretched to 72 and pulled the girth I got 58 I'll do it again after tanning and I bet my numbers make a little more sense
     
  10. Fallenscale

    Fallenscale Well-Known Member

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    Sound better to me. Good luck finding what you need