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Baby Hog Full Body Mount Advice

Discussion in 'Lifesize Mammals' started by Lydia Tanner, Jun 1, 2021.

  1. Lydia Tanner

    Lydia Tanner New Member

    My Uncle has requested me to do him a full body Baby Hog mount, AND..., he wants me to put a cup holder in it’s back. I’m looking for any advice before I start this adventure, particularly about how to treat the toes and ears, and any problem solving advice for potential condensation.
  2. 13 point

    13 point Well-Known Member

    I personally wouldn’t do it , not a fan of a mounted animal being anything other then the animal in its natural environment doing what god intended it to do . A cup holder in its back is not natural. JMO . Could care who it’s for or how much they would pay , well I’d do it for 1/2 mill .

  3. Tanglewood Taxidermy

    Tanglewood Taxidermy Well-Known Member

    What is your experience in taxidermy?
  4. Mike Powell

    Mike Powell Well-Known Member

    The toes (hooves) need to be skinned out and fleshed completely. The ears need to be split and turned then formed with bondo or an ear liner. The addition of any novelty feature won’t have any affect on how you would mount the pig, which is what led to Tanglewood’s question.