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What Was Your First Animal To Mount??

Discussion in 'Beginners' started by BamaHuntin, Apr 2, 2008.

  1. Lenny

    Lenny New Member

    Shoulder mount wt deer.
  2. RoyalOaksRanch

    RoyalOaksRanch Royal Oaks Taxidermy- When Quality Counts...

    ROFLMAO You two crack me up That is just plain funny

  3. My first mount ever was a fish
  4. Russ asked me the same thing. ;D
  5. visions of wildlife taxid

    visions of wildlife taxid love me or leave me, just dont try to convert me

    now andy, i have never i mean NEVER been with darrells ole lady ;D you leave me outa this one, LMAO
  6. TWinter

    TWinter Winter taxidermy

    My first mount was a pigeon, my first animal was a squirrel. Looked like frankenstein! If I had it to do again, I woulkd choose a squirrel. They are most easy to obtain, and have a pretty tough skin. ;D
  7. aussiesam

    aussiesam I'm an Australian.

    A roadkill brush tail possum.
    I set about it full of gusto. Wrapped body and a carved head. The body looked ok but the head was a disaster. At least when it was finished I had it looking as it did when I found it............ like a roadkill. ;D
    Yes I have done. I just do a few things differently now i know how.

    Sorry - even i wasnt going to take pictures of that thing!
  8. LightsOut

    LightsOut New Member

    My first mount was a fox squirrel, I used the kit from WASCO and it turned out ok. I mean it looked like a squirrel, and i learned a lot to good luck.
  9. Dawg3458

    Dawg3458 Member

    Heres my first......
  10. joeym

    joeym Old Murphey

    pigeon...looked like crap, but I was proud! A little later, I did this raccoon. It was DP'ed and mounted on a Touchstone paper form circa 1970. BTW, I still have the racoon...no cracking....I glued the piss out of it to that paper form...I remember having a lot of fun getting all that dextrine out of the hair!
  11. hillbillyhounds5

    hillbillyhounds5 New Member

    fox squirrel,diddent turn out to good
  12. arrowhead

    arrowhead New Member

    a deer
  13. dc taxidermy

    dc taxidermy Me and My Baby's senior picture

    A 1000 pound brahma bull, that 6.5 sec latter dismounted me, then kicke ,stomped,tried tokill me, ol you were talking bout taxi mounts, Deer.............. ;D
  14. Jennifer ******* . Fastest mount I ever did. I think it took two or three minutes.
  15. cwc

    cwc New Member

    First shoulder was a whitetail, first lifesize was a bobcat.
  16. R Qualls

    R Qualls New Member

    squirrel,from kit. Raccoon would have been better
  17. Tom_n_Nash

    Tom_n_Nash Nothing like an old John Deere....

    A schizophrenic looking parakeet.
  18. lbc

    lbc Member

    Mink, i mounted it in 1978, still have it but it looks rough. Big mink too 23 inch nose to base of tail.
  19. Nina Lukaszewicz

    Nina Lukaszewicz Outdoor Dreams Taxidermy

    My first mount was a deer, a little forkhorn buck. I used a kit from Van Dyke's with one of those ugly neck forms because I thought I cut the cape too short. I thought it looked good back then, but two years later I burned it because I couldn't stand how atrocious it looked. :D
  20. buckhunting101

    buckhunting101 Hides N Stuff Taxidermy

    squirrel.Killed it,skinned it,and mounted it same day.One of the famous van dykes kits .(said sarcasticly)