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Self Made Western Mount


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#1 OFFLINE   Chicken Little

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Posted 04/09/17 - 01:15 PM

Finished my own western mount this weekend.
2.5 years after harvest.
This was a public land 8pt taken Nov 2014 with my Barnett Crossbow with Easton bolts and Rage expandable broadheads. Ended up with a texas heart shot but went 45 yds and piled up.Jaw analysis showed a 3.5 yr old an incredible B&C score of 90 😋!
It was a personal best.

I ended up freezing for 2 yrs and then buried in my side yard for about 6 months.
Extracted from dirt...rinsed with a garden hose, boiled in dawn for about 30 minutes and the wife liked the natural color instead of bleaching, so we dried for a few days and sprayed with acrylic. Hobby Lobby had a nice board that i mounted with wire and total cost was under $20.

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#2 Male ONLINE   Rusty

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Posted 04/09/17 - 01:37 PM

Nice buck Chicken Little.  I like the plaque and the natural colors of the skull, great job.   :up:  :up:


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#3 Male ONLINE   Zipper

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Posted 04/09/17 - 02:37 PM

Nice job and with the money you saved, you can take your wife out for a great dinner.
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#4 OFFLINE   Chicken Little

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Posted 04/09/17 - 02:38 PM

Nice job and with the money you saved, you can take your wife out for a great dinner.


True...then I might be able to score twice!
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#5 Male OFFLINE   Lunatic

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Posted 04/09/17 - 02:48 PM

.Very nice ! Like the presentation



#6 Male OFFLINE   Cedars

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Posted 04/09/17 - 02:48 PM

Nice deer and nice mount!

#7 Male OFFLINE   Silver Belly62

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Posted 04/09/17 - 02:58 PM

Nice job, looks good  :up:



#8 Male OFFLINE   hemlock

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Posted 04/09/17 - 04:03 PM

Congrats on your buck and it looks nice!



#9 Male OFFLINE   Oneday121o

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Posted 04/09/17 - 04:08 PM

How do you end up with a Texas heart shot with a crossbow?

#10 Male OFFLINE   Tarhunt

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Posted 04/09/17 - 05:13 PM

Very nice!


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#11 Female OFFLINE   kmtpr

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Posted 04/09/17 - 06:23 PM

Congrats, Nice buck and euro mount!! :up: :up:

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#12 Male OFFLINE   3 Blade

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Posted 04/09/17 - 08:01 PM

Came out nice! :up:



#13 Male OFFLINE   Merkel

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Posted 04/09/17 - 08:11 PM

Nicely done! Congratulations.

#14 Male OFFLINE   LPJR

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Posted 04/09/17 - 08:11 PM

That came out sharp. Looks great  :up:  :up:



#15 Male OFFLINE   P&Y BUCK

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Posted 04/09/17 - 08:18 PM

Nice European mount look great

#16 OFFLINE   Chicken Little

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Posted 04/09/17 - 08:48 PM

Hard Quartering away and a weird string jump put it right up the poop shoot...i was shocked when i came up on him. I knew i hit him as i had lit knocks and could see the knock headed thru the thick stuff.

#17 Male OFFLINE   nmc02

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Posted 04/09/17 - 08:51 PM

Looks great

#18 OFFLINE   LittleM

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Posted 04/09/17 - 08:52 PM

Yea Man!  That looks great!



#19 Male ONLINE   MightyOak

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Posted 04/09/17 - 11:19 PM

Looks great congrats

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#20 OFFLINE   Bruinupacup

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Posted 04/09/17 - 11:25 PM

Looks great. Knowing you did it yourself makes the pride in your trophy all the more satisfying.




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