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mount FINISHED!

Unread postby muddy » Wed Apr 06, 2011 3:19 pm

Durk Sterner out of Lone Tree, Iowa does fantastic work. I am VERY pleased. As in most cases with point and shoot cameras the pictures don't do the work justice. The extra detail in the face and neck musculature is absolutely amazing. I sat and stared for quite awhile before handing the tip over. If anyone is ever in Iowa and tags out I HIGHLY recommend Durk.

The super black face and the copper topknot contrast so much it's crazy. Crazy beautiful that is.

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And the updated view from my recliner once I got him home.

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Unread postby DevinJD2007 » Wed Apr 06, 2011 3:22 pm

Look awesome muddy! Congrats once again on a nice buck. 8-)
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Unread postby PLB » Wed Apr 06, 2011 3:34 pm

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Unread postby Hodag Hunter » Wed Apr 06, 2011 3:36 pm

Looks nice on the wall of fame. Gave him 1st place yeah?
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Unread postby BackWoodsHunter » Wed Apr 06, 2011 3:36 pm

Congrats muddy that's one helluva buck!
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Unread postby muddy » Wed Apr 06, 2011 3:40 pm

Hodag Hunter wrote:Looks nice on the wall of fame. Gave him 1st place yeah?


No specific placings on the wall. That spot is right above my wifes chair so it fits there best as he's head up and far away from her. :lol: 8-)

Devin/BWH - thanks again.
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Unread postby Dewey » Wed Apr 06, 2011 5:25 pm

Looks great Muddy! 8-)
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Unread postby magicman54494 » Wed Apr 06, 2011 5:26 pm

Nice!
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Unread postby DEERSLAYER » Wed Apr 06, 2011 6:40 pm

Very nice Muddy!
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Unread postby Liberty-Hunt » Wed Apr 06, 2011 6:58 pm

It look really alive!
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Unread postby huntinnurse » Wed Apr 06, 2011 7:12 pm

Fantastic!!!!!!!What is this buck's name?
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Unread postby publiclandhunter » Wed Apr 06, 2011 10:25 pm

Very nice! I am always surprised at how some folks choose a taxidermist based solely on price. I have literally seen some mounts that looked like a deformed "road-kill" and couldn't comprehend that someone would charge for that crappy work! You get what you pay for when it comes to taxidermy work. You definitely got your money's worth!

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Unread postby muddy » Wed Apr 06, 2011 10:39 pm

huntinnurse wrote:Fantastic!!!!!!!What is this buck's name?


This is the one I called "Toro " as he came charging in after rattling and I barely got him slowed down to kill
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Unread postby Wrinkleneck » Thu Apr 07, 2011 12:32 am

;) Looks sweeeeet!!!
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Unread postby headgear » Thu Apr 07, 2011 12:41 am

Lookin good!


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