African / Asian / Exotic - Half Life-Size, Van Dyke's Jawsets, Tongues and Jaws Only. This position allows for the ears to be mounted either alert or relaxed, or my personal favorite, one of each. See, deer mounts aren't just trophies as some people falsely believe. The best deer head mounts will incorporate these fine details. Custom hardwood base with appropriate habitat adds 15% to life-size cost. Elk Velvet … ALL of our mammals are commercially tanned by The Wildlife Gallery, the best in the World. - Mix it up with style of mounts. Call 605-228-0661 for Showpiece Taxidermy - a national award-winning taxidermist in Aberdeen, South Dakota.Our taxidermist has extensive taxidermy experience mounting mule deer, whitetail deer, elk, antelope, bear, bison, buffalo, moose and others. Maybe like these. For more information on mounting a deer, we suggest getting one of our informative Instructional Videos. Here are a few examples of the work we do on deer- shoulder mounts, half mounts, full mounts, skull mounts. WHITETAIL/MULE DEER. ½ life-size mounts are 70% of life-size price. So let’s get the basics out of the way first. We will need to know the type of form you desire, as well as the turn. Copyright Devils Lake Taxidermy. beer and nuts. 4. Van Dyke's deer mounting kits include everything you need to produce a mount you will be proud to display! The UPRIGHT whitetail position offers a majestic look that is both beautiful and eye-catching! They’re preserved memories. UPRIGHT. We have done over 1,000 Whitetails and Mule Deer in the past 37 years. They’re something to spark thoughts of past hunts as we look back on days of years gone by. Oct 25, 2018 - Explore Donna Jo Morris's board "Deer Mounts", followed by 250 people on Pinterest. Great selection of original whitetail and mule deer head mounts and antlers! For example, a full sneak mount would tell the story of a buck aware of danger. 2. Get the best deals on Large Deer Shoulder Mounts when you shop the largest online selection at eBay.com. EUROPEAN MOUNTS. Taylor Studio of Taxidermy, Ossian, IN. When choosing a deer form, please take into account the ceiling height, and location for the mount. The large selection of sizes, poses, and styles is unmatched, making McKenzie Taxidermy your one-stop source for Whitetail. We use mostly McKenzie mannikins, and the best competition eyes, glues, and habitats. Messages: 7,655 Likes Received: 3,135 Location: Roscommon, Mi. Why purchase a head mount? Taking a few minutes to watch can help you choose exactly the mount you want! Open mouth flehmen and bugling poses are also options. ​Please pick a picture of a mount pose you like, or chose a pose from the charts above, and copy and paste it back to us, along with your preference on turn and ear position. Semi-Sneak: This is a relaxed pose that looks great with a small or large turn. All life-size trophies include a simple free style base. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > Oct 12, 2005 #1 . Deer Mount Pose Discussion in 'Michigan Whitetail Deer Hunting' started by beer and nuts, Oct 12, 2005. By Jen Weir. You can display your mount on the wall or a table. Our realistic, anatomically correct deer shoulder forms are available in the most common sizes, along with right and left facing options. Open mouth features on selected mounts range from $150-$250 extra. Upright mount poses are also good for extenuating a tall-racked animal. You can also customize the position: alert upright position, straight out sneak position or halfway in between which is called semi-sneak. The price on each mount is the reduced price. Choose from standard shoulder mount, wall pedestal, pedestal mount and more. ALL TURNS ARE AS IF YOU WERE THE DEER. Mounts that are incredibly beautiful and awesome!!. They’re encapsulations of hunts we shared with family, friends and adventures alone in the wild. It’s likely the most popular mount pose there is. This is a telltale sign that separates the best deer head mounts from the average to poor ones. These have become popular over the past few years because this pose makes your trophy look more approachable. At KD Taxidermy, we only use best tanning, forms, and supplies, no matter the cost. 30% Discount on all Deer Mounts. See more ideas about deer mounts, deer, deer decor. Shoulder Mount $525; With oak/walnut panel $585; Wall Pedestal $575; Table/floor pedestal $600-up; ½ Life size $1000-up; Life size $1800-up There are many forms available, and we will make every effort to mount the animal per your wishes, taking in to account any damage to the skin, neck size and "rut" factor, as well as what is most pleasing to the eye. Please pick a picture of a mount pose you like, or chose a pose from the charts above, and copy and paste it back to us, along with your preference on turn and ear position. Pedestal: Pedestal mounts come in both wall and floor/table pedestal styles. EX. This pose looks the most natural with the ears laid back. In summary, the more whitetail shoulder mannikins you buy, the more you save on freight! Or, you can just display your skull mount on … Diamond Dust Taxidermy & Art. Our goal is for each part to look as much like a real deer as possible. Typically a european deer mount is simply hung on the wall via a nail or screw that goes in the occipital foramen (the hole in the back of the head). For large walls, consider designing the entire wall at one time, creating a interesting mix of game. Get it as a right- or left-turn mount depending on which side of the television you want it to go on. All rights reserved. That’s what I can afford, but if I had plenty of resources, I might do some different things. Removable antlers on antler pins make it easier to transport large mounts. Recently, Mark from Valley Taxidermy uploaded a step by step guide for shoulder caping deer, prior to taxidermy. TIGHT TEAR DUCTS. Save yourself time and money by ordering today. Whether you already know what type of mounting plaque you want for your deer skull or you are looking for ideas we have one for you. We’ll also include several photos of deer skull mounts for inspiration. The lower-head makes this the perfect deer taxidermy mount for displaying in a room with “low ceilings”. With Marks permission, I have recreated the procedure and added some comments for the Sporting Shooter's Web subscribers. Whether you are planning on bagging your first deer this year or you’re a veteran hunter running out of room on your walls, here are 15 deer mounts to get your creative juices flowing. Our shoulder mounts come in two styles, the regular mount and the competition mount. Shoulder Mounts & Game Heads - Deer, Elk, Antelope, Buffalo, and More. With the exception of several European skull mounts, my deer mounts are fairly typical. View: How To Measure Shoulder Mount Forms. A RIGHT TURN MEANS IF YOU ARE THE DEER, HIS HEAD IS TURNED TOWARDS HIS RIGHT SHOULDER. Your taxidermist will want to know the direction that you want your deer’s head turned. The first thing your taxidermist will do upon receiving your deer is to take detailed measurements in order to select a mannikin that will fit your deer’s skin. The Hi-Country Mule Deer series, sculpted by John Schmidt, allows mounts to be hung in rooms with lower ceilings and emphasize the antlers. Mounting Options (For Whitetail Deer Heads) Many other poses including Semi-Sneak, Browsing Deer, 3D-wall Pedestal and Bolting Deer poses are offered but not shown Eye Choices for Deer Heads. Rick’s favorite pose for deer species is a semi-upright relaxed pose. The infamous semi-sneak. Conversely, your average 8-point whitetail buck might look tiny on a 20 foot high wall. European mount plaques are our specialty, and we have a huge selection. Rest assured, you are getting you money's worth, and that your mount will last for generations, guaranteed. All deer shoulder forms are sculpted by expert sculptors and are easy to mount and make small adjustments. They make a great gift and perfect for an outdoor enthusiast to display on the wall of a bar, restaurant or office. The large selection of sizes, poses, and styles is unmatched, making McKenzie Taxidermy your one-stop source for Whitetail. Deer Velvet $325. How to Do a Texas Mount for a Deer Head. 2 | Pose: Semi-Sneak. The tear ducts should be tight, closed and clean to the deer’s eyes. From Valley Taxidermy uploaded a step by step guide for shoulder caping deer, we getting. 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