Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 26

Thread: Dead Head

  1. #1
    Super Moderator
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Reno Nv
    Posts
    3,858
    Thanks
    718
    Thanked 477 Times in 327 Posts
    Congratulations
    3
    Congratulated 2 Times in 2 Posts

    Dead Head

    This is a dead head buck we found a few years back that was a mt lion kill. My buddy decided to mount it. The taxi still has to stain the horns but its turning out nice. There was another smaller buck with this one partially buried.
    I don't Break the rules, I Modify them.

  2. #2
    Member
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Posts
    51
    Thanks
    17
    Thanked 9 Times in 6 Posts
    Congratulations
    0
    Congratulated 0 Times in 0 Posts
    That's a great looking buck and I'm glad you decided to get it mounted. Nice way to honor it and remember it. I like how it shows the musculature and detail - looks like a real stud.

    Too bad that buck didn't hook the mountain lion with one of his cheater points. Might have saved the buck's life and maybe we'd be looking at a mountain lion mount with a chunk of antler stuck in it's skull!!

  3. The Following User Says Thank You to HeartElk1 For This Useful Post:


  4. #3
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Location
    San Jose, California
    Posts
    846
    Thanks
    140
    Thanked 133 Times in 107 Posts
    Congratulations
    1
    Congratulated 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Looks like a nice mount and with those antlers rejuvenated it will look very nice. Those mountain lions amaze me in being able to bring done big animals like that.

  5. The Following User Says Thank You to Kevin Root For This Useful Post:


  6. #4
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Location
    Kingwood, TX
    Posts
    1,466
    Thanks
    48
    Thanked 158 Times in 121 Posts
    Congratulations
    1
    Congratulated 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Good looking deer. Always hate finding a nice rack that way.

  7. The Following User Says Thank You to packmule For This Useful Post:


  8. #5
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Location
    The high plains of Colorado
    Posts
    573
    Thanks
    4
    Thanked 55 Times in 49 Posts
    Congratulations
    0
    Congratulated 0 Times in 0 Posts
    The taxidermist did a good job with the neck and the muscle groups on his shoulder. I like that look.

  9. The Following User Says Thank You to BKC For This Useful Post:


  10. #6
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Location
    Carlin, NV
    Posts
    600
    Thanks
    62
    Thanked 81 Times in 78 Posts
    Congratulations
    1
    Congratulated 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Good looking buck, definitely too bad how his life ended. I have come across a few kills as well, nothing that nice though. I too like how the taxi got the muscle groups looking, never seen that before.

  11. The Following User Says Thank You to tdub24 For This Useful Post:


  12. #7
    Super Moderator
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Reno Nv
    Posts
    3,858
    Thanks
    718
    Thanked 477 Times in 327 Posts
    Congratulations
    3
    Congratulated 2 Times in 2 Posts
    Thanks. I was kinda thinking he over did it a bit this time on the shoulder but its not done yet. The clay isn't even close to dry yet. I'll post a few more when it's complete and on the wall.
    I don't Break the rules, I Modify them.

  13. #8
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Location
    vegas
    Posts
    1,159
    Thanks
    26
    Thanked 138 Times in 93 Posts
    Congratulations
    0
    Congratulated 0 Times in 0 Posts
    What is the pose? A hard left sneak? Its neat. What a good looking set of bones! I really like the box choice for the ear bud holders!!
    http://www.solooutdoor.com/ Contact me for used optic specials!

  14. #9
    Super Moderator
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Reno Nv
    Posts
    3,858
    Thanks
    718
    Thanked 477 Times in 327 Posts
    Congratulations
    3
    Congratulated 2 Times in 2 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by hardstalk View Post
    What is the pose? A hard left sneak? Its neat. What a good looking set of bones! I really like the box choice for the ear bud holders!!
    Yes with the pose. The hard left was made by cut just behind the neck. Also to turn it a bit more the right side at the base was also built up some too.
    Ya funny thing about the boxes. My taxi doesn't drink. Must be a few of his buddy's supplying the goods. Haha
    I don't Break the rules, I Modify them.

  15. #10
    Super Moderator
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Reno Nv
    Posts
    3,858
    Thanks
    718
    Thanked 477 Times in 327 Posts
    Congratulations
    3
    Congratulated 2 Times in 2 Posts


    Here it is done and on the wall
    I don't Break the rules, I Modify them.

 

 

Similar Threads

  1. What To Do With A Dead Coyote?
    By floatwheeldrive in forum Predator
    Replies: 15
    Last Post: 01-06-2014, 07:14 AM
  2. Elk heard found dead?
    By lp2506 in forum Elk
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 10-01-2013, 12:18 PM
  3. J. Guthrie dead at 37!
    By shootbrownelk in forum Back at the Tailgate
    Replies: 27
    Last Post: 05-02-2013, 05:59 PM
  4. WTB Outdoorsman's Pan Head
    By Gman in forum Optics
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 10-11-2011, 07:59 PM
  5. Dead Head
    By NRS in forum Elk
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 05-06-2011, 12:55 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •