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Re: Lets see your bear rugs!
« Reply #25 on: December 29, 2008, 03:43:17 PM »
Here is the smallest posted so far...not sure they get much smaller....  :'(

My kids named this bear "boo boo"....

I think mine will be strong competition when it's done.  :chuckle:

Good looking hide!

  Mine is so small  that i started telling people that the cat caught this one ,  sounds better than " I think they shrink alot at the tannery "  :chuckle:

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Re: Lets see your bear rugs!
« Reply #26 on: December 29, 2008, 03:47:36 PM »
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" I think they shrink alot at the tannery "

I think they do shrink a little don't they?
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Re: Lets see your bear rugs!
« Reply #27 on: December 29, 2008, 04:36:56 PM »
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" I think they shrink alot at the tannery "

I think they do shrink a little don't they?

Excuses  :chuckle:

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Re: Lets see your bear rugs!
« Reply #28 on: December 29, 2008, 05:04:52 PM »
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" I think they shrink alot at the tannery "

I think they do shrink a little don't they?

Just tell them you had a toilet seat cover made out of it.  :chuckle:




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Re: Lets see your bear rugs!
« Reply #29 on: December 29, 2008, 05:46:15 PM »
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" I think they shrink alot at the tannery "

I think they do shrink a little don't they?

Hides do shrink when they are tanned.  Taxidermists usually stretch them and done right they will return to their original carcass measurments.

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Re: Lets see your bear rugs!
« Reply #30 on: January 01, 2009, 01:30:41 PM »
This an 18 10/16 net, 6.5' P&Y bear I killed in 1999 down in Shasta Co, CA. Because of it's chocolate color, I had the felt done in brown and glad I did. I'm not kean on the contrasting colors of the wall paint color and the animal's hair.
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Re: Lets see your bear rugs!
« Reply #31 on: January 01, 2009, 03:28:04 PM »
Here is my bear that I shot in 04. Got it up in Alpine Lakes Wilderness. We were up deer hunting and found this one out flatfooted and stupid in a berry feild. 70 yard shot with the old 7MM and down it went!

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Re: Lets see your bear rugs!
« Reply #32 on: January 01, 2009, 03:49:22 PM »
Nice rugs!




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Re: Lets see your bear rugs!
« Reply #33 on: January 01, 2009, 06:30:58 PM »
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7'2" 20 inch skull.
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Re: Lets see your bear rugs!
« Reply #34 on: January 03, 2009, 03:23:30 PM »
Bofire, that is a big ass bear!
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Re: Lets see your bear rugs!
« Reply #35 on: January 05, 2009, 10:46:07 AM »
Here is my '07 bear.  I didn't make either of my '08 bears into a rug... too much money.

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Re: Lets see your bear rugs!
« Reply #36 on: January 07, 2009, 08:43:03 AM »
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Re: Lets see your bear rugs!
« Reply #37 on: January 09, 2009, 01:13:51 AM »
There sure are some dandy (BIG) black bear rugs on this thread. This one squared right at 7'1/4" green. I like my life size bear mounts, but I think for me if you are fortunate enough to harvest a 7 foot plus bear, there is nothing that shows off their size like a rug. When I harvested this one (Canada, B.C.) I was lucky and shot another one almost the exact same size (also right at 7'1/4") two days later. I had one rugged and the other I had mounted life size. There is such a big difference in how they look size wise. Yet they were almost twins.


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Re: Lets see your bear rugs!
« Reply #38 on: January 09, 2009, 10:03:28 AM »
Cool rugs guys. Kent Hunter...I think there is still a little space in the corner there for something... :chuckle:
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Re: Lets see your bear rugs!
« Reply #39 on: January 10, 2009, 09:31:05 PM »
Here is a photo of me with the rug from my biggest bear. I shot it on May 19th of 2001 in the Wenaha Tucannon Wilderness with a Barnes 140X bullet from my 7mm Rem Mag. The shot was 150 yards and the bear was quartering away. The bullet busted the bear's off side shoulder and the bear dropped and was immobilized but was still alive when I got up to him. I gave him a finisher from 5 feet away after he turned his head and looked at me. I was a pretty intense moment. This bear weighed close to 400#. Just his 4 legs weighed 120# (no hide and minus the feet). He squared 6' 10" and had a 20" skull.



And here is a photo of the bear before the butchering began


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Re: Lets see your bear rugs!
« Reply #40 on: January 12, 2009, 09:45:56 PM »
Heres mine


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Re: Lets see your bear rugs!
« Reply #41 on: January 15, 2009, 04:48:28 PM »
Roufus, I like that color of that  bear. Nice lookin!

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Re: Lets see your bear rugs!
« Reply #42 on: January 24, 2009, 11:20:50 PM »
I took this guy up Shady Pass in the Entiat...





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Re: Lets see your bear rugs!
« Reply #43 on: January 24, 2009, 11:31:12 PM »
Cool looking rug Sage, looks shaggy, welcome to the site. Hope you enjoy it.
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Re: Lets see your bear rugs!
« Reply #44 on: January 25, 2009, 09:01:28 AM »
Great Looking Bear rug!
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