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Offline daydreamn

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Price?
« on: July 21, 2017, 09:34:11 PM »
Completed this for a coworker including the base. Just wondering if some of you full time guys could tell me what I should of charged. What should a customer expect to pay for a mount like this? I only do a little taxidermy in my spare time and don't think I am up to date with much of what's happening in the industry.

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Re: Price?
« Reply #1 on: July 21, 2017, 10:06:40 PM »
$2000-2500 your work is quality.  :tup:
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Re: Price?
« Reply #2 on: July 21, 2017, 10:45:28 PM »
That is some nice work and youre a part-timer? :yike:
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Re: Price?
« Reply #3 on: July 21, 2017, 10:58:27 PM »
Stand and scenery is probably close to $800 and the mount another $600-800.  I would say on the low end $1500 and high end $2000 depending on how you tanned the hide, stiched it and components for eyes / nose / etc.  Lots of variables....I have seen nice looking mounts go bad due to a bad tan or stich job. 

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Re: Price?
« Reply #4 on: July 21, 2017, 11:02:16 PM »
Stand and scenery is probably close to $800 and the mount another $600-800.  I would say on the low end $1500 and high end $2000 depending on how you tanned the hide, stiched it and components for eyes / nose / etc.  Lots of variables....I have seen nice looking mounts go bad due to a bad tan or stich job.

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Re: Price?
« Reply #5 on: July 27, 2017, 04:00:20 PM »
daydreamn that mount is amazing! Let me know if you plan on doing a few more this year. I would love to have one done like that! Nice work. :tup:

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Re: Price?
« Reply #6 on: July 27, 2017, 04:27:08 PM »
$250, I'll bring you one later this year.


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Re: Price?
« Reply #7 on: July 27, 2017, 04:48:50 PM »
$250, I'll bring you one later this year.


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 :yeah:  I'm bringing you one too for $250.  But seriously, that looks great.  Don't know what the pedestals cost, but I spent $750 on a shoulder mount a couple years ago (probably overpaid) that doesn't look any better than that.

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Re: Price?
« Reply #8 on: July 27, 2017, 06:14:33 PM »
Stand and scenery is probably close to $800 and the mount another $600-800.  I would say on the low end $1500 and high end $2000 depending on how you tanned the hide, stiched it and components for eyes / nose / etc.  Lots of variables....I have seen nice looking mounts go bad due to a bad tan or stich job.
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Re: Price?
« Reply #9 on: July 27, 2017, 07:17:51 PM »
$250, I'll bring you one later this year.


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 :yeah:  I'm bringing you one too for $250.  But seriously, that looks great.  Don't know what the pedestals cost, but I spent $750 on a shoulder mount a couple years ago (probably overpaid) that doesn't look any better than that.

Yeah, looks beautiful from the pics.  I would agree on the $2k range, $700ish is a fair price for a standard shoulder mount.

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Re: Price?
« Reply #10 on: July 28, 2017, 05:32:22 AM »
I guess this guy got a pretty good deal but that's ok, I'm not trying to get rich.  Thanks for your replies, just trying to get an idea of what I could or should be charging.  I have a lot of guys that want me to do work for them just don't have the time with a family and full time job.  I try to squeeze in as much as I can but don't ever seem to be able to catch up.

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Re: Price?
« Reply #11 on: July 28, 2017, 01:13:31 PM »
What did you charge for it?

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Re: Price?
« Reply #12 on: July 28, 2017, 02:24:37 PM »
What did you charge for it?
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Re: Price?
« Reply #13 on: July 30, 2017, 06:25:32 AM »
What did you charge for it?
If you aren't a licensed taxi I suggest not answering that on a public forum.
LOL! No taxidermy license required where I live however the county still wants a piece of the pie.

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Re: Price?
« Reply #14 on: July 30, 2017, 09:29:37 AM »
Nice Job!
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