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Offline WSU

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Where to get elk shoulder mount?
« on: November 27, 2017, 03:38:29 PM »
I'm thinking of getting mount done of a bull I got a few years ago.  I'm looking for reviews of where to go and where not to go.  Anyone have any good or bad reviews to forward?  I'm located in Olympia.  PMs welcome.

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Re: Where to get elk shoulder mount?
« Reply #1 on: November 27, 2017, 04:35:53 PM »
Just saw some really nice looking mounts at Cedar River Taxidermy when I was dropping my goat off. I know Rick comes very highly regarded as one of the best local to us.  I think it’s considered enumclaw where his shop is. It’s close either way.   


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Re: Where to get elk shoulder mount?
« Reply #2 on: November 27, 2017, 04:47:32 PM »
You should also look at Nature’s Way and Black River Taxidermy.


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Re: Where to get elk shoulder mount?
« Reply #3 on: November 28, 2017, 08:55:24 AM »
Look up black river taxidermy,  very professional and beautiful work.  Located in Rochester

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Re: Where to get elk shoulder mount?
« Reply #4 on: November 28, 2017, 10:18:32 AM »
Natures way does good work but I think he may be a bit slammed.
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Re: Where to get elk shoulder mount?
« Reply #5 on: November 28, 2017, 10:44:01 AM »
A bit of a drive but look at Advantage in Davenport...they do awesome work.

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Re: Where to get elk shoulder mount?
« Reply #6 on: November 28, 2017, 10:53:44 AM »
Little Willy's in Enumclaw did my buck and he did a great job and had it back to me in under 6 months.

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Re: Where to get elk shoulder mount?
« Reply #7 on: November 28, 2017, 11:06:18 AM »
Peters taxidermy. I love there work. Top notch and fantastic people. I started taking my work there when i first started hunting 14 years ago and always have been exceptionally happy with the work and customer service.
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Re: Where to get elk shoulder mount?
« Reply #8 on: November 28, 2017, 11:11:07 AM »
Rick at Cedar River did a bull for me.  I was very happy with the work he did.  All the projects he had in his shop looked great too.  Was very good about communication and expectations as well.

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Re: Where to get elk shoulder mount?
« Reply #9 on: November 28, 2017, 12:28:14 PM »
Natures way does good work but I think he may be a bit slammed.
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Re: Where to get elk shoulder mount?
« Reply #10 on: November 28, 2017, 12:35:52 PM »
Rick at Cedar River did a bull for me.  I was very happy with the work he did.  All the projects he had in his shop looked great too.  Was very good about communication and expectations as well.

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Re: Where to get elk shoulder mount?
« Reply #11 on: November 28, 2017, 12:41:19 PM »
Buzzy Cook at Olympic Taxidermy in North Bend.
I have been taking stuff there for over 30 years and he is one of the best!

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Re: Where to get elk shoulder mount?
« Reply #12 on: November 28, 2017, 12:50:00 PM »
I’ve been eyeballing Nature’s way if I ever were to have one done.  Charlie’s work has always impressed me, but I think he is booked out. 

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Re: Where to get elk shoulder mount?
« Reply #13 on: November 28, 2017, 12:53:18 PM »
I’ve been eyeballing Nature’s way if I ever were to have one done.  Charlie’s work has always impressed me, but I think he is booked out. 

Charlie told me he wouldn't take any more work for a while.
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Re: Where to get elk shoulder mount?
« Reply #14 on: November 28, 2017, 01:05:36 PM »
I'd put in a good word for Wildlife Art Taxidermy in Whatcom County.  Worth the drive imo.   Bruce does some excellent work! 

 

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