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Late father in laws north Idaho elk back from taxidermist
« on: March 23, 2015, 10:52:16 AM »
I got my late father in laws first elk back from the taxidermist. He shot it in north Idaho when he was 14 and had been lugging the antlers around since. Never mounted I had nothing but the antlers and skull cap. They have been mostly in garages through out the years. He passed 4 years ago and had almost sold them on eBay but my wife convinced him not to. As a tribute to him, I got them mounted for the wife. She cried when they came home. Now...where the heck do I put them?! Mancave needs some room...rip Jim Hayes.
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Re: Late father in laws north Idaho elk back from taxidermist
« Reply #1 on: March 23, 2015, 11:47:20 AM »
Beautiful Rack! Great memory

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Re: Late father in laws north Idaho elk back from taxidermist
« Reply #2 on: March 23, 2015, 12:00:22 PM »
I like that mount! Good thinking there! :tup:
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Re: Late father in laws north Idaho elk back from taxidermist
« Reply #3 on: March 23, 2015, 01:32:55 PM »
Very cool; beautifull bull!  I think they look just fine where they are.  Well, with the exception of the whole having to get in the door thing  ;)  Maybe you could put a small memorial plaque with a few words on the mount in honor of Mr. Hayes?
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Re: Late father in laws north Idaho elk back from taxidermist
« Reply #4 on: March 23, 2015, 01:35:36 PM »
Very Cool!
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Re: Late father in laws north Idaho elk back from taxidermist
« Reply #5 on: March 23, 2015, 01:37:42 PM »
What a nice tribute to him.
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Re: Late father in laws north Idaho elk back from taxidermist
« Reply #6 on: March 23, 2015, 03:25:58 PM »
That's awesome man good on ya 

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Re: Late father in laws north Idaho elk back from taxidermist
« Reply #7 on: March 25, 2015, 05:19:41 PM »
 :tup:

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Re: Late father in laws north Idaho elk back from taxidermist
« Reply #8 on: March 25, 2015, 06:07:09 PM »
beautiful tribute :tup:

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Re: Late father in laws north Idaho elk back from taxidermist
« Reply #9 on: March 25, 2015, 07:26:30 PM »
That's really nice.
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Re: Late father in laws north Idaho elk back from taxidermist
« Reply #10 on: March 25, 2015, 11:46:59 PM »
 Great tribute :tup:. Nice bull too!
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Re: Late father in laws north Idaho elk back from taxidermist
« Reply #11 on: March 27, 2015, 05:04:17 PM »
Nice touch with the flag over the top...

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Re: Late father in laws north Idaho elk back from taxidermist
« Reply #12 on: March 27, 2015, 05:26:45 PM »
a family heirloom  :tup:
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Re: Late father in laws north Idaho elk back from taxidermist
« Reply #13 on: March 27, 2015, 05:47:30 PM »
Nice horns and tribute! I seen rip Jim Hayes- I hope thats not the Jim Hayes who was from Spokane but moved to Alaska for about 20 years? He had also guided elk in Idaho

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Re: Late father in laws north Idaho elk back from taxidermist
« Reply #14 on: April 05, 2015, 10:08:31 PM »
He shot it when he was 14 years old. How old does that make them? Really cool saylean.
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Re: Late father in laws north Idaho elk back from taxidermist
« Reply #15 on: April 09, 2015, 07:21:01 PM »
Nice tribute man!

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Re: Late father in laws north Idaho elk back from taxidermist
« Reply #16 on: April 19, 2015, 08:44:16 PM »
 :yeah:
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Re: Late father in laws north Idaho elk back from taxidermist
« Reply #17 on: January 14, 2017, 07:14:13 PM »
He shot it when he was 14 years old. How old does that make them? Really cool saylean.

I'm a little late here...they were 51 years old at the time...
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Re: Late father in laws north Idaho elk back from taxidermist
« Reply #18 on: January 15, 2017, 05:46:21 PM »
Nice mount ....Every time you look at it you will be reminded you of so many great memories  :tup:

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Re: Late father in laws north Idaho elk back from taxidermist
« Reply #19 on: January 15, 2017, 06:19:13 PM »
That's cool!
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Re: Late father in laws north Idaho elk back from taxidermist
« Reply #20 on: January 18, 2017, 05:31:41 AM »
That's a great way to show respect for your Father In-Law

 

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