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Offline O. hemionus

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2017 bear back from the taxidermist
« on: October 07, 2018, 09:53:30 PM »
Just picked up my bear yesterday from Kiernan Hull at Oregon Taxidermy. First time bringing an animal to her, and I am extremely impressed with her work. After about 20 hours of research trying to pick a taxidermist and about the same amount of time spent trying to decide on a form and pose (I am indecisive, as well as particular about taxidermy), I'm glad I went with her. Nothing against some of the taxidermists/forum members that were recommended to me earlier this year - just really liked what I saw of Oregon Taxidermy's work. Skull should be done soon too. Pictures don't do justice to the size of the bear mount.

My penthouse man cave to-be just got quite a bit smaller. Couldn't wait to get my mounts up and look at them...so I'll have to pull them down again when I finish the walls and refinish the floors. With hunting season in full swing, it'll be a while before I get back to the house projects.  :chuckle:

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Re: 2017 bear back from the taxidermist
« Reply #1 on: October 08, 2018, 05:25:47 AM »
Wow looks alive !! Really good looking bear congrats!

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Re: 2017 bear back from the taxidermist
« Reply #2 on: October 08, 2018, 05:32:27 AM »
Phenomenal looking mount.
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Re: 2017 bear back from the taxidermist
« Reply #3 on: October 08, 2018, 07:56:27 AM »
One of the coolest bear mounts Ive seen!    :tup:

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Re: 2017 bear back from the taxidermist
« Reply #4 on: October 08, 2018, 10:19:23 AM »
2017 bear..... I thought they were supposed to take 4 or 5 years to get done... :dunno:

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Re: 2017 bear back from the taxidermist
« Reply #5 on: October 09, 2018, 08:21:21 PM »
Iím not a big fan of bear mounts (prefer rugs) but that is flat awesome.  Love the blocky head on that bad boy as well

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Re: 2017 bear back from the taxidermist
« Reply #6 on: October 10, 2018, 10:41:54 PM »
Thanks, everyone!

2017 bear..... I thought they were supposed to take 4 or 5 years to get done... :dunno:

Turn-around time for this mount was only 8 months! Glad I didn't have to wait 4 or 5 years. Not sure why a bear, or a mount of any kind, would take that long? Unless the taxidermist is extremely booked up?

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Re: 2017 bear back from the taxidermist
« Reply #7 on: October 11, 2018, 12:21:25 AM »
 :tup:

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Re: 2017 bear back from the taxidermist
« Reply #8 on: October 11, 2018, 04:35:07 AM »
Dang that's awesome. Might see a few less rugs after people see this one.

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Re: 2017 bear back from the taxidermist
« Reply #9 on: October 11, 2018, 05:33:19 AM »
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Re: 2017 bear back from the taxidermist
« Reply #10 on: October 11, 2018, 06:26:59 AM »
I really like it.  Great choice of forms

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Re: 2017 bear back from the taxidermist
« Reply #11 on: October 13, 2018, 05:57:37 AM »
Good lookin mount love his face

 

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