Anybody have a Mount Restored?

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  1. airenlow

    airenlow Die Hard Bowhunter

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    My first deer came back from the taxidermist looking like a mangy doe. 20 years later, I would like to get a new cape and form for him to be remembered by. Has anybody here had a mount redone? Any tips from experienced taxidermists?
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    I would think it is all about the cape you supply as far as the finished product. No reason to think a restore with a new cape would not be just like getting a new mount done. How old were you when you shot the buck?
     
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    10. First time out and sitting by myself. He came in to a waterhole at 12 yards and my 40# PSE Outlaw took care of the rest.
     
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    Hell of a buck for a 10 year old
     
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    Bring it to a good taxidemist. They should have or be able to obtain a nice cape to pair with your rack. It will basically be a new mount but using the antlers from your 20 year old buck.
     

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