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Eider Mount

Postby maineducker » Sun Oct 21, 2012 3:36 pm

Just got my common eider mount back from Birdman Studios. If you're looking to get a mount done definitely ship your bird to him! Tod does amazing work. This is my second mount he's done for me. The first was a snow goose I shot a few years ago. Open the pics in a new tab to see them full size.

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Re: Eider Mount

Postby K.I. Joe » Sun Oct 21, 2012 4:19 pm

Very Nice mounts, exceptional
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Re: Eider Mount

Postby vette04915 » Sun Oct 21, 2012 6:55 pm

hey mounted my seaducks for me too
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Re: Eider Mount

Postby JCraig12 » Sun Oct 21, 2012 6:58 pm

Looks awesome!
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Re: Eider Mount

Postby MaineHunter » Sun Oct 21, 2012 7:27 pm

He does awesome work for sure!!! Those looks great
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Re: Eider Mount

Postby R-Factor » Sun Oct 21, 2012 7:34 pm

That Eider is absolutely stunning...very impressive! I've looked through his website before and can remember thinking that his work was better than anything I've ever seen before...and I still think that. :clapping:
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Re: Eider Mount

Postby tgs » Mon Oct 22, 2012 4:13 am

Todd does great work...Nice mounts!!!!
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Re: Eider Mount

Postby eiderman1 » Mon Oct 22, 2012 6:00 pm

That Eider is greeat :thumbsup:
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Re: Eider Mount

Postby Paddles Down » Tue Oct 23, 2012 4:38 am

Beautiful! :thumbsup:
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Re: Eider Mount

Postby loudnerd » Thu Oct 25, 2012 7:04 am

I have been debating getting a bird mounted but with limited funds I have been wondering what species of bird I would like to have. After seeing this I'm thinking I may have to go with an eider for my first. I can see that his work is top notch but does it cost an arm and a leg to get it and how is his turn around time. Our local taxidermist in Farmington is hit or miss. He can do an award winning woodie then totally botch a basic mallerd and his turn around time has been averaging just over a year which just seems like a long time to me. Your amazing looking bird has got the gears turning in my head now hahah.
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Re: Eider Mount

Postby 733SubDucker » Thu Oct 25, 2012 10:15 am

If it were me, I would spend the extra $75, ship it out, and get a bird that doesn't look like it was strangled and combed with a pork chop.
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Re: Eider Mount

Postby maineducker » Thu Oct 25, 2012 1:00 pm

loudnerd wrote:I have been debating getting a bird mounted but with limited funds I have been wondering what species of bird I would like to have. After seeing this I'm thinking I may have to go with an eider for my first. I can see that his work is top notch but does it cost an arm and a leg to get it and how is his turn around time. Our local taxidermist in Farmington is hit or miss. He can do an award winning woodie then totally botch a basic mallerd and his turn around time has been averaging just over a year which just seems like a long time to me. Your amazing looking bird has got the gears turning in my head now hahah.


Shipping it out is pretty cheap. Just UPS it and it'll cost around $20. Coming back is a bit more! I think it was $90 for the eider just to ship plus mounting. So it'll cost you $400 or so for a sea duck. Turn around is usually 8 months to a year in my experience. I'd like to send him a wood duck this year but haven't got the perfect drake yet. IMO if you're going to have a mount done you might as well do it right.
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Re: Eider Mount

Postby MaineHunter » Fri Oct 26, 2012 9:15 am

Loudnerd I sent you a pm
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