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Postby 7grnhds » Mon Dec 05, 2005 3:05 pm

i am thinking about getting a drake wiedgon mounted any good taxidermist that you know of around here and what do you think the price of it would be
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Postby phutch30 » Mon Dec 05, 2005 3:44 pm

Andreas taxidermy in Bozeman does my work. He gets about $150.And does a really good job. There is a guy in Missoula that does increadable work with birds and runs about 180+. Be very careful of the taxidermists in Helena. Ive seen some prety bad birds from a couple of the shops there. There is a guy thats here in Dillon. I dont know what his bird work looks like but he does good big game.
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Postby Troutslayer » Mon Dec 05, 2005 5:49 pm

The guy in Missoula charges more than that I thought? I shot the most beautiful drake widgeon earlier in the year by W. Yellowstone, I would love to get it mounted but too much $$. The guy that is good around here takes years, and if you've got the time to wait I think it is worth it.
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Postby phutch30 » Tue Dec 06, 2005 8:14 am

The $$ amount for the Missoula bird guy is several years out of date. I called him about 5 years ago about mounting a drake and hen pintail for me but he was too pricey for a poor college student. Andrea does great work. He did my pintails and a drake hooded merganser for me and they came out great.
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Postby 7grnhds » Tue Dec 06, 2005 1:47 pm

i did hear of a guy here in dillon that does good work but i cant figure out what his name is so i guess i will just have to look
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Postby 7grnhds » Tue Dec 06, 2005 1:49 pm

also what kind of a mount would you guys recomend
cuped, resting, i dont know
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Postby Fredito » Tue Dec 06, 2005 5:08 pm

I have done both resting and cupped....I did the resting on a woodduck and it came out really nice and then the cupped on a goose....I really like them both, but its alot easier to find a place to put a resting duck then a beast with a huge wingspan :smile:
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Postby DownThePipe » Tue Dec 06, 2005 8:22 pm

Here is a widgeon my brother got mounted:
just for an idea...the best part of widgeons in my mind are the head- breast, and wings- so that is what he decided to show off in this type of mount.

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Postby 7grnhds » Wed Dec 07, 2005 1:28 pm

i like that i was thinking about getting it resting
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