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Postby DivinDuckSlayer » Wed Jan 18, 2006 12:32 am

A local Taxidermist wants to buy a Truck load (6' bed) of driftwood from me. In order for me to get this driftwood it's a 1 1/2 hour drive (Trailering a boat) then I have to drive around the lake and pick out good peices that he will be able to use. What do you think a reasonable price would be?
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Postby Mr. Taxidermist » Wed Jan 18, 2006 6:50 am

Buying in bulk like that, I would say small pieces $1-3 each and larger pieces $3-5 each. Also, are you cleaning the pieces? If so, I'd charge a little more.
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Postby ISHOOTDIVERS » Wed Jan 18, 2006 7:01 pm

I take in my own wood for my mounts, and I often times collect driftwood for my taxi free of charge, it helps in the long run :yes:
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Postby casey_714 » Wed Jan 18, 2006 7:53 pm

ISHOOTDIVERS, I think that's a pretty good idea giving you're taxidermist pieces for free..... maybe you could get a discount or two in the future!
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Postby ISHOOTDIVERS » Thu Jan 19, 2006 8:14 am

it helps in the long run
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Postby huntmq1 » Fri Jan 20, 2006 8:03 pm

Just a side note for all the self collectors on picking up driftwood at your area lakes, make dang SURE it's legal! Here in Missouri on some waters it is not. They say it takes away from the "natural" look of the lake..??????????? They compare it to digging up a wild flower to plant in your garden, which is also not legal on public ground here!
In some states you have to purchase a license specificaly for picking up driftwood. Around here they can get pretty anal about it and it can be an expensive lesson learned.
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