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my wood duck mount

Postby duckbuster » Wed Feb 15, 2006 7:36 pm

ok guys here it is my first wood duck mount its not finished till i get a hen but this is how it looks. http://spaces.msn.com/boynton2006/photos/?_c02_owner=1
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Postby duckbuster » Thu Feb 16, 2006 11:39 am

what u guys think, plan on getting a diff box made when i get the hen done cuz i talked to the tax about entering it in a show, but the hen will be on top leaning over and peeking in the hole and ill have a lil nest inside with some eggs.
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Postby RedTx » Thu Feb 16, 2006 6:31 pm

Looks good to me :thumbsup:
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Postby sdgr8wthnter » Fri Feb 17, 2006 9:34 am

Pretty nice woody coming out of SD. Have one in the freezer waiting to go to the Taxi. Hope mine turns out like yours.
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Postby fireman17 » Fri Feb 17, 2006 7:08 pm

Looks great, I think you should make the nest box out of old barn wood. That make it look more old and rustic just my .02
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Postby Pete-pec » Fri Feb 17, 2006 9:12 pm

Some very nice artificial knot-holes on the market right now. I think McKenzie and VanDykes both carry a couple to choose from. They are very realistic, and would add some true realism to the mount. The hen is usually the one peering out the hole, and you only need half a hen. Very easy mount. Add to that the Freeze dried Baby Chicks, and you have a real winner. I bought some day old (dead at birth) Baby Woodies from a breeder in Fresno California, and sent them out to get freeze dried in Chicago Illinois for $35 each, and they look great. I haven't put the piece together yet, but I do have all the specimens.

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Postby duckbuster » Mon Feb 20, 2006 10:58 am

well guys i didnt care if the box was new or not because its my first mount, but when i get the hen and everything else for it might get put on a new box if he wants to enter it in to a comp
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