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Cackler Finished

Postby sprigpig1 » Sun Aug 18, 2013 10:37 pm

Finished this guy up tonight and boy was he in horrible shape when he was given to me. Busted wings that were missing tons of primary coverts had to splice feathers on inside of wing to hide the carnage and Left wing was broken in two places and bird was freezer burned badly. Had to re-constitute joints and feet. I know he has got some flaws but what a horrible bird to mount. :no:

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Re: Cackler Finished

Postby OregonSpeck85 » Mon Aug 19, 2013 3:09 am

Can't see anything wrong with it but way to fix it up, looks good :thumbsup:
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Re: Cackler Finished

Postby AAR » Mon Aug 19, 2013 10:50 am

Came out nice though :thumbsup: I know working with shot up garbage makes everything so damn difficult, like to think that it makes a guy appreciate the good condition ones. At least that's what I have to tell myself to get through those types of birds! Cacklers are just awesome birds, you guys have all kinds of cool Canada's over there.

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Re: Cackler Finished

Postby sprigpig1 » Mon Aug 19, 2013 11:40 am

Thanks a lot guys...

Eric- exactly after this bird I will appreciate a well preserved bird that wasn't shot to hell.
Yeah we have some cool stuff over here but obviously your no stranger to the west coast.
With the drought and the political situation ill trade CA for TX any day of the week :thumbsup:
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Re: Cackler Finished

Postby Pete-pec » Mon Aug 19, 2013 3:20 pm

Turned out very good Brandon. Good recovery, and way to stick with it, I know how easy it is to just throw it in the trash, and wait for another.
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Re: Cackler Finished

Postby sprigpig1 » Mon Aug 19, 2013 4:53 pm

Amen Pete, I had a trash can on standby and he almost went in it a few different times. :yes:
Thanks brother.
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