possible way to mount my wood duck

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possible way to mount my wood duck

Postby duckbuster » Sun Oct 09, 2005 2:05 pm

i was wondering what ur guy's opinions are on this mount...im thinking of seeing if my taxidermist can do this type of mount.
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Postby Delta Hunter » Sun Oct 09, 2005 2:59 pm

I think it looks great. My personal opinion is that a Wood Duck should always be mounted in a standing or sitting position. A flying Woodie just looks black when it is on the wall, and the beautiful colors don't show well at all.
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Postby duckbuster » Sun Oct 09, 2005 3:03 pm

im with you there
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Postby Trois_beaux_canards » Sun Oct 09, 2005 6:07 pm

Delta Hunter wrote:... the beautiful colors don't show well at all.

I agree, I think that that is a great idea for a mount. go for it!
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Postby ISHOOTDIVERS » Sun Oct 09, 2005 7:54 pm

I agree, certain birds definitly look better sitting and some look better flying, also I'd have the hen come out of the box, I almost did a bird coming out of a tree knot 2 years ago, wish I would have
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Postby Greg Wile » Sun Oct 09, 2005 8:23 pm

That wood duck box mount looks sweet. I'd go for it if I had the birds and the bucks for it. :thumbsup:
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Postby huntmq1 » Mon Oct 10, 2005 10:36 pm

Go for it. It's a great idea. As for birds looking right, I'd say that divers are the hardest. Stubby legs that sit way back on the body. I've seen some HORRIBLE diver mounts and some great ones. I think puting them in the standing pose is the hardest to get right.
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Postby gahunter » Thu Oct 13, 2005 8:53 pm

I've got a pair of flying woodies and they look great. They are in a well lit room with a ceiling light almost directly over them, but I think they would look good anywhere. You can really see all the colors on the wings, head, and the undercarriage. All you have to do is take a step to either side to see all of those colors change. :thumbsup:
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Postby mallardhunter » Thu Oct 13, 2005 10:40 pm

I like the wood duck box idea :thumbsup:
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