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Beard Displays

Postby tripleCBoykins » Wed May 21, 2008 3:43 pm

Here's some pic's for ya'll.
Sorry I couldn't get this one to load upright.
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I've been working on this one for a couple of days. Still have about 15 more to add on. But I've run out of brass for the ends. So they will have to wait.
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I hope ya'll enjoy these!
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Postby cut_un » Wed May 21, 2008 3:58 pm

Looks good brother, I know each has a special memory for you :wink: Thanks for sharing!
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Beard Display Question

Postby NMBlackgold » Mon Jun 30, 2008 1:22 pm

Triple C, what are you using to cover the "meaty" end of your beards? I can' tell from the pics. Very nice displays.
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Postby tripleCBoykins » Mon Jun 30, 2008 9:02 pm

Shotgun shell brass. I try to save my spent rounds and utilize that for the beards from each bird. I melt the plastic out and then use brass wire to tie a piece of leather (forms a loop) to each beard. You then put this loop through the brass. I hang them on brass hooks.
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Beards

Postby NMBlackgold » Tue Jul 01, 2008 1:22 pm

tripleCBoykins wrote:Shotgun shell brass. I try to save my spent rounds and utilize that for the beards from each bird. I melt the plastic out and then use brass wire to tie a piece of leather (forms a loop) to each beard. You then put this loop through the brass. I hang them on brass hooks.


Thanks Triple C, will give it a try!
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Postby callumcuffumkillum » Thu Feb 19, 2009 1:49 pm

All you have to do is grab the beard at the base and give it a yank. It will pop right off and there isnt any meat :thumbsup:
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Postby Indaswamp » Sun Feb 22, 2009 2:23 pm

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My Beard display after a long day duck hunting! :rofl:
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Postby duxrus » Fri Feb 27, 2009 9:33 am

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Here is mine. I found the board floating down the mighty Mississippi...I wish I had saved every beard I have have killed with the spurs but it is alittle late now.
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Postby NMBlackgold » Sat Feb 28, 2009 10:21 am

duxrus wrote:Image


Here is mine. I found the board floating down the mighty Mississippi...I wish I had saved every beard I have have killed with the spurs but it is alittle late now.


Wow, nice display! I have always wanted to mount a turkey but could never figure out what position I would want it in. I know now!! Did you rig your beards the same way as TripleC rigs his???
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Postby Indaswamp » Sat Feb 28, 2009 1:57 pm

I have always wanted to mount a turkey but could never figure out what position I would want it in. I know now!!


Look at one 3/4 strut gobbling on a limb....Awesome! Expensive mount to have it done right though... about $650-800.
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Re: Beard Displays

Postby duxrus » Mon Mar 02, 2009 9:41 pm

I take the brass and run a leather boot strap thru it to make a loop. I then hot glue it . Takes about 2 minutes per beard. :thumbsup:
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Re: Beard Displays

Postby Indaswamp » Mon Mar 02, 2009 10:11 pm

Hey duxrus, How many beards did that dude have? And how many inches of beard did he have? looks like a good bird for sure! :thumbsup:
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Re: Beard Displays

Postby duxrus » Tue Mar 03, 2009 9:55 am

He has 5 beards with a 10, 7,7,6,4 = 34" 1.25 spurs and 25.5 lbs

I have another one with 6 beards but he only has 9,9,4,3,2,2.... had no spurs and only weighed 18 lbs.

Over the years I have harvested about one multiple bearded bird per season where I hunt. It is definitely genetic. Double bearded ones are the most common.
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