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Contributors to this thread:
Brian M. 26-Jan-17
southpaw 26-Jan-17
bowbender77 26-Jan-17
smarba 26-Jan-17
JH 26-Jan-17
JH 26-Jan-17
Cobie33 27-Jan-17
Cobie33 27-Jan-17
Cobie33 27-Jan-17
JH 28-Jan-17
Brian M. 28-Jan-17
Sam S 28-Jan-17
Zebrakiller 29-Jan-17
Zebrakiller 29-Jan-17
Zebrakiller 29-Jan-17
RD 29-Jan-17
PAstringking 29-Jan-17
MathewsMan 30-Jan-17
WausauDug 30-Jan-17
Buffalo1 30-Jan-17
jmail20 05-Feb-17
LWood 05-Feb-17
ExtremeZ7 06-Feb-17
ExtremeZ7 06-Feb-17
Brian M. 06-Feb-17
Pig Doc 07-Feb-17
Pig Doc 07-Feb-17
moosenelson 08-Feb-17
wacem 08-Feb-17
ExtremeZ7 20-Feb-17
IowaHawkeye 20-Feb-17
IowaHawkeye 20-Feb-17
IowaHawkeye 20-Feb-17
grindersonly 27-Feb-17
grindersonly 27-Feb-17
grindersonly 27-Feb-17
Huntcell 27-Feb-17
RDH 27-Feb-17
Brian M. 12-Sep-18
Hancock West 12-Sep-18
beemann 12-Sep-18
Brian M. 12-Sep-18
grape 13-Sep-18
Elite 1 14-Sep-18
beemann 14-Sep-18
Bigfoot 14-Sep-18
Elite 1 14-Sep-18
wild1 14-Sep-18
grape 14-Sep-18
Brian M. 14-Sep-18
beemann 14-Sep-18
From: Brian M.
26-Jan-17
I shot a sow in ME in Oct. No room for a rug, thinking half mount with a bull moose skull under foot. What have you done with your bears? Thanks Brian

From: southpaw
26-Jan-17

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230 lbs
southpaw's embedded Photo
230 lbs
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Shot in 2010 in Massachusetts

From: bowbender77
26-Jan-17

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From: smarba
26-Jan-17

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This was a friend's bear. Hard to tell from photo, but it's sort of a wall pedestal and doesn't even have the full front legs or paws. One of the neatest half bears I'd ever seen. To me a half mount just popping out of the wall appears odd, and this one gave the illusion of continuing with it's softened edges

From: JH
26-Jan-17

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JH's embedded Photo
I got this one so it fits into a corner wall.

From: JH
26-Jan-17

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JH's embedded Photo
Fits in my entry way above a closet

From: Cobie33
27-Jan-17

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Cobie33's embedded Photo
I helped to design mine. The pedestal has wheels so it is easy to move and the top portion lifts off so I can place it on a table.

From: Cobie33
27-Jan-17

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Cobie33's embedded Photo
Here's another view.

From: Cobie33
27-Jan-17
What do I need to do to straighten those pics out?

From: JH
28-Jan-17

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One thing I have noticed is bear mounts take horrible pictures you almost have to personally see a taxidermist work in order to get a good idea how his work looks. Here is a different angle of mine almost every angle has a different look.

From: Brian M.
28-Jan-17
Thanks guys.

JH, I like that, I hadn't thought of a corner mount. Mine also has a white V on her chest. I already decided to go with a closed mouth.

From: Sam S
28-Jan-17

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Sam S's embedded Photo

From: Zebrakiller
29-Jan-17

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Zebrakiller's embedded Photo

From: Zebrakiller
29-Jan-17

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Zebrakiller's embedded Photo

From: Zebrakiller
29-Jan-17

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From: RD
29-Jan-17

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RD's embedded Photo
Here's one of mine, I didn't want to use up more wallspace.

From: PAstringking
29-Jan-17

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PAstringking's embedded Photo
My pedestal mount

From: MathewsMan
30-Jan-17
Even though I have a 1/2 LS black Bear mount, I wish I had gone with a Shoulder Pedestal instead

From: WausauDug
30-Jan-17

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WausauDug's embedded Photo
its really hard to take a good pic of a bear mount, I'm guessing same reason why their hard to shoot - sooo black

From: Buffalo1
30-Jan-17

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Buffalo1's MOBILE embedded Photo

1/2 body mount. Doesn't require a lot of space. In a corner in the living room.

From: jmail20
05-Feb-17

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This is a picture my taxidermist just sent me of a bear he just finished for me

From: LWood
05-Feb-17

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Black Bear Wall Pedestal
LWood's embedded Photo
Black Bear Wall Pedestal
I did a wall pedestal instead of a half mount.

From: ExtremeZ7
06-Feb-17

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ExtremeZ7's embedded Photo

From: ExtremeZ7
06-Feb-17

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ExtremeZ7's embedded Photo
Same mount from the front

From: Brian M.
06-Feb-17
Thanks for the responses. Some nice looking mounts. Now I don't know what I want.

From: Pig Doc
07-Feb-17

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Pig Doc's embedded Photo

From: Pig Doc
07-Feb-17

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Pig Doc's embedded Photo

From: moosenelson
08-Feb-17
I like it pig doc!

From: wacem
08-Feb-17

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wacem's embedded Photo
Northern Wisconsin 2007

From: ExtremeZ7
20-Feb-17
Same mount from the front

From: IowaHawkeye
20-Feb-17
NM bear from 2015

From: IowaHawkeye
20-Feb-17

IowaHawkeye's embedded Photo
IowaHawkeye's embedded Photo

From: IowaHawkeye
20-Feb-17

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IowaHawkeye's embedded Photo

From: grindersonly
27-Feb-17

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grindersonly's embedded Photo
gf's 2015 bear

From: grindersonly
27-Feb-17

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grindersonly's embedded Photo
my 2013 bear

From: grindersonly
27-Feb-17

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grindersonly's embedded Photo
gf 2015 bear on the left, my 2013 bear on the right, both Wisconsin archery zone C

From: Huntcell
27-Feb-17
Them are some nice looking bear! any weights or skull sizes the left looks huge!!!

From: RDH
27-Feb-17

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RDH's embedded Photo

From: Brian M.
12-Sep-18
Back to the top for any more pics. My bear is finally being done and I'm really liking JH's bear above. Closed mouth, one paw up, quartering right or left (?). Moose skull will go under the lifted paw, but not sure if any other 'base' will be added...or needed.

From: Hancock West
12-Sep-18

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I'm going to admit guys this isn't my bear and i'm only posting it because I think its one of the better bear mounts I've see with the open mouth. I'll be sending mine to him if i'm fortunate enough.

From: beemann
12-Sep-18

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beemann's embedded Photo
Here you go

From: Brian M.
12-Sep-18
I like that Beeman, similar to JH's. Thanks.

From: grape
13-Sep-18

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Half mounts are great,but if room is an issue; tanned hides are good too.

From: Elite 1
14-Sep-18

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Elite 1's embedded Photo
Half mount

From: beemann
14-Sep-18
Elite for the win. Man thats nice.

From: Bigfoot
14-Sep-18
grape How are you hanging your hides? I have hung them on a nail, but the nose skin, but have had many tear off over time. Tried using a wire but the hide tears as well. Do you have a better method?

From: Elite 1
14-Sep-18
Lol thanks beemann

From: wild1
14-Sep-18

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wild1's embedded Photo
Just as I saw him while scouting (DIY).

From: grape
14-Sep-18

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I have really good luck with a coated screw. I also have some over the railings.

From: Brian M.
14-Sep-18
Grape, do you like bear hunting or what? If I ever get another, that will be my only option, wife says this mount will be my last unless I get rid of something. Funny, I've had lots of furs tanned and never even thought of doing a bear. Thanks.

From: beemann
14-Sep-18
Hey guys bear hunting is fun....

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