Fixing antler debate

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Re: Fixing antler debate

Postby magicman54494 » Tue Dec 26, 2017 1:19 pm

stash59 wrote:
magicman54494 wrote:i fix em and add a few kickers and drop tines. i did some custom work for some dude in mich a bunch of years back. i wish he would have let me fix the droopy ears.


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Re: Fixing antler debate

Postby stash59 » Tue Dec 26, 2017 1:34 pm

magicman54494 wrote:
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magicman54494 wrote:i fix em and add a few kickers and drop tines. i did some custom work for some dude in mich a bunch of years back. i wish he would have let me fix the droopy ears.


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Re: Fixing antler debate

Postby tim » Tue Dec 26, 2017 2:09 pm

You had to go there magic :lol: I guess that topic has to pop up ever so often no better time than this topic :lol:
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Re: Fixing antler debate

Postby muddy » Tue Dec 26, 2017 3:07 pm

I've fixed some, others I did not, and I don't care what the next guy does to his or thinks about mine.
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Re: Fixing antler debate

Postby Boogieman1 » Tue Dec 26, 2017 6:04 pm

I personally wouldn’t fix em, I find broke tines and such add a lil character and adds to the story. Only way I would repair one is if it fell off the wall and broke.
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Re: Fixing antler debate

Postby P&YBuck1 » Wed Dec 27, 2017 1:57 am

I too feel it is personal preference and so to each their own, but I personally would not fix them unless they broke during death run.
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Re: Fixing antler debate

Postby Ragingun » Wed Dec 27, 2017 2:50 am

I guess I never factored in a bad repair job. That’d turn me off too. My taxidermist is excellent. The buck he repaired is my profile pic. Can’t tell no matter how hard ya look.
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Re: Fixing antler debate

Postby Bucky » Wed Dec 27, 2017 4:51 am

Right now... I say no fix. Maybe someday I will change my mind
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Re: Fixing antler debate

Postby Stanley » Wed Dec 27, 2017 5:32 am

What if you find the broken off tine?
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Re: Fixing antler debate

Postby llcooljames » Wed Dec 27, 2017 6:22 am

I wouldn't fix one
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Re: Fixing antler debate

Postby muskieman » Wed Dec 27, 2017 6:47 am

A friend of mine works at a taxi, in the 10 years or so he has worked there he has a few times added points or made points longer to make it look better for the mount.
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Re: Fixing antler debate

Postby Stanley » Wed Dec 27, 2017 6:57 am

I know of one guy that fabricated a whole rack and tried to pass it off as a world record. Some people actually fell for it. :think:
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Re: Fixing antler debate

Postby mspaci » Thu Dec 28, 2017 11:35 am

Im getting mine from this year fixed. Have pics of him a few weeks before killing him unbroken. Perfect 8 is why I want him fixed too. Mike
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Re: Fixing antler debate

Postby mheichelbech » Thu Dec 28, 2017 12:55 pm

Maybe...not sure...all depends on the rack, situation and my frame of mind at the time.
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Re: Fixing antler debate

Postby Boogieman1 » Thu Dec 28, 2017 1:03 pm

Stanley wrote:I know of one guy that fabricated a whole rack and tried to pass it off as a world record. Some people actually fell for it. :think:


Did he look anything like this clown?
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