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hanson

Just got my Pintail back from the Taxidermist...

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hanson

Had to share this one...

Never been so nervous/excited about seeing a finished mount in my life.

Took a little over 1-1/2 years wait to get this back and although it took awhile, it was worth the wait. I'm pretty happy. \:\)

Shot in Minnesota, western Twin Cities metro area. Not a single wing feather was busted at all and only 1 single BB through the neck that we could find. Because the wings were in such good shape, I wanted the bird flying and am happy I did.

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harvey lee

Looks very nice Chris. All the feathers are in very nice condition.

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IceHawk

Chris congratulations excellent trophy to harvest especially in MN Superb mount! I'll be watching some of those bueaties dive bomb my snow goose spread in the next couple weeks

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Scott M

Nice sprig! Congratulations on that fine bird, looks super.

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IceHawk

Hanson who does your work? Just curious if it's someone I could hire in the future looks like the quality of work I look for in bird mounts!

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eyehead

Nice bird hanson, Nothin like a nice drake pintail grin.gif

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BigWadeS

Excellent mount Hanson, great looking bird too

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Sartell Angler

gotta love it! I went with a similar mount to showcase the feathers on my goldeneye, as none of those were damaged (also shot in the neck).

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lawdog

A real trophy Chris, CONGRATS! Great mount too.

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Eric Wettschreck

Nice Chris. I'm a bit jealous. We see pins in the springtime around my place, not so much in the fall.

Nice looking bird, and tough to get. Congrats.

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IceHawk

Sartell nice golden-eye!

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Bryce

A good taxidermist is going to have extra feathers. Most of my birds have needed touch-up work. GWT had wing almost blown off but with some fine work and a little luck, my guy was able to get a flying mount done.

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Dean Schellinger

Very cool mount, that is a trophy, especially that nice of a bird in Minnesota!

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SSSTaxidermy

Nice Chris...That is one sweeeeeet mount. Like I told you, I dropped my birds off with your uncle, just last week and I already feel like my 5 yr old daughter around Xmas time! I'm having a hard time waiting! That is the fun of it all!

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Rainman

There you go getting me all excited for duck hunting and open water fishing hasn't even started yet.

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