Taxidermy suggestions

Sdhunt17

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Looking to drop my first deer this year.
I want to shoulder mount my first deer.
Any suggestions on shops or persons who can provide me with this service?

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ilovesprig

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Mike Berry in Pine Valley does a great job at a very reasonable price.....619-473-8312

Stefanie and Jacob's 1st bucks were done by Mike.

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Irvine

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I hope to give home a call this year
Mike Berry in Pine Valley does a great job at a very reasonable price.....619-473-8312

Stefanie and Jacob's 1st bucks were done by Mike.



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Looking to drop my first deer this year.
I want to shoulder mount my first deer.
Any suggestions on shops or persons who can provide me with this service?

Hunt on, fish on
Performance through persistence
#bowhuntordie
 

ivhunter

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There's a guy in Holtville also... Vandiver's Ironwood Taxidermy... (760) 356-4367 He did this buck in 4 months, he had his work room full of nice looking bucks and Breck did the gallo.

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Lungpopper

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What’s Mikes Berry turn around time on a deer mount?
Generally 1 year.
A little story about Mike. I have had three deer done by Mike (two of them was when he worked for Cape Horn) and he does a nice job.
I took him a Turkey once and knowing it would be about a year I waited. After a year I called him and asked how it was going.
HE TOLD ME THE DOG ATE IT. Never called me to tell me and didn’t even act like it was a big deal.
Just “O’ well”.
Will never take anything to him again or recommend him.
 

ilovesprig

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Generally 1 year.
A little story about Mike. I have had three deer done by Mike (two of them was when he worked for Cape Horn) and he does a nice job.
I took him a Turkey once and knowing it would be about a year I waited. After a year I called him and asked how it was going.
HE TOLD ME THE DOG ATE IT. Never called me to tell me and didn’t even act like it was a big deal.
Just “O’ well”.
Will never take anything to him again or recommend him.
That SUCKS!....He's never seemed like that kind of guy to me.
 
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Thanks for the info on the turn around guys...... I would recommend Trophy Room in riverside the guys do a great job and had my buck ready in 8 moths .
 
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Mike Berry mounted a boar for me and it came out beautiful. Then he mounted a buck for me and I am not happy. The buck was full blown rutting with a swollen neck. When I got it back from him it now has a skinny neck. The quality is good but it bums me out every time I look at it with its pencil neck.