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Old 12-10-2017, 08:08 PM   #1
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How long can whitetail antlers stay in a freezer and still be able to have them mounted. I have a 10 point that has been in my deep freezer for 3 years. Will the antlers hold up to mounting?
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Old 12-10-2017, 08:10 PM   #2
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Should be fine may need a new cape if It has started to burn
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Old 12-10-2017, 08:14 PM   #3
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Antlers? The cape might need to be replaced as said above if freezer burned.
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Old 12-10-2017, 08:24 PM   #4
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I'm pretty sure the horns are freezer burned after 3 years.
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Old 12-10-2017, 08:25 PM   #5
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Old 12-10-2017, 08:31 PM   #6
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They should be fine. Cape may be the issue though


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Old 12-10-2017, 08:33 PM   #7
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Horns are fine and as long as you rolled the cape with the face and ears in the middle it should all be fine
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Old 12-11-2017, 10:37 AM   #8
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Thanks all. Sounds like the horns will be fine. Was worried about them being brittle. I’m planning on using a new cape.
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