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Old 11-21-2017, 08:07 PM   #1
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This guy just had to test me this evening. I don't take kindly to predators around my chickens. I have saw him 3 times, but not close to the house. Tonight he broke the rules and got lit up with the 17HMR. He is a nice cat, 28 inches from top of the head to his butt..... not tail, butt. And that is not following his body contour. He reminds me of a high school football player, he has the potential, just not there yet. He would have been a really big cat in a year or two.

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I think he will most likely grace my trophy room with the other two. I am thinking something special for him, not your typical Bobcat mount. Time will tell.
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Old 11-21-2017, 08:12 PM   #2
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Very nice! Congrats
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Old 11-21-2017, 08:13 PM   #3
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Nice, if he could have had a chicken or two, he would have filled out.lol
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Old 11-21-2017, 08:19 PM   #4
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AntlerCollector knows a good taxidermist!
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Old 11-21-2017, 08:20 PM   #5
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Purty
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Old 11-21-2017, 08:22 PM   #6
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Old 11-21-2017, 08:24 PM   #7
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Weight?

I have won mounted that looks just like that but never weighed him. I guesstimated 30lbs on mine. Possibly a tad more.


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Old 11-21-2017, 08:56 PM   #8
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AntlerCollector knows a good taxidermist!
I know a pretty good one myself, he has done a lot of my animals and was trained by one of the best out there.
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Old 11-21-2017, 08:59 PM   #9
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Weight?

I have won mounted that looks just like that but never weighed him. I guesstimated 30lbs on mine. Possibly a tad more.


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I didn't put him on a scale, but I would guess around the 20 to 25 pound mark. He would have been a dandy in a couple of years. I am just glad I got him before he started getting my chickens. The chickens have been acting strange for a few days, I may now know why.
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Old 11-21-2017, 09:01 PM   #10
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I must have missed that thread, please enlighten me with a photo
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Old 11-21-2017, 09:05 PM   #11
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Nice, if he could have had a chicken or two, he would have filled out.lol
I do have a mean rooster that will jump on you, that I would have donated to the cause, but he is a really good watchdog for the hens. I have punted him several times and he still wants to fight if you get too close.
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Old 11-21-2017, 09:27 PM   #12
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I must have missed that thread, please enlighten me with a photo
AC is probably busy right now.........so Iím just trying to help out!

http://discussions.texasbowhunter.co...d.php?t=607403
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Old 11-21-2017, 09:27 PM   #13
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Edit: Joel beat me to it
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Old 11-21-2017, 09:27 PM   #14
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Awesome, congrats!
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Old 11-21-2017, 09:36 PM   #15
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Maybe you should have him mounted with a big chicken in his mouth haha.
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Old 11-21-2017, 10:07 PM   #16
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Nice cat. But boy are you in trouble you used saw instead of seen.
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Old 11-21-2017, 10:08 PM   #17
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Now I remember, When I clicked on the thread.....LOL! Dude I am sorry about that.
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Old 11-21-2017, 10:11 PM   #18
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Nice cat. But boy are you in trouble you used saw instead of seen.
My bad, please don't call the TBH grammar police on me, I promise i will try and correct my bad grammar with the following postestes.
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Old 12-13-2017, 06:55 PM   #19
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Ok so I must need glasses worse that I thought. This bay boy measured out at 34 inches from the tip of his nose to the base of his tail, he lost an inch or so when I skinned him out. To give a little perspective, the biggest form McKenzie sells is 35 inches. I have a pose that I am going to mount him in that is way off the norm, but I think it is going to be really cool and something you may have never seen before. So until the hide is back from the tannery, I will be searching for reference photos.
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Old 12-13-2017, 07:19 PM   #20
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Pretty cat
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Old 12-13-2017, 07:28 PM   #21
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Good looking cat!
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