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Old 07-26-2022, 03:59 PM   #1
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What's your go to taxidmermist charging for a pedestal WT mount?
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Old 07-26-2022, 04:05 PM   #2
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$600 wall pedestal
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Old 07-26-2022, 04:15 PM   #3
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$550 wall pedestal
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Old 07-26-2022, 04:19 PM   #4
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$800 is what mine charges.
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Old 07-26-2022, 04:23 PM   #5
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What do you define as a pedestal mount?


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Old 07-26-2022, 04:35 PM   #6
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Good point. A lot of variations here.
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Old 07-26-2022, 04:43 PM   #7
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My guy is $625 for a wall pedestal.
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Old 07-26-2022, 05:35 PM   #8
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$900
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Old 07-26-2022, 05:52 PM   #9
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$900
For what Iím paying for ďpublic enemyĒ to be just shoulder mounted this is what Iíd guess for higher quality
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Old 07-26-2022, 06:04 PM   #10
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OP, are you asking about a wall pedestal or floor pedestal?

When I read the question I automatically assumed wall pedestal. All of the taxidermists we use are $900-1000 for a wall ped whitetail but floor pedestals are pretty pricey and there are many variables such as type of base and whether it has habitat and how much. Varies from $2000-$2500 for wt floor ped.
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Old 07-26-2022, 07:00 PM   #11
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OP, are you asking about a wall pedestal or floor pedestal?

When I read the question I automatically assumed wall pedestal. All of the taxidermists we use are $900-1000 for a wall ped whitetail but floor pedestals are pretty pricey and there are many variables such as type of base and whether it has habitat and how much. Varies from $2000-$2500 for wt floor ped.
Correct, wall pedestal.

Floor pedestals are a whole different animal in my mind. Those can vary greatly based on many variables.
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Old 07-26-2022, 07:32 PM   #12
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850.00 for a wall pedestal
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Old 07-26-2022, 07:43 PM   #13
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My go to guy does good work and is close to you if your still in Waxahachie. He charges $550 for a wall and $625 for a wall pedestal. I can send ya pics of both if you would like. PM me

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Old 07-26-2022, 09:33 PM   #14
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$850 for a wall pedestal.
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Old 07-27-2022, 08:50 AM   #15
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Anyone know of a "cheap" place to get a regular shoulder mount done on a black buck? I have one that is decent but not a monster. I would like to get it mounted to put in a guest room or something. Doesn't need to be show quality.
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Old 07-27-2022, 08:57 AM   #16
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$875


Man, I don't know how these guys are doing $500-$600 WP mounts (standard mount either for that matter). They have to be basically breaking even at $8 hr for labor. Heck, I was was $575 for a standard mount in the 90s
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Old 07-27-2022, 09:08 AM   #17
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I guess a wall pedestal has a some extras added besides the shoulder mounted animal ?

We just ask the taxi to add something like a rock or vegetation, just a shoulder mount with extras.
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Old 07-27-2022, 09:15 AM   #18
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Im not sure about a wall pedistal but he charges $650 for a normal mount. So my guess would be $800 or so.
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Old 07-27-2022, 09:39 AM   #19
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I paid $850 for my last one.
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Old 07-27-2022, 09:41 AM   #20
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600 wall pedestal!!
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Old 07-27-2022, 10:56 AM   #21
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Man, I don't know how these guys are doing $500-$600 WP mounts (standard mount either for that matter). They have to be basically breaking even at $8 hr for labor. Heck, I was was $575 for a standard mount in the 90s
Iíve wondered the same thing.
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Old 07-27-2022, 10:59 AM   #22
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I dont see me getting any taxi work done again unless its for grandkids. Just cant see spending that much.
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Old 07-27-2022, 11:00 AM   #23
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$650 plus for wall ped. But, I'm pretty sure that's (buddy) discounted a bit. Or, that’s what I paid for Hagen’s Colorado Bend State Park mount from 2020.

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Old 07-27-2022, 11:32 AM   #24
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I guess a wall pedestal has a some extras added besides the shoulder mounted animal ?

We just ask the taxi to add something like a rock or vegetation, just a shoulder mount with extras.
Wall pedestal are those forms that have more shoulder and that floating effect as noted in the picture above. The form itself costs $10-$15 more than a standard pose to account for the extra material it takes to pour one, molds are more complicated etc.

It takes 30 min more to prep this kind of form and mount it. Then another 15-30 minutes for the finish work and whatever costs of material to finish the back space that is visible. Cheap way is to basically spray paint it, up to fancy tooled leather, painted scenes, rock structures etc.

And that folks is why they costs more
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