Thanks, it's an average sized buck. I have seen much biger lying in the back of other people's trucks but for me it's a good size. I never thought should have been standing beside it to give a comparison of size. I will post another picture with a little of the back end of the truck showing.
I recently completed my first skull plate mount of my buck antelope from the 2010 season. I used a kit from Van Dykes, and I thought I would pass along the tips my dad shared with me, as well as one or two I figured out on my own. I have only completed the one antelope kit, but these tips should work for kits for other species as well.
1. Leave as much depth to the skull as possible when you remove the antlers/horns from the skull of the animal. This...