Thanks. I use two screws though the wood . One into the back of the skull bone and one in the inside roof of the mouth. The top one holds the most and the bottom one just keeps it straight. I've done 5 of them total. It's a lot of messy work but I like them. It's the next best thing to mounting without the cost.
Thanks Psyco I guess I'm just to cheap. I mount all my antlers and like I said earlier, when I get to where I feel comfortable doing my own full mounts I'll get some capes and do them, Hopefully! There's a couple more around the corner you can't see that need to be done also.
Sorry guy's, I don't have any whitetail bucks mounted. Only a doe and my nieces buck that she killed her first day (and last) hunting! The kids at school teased her so bad she never wanted to go again. What a shame because she was so proud of it too.
The record books, that are put out by Boone & Crocket and Pope & Young and where I live is Henry Kelsey they are a great way to research a state or a province for big game. This does take some time but the knowledge it gives you, can be very valuable. Not all hunters have their trophies recorded, as where I live after the Hanson Buck became the new world record typical Whitetail, we saw a flood of hunters and now that has happened, some hunters are shying away from the record books but...