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View Poll Results: Is it tacky to mount a trophy antelope head on the front of your truck?
No 125 14.09%
Yes 649 73.17%
Depends on the trophy score - see pictures 113 12.74%
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Is it tacky to mount a trophy head on the front of your truck?

 
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Old 09-04-2012, 04:39 PM
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Re: Is it tacky to mount a trophy head on the front of your truck?

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I had Mexican food (what a surprise) with SBruce in Spearfish, SD last week on my way out for my hunt. We were like 2 passing ships, he was heading to Rapid City, I was heading from RC. So we met on the way.

After the meal we walked over to my vehicle where I said I'd show him my antelope decoy. But first, I said, you have to turn around and not peek while I get it out.

He just about split a gut when he turned around to see this staring back at him.
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I am a little offended that he laughed at me.
Len, you suprise me, having a liking for that Mexican food, especially being from 'up there'...... At my age, I can't take the spicy stuff.

Far as your hood ornament, I haven't any issue. I've seen lots worse....in Detroit.
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Old 09-04-2012, 04:40 PM
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Re: Is it tacky to mount a trophy head on the front of your truck?

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did you get a chance to test it out on a live rutting buck while you were up last weekend?
My only chance was on a group of bedded goats. Three bucks and one doe.

The doe busted me as I moved in. The decoy gave me lots of time but, alas, there was an obstruction in front of me so I had no shot.

Lots of time, I will try it again during the rut.
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Old 09-04-2012, 05:16 PM
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Re: Is it tacky to mount a trophy head on the front of your truck?

I knew I was forgetting something, kinda figured it would look interesting
That decoy might look outa place on your vehicle but I'll wager people wouldnt give it a second look on the front of mine.....The new blue door just wasnt working so the camo process has started on it too.
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Old 09-05-2012, 04:08 AM
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Re: Is it tacky to mount a trophy head on the front of your truck?

You could just drive straight up to them with that on your hood. Please tell us there isn't a bottom half to the antelope head decoy...
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Re: Is it tacky to mount a trophy head on the front of your truck?

Len

I voted yes but that was before I saw the picture. I would change my vote to NO. I though you were going to have a real head on there.
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Old 09-05-2012, 09:55 AM
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Re: Is it tacky to mount a trophy head on the front of your truck?

Hey, back in the day, when vehicles had fenders, before I could hunt I'd sit on the corner of main street and oogle at the bucks on the fenders the evening of the "first day". When I got my first and only white tail buck (9 point - a nice one) it froze stiff and was able to be stood up in the back of the pickup.

I drove around town several times. Good ol' Western PA in the 50s...
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Old 09-05-2012, 05:12 PM
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Re: Is it tacky to mount a trophy head on the front of your truck?

Len-

Never mind, I voted yes, but after seeing the pics. that changes everything. That is awesome!
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