Is it tacky to mount a trophy head on the front of your truck?

Discussion in 'Polls' started by Len Backus, Sep 4, 2012.

  1. No

    137 vote(s)
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  2. Yes

    749 vote(s)
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  3. Depends on the trophy score - see pictures

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  1. Len Backus

    Len Backus Administrator Staff Member

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    Is it tacky to mount a trophy antelope head on the front of your truck?

    My sons, Andy and Chris, tell me I'm being tacky.

    I say they are just full of envy and it's not a very pretty trait to see in my own flesh and blood.


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  2. J E Custom

    J E Custom Well-Known Member

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    I think it would be considered red neck by some.

    But tacky, is when someone hangs a set of balls from the rear end, or the reciever hitch.

    I say whatever makes you happy. Its your truck.

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  3. SBruce

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    Len,

    You gotta show em the picture of you wearing it on your head.
    I turned around, fully expecting a fold out decoy of some sort, and instead saw................................................................
     
  4. Hunter2678

    Hunter2678 Well-Known Member

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    Aww come on Jerry...i almost bought a pair for my civic!! :cool:
     
  5. Len Backus

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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.
     

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  6. SBruce

    SBruce Well-Known Member

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    No offense meant Len; but hell, I'm still laughing:D

    On a more serious note, did you get a chance to test it out on a live rutting buck while you were up last weekend?
     
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  7. SidecarFlip

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    Only if they are chrome. The glow in the dark ones don't count.....
     
  8. SidecarFlip

    SidecarFlip Well-Known Member

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    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.:D
     
  9. Len Backus

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    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.
     
  10. MachV

    MachV Well-Known Member

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    I knew I was forgetting something, kinda figured it would look interesting:D
    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.
     
  11. Ludicrous

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    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...
     
  12. ICANHITHIMMAN

    ICANHITHIMMAN Well-Known Member

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    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.
     
  13. royinidaho

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    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...:D
     
  14. redneckclimbing

    redneckclimbing Well-Known Member

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    Len-

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