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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 10-13-2010, 01:45 PM Thread Starter
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Recommend a Taxidermist

With the Rut a few weeks away, more and more bucks are going to start to be taken. Myself and several hunting buddies are in search of a new taxidermist. We are located in Southwestern PA. Who do you use or recommend? I know there are also several members who are taxidermists. If so, what sets you apart from the other taxis? Appreciate the input. Good luck to all who haven't already bagged their buck.

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Re: Recommend a Taxidermist

Since I moved down here to the Burgh, I still havent found one as good as Terry Grimm of Stateline Taxidermy on PA/WV line (Morgantown/Cheat Lake exit)..Its about a 1.5 hr drive from here...He's a WV state judge I believe also and very moderately priced..
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Dave Dillion. Acme Taxidermy. Real good guy to say the least.

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Re: Recommend a Taxidermist

I'll second Dave Dillon. He is repairing a deer for me right now that another taxidermist did an awful job on. When I dropped it off to be repaired I spent 3 hours with Dave while he was working on anohter deer. He told about every single step he was taking and was basically teaching me the finer points of what he does.

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McCall's Taxidermy in Sewickley..anyone else use them?

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http://www.rockycreektaxidermy.com/

those are all done by him, the middle one was from last year, compaired to the other ones, he did a better job. hes out in ohio though. hes also 325 that was last year, he may not be the best best, but i'd say hes not bad at all, plus alot of guys in pa are 400-500 and i wouldnt say they look much different from scott's. IMO hes improved each year around the mouth, eyes, nose, and the jaw/neck work.
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the only thing i would say....dont get a point fixed..i wasnt happy about the one of the left...but thats all really. those are from a few years ago he mounted those for 245..so he went up since then. i will also mention he wins alot of awards at ohio's buck rendovous
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http://www.silverwingstaxidermy.com

he's in New Cumberland Pa, does GREAT work. The pictures on the website don't do them justice.

I saw a buck that had almost ALL of its horns broken and the work he did to fix it was unreally, you wouldn't have known they were broke if he didn't tell you.
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Dale's Taxidermy in Scenery Hill (Route 40) for local. But my favorite is Great Cove in central PA. Have been very pleased with Great Cove and I am picky. -SL

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