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A little while ago someone submitted a post inquiring about different ideas on how to display rifles on their wall. I searched for that post but couldn't locate it. I snapped a couple of pics of what I did a couple of years ago. I used 2.5"x2.5" pieces of pine, and doll rod. Secured the rod at a slight upward angle with wood glue in the center of the 2.5" blocks, and nailed the blocks to the wall. Simple and it works well.


 

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Gizzy, those are my "ready to use" rifles for varmints and such when I need to use them at a moments notice! All my others are locked in my safe. Besides, I have 2 German Shepards that patrol the house when nobody's home. If anyone can get by them and get away with my stuff they earned it!!! :D Oh ya, I tried that Mathews stuff for a couple of years, blew up a MQ1, have a few problems with a few others, they're decent but I'll stick with my Hoyts!
 

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Deer heads are too small.

Those are shed antlers.....;) Let's see who's the first person who can find the 10-22 magazine located somewhere in the top photo (hint: it's not in/on the rifle)....:bthumb:
 

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I used to shoot a lot of competition archery and if you weren't shooting a Mathews, you were not with the elite group of shooters. I used to shoot a Hoyt years ago, but for indoor archery, the Mathews was the "Cadillac" of bows. Most of the state champs around here used them, and those who shot the 3D stuff and were in the top or winning their class, all used Mathews bows. Well, all but one, and he used a Pearson. I loved mine, but got burnt out of it after shooting indoors for 8 years in a row.
I know what you mean. I did the same thing for quite a few years. Indoor league, 3D circut, it was fun for a while then turned into work! Plus I didn't feel like adding a new shelf for more trophys....:D Back to just having fun now, running a small archery shop out of my barn. I don't think any of the "top" manufactuers make a bad bow nowadays (Bowteh, Hoyt, Mathews, Ross, Alpine, etc. the list goes on...). Just like anything else, it just comes down to personal preference. 01 October - opening day archery in Michigan!!!
 

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I do like the way you have the room set up. Very nice.:bthumb: You need 4 bows to kill deer with??:eek: :D I have since given up on the compound stuff and gone back to traditional. I have 2 long bows and 2 recurves. Much more fun to shoot. The compounds got to be boring for me. They are too much like shootin a tuned rifle. Hard to miss what your shootin at, and I just needed more of a challange.
Thanks for the cudos on the room - decorated by "Cabelas" -- I know what you mean about the wheel bows - I use by old trusty Bear Kodiak Magnum (hangin' above the window but you can't see it in the picture) too (after I have a few in the freezer already)....;)
 
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