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Anyone use a Deer or Bull Antler for a shift knob?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by 2011TacoBeav, Sep 22, 2011.

  1. Sep 22, 2011 at 7:35 PM
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    2011TacoBeav

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    Hey ya'll I'm thinking of making a new shift knob out of an antler shed and was curious if anyone has done this?

    Any pics?! Tips?
     
  2. Sep 22, 2011 at 7:36 PM
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    idk if that is a good idea, if you got in a wreck it could stab through your chest
     
  3. Sep 22, 2011 at 7:39 PM
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    I used a moose antler, but had to replace the back window when I shifted into second.
     
  4. Sep 22, 2011 at 7:47 PM
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    dude that sounds badass, i would love a knob of an antler conection to the skull, deffinetly sub'd!
     
  5. Sep 22, 2011 at 7:53 PM
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    Sounds kinda Hee Haw
     
  6. Sep 22, 2011 at 7:55 PM
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    Agreed.

    Not to offend but it sounds "hickish"

    Just my $0.02
     
  7. Sep 22, 2011 at 8:01 PM
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    You're both close, but the word you're looking for is "Deliverance"!

    I mean, you can hear the banjo as soon as you open the thread.

    Frank
     
  8. Sep 22, 2011 at 8:02 PM
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    It wouldn't be that large... haha. Prolly primarily the base for an elk. but if i do a deer i'll prolly use a small fork.

    besides shouldn't seat belts keep people from moving forward? :)
     
  9. Sep 22, 2011 at 8:02 PM
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    I'm American... what can I say...
    Haha
     
  10. Sep 22, 2011 at 8:03 PM
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    You're not planning to re-upholster the seats in deer hide ass well are you?:)

    Frank
     
  11. Sep 22, 2011 at 8:04 PM
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    No offense taken bud! :) We each have our own ideas of looking good right?

    I mean I dislike 4" tube side steps... but that doesn't mean that they don't look awesome to others
     
  12. Sep 22, 2011 at 8:06 PM
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    Use a big leg bone , at least it's round on top
     
  13. Sep 22, 2011 at 8:06 PM
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    babytruck Babytruck, babytruck...I've got a babytruck :)

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    *tee hee!*
     
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    Nope! Just the floor mats... haha. jk

    I have camo neoprene seatcovers already. :)
     
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    Might creep out my GF everytime she gets in! haha. She already hates everything outdoorsy anyway...
     
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    Well it looks like you already have your truck set up as a good deer blind... they might get skiddish though if they see bits of themselves all over the inside of your cab.

    Frank
     
  18. Sep 22, 2011 at 8:09 PM
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    and the antlers won't ?
     
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    Git er done. :D
     
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