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Started Aug 2nd, 2017 at 8:34pm by Alan
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Kerosene and BiCarb method
Hi guys,
I'm working on my first skin (Chamois).
It's been nailed up for about a week with the first coat of paste on it. the top end is almost ready to be scraped off, but the lower portion...

Started May 1st, 2017 at 9:34am by SouthernCross308
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Auckland taxidermy
Hey guys took the mrs out this morning for a shoot (8months pregnant) she managed to knock over a nice fallow hind she wants to get her skin tanned for the wall could anyone suggest someone close to A...

Started Apr 30th, 2017 at 3:51pm by Bushwackker
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Danish oil
Hi guys I bought some Danish oil to apply to my set of antlers  but I was wondering if there's a method to using it? Or should I just be rubbing it on with a rag?

Started Apr 9th, 2017 at 10:42pm by blakethesnake
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bleaching a skull
Anyone know who does them in otago ways?

Started Apr 18th, 2017 at 9:05am by padox
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Smelly Tahr
Hi guys does anybody have an tips or remedies  on removing the musky smell from a tahr mount? Cheers

Started Mar 2nd, 2017 at 3:14pm by Sambarhound
6 997 Last Post Apr 6th, 2017 at 9:46am
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Skulls
Got these guys all cleaned up and now need to get them on the wall.
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Started Dec 23rd, 2016 at 12:39pm by cb14
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hard velvet. what to do?
got a nice 12pt with hard velvet, id like to get it mounted in a couple of months when I have the $$$ and a headskin (cut throat my bad) anyways does it need special preservation or will the velvet st...

Started Feb 4th, 2017 at 9:15am by gonehuntin
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Wanted .. Blue Wild Boar Headskin
Would need to be off a decent boar 170/180 lb plus.
Caught a good one in Hawkes Bay back in 2008 with top jaw but buggered up headskin .
Pretty rare to find around the north these days but q...

Started Jan 16th, 2017 at 8:21am by Old School
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Stewart Island Whitetail colours
Seen a few piebald whitetail shot on Stewart Island, and have seen a live one myself in the North Lords. But never seen one with black facial patches like the one below before. Interested in seeing ph...

Started Jan 8th, 2017 at 5:36pm by Deathwind
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Hydrogen peroxide
Have picked up some baquacil which is a 35% hydrogen peroxide solution.
What sort of mix/ ratio should I put in a bucket to whiten some tahr heads?

Started Dec 17th, 2016 at 2:34pm by mick hunter
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Elk Progress
As mainly a meat hunter I didn't think about taxidermy much until I did a trip to Wyoming last year.  I shot an ok elk http://www.fishnhunt.co.nz/forum/YaBB.cgi?num=1442933228
Got a few pics toda...

Started May 25th, 2016 at 7:13am by cb14
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Staining antlers with coffee
I have a few nice shed (cast) antlers that are bleached by the sun, and wanted to put some colour back on them. I seen a youtube video that just used coffee. Well it works great!
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Started May 9th, 2016 at 2:50am by Canadian Mulie
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Fleshing possum skin
Trying to tan my first possum skin, just can't work out how much fleshing needs to be done, the possum skin had dark spots on it, does this need to be all pulled off, ive been going at it for about an...

Started Jun 30th, 2016 at 9:32am by PossumTrappingWGTN
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Red Deer Head Cape
Hi All,
I've got a head skin which has been in the freezer since the roar, due to renovations and growing family I can't afford to get it to the taxidermy at the moment. It was a 12 point 36" hea...

Started Nov 6th, 2016 at 8:04pm by Rumble
1 836 Last Post Nov 11th, 2016 at 8:56pm
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