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Started Oct 15th, 2017 at 1:02pm by Alan
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Tahr skull/horns question
Heading over in a few weeks for my first crack, with any luck I'll be bringing home a bull.
If I get lucky enough to get one, do inneed to anything special with skull or horns after caping out? E...

Started Apr 26th, 2018 at 11:01pm by Scroopa
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summer headskin needed
Just wondering if anyone here in southland/south or west otago area has a summer headskin for a reasonably large bodied red. 
been waiting 12mnths to get a hard velvet head back but have been in...

Started Mar 6th, 2018 at 8:19pm by gonehuntin
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What to do with used tanning solution
I have just finished tanning my first skin with leders solution and was wondering what the best thing to do with the leftover solution is?
Don't really want to tip down the drain as on septic tan...

Started Feb 22nd, 2018 at 7:03am by araspring
1 1225 Last Post Feb 22nd, 2018 at 7:31pm
By: Micky Duck
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Mounting of head shot skull?
Hey folks,  managed to tip over a reasonable red stag the other day, unfortunately I had no time to do anything than about a 4m right between the eyes shot. 
Does anyone have any tips / methods ...

Started Feb 10th, 2018 at 5:30pm by Skrwpig
3 1427 Last Post Feb 12th, 2018 at 5:00pm
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Calibre taxidermy
Hey guys, got a Tahr hunting trip planned in may. I'm flying over from Oz.
From where I'll be hunting calibre taxidermy in timaru looks to be the closest spot to drop of my cape if I get lucky wi...

Started Jan 25th, 2018 at 3:02pm by Scroopa
3 1887 Last Post Jan 26th, 2018 at 6:52pm
By: Micky Duck
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Red Stag Headskin [ wanted ]
Looking for a decent Red Stag Headskin.
Have a nice 15 pointer shot and mounted long ago that I would like to get re mounted..

Started Jan 19th, 2018 at 9:45am by Old School
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Where to tan a skin?
Hey guys, I'll be hunting the rangitata area next year. If I'm lucky enough to get a bull where would you guys be taking the skin to get tanned? Somewhere I don't have to drive to far hopefully.

Started Dec 27th, 2017 at 9:59pm by Scroopa
2 1751 Last Post Jan 6th, 2018 at 7:32am
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Gotta share this - hope not transgressing on the "rules"
There is a taxidermist who has a HUGE collection of animals, not gonna even begin to mention at all whats there. But the next time your tr...

Started Sep 18th, 2017 at 6:39pm by levactn
2 2985 Last Post Oct 23rd, 2017 at 2:25am
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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
1 2883 Last Post May 10th, 2017 at 7:28am
By: Taxistag
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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 2960 Last Post Apr 6th, 2017 at 9:46am
By: Taxistag
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Got these guys all cleaned up and now need to get them on the wall.

Started Dec 23rd, 2016 at 12:39pm by cb14
9 3156 Last Post Feb 17th, 2017 at 5:25pm
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