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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
5 309 Last Post Mar 6th, 2017 at 7:29pm
By: fletty
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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
9 745 Last Post Feb 17th, 2017 at 5:25pm
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
7 397 Last Post Feb 9th, 2017 at 7:50am
By: Taxistag
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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
0 287 Last Post 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
3 427 Last Post Jan 14th, 2017 at 6:48pm
By: jwingill
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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
6 448 Last Post Dec 22nd, 2016 at 7:07am
By: SCHMIDTa
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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
14 1868 Last Post Dec 10th, 2016 at 7:04pm
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
7 1527 Last Post Dec 10th, 2016 at 5:37pm
By: Wildgame
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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
3 927 Last Post Nov 13th, 2016 at 11:04am
By: beepete
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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
1 402 Last Post Nov 11th, 2016 at 8:56pm
By: Old School
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Pukekos from 2011 & 2012
Finally got around to mounting these from 2011 & 2012
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Started Sep 21st, 2016 at 12:50pm by glass eye
6 702 Last Post Oct 5th, 2016 at 9:28pm
By: cb14
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0 559 Last Post Sep 14th, 2016 at 6:05pm
By: Baz
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chrome alum
where can I get some. i went to a local taxidermy and they basicly fobbed me off. then went to a chemical wholesaler but I'd have to buy it by the ton! I only need a few kg to keep me going. once I ge...

Started Sep 7th, 2016 at 12:55pm by big t
0 430 Last Post Sep 7th, 2016 at 12:55pm
By: big t
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NZ Taxidermy Association competition and show
NZ Taxidermy Association competition and show this year is being held in Taupo on the same weekend as the Sika Show September 24th and 25th. The venue for the NZTA taxidermy display is at the Taupo Ar...

Started Aug 26th, 2016 at 8:48am by Sika Rut
3 673 Last Post Aug 29th, 2016 at 5:25am
By: MikeB
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Grey Duck
Finally got around to mounting my Grey Duck that I got in 2012.
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Started Jun 6th, 2016 at 2:07am by glass eye
6 1206 Last Post Aug 18th, 2016 at 9:25am
By: Micky Duck
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Nanny thar skins
Anybody recommend a good place to get these tanned at a reasonable price

Started Jun 21st, 2016 at 7:28pm by shots
3 803 Last Post Jun 23rd, 2016 at 10:11am
By: shots
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feathered game...
a thread for bird mounts...

Started Dec 7th, 2011 at 2:00am by chris
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50 7816 Last Post Jun 11th, 2016 at 1:19am
By: hauraki hunter
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Freezing Headskin.
Got a decent boar today worth getting the head mounted. Whats the best idea for freezing the headskin ????
Skin out head and put straight into a bag and freeze or do they have to be salted. cheer...

Started Jun 1st, 2016 at 8:50am by Old School
2 735 Last Post Jun 2nd, 2016 at 3:10am
By: Old School
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