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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 19th, 2017 at 6:39am by levactn
2 3891 Last Post Oct 23rd, 2017 at 3:25pm
By: Pike
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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 9:34pm by SouthernCross308
5 4085 Last Post Aug 7th, 2017 at 11:33pm
By: Snedd
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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 May 1st, 2017 at 3:51am by Bushwackker
1 3571 Last Post May 10th, 2017 at 7:28pm
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 10th, 2017 at 10:42am by blakethesnake
3 3144 Last Post May 6th, 2017 at 9:33am
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bleaching a skull
Anyone know who does them in otago ways?

Started Apr 18th, 2017 at 9:05pm by padox
2 3038 Last Post Apr 20th, 2017 at 1:05am
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 3rd, 2017 at 4:14am by Sambarhound
6 3903 Last Post Apr 6th, 2017 at 9:46pm
By: Taxistag
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Got these guys all cleaned up and now need to get them on the wall.

Started Dec 24th, 2016 at 1:39am by cb14
9 3987 Last Post Feb 18th, 2017 at 6:25am
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 10:15pm by gonehuntin
7 2913 Last Post Feb 9th, 2017 at 8:50pm
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 9:21pm by Old School
0 1634 Last Post Jan 16th, 2017 at 9:21pm
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 9th, 2017 at 6:36am by Deathwind
3 2401 Last Post Jan 15th, 2017 at 7:48am
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 18th, 2016 at 3:34am by mick hunter
6 2873 Last Post Dec 22nd, 2016 at 8:07pm
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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
Got a few pics toda...

Started May 25th, 2016 at 7:13pm by cb14
14 5185 Last Post Dec 11th, 2016 at 8:04am
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!

Started May 9th, 2016 at 2:50pm by Canadian Mulie
7 3740 Last Post Dec 11th, 2016 at 6:37am
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 9:32pm by PossumTrappingWGTN
3 2316 Last Post Nov 14th, 2016 at 12:04am
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 7th, 2016 at 9:04am by Rumble
1 1373 Last Post Nov 12th, 2016 at 9:56am
By: Old School
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