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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 11th, 2018 at 5:30am by Skrwpig
3 2782 Last Post Feb 13th, 2018 at 5:00am
By: Skrwpig
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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 26th, 2018 at 3:02am by Scroopa
3 3194 Last Post Jan 27th, 2018 at 6:52am
By: Micky Duck - Ex Member
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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 9:45pm by Old School
0 2078 Last Post Jan 19th, 2018 at 9:45pm
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 28th, 2017 at 9:59am by Scroopa
2 2823 Last Post Jan 6th, 2018 at 7:32pm
By: Rumpy
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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 4073 Last Post Oct 23rd, 2017 at 2:25pm
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 4454 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 3700 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 3345 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 3213 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 3:14am by Sambarhound
6 4210 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 12:39am by cb14
9 4358 Last Post Feb 18th, 2017 at 5:25am
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 9:15pm by gonehuntin
7 3234 Last Post Feb 9th, 2017 at 7:50pm
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 8:21pm by Old School
0 1720 Last Post Jan 16th, 2017 at 8:21pm
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 5:36am by Deathwind
3 2585 Last Post Jan 15th, 2017 at 6:48am
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 2:34am by mick hunter
6 3210 Last Post Dec 22nd, 2016 at 7:07pm
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