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« on: February 20, 2012, 10:20:19 PM »

I have a albino opossum that i want to mount and was wondering if the ears should be split on him or left as is because they are so thin. I want to do it for a comp. piece ,but i have never done one before. If i don't split them, how do i keep them from shrinking? Thanks for any help.
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« Reply #1 on: February 21, 2012, 05:30:59 AM »

I have a albino opossum that i want to mount and was wondering if the ears should be split on him or left as is because they are so thin. I want to do it for a comp. piece ,but i have never done one before. If i don't split them, how do i keep them from shrinking? Thanks for any help.

Some people will split them and others will just card them.
Personally I'd just card them - If I can't turn Fox ears without cutting through them, I'm not even gonna TRY and turn thin ears, but that's just me.

I think it's down to personal preferences in the end..
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« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2012, 11:14:21 AM »

If I were competing with one I would mold the ears in RTV and cast some new ones.
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