European skull mount-yes i looked at previous messages

Submitted by russ on 11/20/01. ( )

Hi, last year I did a euro mount. I boiled it for a couple of hours, got the meat off and then made a strong bleach solution, heated it up and boiled it for an hour. THis worked great except once dry the deer started flaking. I want to do this again this year and I will boil it just like I did but I bought the #30 developer (peroxide) from a beauty supply place. How long do I soak it in this solution? Do I heat it up or boil? Thanks so much for the help.

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Check your nose hairs!

This response submitted by Big Al on 11/20/01. ( )

I hope you were'nt standing too close to the stove
if you where boiling bleach.
Guess your bleach did too good of a cleanup job and started
to break down the skull.
A little Sal-Soda will do the trick next time.
Then you "bleach" it with the peroxide soak.
No boiling...please....just submerse long?
someone else can take over here!


This response submitted by CHUCK on 11/20/01. ( )

I found a beauty supply place(ok,it was actually my wife who found it) that sells a paste/gel like form of 30% peroxide .You can paint it on and it doesn't run off like the normally found liquid. I leave it on for no more than 3 hrs and put it in a ziplock bag while it sits .rinse and brush it off with a toothbrush under water.Set it in the sun for a few days ,some spots may need a reapplication .

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