Submitted by justin on 02/20/2004 at 00:53. ( post )

I was wondering if anyone sees a problem with seperating the gums from the jaw through the mouth before skinning out the skull? I did a coyote this way yesterday and it seemed to be easier to make sure I have enough skin for later. let me know if anyone sees a potantial hzard here.

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no problem...

This response submitted by Dan on 02/20/2004 at 02:43. ( )

Perfectly acceptable.

I've been

This response submitted by Mark H on 02/20/2004 at 09:56. ( )

doing it that way since I started taxidermy.

i didn't know there was any other way

This response submitted by Griz on 02/20/2004 at 11:30. ( )

and sometimes when a customer gives me too much neck to slip the hide over the back of it, I skin the snout then cut it off the slip the hide over the front of the face and then skin the neck from front to back versus trying to skin the neck "up" or back to front with all the blood and the cape gets in the way etc, etc, i hope you know what i mean :-)

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