Hide Paste

Submitted by Artie on 02/18/2004. ( )

I bought some WASCO hide paste for a whitetail deer mount. The instructions say to use a primer on my form like fin backing creme. Is this step necessary even if I sand the form down and ruff it up?
I plan on pinning the cape in those areas where drumming may occur.


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This response submitted by JEM on 02/18/2004. ( )

Not required if you remove all the gloss on the form. I sandblast mine to remove the release. The sandblasting opens up the pores and allows the glue to hold.

I just sand the form lightly

This response submitted by Mike on 02/18/2004. ( )

I use Buckeye Supreme and not much prep is required for good adheasion. I rarely have to pin anything. The release agent goes way to far into the foam to remove it, so you need a glue that can stick to it reguardless. If you glue isn't sticking, then get a better glue.

Try this instead

This response submitted by J. Adams on 02/18/2004. ( )

Try taking the form outside and lightly burning the surface with a propane torch.

use a stout ruffer

This response submitted by mike on 02/28/2004 at 03:07. ( )

use a stout ruffer and a good pile of paste and you wont have any trouble with that WASCO hide paste, in fact that is what I use.

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