freezer burn!

Submitted by Matt Zydron on 3/5/02. ( )

Recently I was asked to mount two deer heads. I skinned them both out and they are badly freezer burnt. The ears, mouth, nose, and the skin around the antlers are completely dry. What I am worried about is can I produce a good quality and good-looking mount with what I have? Should I try to work with what I have or get another deer cape? Thanks for any replies. Matt Zydron

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Give it a shot, you dont have anything to looooossssssssss

This response submitted by John C on 3/5/02. ( )

Rittels has some great relaxer, inject it in the dried places and work it in a salt brine, dont know but it may work, its hard to say not knowing your skills or how bad they are.

Freezer Burn

This response submitted by J.L. Mooney on 3/5/02. ( )


On badly freezer burned animals I inject these areas with warm water, flesh the best that you can and dry preserve. Be careful around the freezer burned area it will cut easily.

Good luck, J.L. Mooney


This response submitted by ed on 3/5/02. ( )

a pressure vessel will penetrate all but the worse freezer burned skins .

Pressure Vessel?

This response submitted by D on 3/6/02. ( )

I wanna hear more about this..expound please!

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