Could someone who has experience using an air driven hand held flesher give me some idea how long it takes to flesh a deer cape? I'm thinking of buying one. THanks mike
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Deer capes should be no big deal
there fairly easy to flesh and deal with anyway
It takes me about 45 minutes, plus clean up. It works great for me.Money well spent....fs
It use to take me about 15-20 min on WT. I only used the air driven on the muzzle, neck and rest of the hide. I used a electric flesher around the eyes, nose and mouth. Make sure the blade is not real sharp. I use to dull up a new blade on a coke can or couple of old hides before I would use it on a good hide. My buddy Bob Frobieter has a table mountable ball made for fleshing around the face. He use to sell them in WASCO catalog. If interested let me know and I can give him a call.
Just bought one months back and have had fun fleshing deer capes out with it. Just make sure you have a air compressor that can handle that amount of air usage. Its really great around the face too, just be careful.
I had one. It worked fine for fleshing but trying to shave a cape is a whole different story. I would recommend to save your money and buy a full size fleshing machine. I did and I haven't use the mini-flesher since than. In fact, I think I sold it.
I've been using one for several years and like it a lot. I'm going to buy a full sized fleshing machine this year but I also plan to keep the mini flesher. They work great for detail face fleshing. Hope this helps....Steve