Repo Duck Heads ?

Submitted by Gordon on 2/19/05 at 6:17 PM. ( )

Hey any fellow taxidermist out there, can you give some advice on casting your own duck/bird heads. I have cast a few with alginate and casting latex and then made them out of bondo. I was wondering if there is a better way that works for anyone else. Thanks Any Info greatly appreciated.

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Fantastic cast

This response submitted by Mark H on 2/19/05 at 9:58 PM. ( )

Works for me!

pour a kast

This response submitted by bw on 2/20/05 at 10:24 AM. ( )

you will hate fantasicast forever after you try it.

Try this

This response submitted by Michael Sestak on 2/20/05 at 12:01 PM. ( )

you can make a quick and cheap mold from caulking tube silicone rubber, the 30 year G.E. type.
you can use the two part polytranspar liqui-cast to pour the repro-head.
of course its a little more involved than what i wrote here but it works really good and you get great detail.
there are better choices out there but then again they are more expensive.

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