I just got done skinning a squirrel; however, when I went to pull the tail out, it broke, and only about half of it came out. Right now I have my squirrel skin with about half of its tail left in and I was wondering if anyone had any suggestions on how I could get it out. I am using the skin for a full body mount and any ideas would be greatly appreiciated.
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if the skin is still fresh and hasnt started to dry out ,try this feel for the end of the tailbone where it is broken off,,,cut a small slit in the tail right above that and down a little farther down the bone,,, until you can get a grip on it with needle nosed pliers,,take another pair of needle nosed priers and push the skin down the tail....hope this helps
I normally cut the tails off and mount them then attach them with epoxy after the mount is dry. Easy enough to get another tail.