Dorsal or Tubed

Submitted by JEFF S. on 1/31/06 at 10:39 PM. ( ) 12.152.253.164

what is the best way for a life size raccoon mount?Thanks

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Jeff

This response submitted by George on 1/31/06 at 11:15 PM. ( georoof@aol.com ) 205.188.116.10

There are various opinions on this and it's covered extensively in the archives. Click that SEARCH icon and type in "which cut". Use the quotation marks.


skinning

This response submitted by Dave on 1/31/06 at 11:19 PM. ( ) 66.153.29.169

Case skinned and dorsal skinned are the two ways they are done. Either way works good for a life size mount. It comes down to personal preference.


dorsal is smartest on nearly all mammals...

This response submitted by terryr on 2/1/06 at 12:56 AM. ( ) 12.207.33.102

especially long furred ones (like raccoon)


I don't buy that "smartest"

This response submitted by George on 2/1/06 at 6:35 AM. ( ) 152.163.101.5

That's not a word that's used in taxidermy a lot to begin with. My take is that the LESS cutting you do on ANY animal, the better it's likely to look.


Thanks guys

This response submitted by Jeff S. on 2/1/06 at 8:08 AM. ( ) 4.157.74.13

I appreciate it,I'm a whitetail guy,need to learn more about the lil critters!


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