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Frank E. Kotula's Recent Activity

  1. Frank E. Kotula liked Richard C's post in the thread Tannery Slipping Issues..

    Welcome to the taxidermists traditional game of “tannery roulette “.

    Aug 8, 2022 at 4:55 AM
  2. Frank E. Kotula replied to the thread Wolf Head Mount.

    By the looks of it that cape is not hydrated. Now that being said you said it’s old , you may or may not have issues hydrating it. To...

    Aug 8, 2022 at 4:55 AM
  3. Frank E. Kotula replied to the thread Wolf Head Mount.

    If you hydrated it properly and measured correctly then there would be no need to cut anything up as it will slide right over the head....

    Aug 7, 2022 at 1:22 PM
  4. Frank E. Kotula replied to the thread Tannery Slipping Issues..

    Hmmm how do you know it’s the tannery? I always see the tannery F up my work but never look into How long did the client have it prior...

    Aug 7, 2022 at 9:27 AM
  5. Frank E. Kotula replied to the thread Wolf Head Mount.

    Did you hydrate the head so that it will stretch and have you ordered the right size for it?

    Aug 7, 2022 at 9:11 AM
  6. Frank E. Kotula replied to the thread What Next!!.

    Yep heat will help you so next time I would heat the fish up and then spray. You have to much humidity in your shop as that’s your culprit.

    Aug 5, 2022 at 4:13 PM
  7. Frank E. Kotula replied to the thread Pickle Went Wrong?.

    Keep your vats covered and you won’t have airborne mold growth or make sure you mix daily to stop this. That’s the only time I’ve ever...

    Aug 5, 2022 at 9:11 AM
  8. Frank E. Kotula liked Randy's post in the thread Rehydrate Shoulder Mount.

    I finally was able to get both pedestal mounts fixed and are drying now. It was challenging and stressful. Thanks for those that gave...

    Aug 4, 2022 at 1:05 PM
  9. Frank E. Kotula replied to the thread Rehydrate Shoulder Mount.

    Indeed it’s all water base hide paste and will hydrate. It’s always a bitch and time consuming to do it but I’ve done it more than...

    Aug 2, 2022 at 8:46 AM
  10. Frank E. Kotula replied to the thread Pickle Went Wrong?.

    You have one reason that causes this, BACTERIA First off even though they were partially dried and then hydrated means nada! You can...

    Aug 1, 2022
  11. Frank E. Kotula liked Leonard "Tazman" Qualls's post in the thread Quantifying Pour Foam.

    Thanks. I checked it out. Their calculator is for basic shapes, so it doesn't do exactly what I need it to. I was able to get the...

    Aug 1, 2022