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  1. Mike Powell replied to the thread Attach New Antlers To Mule Deer Mount- Beginner!.

    Wet the area of the seam and around the antlers bases with a spray bottle. Then wrap some wet rags around the Antlers bases and seam...

    Oct 22, 2020 at 6:45 PM
  2. Mike Powell replied to the thread Best Bear Rug?.

    Rug - B - Bears, Ltd

    Oct 21, 2020 at 11:03 PM
  3. Mike Powell replied to the thread Bear Rug Wholesale Recomendations.

    Rug-B-Bears, Ltd. They do great work, good turn around and a pleasure to work with. http://www.cirtechenterprises.com/rbb/

    Oct 21, 2020 at 11:01 PM
  4. Mike Powell replied to the thread Restoring Sheep Antlers.

    I have used olive oil (sparingly) to revive old sheep horns with success. If they are REALLY old and dry I think I would soak them in...

    Oct 21, 2020 at 4:38 PM
  5. Mike Powell replied to the thread Any Advice For Beginners?.

    Start reading here on this site and maybe invest in some old books that explain the whole process start to finish. You can also watch...

    Oct 21, 2020 at 4:34 PM
  6. Mike Powell replied to the thread Looking For Tip On Altering A Form.

    As Tanglewood said, a replacement head is easiest and will likely give you the best results. Modifying yourself can be done. You would...

    Oct 21, 2020 at 2:37 PM
  7. Mike Powell liked Tanglewood Taxidermy's post in the thread Looking For Tip On Altering A Form.

    A change out head would be easier. order your form and a changeout head, cut the one on the form of and adhere the changeout head to the...

    Oct 21, 2020 at 2:25 PM
  8. Mike Powell replied to the thread Removing Elk Antlers From A Shoulder Mount.

    I couldn’t find my James taxidermy catalog...pretty sure theirs has a little more working room for the skull cap.

    Oct 20, 2020 at 9:54 PM
  9. Mike Powell liked joeym's post in the thread Removing Elk Antlers From A Shoulder Mount.

    Pinchback Reproductions http://www.jamestaxidermysupply.com/James_Catalog_2021_1.pdf

    Oct 20, 2020 at 9:54 PM
  10. Mike Powell liked George's post in the thread How Would One Become A Taxidermist's Apprentice?.

    Prayer.

    Oct 20, 2020 at 9:50 PM
  11. Mike Powell replied to the thread Removing Elk Antlers From A Shoulder Mount.

    Page 714 of McKenzie’s new catalog (slotted artificial European skull). Page 715 has a picture tutorial on how to place the skull cap on...

    Oct 19, 2020 at 10:54 PM
  12. Mike Powell replied to the thread What Could Go Wrong? No, Seriously. What Could Go Wrong? Life Size Mount Questions..

    Predators, particularly foxes, are notorious for slippage especially around the ears, I think because of the bacteria particular to...

    Oct 19, 2020 at 10:18 PM
  13. Mike Powell replied to the thread Beginner.

    This forum is loaded with great information. The tutorial section and the archives from previous years (if you can figure out how to...

    Oct 19, 2020 at 9:31 PM
  14. Mike Powell replied to the thread Removing Elk Antlers From A Shoulder Mount.

    If you use one of the artificial skulls with pedicle bases you can just saw off the antlers below the burr and follow the instructions...

    Oct 18, 2020 at 11:40 PM