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dawn and water or mineral spirits

Discussion in 'Bird Taxidermy' started by Big Tine, Jan 29, 2009.

  1. Big Tine

    Big Tine have a great day

    does dawn and water degrease as good as mineral spirits and can you dry the birds just as fast using dawn?
     
  2. RDA

    RDA Well-Known Member

    for the sake of simplicity please use the search for degreasers youll come up with countless arguements on this topic weve already done this this week...... :-\ ;D
     

  3. Big Tine

    Big Tine have a great day

    Ok I read some of the post in search but how much dawn do you mix with the water?
     
  4. RDA

    RDA Well-Known Member

    i just squir a little its concentrated- just make sure you have lotsa suds....and if doing waterfowl consider coleman fuel also known as white gassssssssss..............after the dawn and rinse...
     
  5. Big Tine

    Big Tine have a great day

    Thanks man
     
  6. DangerBird

    DangerBird New Member

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    RDA..glad to see someone brave enough to dip their toes in the taxidermy net white gas pond. Not long ago the mere mention of the word "gas" would bring a flood of less than helpful comments.keep up the good work!
     
  7. cheapguy

    cheapguy New Member

    I love the smell of white gas in the morning. Or maybe early afternoon with all the fumes I get a little confused ;D
     
  8. RDA

    RDA Well-Known Member

    well as the prezeedunt of the GASSASS MALINGERERS society, I feelits my duty to spread THE GOOD WORD!! ;) :D ;D
     
  9. been using coleman fuel for forty years and it still works,make a screen out of hardware cloth with the edges bent down to hold bird off of bottom about 2-3 inches so it doesn't sit in the grease and water in the bottom.