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mod podge nose prob

Discussion in 'Deer and Gameheads' started by brdhnt, Apr 15, 2009.

  1. brdhnt

    brdhnt Member

    I am using mod podge on my nose and have for about 2 years. All the sudden i am having problems. when i put it on it is drying white not clear i thought i was putting on to thick but thats not the case. anybody had this problem? or what else can you use in substitute
  2. Mason

    Mason Active Member

    Had it happen on one,

    I think it was from putting on the 2nd coat before the first was dry.

  3. brdhnt

    brdhnt Member

    this is the first coat
  4. Mason

    Mason Active Member


    Maybe will take longer to completley dry?
    the one i had trouble with became almost completley clear.
  5. have u tried taking a hair dryer or somthing to see if that helps?
  6. I've had this happen as well. I just do as Adam said and hit it with a hair dryer. You might want to give Soboglue a try. Jared
  7. jmj

    jmj Member

    Try tacky glue it works great one coat is good and its thick enough to do the entire nose without the nodules running together.
  8. scpol

    scpol Wholesale Bird Taxidermy....Fan of Mike & Harry

    Maybe it could be a humidity problem, depending where your at ???
  9. if your going to paint over the nose and its drying white why care.
  10. scpol

    scpol Wholesale Bird Taxidermy....Fan of Mike & Harry

    Brushy, white means not dry, modge podge dries clear.
  11. well he said it was "Drying" white so i inferred it was dry, i know modge podge drys clear.
  12. Cole

    Cole Amateur Taxidermist

    If you "knew" it dried clear, you would not have "inferred" it was dry. It looks like humidity is the problem. Move the head to a less humid area to dry.
  13. BVanKirk

    BVanKirk package deal

    try mixing it really well, at work ive seen really really old jars of it start to separate a little
  14. Curt

    Curt Family Life member of the NTA

    I have had it happen several times, hit it with a hair dryer as it is drying from a distance so you don't run them together and it will remove the moisture so it dries clear.
  15. livbucks

    livbucks Well-Known Member

    The mount is not done drying yet. You are finishing before it is ready.
    The nose still has moisture in it, that will not let the podge dry out.
  16. Uncle Harley

    Uncle Harley New Member

    x2 had the same problem while back with Joe Coombs eye fluid.
  17. michaelf

    michaelf New Member

    Could be old and may have seperated. If it doesn't work out for you try some Liqua-Tex Gloss Medium.
  18. Mr.T

    Mr.T Active Member

    TA- DA!!!!!

    100%, that is it right there.
  19. livbucks

    livbucks Well-Known Member

    Well, it seems even a blind squirrel finds a nut now and then. ;)
  20. Badgerland

    Badgerland Quality taxidermy & quality deer capes.

    I agree with Greg. A blind squirrel does find a nut every now and then. But, I thought the topic here was podge on noses? mmmmmmmmmm

    Anyway, Next time give your mount a little more time to dry first.

    Do you run a dehumidifier?
    Having one really helps out with a lot of moisture issues, like "blushing" when you spray clear coat, especially on fish. I keep mine plugged in all the time all year round. It only runs when the moisture levels are higher than what I have it set at, (and if you get thirsty you always have some fresh h2o handy!). I'm not fond of using heat, like from a hair dryer, but a box fan sure does wonders. Set it on low a few feet away from the mount.

    I'm sure the podge will clear up for you.