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Discussion in 'Skulls and Skeletons' started by livingtrophytaxidermy, Mar 2, 2010.

  1. livingtrophytaxidermy

    livingtrophytaxidermy New Member

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    i know there are alot of posts about the antlers and what not, not fitting.i have a muley that the antlers sitck out of the tub.i have heard they dont like to cross vaseline.if i put vaseline around the antler burs do you think they will get out of the tub without the lid if the temp is not high enough for them to fly?
     
  2. RDMARTIN53

    RDMARTIN53 Active Member

    don't take a chance...wrap main beams with tin foil. ;D
     

  3. vaseline is okay, but i prefer to put alum. tape on above the burrs. doesnt kill any bugs that way. tape isnt too bad to get off, esp. if you dont clean the antler first.
     
  4. livingtrophytaxidermy

    livingtrophytaxidermy New Member

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    i guess i can get aluminum tape at the hardware store? i dont think ive ever seen it.
     
  5. bulldog4949

    bulldog4949 "Mounting your Memories"

    Yes in the air conditioner hvac department. Used in duct work for heating/ac work.
     
  6. livingtrophytaxidermy

    livingtrophytaxidermy New Member

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    got some thanks a bunch saved me a crap load of time
     
  7. I just used foil to wrap around the horns, then used aluminum screen mesh to keep other bugs out.
    I did not get any that climbed out.
    It worked great on this one.
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