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rough tail fan

Discussion in 'Bird Taxidermy' started by Daniel Callan, Apr 20, 2011.

  1. Are these tail feathers salvageable ???
     

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  2. duxrus

    duxrus Active Member

    You will be amazed what a little water and Dawn will fix. Most Rio and Merriam fans are naturally frayed on the tips anyway.....
     

  3. yep, wash, blow dry, good as new
    Jim
     
  4. Thanks guys
    I don't do many turkeys and this is the first merriam
     
  5. dmac1175

    dmac1175 Active Member

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    Thanks for this thread. Very informative for a novice like myself. This site is awesome.
     
  6. alexm

    alexm New Member

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    Find a good taxidermist that does birds ;) and they will be fine !! Just kidding wash and dry If need be steam them .
    Alex.
     
  7. alan webfoot

    alan webfoot New Member

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    alexm x2 yes steam will do amazing things with a CLEAN feather all these guy gave you good advice,Steam is a bow hunters trick for ''ruffled ''vanes it works like magic!!
     
  8. Thanks again guys ;D
    Hey Alex do you know a good bird taxidermist ;D :D
     
  9. alexm

    alexm New Member

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    Ya Pascal