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Finishing Deer Eyes - Compitition?

Discussion in 'Deer and Gameheads' started by AJH, Feb 16, 2012.

  1. coon hunter

    coon hunter Truman Waddell 270-589-7828 Brownsville Ky

    he said it was epoxy sculpt I even seen it it looked like Hell I tryed to help him fix it but it was a dp cape . Im not trying to start nothing I just seen this mess . just make sure its mixed good .
     
  2. Paul C

    Paul C New Member

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    He used oil based sculpting clay. Stop arguing with some of the most noted deer experts in the industry----it makes you look stupid.
     

  3. TWinter

    TWinter Winter taxidermy

    Looks like my marshmallows when I roast them ;D
     
  4. Trophy Specialist

    Trophy Specialist Well-Known Member

    I've been using sculpturing epoxies on my eyes for over 10 years and will never go back to clay.

    As for epoxy sculpt melting, that is total BS. When I got a new wood stove at my deer camp I had to install some fireproof rope gasket material around the door and didn't have anything but Epoxy Sculpt on hand for an adhesive. I mixed some up, rolled it out into a thin string, and then pressed it into the slot and pressed the rope into it and closed the door until it set. That was over 10 years ago and it is still working fine and it never melted or even degraded. That door gets extremely hot too, certainly a lot hotter than a mount above a fireplace.
     
  5. coon hunter

    coon hunter Truman Waddell 270-589-7828 Brownsville Ky

    stupid is as stupid dose . Who pulled your chain I wasn't auguring just telling what I saw . I said He said it was Epoxy sculpt I dont know what the hell it was I just seen the stuff in the deer .
     
  6. Bill Yox

    Bill Yox Well-Known Member

    Its ok to argue if its Heath, though...he does some mean roasted epoxiemallows though doesnt he? Im with heath and others, clay rules.
     
  7. AJH

    AJH Member

    Well Guys, Thanks for all the advice. It's been a bit since I checked my post and didnt realize everyone was still debating and arguing. I didnt anticipate learning the scientific properties and the boiling point of epoxy sculpt, but I'm happy to have that knowledge now. Thanks again. AJ