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Mammals of the Month - March 2012

Discussion in 'Lifesize Mammals' started by code6202, Mar 1, 2012.

  1. LordRusty

    LordRusty If I agreed with you, we'd both be wrong.

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    Excellent 'capture' of the reference, Daniel! You got the facial expression and ear seating and position right on the money. Well done. And, as it turns out, an excellent 'save' with the hide! Good job all around! ;)
     
  2. Daniel M.

    Daniel M. Tongo, the best dog in the world. (Saarloos)

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    Thank you Mr. John, I appreciate that :) I do try hard, lol

    I'll post some pictures of the process sometime and maybe even make a little tutorial out of it... ;)
     

  3. LordRusty

    LordRusty If I agreed with you, we'd both be wrong.

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    That would be great, and a great help to others who might come across a problem like this, and are more apt to give up on a skin rather than try to salvage it. It will show others that there is always hope! ;)
     
  4. TLN

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    Great work , Here's a silver I did awhile ago, the guy caught 2 but wanted the other one rugged. [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  5. litefeather

    litefeather New Member

    Well here is my first attempt at a coyote. Learned a lot on this guy. The front left leg facing you was hanging by a thread after being shot with a 12ga slug.

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  6. Daniel M.

    Daniel M. Tongo, the best dog in the world. (Saarloos)

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    ABOVE CAMP, that's a nice fox, can't get over the size of that tail!

    Litefeather, for your first that coyote looks great, and the base is nice too!
     
  7. AJH

    AJH Member

    Leslie, That fox is awesome! I was admiring it at the show.
     
  8. Heres my 2012 Montana peice [​IMG]
     
  9. wow
     
  10. Big Sky

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    Katie, that is a really NICE caribou mount!
     
  11. mdupertuis

    mdupertuis Active Member

    Nice mount Katie! Don't see many of those. Can you do 8 more for me so I can put them in front of the sleigh at Christmas.....LOL!
     
  12. 74 lbs Michigan beaver. It got hit by a car on US 12 in St. Joseph county.
     

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  13. Randy Miller

    Randy Miller Active Member

    Nice job Brian I really like it
     
  14. X2,that is huge,excellent job !!!!
     
  15. bowerbird

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    Sumatran Tiger
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    Assembled sculptured, molded, and mounted in 3 weeks last month
    Forms for sale for those who want genuine tiger models , lean and hippy
     

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  16. Duckslayr

    Duckslayr Active Member

    Beautiful cat!
     
  17. bowerbird

    bowerbird New Member

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    Thanks , it was a hasty project, 17 years in the freezer, 2 weeks out and gone,,,
     

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  18. X2 on the cat,what is the blue covering the form ??
     
  19. LordRusty

    LordRusty If I agreed with you, we'd both be wrong.

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    Look under the picture ... it says "first layer for creating the mould". It is the clay model, not the form. That looks like the first coat of PVA (Poly Vinyl Alcohol) ... a thin film separator that is sprayed or brushed on before the gel coat - first coat when making a fiberglass mold - is applied.

    Excellent looking model and a nice Tiger mount. Well done!

    Those Sumatran Tigers are a bit on the goofy looking side ... especially with their large 'staring' eyes. And they are small. I've had to opportunity to mount only two ... both private zoo animals, and both female. One was sick, and had all kind of shaved areas for IVs and the like, and the other died while giving birth. Years ago, Jonas Brothers Supply had a nice, small Tiger paper mannikin. That's what we used for them.
     
  20. Thanks for the info John !!!!