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Fish fin repair

Discussion in 'Beginners' started by scot14222, Mar 17, 2013.

  1. scot14222

    scot14222 New Member

    Hey Guys, I was wondering if anybody could give me some suggestions on what to use for for a backing material when fixing a damaged fin on a fish, I have tried thin plastic, tissue paper and cheese cloth but i can't get the results i am looking for.

  2. silk span or lens cleaning paper

  3. AMCTaxi

    AMCTaxi Wholesale Small Mammal Taxidermist

    Silkspan and Tufffin. On larger rips and tears you will need a layer or two of silkspan and tuffin followed by some sculpting with apoxie sculpt to re-create the fin rays.
  4. Badgerland

    Badgerland Quality taxidermy & quality deer capes.

    fin flex & 3m transpore