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Molding striped bass head

Discussion in 'Molding and Casting' started by TnMatt, Nov 5, 2013.

  1. TnMatt

    TnMatt Member

    Okay, I am having trouble cleaning out this striper head , I am just going to cast it. I have cast numerous trout heads with alginate but never anything this big. On occasion I have had my mold tear when removing the head from the mold. Should I use a different product to make a mold of the striper head, if so what? Or would the alginate work?
     
  2. Kerby Ross

    Kerby Ross KSU - Class of '83; U.S. Army - Infantry (83-92)

    I would...........

    I would use GI 1100 silicone. Not much more in cost than alginate, and you can get numerous casts from a silicone mold.

    :)

    Kerby...
     

  3. You can set the head up and mold it with silicone fromt he hardware store.. Sometime striper heads are very hard boned.

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  4. Joey Arender

    Joey Arender big mouth alert

    If it's not a fish you do often I'd buy a head from someone. Those suckers eat up a lot of material =$$$. For fun I'd just rtv the mouth and two part mold the head with bondo
     
  5. Joey Arender

    Joey Arender big mouth alert

    Oh dang you probably done did something by now. Old post. Sorry