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Best 'Saves'?

Discussion in 'Lifesize Mammals' started by Pandion haliaetus, May 7, 2016.

  1. What are some of the best 'saves' you guys have had? I.E. terribly ripped or slipped pelts that you had manage to look good when mounted.
  2. Mason

    Mason Active Member

    One of our better ones. Still not a prefect piece. But...... [​IMG]


  3. Amy

    Amy Mammal artist

    One of my best saves, and on the show side too


    Another ripped up hide


    NOT one of my mounts, but a repair job I did to an old deer head

  4. MooseFriend

    MooseFriend Just a moose from Canada, eh?

    Wow! How do you even fix something like this?! Those are amazing!
  5. silverbuck

    silverbuck New Member

    Awesome saves !
  6. Man, these are so much more impressive than I thought they would be! Nice job!
  7. oldboar

    oldboar Taxidermy...do the impossible:)


    Flash on camera accentuated the painted area alot. Pictures are 20 years old with a crappy camera I used to have.

    Ears were soaked, and opened up the backside of ear skin, and epoxied to straighten out bent ear, and cupping.
    I believe start to finish, I had 2 1/2-3 hours in the job.


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  8. My dog ate the lips, nostrils and tail of the "y" incision off this August cape while I was tanning it.

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  9. TaxiMedic1

    TaxiMedic1 New Member

  10. Definitely some great saves here.
  11. newbie2008

    newbie2008 New Member

    What pose did you use for the dog mount.....