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Help Preserving Buck Rub On Tree

Discussion in 'Deer and Gameheads' started by Fishingrooney, May 1, 2020.

  1. Fishingrooney

    Fishingrooney New Member

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    I Cut down a rubbed up tree I watched this years buck make. The color of the rub has faded from a fresh shredded yellowish orange to a dull tan and grey since October. I plan to use the tree as a pedestal base as it has a beautiful sprawling root
    Ball. I’m looking for some suggestions to bring the vibrance back into the rub and preserve it .
     
  2. crablover

    crablover Well-Known Member

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    match and color with Min Wax stain
     

  3. Tanglewood Taxidermy

    Tanglewood Taxidermy Well-Known Member

    I have used airbrush paints and clear matte sealer with success.
     
  4. Westcoast

    Westcoast Member

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    X2 to using an airbrush, just lay your color down as a very light dusting or it’s going to look exactly how you don’t want it to look, like a weird piece of overly painted wood.