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Can I Re-hydrate A Skin And Fins ?

Discussion in 'Fish Taxidermy' started by FXIMPACT30, May 6, 2020.

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  1. FXIMPACT30

    FXIMPACT30 New Member

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    i was mocking up my skin and form over the weekend, had the skin pinned in place and was trimming the belly for the lower fin, when the knife slipped and i received a squirter cut that needed a trip to the E.R., 7 hrs later things were really dried and some twisting along the belly line. is this a total loss? or something i can fix?
     
  2. Frank E. Kotula

    Frank E. Kotula master, judge, instructor

    Sure , it’s fresh and can be hydrated even older mounts can but they get a little stiff and can be harder to work with.
     
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