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Repair Advise Needed

Discussion in 'Deer and Gameheads' started by jk, Jun 7, 2021.

  1. jk

    jk Active Member

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    nose slip.JPG

    What are some options to fix this hair slip on the nose? I know I can mount it up and paint to match but looking for something that will look better than than. Any advise appreciated. Thanks
     
  2. ARUsher

    ARUsher Well-Known Member

    You could try the static fibers that Static King has for repairing antler velvet.
     
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  3. jk

    jk Active Member

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    That's a good idea, I wonder if it would all lay the same way, I might have to lightly brush it, and if it would take paint to match the other hair colors?
     
  4. ARUsher

    ARUsher Well-Known Member

    I'm really not sure as I haven't tried it to repair a slip spot yet, but I would try on a scrap piece first. I have done the super glue and cotton ball thing in before but I don't really like that "fix".
     
  5. nemo

    nemo Active Member

    You can tan the face of another deer. Maybe a euro you take in. Cut out slipped area. Align with tanned hide, using cut out as pattern. Cut out replacement just a smidge bigger than cutout. Glue, cover with a piece of plastic mesh and staple down until dry. Repair seam if any with glue/cotton/ blending brown paint #75 polytranspar, and soft brush to blend. Good luck
     
  6. WLELTD

    WLELTD Active Member

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    mount the deer , when you finish it put some colored sculptall in the slip spot then take a pin and sculpt the hairs, if you take ypur time you can make it blend very well
     
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  7. Mandi

    Mandi Well-Known Member

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    I have a very unconventional way of fixing slips. I trim a little hair off my dog, glue it on, trim to match, and paint.
     
  8. joeym

    joeym Old Murphey

    Maybe we need to trade dogs...mine is a long hair Border Collie, LOL!!!
     
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  9. Bruledrift

    Bruledrift Active Member

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    Oh what the hell Mandi, LOL. I hope you don't have to do that often?
     
  10. Mandi

    Mandi Well-Known Member

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    He's a long haired red dachshund. He walked around with a chunk missing after I repaired a fox ear.
     
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  11. Trophy Specialist

    Trophy Specialist Well-Known Member

    I would do hair transplants using hair from hide trimmed off scrap pieces using super glue.
     
  12. jk

    jk Active Member

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    Thanks for all the advise, a lot of great ideas, the one I tried first was cotton on matte mod podge, I am happy with the results. Once I finish the nose and the deer, I do not think it will be at all noticeable Nose fix.JPG . Thanks again.
     
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  13. Clovis Point

    Clovis Point Active Member

    I gotta get me one of those static doohickeys