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Repair Advise Needed

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

  1. jk

    jk Active Member

    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

    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

    WLELTD Active Member

    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

    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

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

    Mandi Well-Known Member

    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

    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