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Help on european mount

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I was given the other day a mount to do and I'm running into a little issue. It is 2 yrs old and the meat is gone off of it obviously but the skin is still on. Any tips for getting the skin off? I haven't tired anything yet so I don't know how hard it will be to remove or not but I'm just wondering if anyone has any ideas. I was told pry it off and it should crack and brake off and I've also been told to soak it in water till it seperates. Any ideas?

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I have soaked them in water and that softened it up enough to cut it off. But, it was not 2 years old but I believe that it should still work.

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I've got one that I'd like to clean up and did a little research on that. Seems like either water or water mixed with fabric softener were the choices most suggested...

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now I just gotta find some time to actually do it. Dang work busy during the fishing, hunting seasons. Thanks for the input. Have to give it a try one of these days.

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My buddy has his wife get some kind of bleach from the hair salon she works at and I will tell you what You will never see a whiter skull than the ones he has done with that stuff.

I will try to find out what it is called exactly, because I have one I need to finish also

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not bleach, peroxide.Before you do that take a look at Taxidermy.net in the forums.. You'll find the information there your looking for.

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