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I want to do a european mount. I don't want to do the boiling because I don't think my stomach or my neighbours could handle the smell. I have heard a few alternatives that I have never tried but sound like they may be worth a try. Reviews also say n

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  • I’ve heard of doing that very thing. 2 things keep me from trying it.

    1. I don’t want to damage the skull with too much pressure. Maggots are very gentle on the bones so the only damage is from the cracking that happens as they dry.

    2. I have a pressure washer but the 2 places I’d use it are my back yard which backs a school yard or my front driveway. Either way someone is going to be upset about something that is really none of their business!

    So I’ll stick with the deep freeze full of maggots out at my buddies acerage.

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    • New batch of 9 bison skulls will be brought home in about 2 weeks. They are about 99% clean but going to let the maggots at them for round Questions and Answers

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      • Nine?
        You know someone who has a buffalo herd or a bunch of buffalo hunters? LOL!

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        • Met a farmer who calls me when they butcher.

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          • Originally posted by IanS View Post
            Met a farmer who calls me when they butcher.
            Aw right!
            Well, sounds like you got a steady supply of skulls.

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            • So far. It’s just a matter of how many more I want to do. Thinking that it might be a good side gig to do until a couple more loans are paid off.

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              • Got the initial cleaning done today. Pressure sped things up a lot!

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                • That's impressive Ian!

                  KInda off subject, but how close are you to the stabbings?

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                  • I believe the indigenous people of northwest Canada were previously known as Eskimos.

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                    • Grew up about 3 hours from there. Awful.

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