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blarkey

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blarkey

anybody know or a good place around the metro that does this, and do they look cool?

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dakotakid31

there is a guy in waite park that does it. in the Oct 19th outdoornews. around $75.Rorri Peterson is his name.

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DeanoB

thats the guy who uses the beetles huh? that was a good read, I was thinking if i got a buck this year i would drive up there, and have it done

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Jim916

I have seen pictures of some European head mounts where the skull has been camo dipped. the cost was around $75. I think some of them looked pretty cool, something diferent.

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blarkey

would like to see what that looks like

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Jim916

not sure if we can name companies on here but go to google and search for: mount "custom dipped" and it will be the first one that comes up. I have seen it other places just don't remeber where. It sounds like they can do any camo pattern on it.

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Royce Aardahl

I do my own, I boil it for a while then pick everything off. Then I use some bleech to make it whiter. Kinda fun.

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not sure if we can name companies on here but go to google and search for: mount "custom dipped" and it will be the first one that comes up. I have seen it other places just don't remeber where. It sounds like they can do any camo pattern on it.


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Many stores sell the kits with the peroxide and other needed material to do this yourself.

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Stratosman

It's easy to do yourself, if you have the stomach...It isn't really that bad but it can stink a little. ooo.gif

I use peroxide instead of bleach as bleach can harm the skull, making it chalky. Done about 10-12 in the past years.

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BradB

There is a woman named Storm Amacker in Saint Paul who does a very professional job with this. I believe her business provides skeletons to medical schools and other scientific programs who study anatomy. She has done 3 of my bucks and I have been very satisfied. It takes a full year.

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Royce Aardahl

wow, it takes me about half a day. i use onion soup broth when I boil the skull. smells ok then grin.gif I've only done 8 but I like them.

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