DuckManWest wrote:I dealt with same issue when I first started mounting birds some time ago. My bird was leaking grease due to not getting all the fat off the skin. It cleaned up with mineral spirits, but continued to leak for a few months. Once I mastered the wheel, no more grease leaks.
Not sure if this is the issue you are dealing with, but I suspect it is. I am sure someone else will give their thoughts on this.
did you rub it on he feathers with a q-tip ? also its only my 6th bird iv mounted and i though i did the best job yet on it with the wheel, but i guess not . i did a ring neck today and spent more time on the wheel with it also i used more borax and i lined the inside of the skin with a cheesecloth before i mounted it to hopefully obsorb any grease i may have missed.
does mieral spirits work on iron stains ? i have hen and her chest is totally orange, would i be able to clean that ? id like to know because i wont bother mounting it if not.