keeping bird mounts & head mounts clean & fresh

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keeping bird mounts & head mounts clean & fresh

Postby hoppy » Sun Aug 21, 2005 7:31 am

Does anyone have any tips on keeping bird & head mounts clean. What to do & use and what not to do and use on them. Thank You
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Postby Pete-pec » Sun Aug 21, 2005 11:38 am

Use a light cloth with Armor-All on it for your animals with hair, and use WD-40 on a feather duster for your bird mounts. Cleans the dust off and leaves a light film on the birds to easily clean the feathers the next time they need to be dusted. Hope this helps. Pete
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Postby hoppy » Sun Aug 21, 2005 3:30 pm

Thanx for the tips Pete, Ill try them both Thank You!!!
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Postby Drew Willemsen » Sun Aug 28, 2005 12:33 am

use something that will create a lot of static, like really fine cotton in a ball, it is safe on the feathers and will pick up most of the dust the mount will collect...
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Postby huntmq1 » Sun Sep 04, 2005 1:21 am

This topic is a real pain to say the least. Cleaning my deer isn't too bad. I use a static duster, but the birds.......! If you move the feathers out of place, on some species, they look all wrong.
By the way, I've got a Ross goose that's almost done. I built a winter wheat field base for it. My buddy is working on it for our annual DU night out. I'll get some pics up of it soon.
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Hey, did you grab the blind bag with the shells when we left the truck?
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