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Offline JKEEN33

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Re: Tanning an elk hide
« Reply #15 on: October 05, 2017, 11:21:47 AM »
I just spoke with Rick at Cedar River taxidermy and he was very helpful. I think I'm going to be dropping the hide by his place this weekend unless I come across something substantially better closer to home. Thanks for all the input guys.

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Re: Tanning an elk hide
« Reply #16 on: October 05, 2017, 11:45:56 AM »
When I was living in Montana. (18 years ago mind you )
We took a deer hide in to turn into a rug, to hang over the back of the couch turned out great. $30
I miss those day's  :o

I was hoping for something close to that, but those days are LONG GONE!
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Re: Tanning an elk hide
« Reply #17 on: October 06, 2017, 05:56:29 AM »
How much is he changing? I wanna do a blacktail hide

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Re: Tanning an elk hide
« Reply #18 on: October 06, 2017, 08:47:19 AM »
How much is he changing? I wanna do a blacktail hide

I'm pretty sure he said for elk it was a flat fee of $450 + tax. Not sure on deer hides.

I also want to do a blacktail hide. It's killed me tossing the last couple because they're such beautiful hides. Definitely the best looking deer in my opinion.
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Re: Tanning an elk hide
« Reply #19 on: October 06, 2017, 08:55:19 AM »
 :yeah: Love that reddish tinge, even in later season.
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Re: Tanning an elk hide
« Reply #20 on: October 06, 2017, 07:13:53 PM »
The last couple have had lots of cinnamon and orangish red mixed into the tan and brown. Beautiful animals.
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