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Offline starr

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Re: Cleaning bear claws.
« Reply #30 on: April 01, 2012, 09:34:43 PM »
Lookin for a little advise on bear claws/teeth. I got teeth i just finished pulling (boiled loose). I also have 3 feet worth of claws (not sure were #4 went). Im lookin to put it all on a necklace for my rearview mirror. Tryin to get a few pointers on the best way to polish it all, and cant deside, quick in or out of the claws, not sure which way i like better. So which will be easier to work with putting on a necklace, and which will stand the test of time better. All  :twocents: welcome and appreciated.

Offline Elk whack master

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Re: Cleaning bear claws.
« Reply #31 on: August 19, 2013, 11:10:13 PM »
 :yeah: I want to know too!
Take a back road!

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Offline Ductsquatch

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Re: Cleaning bear claws.
« Reply #32 on: September 16, 2013, 12:30:35 PM »
seems this thread sorta died.
I have some claws (porkypine) I want to process and not sure I got enough out of this thread to do my own yet. :(

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Re: Cleaning bear claws.
« Reply #33 on: May 16, 2016, 05:16:53 PM »
Great post and pics. Not trying to add a sales pitch here, but if you bring them to me we stick the claws (which don't have to be cleaned off real well) in with our dermestid beetle colony and they clean EVERYTHING off down to the last stitch of tissue, leaving only the claw and nail pedicle. They do and awesome job and it only takes about 2 days to complete a full set of claws.
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