collapse

Advertisement


Author Topic: Moyle Mink and Tannery  (Read 998 times)

Offline Loup Loup

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Pilgrim
  • *
  • Join Date: Jan 2020
  • Posts: 21
  • Location: NCW
  • Groups: WSTA, ITA, Intermountain Fur Harvesters, F4WM
Moyle Mink and Tannery
« on: February 02, 2020, 09:24:43 AM »
On 1/09/20 I sent two wolf pelts to Moyle mink to be tanned. Twenty days later, on 1/29/20 the finished wolf pelts arrived back to me. This turn around time is even more impressive when you think that the wolves were traveling 4 of those 20 days. The finished pelts are beautiful. I was concerned that one pelt had blue leather, I thought it would be easy to shave the leather too much and cut hair roots. But they did a great job.
I still tell people how two seasons ago I got eight cats back from Moyle mink in seven weeks. I guess they've set a new record now.

Online Blacktail Sniper

  • Trade Count: (+3)
  • Old Salt
  • ******
  • Join Date: Oct 2009
  • Posts: 5379
  • Location: Rochester, Washington
  • Kill'em all...let the gravy sort'em out!!!
Re: Moyle Mink and Tannery
« Reply #1 on: February 02, 2020, 10:34:31 AM »
Pictures of the hides??
It is better to be consistently incorrect than inconsistently correct...

Sarcasm: The ability to insult stupid people without them realizing it. 

My level of sarcasm depends on your level of stupidity...

Sarcasm makes smart people laugh and stupid people mad.

Offline Humptulips

  • Global Moderator
  • Trade Count: (+2)
  • Old Salt
  • *****
  • Join Date: May 2010
  • Posts: 5237
  • Location: Humptulips
    • Washington State Trappers Association
  • Groups: WSTA, NTA, FTA, OTA, WWC, WFW, NRA
Re: Moyle Mink and Tannery
« Reply #2 on: February 02, 2020, 11:01:30 AM »
Did you pay extra for quick turnaround? Always takes about 8 months for me,
Bruce Vandervort

Offline Loup Loup

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Pilgrim
  • *
  • Join Date: Jan 2020
  • Posts: 21
  • Location: NCW
  • Groups: WSTA, ITA, Intermountain Fur Harvesters, F4WM
Re: Moyle Mink and Tannery
« Reply #3 on: February 02, 2020, 12:22:53 PM »
Black tail sniper: Ill try in a couple days, tryin to get through a heap of coyotes right now.
Hump tulips: I requested 40 day service, which as your aware comes with a 50% surcharge. When the confirmation came it did not mention, or charge for the express service. Course I called to complain that they wernt charging me enough. "M" informed me that their turnaround time on wolves was under 40 days at present so express was not necessary. I thought Ill beleive it when I see it. Well she was right by a long shot.
I sent them a batch of Marten and cats on 1/22, so am curios how they do. I did send these in before the Western fur auctions started going off, so dont know if that helps.

Offline Trapper John

  • Trade Count: (+3)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jan 2012
  • Posts: 1135
  • Location: Monroe, WA
  • Groups: Life member of WSTA, NRA, ITA, also member of FTA, NTA, F4WM
Re: Moyle Mink and Tannery
« Reply #4 on: February 02, 2020, 05:26:54 PM »

They do a supper job, I can't complain on anything they do including shipping.
If you got your wolves back that soon, Holy Cows or should we say:  :whoo:
JC 




Offline Humptulips

  • Global Moderator
  • Trade Count: (+2)
  • Old Salt
  • *****
  • Join Date: May 2010
  • Posts: 5237
  • Location: Humptulips
    • Washington State Trappers Association
  • Groups: WSTA, NTA, FTA, OTA, WWC, WFW, NRA
Re: Moyle Mink and Tannery
« Reply #5 on: February 02, 2020, 06:04:55 PM »
I have been happy with their work except civet cats. They are really rough on them and they punch your initials  in the back by the tail. That really damages such a small animal with thin skin. Any damage that disrupts the color pattern on them is doubly bad.
Bruce Vandervort

Online 3nails

  • WA State Trappers Association
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: Apr 2011
  • Posts: 3903
    • Jeff Hinkle
Re: Moyle Mink and Tannery
« Reply #6 on: February 02, 2020, 06:15:22 PM »
I have been happy with their work except civet cats. They are really rough on them and they punch your initials  in the back by the tail. That really damages such a small animal with thin skin. Any damage that disrupts the color pattern on them is doubly bad.
Well would you look at that.
Is He worthy?

Instagram    3nails_hinkle

Offline Loup Loup

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Pilgrim
  • *
  • Join Date: Jan 2020
  • Posts: 21
  • Location: NCW
  • Groups: WSTA, ITA, Intermountain Fur Harvesters, F4WM
Re: Moyle Mink and Tannery
« Reply #7 on: February 04, 2020, 12:16:53 PM »
The Wolf pelts in question

Online greenhead_killer

  • Trade Count: (+3)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Nov 2010
  • Posts: 1112
  • Location: the burg
  • Groups: Wild sheep foundation life member, wsta, mdf, sci
Re: Moyle Mink and Tannery
« Reply #8 on: February 04, 2020, 03:23:15 PM »
those look great! i just got my furs back from last year, beaver, otter, muskrats. all turned out really well. i cant complain about the quality or service
IBEW 46

Online Blacktail Sniper

  • Trade Count: (+3)
  • Old Salt
  • ******
  • Join Date: Oct 2009
  • Posts: 5379
  • Location: Rochester, Washington
  • Kill'em all...let the gravy sort'em out!!!
Re: Moyle Mink and Tannery
« Reply #9 on: February 04, 2020, 03:26:43 PM »
Nice looking critters!!
It is better to be consistently incorrect than inconsistently correct...

Sarcasm: The ability to insult stupid people without them realizing it. 

My level of sarcasm depends on your level of stupidity...

Sarcasm makes smart people laugh and stupid people mad.

Offline fire*guy

  • Trade Count: (+1)
  • Tracker
  • **
  • Join Date: Jan 2008
  • Posts: 85
  • Location: Gig Harbor,WA
Re: Moyle Mink and Tannery
« Reply #10 on: February 04, 2020, 04:13:33 PM »
Are you interested in selling any of your tanner furs ?

Offline Threewolves

  • Non-Hunting Topics
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Scout
  • ****
  • Join Date: Apr 2008
  • Posts: 390
  • Location: North West, USA
  • USA (R)
  • Groups: VFW, NRA
Re: Moyle Mink and Tannery
« Reply #11 on: February 04, 2020, 04:52:28 PM »
I've used Moyle Mink for years, they are great! never had any bad experiences. Lets just say even on some iffy stuff I sent them they made me look good.

One of the best deals going is getting a black bear tanned, they have done two for me. When you think about the cost of having a bear rugged out at 140.00 a running foot for a 6ft bear = 840.00. Having Moyle just tan one taxidermy grade for 190.00 is a deal. If you ever wanted to get it done out you could. One is over the back of a couch and the other over a half wall. I would really have to think about having another one rugged out, it would have to be bigger than the one on the wall, different color phase or the like. These days my wife is of the mind of if it is not a big bear, leave the hide in the woods and just bring the meat home. Also, shoot the first one you see, if you want a bigger bear  go get your second tag.

Yep, Moyle has done beaver, otter, coyotes, bobcats, bear and elk hides for me, I like them. Paul
There are only so many sunsets left.                         
He wanted a Hawken rifle 50 caliber or better. He settled for a 30, but dam it was a genuine 300 WIN MAG you couldn't go no better.

Offline one more

  • one more
  • WA State Trappers Association
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Scout
  • ****
  • Join Date: Aug 2007
  • Posts: 271
  • Location: Rochester, WA
  • Author, as DZ Wirth, of e-book: MOUNTAIN IGLOO,
Re: Moyle Mink and Tannery
« Reply #12 on: February 05, 2020, 03:06:17 PM »
Yes, every fur hide I have sent to Moyle has come back beautiful. 

I wish they would also do hair-off tanning of deer and elk hides. and plucked and sheared for beaver, nutria, or otter.  I sent some nutria and an otter one year for plucked and sheared to USAFoxx.  They came back all beautiful like soft velvet.  The next year I sent them a couple nutria for tanning and shearing and they look unevenly sheared and rough. The leather sides are rough, too.  I was glad I hadn't sent them any otter.    If they didn't have someone who knows how to do it, they should tell the customer.  I wouldn't have minded if they practiced on the nutria and didn't charge me extra for the tan.

Moyle is the best for fur tanning.

Diane
NWTF, WSTA, NRA, RMEF, NAHC, WF.
Author,  as DZ Wirth, of e-book:  MOUNTAIN IGLOO, an Alaska adventure, survival, wildlife and romance novel,
at most e-book stores.

Offline Birdgetter

  • Non-Hunting Topics
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Scout
  • ****
  • Join Date: Jan 2017
  • Posts: 490
Re: Moyle Mink and Tannery
« Reply #13 on: February 15, 2020, 08:37:20 PM »
I've used Moyle Mink for years, they are great! never had any bad experiences. Lets just say even on some iffy stuff I sent them they made me look good.

One of the best deals going is getting a black bear tanned, they have done two for me. When you think about the cost of having a bear rugged out at 140.00 a running foot for a 6ft bear = 840.00. Having Moyle just tan one taxidermy grade for 190.00 is a deal. If you ever wanted to get it done out you could. One is over the back of a couch and the other over a half wall. I would really have to think about having another one rugged out, it would have to be bigger than the one on the wall, different color phase or the like. These days my wife is of the mind of if it is not a big bear, leave the hide in the woods and just bring the meat home. Also, shoot the first one you see, if you want a bigger bear  go get your second tag.

Yep, Moyle has done beaver, otter, coyotes, bobcats, bear and elk hides for me, I like them. Paul
What type of prep do you do for a bear before sending it in? I have one in the freezer and think getting it tanned would be a good route to go.

Offline Humptulips

  • Global Moderator
  • Trade Count: (+2)
  • Old Salt
  • *****
  • Join Date: May 2010
  • Posts: 5237
  • Location: Humptulips
    • Washington State Trappers Association
  • Groups: WSTA, NTA, FTA, OTA, WWC, WFW, NRA
Re: Moyle Mink and Tannery
« Reply #14 on: February 16, 2020, 05:40:17 PM »
I sent a small bear in this fall and got it back recently. It turned out great.
What did I do for prep?
I fleshed it, removed cartilage from ears, removed foot pads. You could leave the pads on but they need to be fleshed and that is a pain. I left the toe pads on and they are hard when done.
After fleshing I tacked it out on a sheet of plywood and dried it. Folded it up and shipped it.
Bruce Vandervort

 


* Advertisement

* Recent Topics

Time for me to pull my line by Blacktail Sniper
[Today at 09:53:04 PM]


WTB Blacktail Trophy Tactics book by millerwheeler
[Today at 09:50:47 PM]


22-250 for sale. Price Drop by BigVinn
[Today at 09:46:25 PM]


Wolf kills dog and keeps lady pinned in her house by bornhunter
[Today at 09:43:15 PM]


Deer wintering spots by RustyNail
[Today at 09:42:57 PM]


Wolf tracks video by Fl0und3rz
[Today at 09:39:37 PM]


Vintage Pics by elksnout
[Today at 09:39:05 PM]


idaho non resident tag decrease, fee increase by idaho guy
[Today at 09:33:53 PM]


New Mexico by jetjockey
[Today at 09:28:48 PM]


2019/2020 scoreboard! by Trapper John
[Today at 09:24:22 PM]


What's up with this beaver by JakeLand
[Today at 09:23:51 PM]


New to the game by bornhunter
[Today at 09:17:04 PM]


taking care of meat by 444Marlin
[Today at 09:04:04 PM]


AZ Deer. Itís On!! by Skillet
[Today at 09:03:05 PM]


3nails trapping 2019/2020 by Trapper John
[Today at 09:01:00 PM]


Few pictures by bowhunterforever
[Today at 08:47:43 PM]


2020 Sheds....post them here!!! by elkrack
[Today at 08:35:23 PM]


NIB Browning Abolt 2 Stainless Stalker Boss 300 Win Mag for sale price reduced by greenhead_killer
[Today at 08:33:51 PM]


Wolves near Roy/Yelm? by 444Marlin
[Today at 08:33:01 PM]


WTB 10mm by ridgefire
[Today at 08:28:48 PM]