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Forum: Taxidermy
09-27-2007, 12:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,390
Posted By Bill Yox

RE: Taxidermy questions

Not a bad first effort. Use the inner eyelid skin to tuck the lids, then all the clay is inside like it should be. Bottom line, live deer dont "show clay" so you know yours shouldnt either, lol. Lips...
Forum: Taxidermy
09-24-2007, 09:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,390
Posted By Bill Yox

RE: Taxidermy questions

Tex, theres so many answers to tell you. Like, thinness of the skin, cleaning at the very lid, type of clay used, some shrink, some dont, how huge you might have filled the earbutts, how high you...
Forum: Taxidermy
09-24-2007, 08:47 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,550
Posted By Bill Yox

RE: Dosent look right????

Englum06, he wasnt literally telling you to stop talking, what he is saying is, its becoming very obvious that yours and our points have both been illustrated very well at this point, that theres...
Forum: Taxidermy
09-21-2007, 01:33 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,550
Posted By Bill Yox

RE: Dosent look right????

Well there ya have it, my point illustrated perfectly! Englom can honestly say he thinks his friends mount is equal to or exceeding the higher priced stuff as well as the award winners. What can you...
Forum: Taxidermy
09-05-2007, 05:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 855
Posted By Bill Yox

RE: What Questions for Taxidermist?

What youll soon find is this...nobody agrees! Tell a guy who does his own skins that you want tannery skin, and he will give his opinion. Same goes for the eye brand you mentioned as an example. The...
Forum: Taxidermy
09-05-2007, 03:37 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,550
Posted By Bill Yox

RE: Dosent look right????

I learned a long time ago to not bother arguing with a happy customer. If this guy thinks 200 bills gets him what he likes, ya know what? Then he is right! Many guys out there can honestly not see...
Forum: Taxidermy
08-10-2007, 08:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,765
Posted By Bill Yox

RE: Rate this mount

Brett, I think the mount is nice, a typical early season deer. I do recall you bringing this mount up on another thread. Did you mount it, or did your friend who is a good taxidermist do this? I...
Forum: Taxidermy
08-05-2007, 04:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,008
Posted By Bill Yox

RE: How to preserve mounts in garage??

Between dermestid beetles and their larvae (present everywhere) and the moths he just mentioned, its hard to protect mounts left in that environment. Trophy care kits from "over the counter" wont...
Forum: Taxidermy
08-05-2007, 04:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,615
Posted By Bill Yox

RE: Elk mount!! To big to get in house.

I have a very narrow entry door at my studio, its an extra passage door I have it small for that very reason...if I can pass a mount thru it, the mount should go through most doorways in homes. This...
08-03-2007, 03:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 609
Posted By Bill Yox

RE: East to the west Ny Fishin...

...and you kept telling me to come up to the lake with you! Wish I had a cushy job, like you do, so the boss would let me have vacation! Thats ok, I know that invite to Lake Erie is in the mail,...
Forum: Taxidermy
08-03-2007, 03:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 619
Posted By Bill Yox

RE: Velvet preparation

If its a very early velvet like June or July, try not to wait that long. If its a fully formed antler with velvet, say late August and September, then no, that amount of time is fine. Look up Joe...
Forum: Taxidermy
07-24-2007, 11:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,767
Posted By Bill Yox

RE: basspro

I can certainly vouch for the Turkey Roost work, Ive seen it personally, and I can say they are in the top 3 wholesale turkey taxidermists in the country.They make their turkeys look big, full chest,...
Forum: Taxidermy
07-15-2007, 04:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 719
Posted By Bill Yox

RE: velvet

Freeze em and get them off to be freeze dried. Late season velvet antlers, those that are fully formed and gone through the hardening stage ( late August and September) can have the velvet treated,...
Forum: Taxidermy
07-14-2007, 07:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 719
Posted By Bill Yox

Forum: Taxidermy
07-09-2007, 10:16 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,550
Posted By Bill Yox

RE: Dosent look right????

Wow did someone say LOBSTER!?!?! Hahaha, Im $650 for a shoulder mount, but I can do a helluva lot better mount then that...especially if the lobster are plentiful! Hell check my credentials...on...
Forum: Taxidermy
06-19-2007, 03:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 888
Posted By Bill Yox

RE: NJ PA OR DE taxidermists

NJ, Im not sure if George is still doing skin mount fish, or even taking many fish in right now, I know hes swamped. Hes definitely in the top two or three in the east, for sure. I can say so with...
05-22-2007, 08:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 455
Posted By Bill Yox

RE: Opened Fish Camp...

T, where is that at? I thought the smallie pics for the radio site were from Erie. Let me know, and when are WE going???
Forum: Taxidermy
05-22-2007, 08:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,522
Posted By Bill Yox

RE: Time and Money???

Haha, you saw the wink? Uuuuh, that would be affirmative!
Forum: Taxidermy
05-21-2007, 05:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 873
Posted By Bill Yox

RE: Price Question

Yikes! I STILL cant believe that mount! No, the shoulder mount should be the same price regardless of size or where its from. The only additional charges might be due to additional fees involved,...
Forum: Taxidermy
05-21-2007, 12:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,522
Posted By Bill Yox

RE: Time and Money???

If you drew a line just across where the yellow stairs are, THAT would even be a nice studio! Id like to have an office like his...lol! Wink!
Forum: Taxidermy
05-20-2007, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,307
Posted By Bill Yox

RE: ANTLERED DOE SKULL MOUNT 911

A couple of thoughts here. Too bad you didnt mount it, as a skull with antlers could be a doe or buck, you wouldnt know as well, the differences are so subtle. Regardless, most of us do not boil...
Forum: Taxidermy
05-20-2007, 12:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,522
Posted By Bill Yox

RE: Time and Money???

bowhuntercop...have you seen George's new studio? Now thats a nice place! He's still the man, as far as Im concerned, with fish...fantastic.
Forum: Taxidermy
05-18-2007, 10:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,522
Posted By Bill Yox

RE: Time and Money???

Just to help you with ranges, 12 months is actually a GOOD return estimate, and I say estimate, because at my studio, I cant give dates normally. Volume, schedule, too many things seem to be able to...
Forum: Taxidermy
05-11-2007, 10:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 657
Posted By Bill Yox

RE: what to do with a coyote?

That coyote looks clean, summer coat is in and smooth, but still, not a nice winter prime. Females are always ratty this time of year if they had pups, from being in the den. In some areas, they dont...
Forum: Taxidermy
05-10-2007, 03:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 670
Posted By Bill Yox

RE: Bringing bear hide back to USA?

Youll need to be much more specific here. What country, province, state? How is the skin being handled prior to the trip home? Theres every answer from frozen vs dry ice to salted, leaving with a...
Forum: Taxidermy
05-10-2007, 03:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 657
Posted By Bill Yox

RE: what to do with a coyote?

A coyote would be worthless at this time of year. Unless you feel the need to kill it because its a predator, which I dont, I wouldnt bother. That same animal will be a beautiful trophy in November...
Forum: Taxidermy
04-24-2007, 10:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,094
Posted By Bill Yox

RE: Can it be mounted???

Call Research Mannikins @ 800-826-0654 and ask for Mark Mclain and tell him what you wanna do, he will suggest the video for you. Its not hard, and button bucks are mounted from time to time. No need...
Forum: Taxidermy
04-16-2007, 05:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,552
Posted By Bill Yox

RE: Turkey Strut Mount-Caulk or no caulk?

With caulk or anything else, the idea isnt to fill it, so much as it is to set the feather quill bases while the skin dries. Some guys use batting to fill, with caulk over the top to seat those...
Forum: Taxidermy
04-16-2007, 05:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,913
Posted By Bill Yox

RE: Blonde Squirrel (pic finally)

If my two cents is worth .02, Id say no live trap either. They wear the nose off from rubbing back and forth along the cage. Id say either a 110 conibear, a big rat trap, or simply a .22 short or...
Forum: Taxidermy
04-16-2007, 08:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 663
Posted By Bill Yox

RE: Im back...I think!

Hello Don, I offer 1 on 1 for taxidermists from late May thru August, just give me a call. Ill be in your state judging your state show, are you a member yet? Id strongly suggest you join, if for no...
Forum: Taxidermy
04-15-2007, 02:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 663
Posted By Bill Yox

RE: Im back...I think!

I just had to get some things in order, thats all. Hell I see most of you in the other forum anyway, hahaha. Glad we all can help each other, livbucks.
Forum: Taxidermy
04-12-2007, 10:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 663
Posted By Bill Yox

Im back...I think!

Hi all, I kinda got away from this site for awhile, had to look at priorities at home, etc. But, Im back, and Ill try to check things out once in awhile. Im not even sure if Im still a moderator...
Forum: Taxidermy
09-29-2006, 12:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 423
Posted By Bill Yox

RE: In Your Opinion...?

You cannot use shape or anatomy to prove, once its been mounted. It could, in theory, be a dog skin on a coyote form, thus nullifying anatomy. But to me, two things give it away. Long hair between...
Forum: Taxidermy
09-21-2006, 10:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 927
Posted By Bill Yox

RE: squirrel mount..got it!

Greys and fox squirrels are not closely enough related, from a taxonomy standpoint, to interbreed. Its simply a color phase of the grey squirrel. We see that colorhere in NY from time to time.

...
Forum: Taxidermy
08-10-2006, 11:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 728
Posted By Bill Yox

RE: Got a ???? for you taxidermist..

Hermbo, it should take as long as youve been told it would. When it goes beyond that, you have to cosider why, and depending on some different variables, move from there. I can tell you this, if you...
08-10-2006, 11:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,203
Posted By Bill Yox

RE: Would you buy reproduction antlers

If I wallpaper a room, Id LOVE to design the pattern myself, but Ill buy someone elses print as my wallpaper if I like what it looks like. If I buy art work for my wall, Id LOVE to paint it too. Ill...
Forum: Northeast
08-10-2006, 11:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 918
Posted By Bill Yox

RE: Taxidermy permit???

RSB, sadly, you and others have been misinformed on the NY CWD "outbreak". Trust me when I say its not as it seems, or as youre told.

As for PA taxidermists no longer needing an exam, thats a...
Forum: Northeast
08-03-2006, 10:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,368
Posted By Bill Yox

RE: wny proshop

Bill at Alabama Archery in Oakfield and Phil Race in Hamlin are two more that run good fair shops in western NY. Theyre involved with families and youth as well. Hunters who help out other hunters....
08-01-2006, 11:13 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,678
Posted By Bill Yox

RE: My buck's stages of growth (UPDATES)

I hate to belabor the point, but I really dont think its a fly laying egg/larvae at a rupture site. I have a 2 yr old that has a rupture right now, just got it in the last two weeks, with NO visible...
07-31-2006, 10:32 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,678
Posted By Bill Yox

RE: My buck's stages of growth (UPDATES)

To complicate things, dead flesh is right near the live flesh, so the maggots eat "close to the wound". Remember how they used to use maggots to keep wounds clear back in those early wars? Some...
07-30-2006, 09:40 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,678
Posted By Bill Yox

RE: My buck's stages of growth (UPDATES)

Hahaha, thats funny, ya got me there! Actually, Im trying to cover his eyes so he doesnt see that ugly sonofapup behind him! That young buck now has over 10 inch brows and still growing. How is...
Forum: Northeast
07-30-2006, 09:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 828
Posted By Bill Yox

RE: NY DEER HUNTERS: Incoming info on DMP's Updated!

I cant help but wonder...with all the recent complaints about no deer due to overharvesting, the DEC mismanaging the herd, and just not seeingbucks, I must ask...why is anyone this year hoping for...
Forum: Taxidermy
07-20-2006, 04:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 837
Posted By Bill Yox

RE: How Would You Like ?

Back when I worked on numbers, it wasnt unusual to have 10 to 15 heads show up in a day, and I caped continuously, around the clock. I dont miss those days! They didnt always have that nice of...
07-17-2006, 10:50 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,678
Posted By Bill Yox

RE: My buck's stages of growth (UPDATES)

Ok, I might have read the post wrong yesterday, but I thought you had said the antler was damaged, THEN it swelled and burst. NOW I see what you are saying. The antler, in normal growth, just started...
07-16-2006, 09:59 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,678
Posted By Bill Yox

RE: My buck's stages of growth (UPDATES)

Jeff, Ive seen where a terribly damaged antler does fine the following season, or maybe just one atrophied year, then good. Is he growing new or pink velvet near the break? How are the flies? Id also...
07-12-2006, 11:18 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,678
Posted By Bill Yox

RE: My buck's stages of growth (UPDATES)

Jhalfhill, I thought you might enjoy a pic of one of my yearlings from a couple years ago. Since then Ive had late fawns, and not as nice first racks. Let me know if you wanna see more!

...
Forum: Taxidermy
07-07-2006, 09:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 961
Posted By Bill Yox

RE: Im in trouble

Do it likethe goodman you are, and youll be happier in the long run! Tell the father in law that you digressed to a moment of being a sh*thead and while in that state, the dog got after the skull....
Forum: Taxidermy
07-03-2006, 11:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,113
Posted By Bill Yox

RE: Let's see your bear mounts

Heres another, hope you guys dont mind that youve seen it elsewhere in here. I do have to update my pics!

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Forum: Taxidermy
07-03-2006, 11:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,113
Posted By Bill Yox

RE: Let's see your bear mounts

Thought maybe youd like this one. Ive posted it before, but I have yet to take time to scan many others in.

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Forum: Taxidermy
07-03-2006, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,098
Posted By Bill Yox

RE: dry preserve vs. tan

Many of us started out with dry preservative. At that time the emphasis was on getting the deer put together, rather than skin preservation. Many of us went on to learn alternative methods and good...
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