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Old 11-10-2014, 08:46 AM
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Does anyone have any tips for removeing stench from a skull cap?
Ive removed all the flesh but it still stinks.
Ive heard you could rub vanilla on it to neuteralize.

Any tips would be greatly appriciated.
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Old 11-10-2014, 09:11 AM
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Have you put it in water and heated it up close to boiling to complete the job of removing all but the bone itself?
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Old 11-10-2014, 10:34 AM
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Ive never had that problem. There must still be something there that shouldn't be.

You could put salt on it.
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Old 11-10-2014, 01:59 PM
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I've always put the skulls on an ant pile and let them get it off. Only risk of this is varmints getting it, which has happened a time or two. Also, boiling water in a fish fryer and leaving it in it for about 10 minutes should help too.
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Old 11-10-2014, 02:00 PM
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Originally Posted by BrushyPines
I've always put the skulls on an ant pile and let them get it off. Only risk of this is varmints getting it, which has happened a time or two. Also, boiling water in a fish fryer and leaving it in it for about 10 minutes should help too.
Just make a wire cage to put skulls in and set it on the ant pile.

No ants in a lot of places during deer season though.
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Old 11-10-2014, 02:08 PM
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Originally Posted by rockport
Just make a wire cage to put skulls in and set it on the ant pile.

No ants in a lot of places during deer season though.
Yea it's really only bow season when I can do that. Gun season is wayyyyy too cold for the ants. Good idea though, Rockport. Never have thought of doing that and I have many traps for coons. Probably could have saved myself a few skulls so, l'll be trying that!
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Old 11-10-2014, 02:16 PM
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Originally Posted by BrushyPines
Yea it's really only bow season when I can do that. Gun season is wayyyyy too cold for the ants. Good idea though, Rockport. Never have thought of doing that and I have many traps for coons. Probably could have saved myself a few skulls so, l'll be trying that!
Yeah I reckon I could do it in early bow season as well. Ive just never had to do that with a skull cap and the entire skull wouldn't be done before the ants were gone.
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Old 11-10-2014, 02:39 PM
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Did you scrape out the brain?
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Old 11-10-2014, 03:16 PM
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Originally Posted by ManofTheFall
Did you scrape out the brain?
yep I did. I'm gonna try boilin it and see what it does. I thought I had it all off...but I guess not.
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Old 11-10-2014, 03:21 PM
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Boil it in water with dish washing detergent ans a little clorox.
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