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feet injection ?

Discussion in 'Taxidermy Forum' started by PJB3, Mar 28, 2003.

  1. PJB3

    PJB3 Elite Refuge Member

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    What do you guys use to inject the feet to stop shrinkage?
     
  2. Half-Breed

    Half-Breed Elite Refuge Member

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    I use fantastic cast injection grade.

    It works better than anything I have used.

    On geese and some big ducks I re-inject them the next day so there are not any dimples or shrinkage.
     
  3. Rusty Gun

    Rusty Gun Guest

    I have heard it is pritty good. I just ordered me some for van dykes. so i'm not for sure.
     
  4. Wildthings

    Wildthings Elite Refuge Member

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    I'll second the fantastic cast injection grade
     
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    stuffinducks Elite Refuge Member

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    There are so many products you can use. It come's down to personal preference and what works for you. There is a product called cast-all injection grade that I prefer. I can add lacqure thinner to it to slow down the product from setting to fast and I can inject more without mixing a new batch.

    You will get alot of responces from this question. Good luck.

    Later SD
     
  6. Duckboyoregon

    Duckboyoregon Elite Refuge Member

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    I use a 50/50 mix of glycerin and formaldehyde, keeps the feet permanently plyable. I think feet injection is a personal preferance thing...just use several different methods till you find one you like best.

    Hope this helps
     
  7. QUACKHEAD007

    QUACKHEAD007 Elite Refuge Member

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    some one want to explain how you inject feet for us people who have no idea what your talking about:l
     
  8. Wildthings

    Wildthings Elite Refuge Member

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    Since there is no flesh to remove from waterfowl feet ,if nothing is done to them, when they dry they will shrivel up terribly.

    So you take a syringe with whatever injection material you use and inject the toes and legs to replace the fluids that have evaporated from them to give them that full live look.

    Anybody else?
     
  9. muthagoose

    muthagoose Elite Refuge Member

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    I like it because its quick and once you get the hang of it ,no waste.. . This is if you want them kicked fast.. all work there are many good ..its a matter of prefference... I just would never advice useing anything that will continue to emit on humid days like formadyhide....Sinus's dont like the stuff nor do my lungs...
    Just my .02 worth...
     
  10. Chuckcnctaxi

    Chuckcnctaxi Senior Refuge Member

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    I can see I'm going to be on this forum quite often so I'll give you all some secrets (not all my secrets ,though) Folks try out this other MAIN taxidermy site where I frequent when I'm not here.
    www.taxidermy.net it is sponsored by a very big supplier WASCO based in Monroe,GA
     

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