Try the old plastic bag with a few holes in it trick. Nasty, maggots work it over then, wash it off with a hose, and bag again for another session. Also, another trick is to hang in a tree for the winter, bugs and birds....
But with the mass wasting disease threat, you probably do not want to hang a Muley head in western washington, or a blacktail in the east?
Iv'e thought of giving the head a dunk in boiling water to hurry things up, but haventy tried this yet, not sure what impact on the bone structure....
Best skulls I have, I have found. Nothing works as good as ol' mother nature, bugs, birds, and the sun shining down.
Just checked on a skull I had buried in my yard. Almost done. Just a few " cling ons". I think I will give it another week, and then start sun bleaching it. Anyone tried any bleach solution to hurry the whitening process?
yeah Hydrogen peroxide is what we use on all of our stuff after we boil it. and we have only messed up on one because the pot ran out of water and the skull cought on fire but we put it out. so we just cut off the horns off the head.
but thats one out of alot.
Today's headlines read, "Hunter Dies of Heart Attack!"
I don't know how many times I have seen that headline in the past 16 years that I have lived in Colorado.
I moved here in 1994 via the U.S. Army to Ft. Carson, Colorado. The "Mountain Post" as it is sometimes called.
When I arrived here, in pretty good shape, the unit told me that I could not participate in P.T. (physical training) for at least 30 days. Now, I had just come from an overseas tour in Korea and was stationed in the...