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A must for every hunter

Severe Taxidermy would like you to be among the first to know about a brand new product that will revolutionize the world of hunting.  We believe this product will greatly enhance any hunter’s experience and help make their taxidermy mounts better than ever. No more ruined hides, wrong cuts, extra money for replacement capes/skins, or extra weight to pack. There is nothing else like it. It's like having a taxidermist in your pocket!

                The product is called “Taxidermy Field Care Instructions”. The packet will serve as a hands-on guide for the hunter to properly care for the specimen once it is harvested.  The packet describes where to properly cut the animal for any type of mount you want to have.  These instructions will guide you through how to properly skin the delicate facial features such as the eyes, nose, and mouth, if you so choose.  By doing this, you can leave the carcass/skull on the hill and eliminate extra weight to haul off the mountain. 

Included in this 6" x 6" x 1" packet are the following items:

Ø  12 feet of diamond-braided rope

Ø  2 pairs of latex gloves

Ø  2 wet-wipes

Ø  4 sets of skinning instruction cards with diagrams (laminated and color- coded)

o   Orange – Tube Skinning

o   Blue – Rug Skinning

o   Green – Lifesize Skinning

o   Red – Shoulder Mount Skinning

Ø  1 breakaway razor knife for skinning facial areas where a sharp point is essential.

Ø  Weight of only approximately 5 oz.

ALL FOR ONLY $19.99

Order from us online at www.severetaxidermy.com
Please contact us by email with questions and/or to place any large orders.

(severetaxidermy@gmail.com)

 

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I thought I saw this in

I thought I saw this in sportsmans the other day. Are you selling them there?

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Taxidermy Field Care Instructions

Sorry it's taken me a while to get back to you. I'be been super busy. I have been unable to find anything on the market so far that will guide you through, with explanations and diagrams, how to completely remove the hide from the whole head in the field. There are a few things available that will show you basic cuts for taxidermy but nothing this in depth, especially in this compact of a design.

I currently am not in sportsmans, although that is one of our goals  Yes

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gotcha, it must have been a

gotcha, it must have been a different product I saw in there

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This might have been handy

This might have been handy when I went bear hunting in WY a couple of years ago.  If we got a bear we would have had to skin it out in the field.  As it was I downloaded the info on skinning a bear from the internet and carried it with me.

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sounds good

What a great idea!

This sounds like a great product for back country trips like to interior Alaska or in Africa where it might take a week to get the trophy to a taxidermist. 

I will definitely keep the product in mind for teh next time I book a back country hunt!

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Thank you for the input

Thank you for the input everbody :D   Several customers have told us how unique and benefitial this packet is and will be for them. 

I've recently made a youtube video describing the contents of the packet a little more for ease of understanding the importance and reasoning for having one of these packets. Take a peek and let me know what you think (it's only about 4:30)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w0xCwdn8cEE

Mike

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Looks like a great product

Looks like a great product and should be a great help to newer guys without much experience or someone who has never tried caping before. I screwed up a few when I was younger by cutting when or where I should not have.

Good luck with promoting your product I hope it succeeds.

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Just as a suggestion for

Just as a suggestion for anyone that buys this kit or another one like it is to practice caping out a head that you don't plan on having mounted.  Also find a taxidermist in your area that you planning on taking your head to and ask him some questions such as "how much can I do with out hurting the cape."  Now if the taxidermist is nice enough and most of them are he will show you just how to do it and what he would like for you to do so it is easier for him to work with.  The big thing is to go slow and don't get in a hurry when you get to the tough parts.  If the head is good enough you don't want to ruin the cape. 

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field care

hunter25 - Thank you Big smile

Critter - EVERYONE planning on hunting big game should talk to their taxidermist PRIOR to their hunting trips and make sure they know they are skinning to the specifications of the taxidermist they use. The instuctions provided are going to be acceptable to almost any taxidermist. All cuts described in these instructions are widely used in the industry. I know several taxidermists that would gladly accept any animal handled in the manner described in these instructions.

That being said - It is hard to remember on the mountain what the taxidermist said to do a day, week, or month previous to the hunting trip.  Often times animals are taken in difficult terrain where it is highly beneficial to cape the whole hide off the animal and eliminate extra weight to haul off the mountain as well as cool the cape down as quick as possible. 

The majority of hunters are not prepared when they happen to shoot the animal of their dreams.  I've have several clients ruin hides because they didn't know what to do and weren't expecting to get such a great animal.  Preparation is essential for any good taxidermy mount.  One can never be too prepared. At a weight of only 5 oz., it's well worth having in any hunting pack.

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I'm not knocking your kit and

I'm not knocking your kit and I may even buy one but for a lot of hunters they have problems even getting the hide off of an animal without cutting through it.  That is why I said that they should practice of a head that they don't intend on having mounted.  As far as talking to a taxidermist what better way do you think that they can find out just what the taxidermist wants as far as extra hide? 

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