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How long is a frozen hide good for

The taxidermist I usually use has had a grey fox of mine for over 3 years and a friends coyote around 4...I believe they were wet tanned the last I spoke to him. I'm having trouble asking for them back to take somewhere else because I've known the guy my whole life and he is a friend of mine. He came down with some health problems and I haven't heard from him for quite awhile. He has done numerous mounts for me and none ever took more than 10 months. I feel bad even asking for them back but after that long are they still alright to mount?
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Re: How long is a frozen hide good for

They will be fine as long as the tan was good and have been frozen, I just took one of my wet tan skins out of the freezer that has been in for 10 yre, just needed a little water on the dry spots!
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