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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 12-21-2010, 12:11 PM Thread Starter
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snow mount

I'm looking at getting a bobcat mounted on a snow scene.
Is it necessary to keep it under glass to keep the snow clean?
I was told snow gets dirty and you can't really clean it.
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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 12-21-2010, 12:19 PM
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Re: snow mount

I've been told the same thing by a taxidermist. Makes sense. Hopefully some of the taxidermists on here will jump in if they have other info

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post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old 12-21-2010, 12:45 PM
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Re: snow mount

Yes, keep it under glass. Make sure to use safety glass, so that a small child won't get hurt if they fall into it and it breaks.

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post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old 12-21-2010, 12:51 PM
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Re: snow mount

once that stuff gets dirt in it, it looks like the snow piles at walmart.

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post #5 of 7 (permalink) Old 12-21-2010, 03:44 PM
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Re: snow mount

if the snow is not put on heavy , it will do better as far asot showing the dust.if you choose to not have a glass case , plan on keeping up with vaccumn
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Re: snow mount

I have a pair of buffel heads mounted on snow. They are not under glass and doesn't seem to be that bad. I just blow them off.
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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old 12-24-2010, 10:45 PM
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Re: snow mount

I would very highly recommend enclosure in a glass case. Not only will it aid in maintaining white snow, but it may also allow the taxidermist to be a bit more creative with ice or icicles. Glass can also add to the visual "appeal" of the finished piece. Best Wishes
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