How do you mount a turkey tail fan?
How to Mount a Turkey Fan
- Get rid of the unnecessary smaller feathers.
- Cut off the tailbone.
- Remove excess flesh.
- Separate each quill.
- Coat the flesh with borax.
- Lay the fan out flat on a piece of cardboard to dry.
- You can use auto body filler to speed up the process.
How much does it cost to get a turkey fan mounted?
|Turkey Fan, Beard, & Spurs||$ 150.00|
|Turkey Fan, Beard, Spurs, & Skull||$ 175.00|
|Turkey Fan, Beard, Wings & Feet||$ 350.00|
|Turkey Shoulder Mount||$ 600.00|
How long do you leave borax on Turkey fan?
Soak just the base of the quills and skin of the tail for about an hour in Coleman Camp Fuel (white gas) to remove any grease. 11. Dry then soak for an hour in a mixture of Borax and water. This brine will soak into the skin and preserve it against invasion by mites and other insects.
How long does it take for a turkey fan to dry?
two to three weeks
Lay out the feathers on a piece of cardboard and use straight pins to tack them into a fan shape. 14. Cover and let the dry for two to three weeks in a dry safe place.
How do you preserve turkey wings and tails?
Inject the wing section at the tip with liquid preservative and apply borax to the raw parts. When all the flesh has been removed and dry preservative applied, spread the wing the way you want it to dry and place objects such as books on the large feathers to hold the wing in position as it stiffens.
How much does a full body turkey Mount cost?
Game Heads, Novelty Mounts, and Fish Mounts require a 25% initial deposit. Bird and Waterfowl Mounts require a 50% initial deposit. Deposits are nonrefundable. Prices may vary and are subject to change….