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Old 12-10-2018, 06:41 PM   #1
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Well, this went a whole lot easier than I expected....

4.5 hours from start to finish and it is all done.
I simmered the head with OxyClean, pulling it out each hour to scrape junk off.
After the fourth scrape, there was nothing left to get off. I set it outside to dry overnight intending to grab some Salon Care 40 Volume this morning to whiten it. Well, apparently I had enough OxyClean in the boil that it whitened itself as soon as the sunlight hit it.

This is my second euro I did myself, and I do believe I will make it a tradition with every buck. I think I will invest in an inexpensive pressure washer, though. I could have easily shaved 3 hours off the process with one.










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Old 12-10-2018, 06:47 PM   #2
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Looks good. Oxyclean works really good.
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Old 12-10-2018, 06:53 PM   #3
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Congrats!
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Old 12-10-2018, 10:05 PM   #4
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Looks good! How much oxyclean did you use? Did you change the water or add more oxyclean each simmer? Or, just use the same water and oxyclean? Sorry for all the questions. Thanks in advance.

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Old Yesterday, 10:29 PM   #5
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Very nic!
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Old Yesterday, 10:30 PM   #6
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Looks good
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Nice
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Old Today, 01:31 AM   #8
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Looks good! How much oxyclean did you use? Did you change the water or add more oxyclean each simmer? Or, just use the same water and oxyclean? Sorry for all the questions. Thanks in advance.

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I used to of the scoops that come in the Oxyclean. One at the beginning, and one halfway through.
Same water throughout.


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Nice! A few word of caution, in the one pic I see black on nasal cavity. Try to get that out or it will stink like crazy. That’s the other thing the whitening will do, get rid of any stink.
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Old Today, 09:13 AM   #10
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Turned out good! I tried the oxyclean thing last year and it is awesome. The pressure washer will save you a ton of time! I skinned out the head and then pressure washed it at the car wash lol then I simmered it with a scoop of oxyclean for about 30 mins or so and then ran it back to the carwash. So much better than just letting it simmer for hours and scraping. Congrats again on a good looking euro

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Old Today, 11:38 AM   #11
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Wow - very nice job. Why was the deer wearing a backpack?

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Old Today, 12:32 PM   #12
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Good job, it turned out great. I've done a few myself and still figuring out the best way to do it.
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Old Today, 12:35 PM   #13
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Looks awesome.
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Do you have to worry about the oxiclean bleaching out the antlers?
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Old Today, 02:21 PM   #15
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Do you have to worry about the oxiclean bleaching out the antlers?
they look to be masked off with tape.
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Man that turned out really good!
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Old Today, 03:18 PM   #17
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Do you have to worry about the oxiclean bleaching out the antlers?
I did a cull buck a couple weeks ago w/ a scoop of Oxy Clean in the boiling water.

I wasn't too concerned w/ the finished product, so I didn't wrap the antlers. Yes the Oxy clean bleached the portion of the antlers that were submerged in the water.
Skull looks good, but I would wrap the antlers tightly if boiling w/ Oxy Clean in the future.

Looks like the OP did a great job!
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