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Old August 8, 2011, 07:23 PM   #1
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clean my mountain goat hide

I've got a nice shoulder mount that is turning grey with dirt and age. Is there a good cleaner that I can use to make it snowy white again?
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Old August 11, 2011, 02:35 PM   #2
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I use a very light vacuum with the bristle brush attachment for hides. Followed up with a lightly damp washcloth. Don't get it too wet.
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Old August 11, 2011, 10:49 PM   #3
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My taxidermist told me to use a horse spray on brush out conditioner or super shine or something along those lines. I have not needed to yet but the supershine sales note says that it is good for when you can't bathe the animal. Check with a taxidermist for their best recomendation.
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Old August 13, 2011, 08:38 AM   #4
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Every few years its worth it to take it into a taxidermist for a good cleaning. Around here there are several that do it for under $100 including very minor repairs and touch ups.
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