Taxidermy and salt air
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Contributors to this thread:
Thunderflight 26-Oct-17
Thunderflight 27-Oct-17
Ken 27-Oct-17
Luckychucky 27-Oct-17
BULELK1 28-Oct-17
Matt Rehor 28-Oct-17
Thunderflight 28-Oct-17
Bou'bound 28-Oct-17
Thunderflight 29-Oct-17
Matt 29-Oct-17
Medicinemann 29-Oct-17
My wife wants to eventually move to into a beach front property.

I imagine salt air is brutal on taxidermy. Is this the case and if so what options are available to protect your mount?

There has got to be a few taxidermist who can weigh in on this.


From: Ken
Will you have air conditioning? High humidity will be a factor in many coastal areas but a/c will control the humidity. Other than that I don't see anything about living on the beach that will affect your mounts.

From: Luckychucky
Salt is part of the tanning process

I live about 3 miles from the Great Salt Lake here in Utah.

Never had an issue with any of my multiple mounts.

Good luck, Robb

From: Matt Rehor
I live on an island, I don’t use a/c and all my mounts are fine. I wouldn’t worry about it....

Thanks i appreciate the feed back.

From: Bou'bound
That great caribou you got in 06 will be fine Chuck. Hope all is well.

That great caribou fell 10 feet. I was so upset i left it on the floor for a week. I was able to fix it though.

From: Matt
Unless your taxidermy is made of uncoated steel, I wouldn't worry about it.

From: Medicinemann
I'd be more worried about the effects of sunlight than salt air....especially since many beachfront residences have lots of windows......

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