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Gator Rug #7528586 06/06/19 04:41 PM
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Gator rug just finished. [Linked Image]

Re: Gator Rug [Re: DavidC.] #7528713 06/06/19 07:18 PM
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Looks awesome


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Re: Gator Rug [Re: DavidC.] #7533079 06/12/19 02:39 PM
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Can you show a good pic of the head? We are going this year and still on the fence on how to mount if we are successful

Re: Gator Rug [Re: oldstyle244] #7533762 06/13/19 12:05 PM
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Ill see what I can do, this one was closed mouth
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Re: Gator Rug [Re: DavidC.] #7535261 06/15/19 01:13 PM
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How much does a mount like that run? Looks great!

Re: Gator Rug [Re: Palehorse] #7536736 06/17/19 10:02 PM
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Prices start at 225.00 per foot, depending on size, open or closed mouth.
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Re: Gator Rug [Re: DavidC.] #7538897 06/20/19 08:32 PM
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That is a unique piece, thanks for sharing. texas

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That looks awesome! I'm also going to be alligator hunting this fall. What is the best way to preserve the hide before it gets to the taxidermist? I've been told to salt and put in my freezer. This goes against everything I've learned with fur bearing animals. Any advice?

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Freeze OR salt, never both, gator scales slip easy in direct sun, and can spoil within hours if not cooled down.
Bring a fulL ice chest just as an added measure until you can get to freezer.
Good luck on your hunt.
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Thanks for the advice. I was pretty sure the info I was told was wrong but I figured I should ask a expert. Thanks again!

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That's nice!


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