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#3255196 - 05/26/13 01:07 PM Beards falling apart
6 Point

Registered: 12/14/03
Posts: 705
Loc: Bellevue

Anybody got any ideas on how to keep beards from falling apart? I have some that are at least 12-13 years old that keep dropping hairs. I have them in shotgun hulls and last year added some hot glue but they continue to loose hairs.
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#3255212 - 05/26/13 01:53 PM Re: Beards falling apart [Re: go_okfishin]

Registered: 12/21/08
Posts: 65
Loc: Gulfport, MS or where Uncle Sa...

First, make sure that your not dealing with cloth moths, you can google them to see if you have signs of infestation

I always treat mine with meat packing salt and borax

#3255307 - 05/26/13 07:49 PM Re: Beards falling apart [Re: TNseabee]
16 Point

Registered: 07/20/05
Posts: 19786
Loc: Rutherford / Wilson County Lin...

Mine are hot glued inside the shell too and never had an issue.
If it ain't broke, don't fix it.

#3256249 - 05/28/13 07:48 AM Re: Beards falling apart [Re: Gravey]
8 Point

Registered: 10/14/07
Posts: 2194
Loc: Lawrence County

i only have two that i killed this yr and i gooped them inside my shell brass. i bet u they dont go nowhere unless something cuts it below where its gooped.
#3256403 - 05/28/13 11:37 AM Re: Beards falling apart [Re: wlf89]
Diehard Hunter
12 Point

Registered: 08/01/08
Posts: 6980
Loc: East Tennessee

Get some Elmer's glue, mix it with water until it is fairly thin (2parts glue to 1 part water). Pour that mixture down into the shells and let dry. It will dry clear. I use this to keep teeth in the skulls I prepare. I mix it and paint it onto the inside of the teeth and fill any spaces so they don't fall out.
The recreational value of a game animal is inverse to the artificiality of its origin and the intensiveness of the management system that produced it. Aldo Leopold

#3258494 - 05/31/13 08:33 AM Re: Beards falling apart [Re: Diehard Hunter]
4 Point

Registered: 07/14/10
Posts: 495
Loc: wayne county tn

Put twenty mule team borax on them and let set for a week or so after you kill one, then some hot glue at base and you should not have any problems.
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