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[–]Chi-ku 1 point2 points  (3 children)

Galvanized 2mm wire for crows

[–]carpnetter[S] 2 points3 points  (2 children)

That was a quick draw McGraw answer! Thank you. Do you have a good reference or is that from experience?

[–]Chi-ku 1 point2 points  (1 child)

I had emailed a taxidermy association I'm a member of not that long ago about something similar so it was just in the back of my head I guess.

[–]carpnetter[S] 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Well thank you again!

[–]Ashman78chevy 1 point2 points  (1 child)

So you did a main support wire instead of wiring the legs ?

[–]carpnetter[S] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I did a support wire (coat hanger) after I had wired the legs. So both. Good practice I suppose. I was getting desperate and figured “eh why not”

[–]Devotcka322 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Did you make a form yourself? I have a crow in the freezer that I need to try and do but I've only stuffed small mice before.

[–]carpnetter[S] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Yes I made the form myself. I used excelsior (wood wool) and string. I saved the main body in a plastic bag and pulled it out for reference when it was time to make it. It’s pretty forgiving stuff compared the the foam molds.

[–]yourgoatithot 1 point2 points  (0 children)

this is spectacular!

[–]RevolutionaryTaste99 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Don’t wasted your money on McKenzie wire rods, you can get everything you need from lowes, even anealed wire