For our out of state callers --
Mountain Time Hours: Monday through Thursday 9am - 6pm -- Friday 9am - 5pm -- Saturday 9am-4pm
Serving taxidermists, sportsmen, museums, fish & game departments, fishermen, nature centers, police departments, medical schools, artists, teachers, and trappers. This is one of the only commercial businesses of its kind. Big Sky Beetle Works is a licensed taxidermy business doing skull and bone cleaning only, for European and all other style skull mounts, including full skeletons.
No Distortion - Minimum Shrinkage - Beetle cleaning is far superior to boiling.
Perfect for Boone and Crocket / Pope and Young Scoring.
*Big Sky Beetle Works performs a service and does not sell beetles!
(Please don't ask)
**Skulls also bought and sold**
Minimum 90 days return
* At the height of hunting season, turnaround time may be up to 6 months *
Contact us by phone or e-mail to have any questions answered or to recieve our free brochure
*Prepared by you means:
Skulls must be skinned and vertebrae removed. Remove eyes including meat underneath, remove tongue and detach the jaw. Remove excess flesh in back, top and sides of skull.
All horns (not antlers) must be wrapped tightly with plastic wrap then wrapped completely with duct tape to keep them clean, dry and to prevent beetle damage.
No liability will be assumed for beetle damage caused by improperly wrapped horns done by the customer or BSBW. Nor will BSBW be held liable for post cleaning condition of smashed or bullet riddled skulls or antlers with velvet of any kind.
**Cleaning and whitening will be done at owners risk and expense**
Prices for cleaning are as follows: *Prepared by you, Skinned only, Prepared by us
Cleaning Prices .... Bleaching/Whitening Prices ....
|Alligator- over 12"||$30||---||$40||Alligator - over 12"||$ 35|
|Antelope -buck*||$35||$45||$75||Antelope - buck*||$ 30|
|Bear -AK brown||$35||$40||$55||Bear -AK brown||$ 40|
|Bear -black||$30||$35||$50||Bear -black||$ 35|
|Boar -wild||$30||$40||$75||Boar -wild||$ 40-50|
|Caribou -bull*||$40||$50||$70||Caribou -bull*||$ 50|
|Deer -buck*||$35||$45||$75||i i i i i i||Deer -buck*||$ 40|
|Elk -bull*||$50||$60||$100||Elk - bull*||$ 55|
|Lion -mountain||$30||$35||$50||Lion - mountain||$ 35|
|Moose -bull*||$50||$60||$100||Moose - bull*||$ 55|
|Paddlefish snout||$40||---||---||Paddlefish snout||$ 10|
|Sheep -bighorn ram*||$40||$50||$80||Sheep -bighorn ram*||$ 40|
Degreasing only $5- $10
*$ 5- $ 10 additional charge for lower jaws
$ 5- $ 20 additional charge for horn wrapping
$ 25 rush fee per item
*Some staining may remain
*Some teeth may become loose
*Some antler color may be lost during processing
Please call for prices on any items not listed
Prices subject to change without notice
$30 Shoptime will be charged to pick up packages not deliverable by the shipping company due to smell or leakage.
50% DEPOSIT REQUIRED unless specific arrangements are made in advance with BSBW.
Remaining amount due plus return shipping and packaging will be invoiced
Shipments must include inventory of contents of box, contact name address and phone number ....
.... Specify cleaning and/or bleaching, and a deposit.
Additional Terms and Conditions available in our brochure
Contact us firstname.lastname@example.org
Bison cleaned and bleached
Last updated 11/07/13