bull horns

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  1. bill thudmire

    bill thudmire New Member

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    I took a load of bulls to the stock yard today,came home with a bunch of horns ,yall know anything I can use them for?
     
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    Caitedid The Prairie Plate Supporter

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    Slap 'em up on the fronta the truck, makes a real impression on folks...
     

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    Powder horns for black powder shooters.
     
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    Don Armstrong In Remembrance

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    If you can stand to let people rip themselves off to your benefit, do a search on "biodynamic cattle horn". People would have to be idiots to fall for that rubbish, but they do - and pay big for it.
     
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    moopups In Remembrance

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    Period reenatment actors need them for their 'authnic' costumes. I could use a couple to make coon hunting bugle type horns. Lay them out on an ant hill for a super clean up of any thing thats left inside that could go rancid.
     
  7. Old John

    Old John Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Hi Y'all,

    Yeah, the Re-enactment Folks do use them. They sand the Horns
    Boil out the stuff remaining inside. They get them all cleaned up, then
    wax the inside & outside with beeswax. And they use them as drinking
    Horns, as Our European Ancestors did.

    Raw horns are worth about $10 apiece.
    Cleaned & waxed sell for $35 & up.
    Many are carved.
    You can see them at many Renaissance Faires & such.

    Different Folks have different needs.