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Old 09-24-2012, 11:09 PM   #1
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which one is better?

i know this most likely has been discussed, but i was wondering which skin do people like most for a buckskin dress....deer or elk? I wanted to ask because I saw the price of white hides at my local Tandy & I know it will be a major investment.

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You can use either one but deer is probably more popular. Elk hides tend to be larger, thicker/heavier and thus, more expensive. They also tend to have more bullet holes in the hide than farm-raised deer.
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i know this most likely has been discussed, but i was wondering which skin do people like most for a buckskin dress....deer or elk? I wanted to ask because I saw the price of white hides at my local Tandy & I know it will be a major investment.

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elk is more durable + the hide is larger. unfortunately i cannot wear elk because it goes against the protocols of the my clan-so I always have deer hides for my dress, mocs, etc.
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