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  • Ron S
    Porcupine Quills Poisonous?????
    by Ron S
    In a post in the Beading Forum, it is stated that you should not put porky quills in your mouth to soften as they contain a toxin. I have heard this once before, but can find no scientific evidence to support this claim. If anyone knows for sure, please let me know.

    One theory I have...
    06-08-2006, 02:35 PM
  • chickendad
    Long Hair in the Military
    by chickendad
    Just curious, does anyone feel that Natives or anyone male should be allowed to have long hair in the military. In the beginning of the American military, it didn't matter about hair or beards. Length of hair doesn't make anyone a better warrior, but beards can be a problem if someone were to put...
    05-01-2006, 03:39 PM
  • Nakoda man
    Roach Theory
    by Nakoda man
    I think roach makers trap alive porcupine and bred them to produce fine quility porky hairs, do you agree or disagree?:D
    03-05-2004, 10:17 PM
  • Michael Bootz
    Seperate quills from hair?
    by Michael Bootz
    Hello everyone,

    I recently bought a porcupine hide and started plucking it yesterday. I cut off a piece of the hide (approx 1/3), soaked it and plucked the quills. Now I've got a large bowl that is filled with quills and all the hair that came off together with the quills while plucking....
    03-05-2007, 04:53 AM
  • Black Eagle
    by Black Eagle
    I made a roach a few years ago, and from the porky hair I started with, I had a bunch left over. I gave that roach to a friend and now I am starting on a new one. I bought a bunch more porky hair and had the leftovers from my last project shipped to me from my home in VA. Well, when I opened the...
    01-19-2002, 04:05 AM



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