Drying Time

Submitted by Bill on 12/7/99. ( ) 206.129.0.18

Is one week sufficient time for a deer head to dry before doing your finishing work?

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drying time

This response submitted by mike on 12/7/99. ( montana5@citlink,net ) 207.173.226.236

Bill, it all depends on your environment,If you use a tanned cape and do your work in a heated shop one week MIGHT be OK but I would wait two week to be sure DON'T rush quality work. I check my mounts using a sharp awl kinda scrstching on the hide and listen for a dry type sound, wet areas will have a dull type scratch. if that makes any sence.I asume we are talking about a deer mount.Good luck and keep up with the net it will keep you on the learning trail

Mike


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