boiling turtles shells

Submitted by Bob on 02/27/2004 at 14:39. ( mtnman@ut1.com ) 65.161.239.4

any problem boiling out a 20# turtle? We just want the shell.

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dont do!

This response submitted by wetnwild on 02/27/2004 at 15:20. ( ) 24.128.109.191

You will lose all the scutes top to bottom if you boil it. There is no easy way. You have to scrape it, wash it, and scrape it again till all tissues are gone. Then borax till dry and rinse. Seal with a good sealer and gloss if desired


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