gator head help

Submitted by billy on 8/19/04 at 8:29 AM. ( ) 149.174.164.6

i have a gator head that i need to do i have went through all my books but not much is said about tanning the head mainly just the skin..so what is the best way to tan it after you have it cleaned and ready?

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First off

This response submitted by wetnwild on 8/19/04 at 8:32 AM. ( ) 24.128.109.191

Need to know the size of the gator to point you in the right direction.


thanks

This response submitted by billy on 8/19/04 at 8:51 AM. ( ) 149.174.164.16

the head is off of a 8 ft gator

thanks billy


I would

This response submitted by wetnwild on 8/19/04 at 10:28 AM. ( ) 24.128.109.191

After it is all cleaned out very good(upper and lower pallette) soak it for a few days in Rittels Safety acid to pickle it. Then after it is neutralized abd washed real good, DP the head and install eyes ect and let dry before reconstruction of iner mouth detaling


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