I'm new at tanning

Submitted by Joe K. on 11/14/00. ( hunter1025@yahoo.com )

and was wondering what is the procedure on tanning hides.

Thanks in advance for the rasponse.

Joe K.

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This response submitted by NW on 11/15/00. ( )

It all depends on what method you use. I use Liqua Tan. I am 100% satisfied with the results, and so are my customers.
1. After skinning, turn the lips, nose, ears, and rough flesh. Move as fast as possible. Remove as much of the red meat as possible.
2. Then mix a solution of, 3 gallons of water, 6 lbs. salt, and 9 oz. of Knoblochs Pre tan 110.
3. Place the cape in this solution, and allow it to soak for at least 12 hrs. You can let it set overnight.
4. Remove cape, and thouroughly flesh.
5. Place cape back into solution, and allow it to soak for an additional 12 hrs.
6. Remove cape, and shave as thin as possible.
7. Rinse cape (hair side, and skin side) THOUROUGHLY to remove ALL salt.
8. Towel, or tumble dry both sides of cape until damp.
9. Turn cape skin side out, and lay flat.
10. Using a brush or gloves apply a good even layer of Knoblochs Liqua Tan.
11. Allow to soak in atleast 8 hrs, (overnight is better).
12. After soaking in cape can be mounted, or frozen until mounted.
****Bacteriacide should be used in all soak solutions.

Contact us for free instruction booklet

This response submitted by Mark on 11/16/00. ( knoblochs@worldnet.att.net )

You can contact us here at Knoblochs and we will be glad send
you a free instruction booklet. This has lots of tips formulas
and technical pointers.

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