Submitted by Steve on 2/14/00. ( )

I would like to know what is the best type of saw dust to use for
tumbling the average hide (deer,bobcat,fox). I currently use a converted dyier and santichips saw dust. I have been having trouble
removing the dust form the flesh side of the capes.
I would also like to know how often to change the saw dust,and start
with fresh.

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If you really want to get all the sawdust out...

This response submitted by Craig on 2/15/00. ( ctracker@rochester.rr.com )

you should build yourself a wire caging drum. This is a drum with a screened exterior. The hide tumbles in this and the sawdust is worked out and drops to the floor. Buckeye Mannikins sells a good grade of sawdust.

We offer a Maple Sawdust

This response submitted by Mark on 2/15/00. ( knoblochs@worldnet.att.net )

We offer a great hardwood Maple Sawdust, which is the
finest. The bags are about 50 lbs and the cost is $18.00
plus shipping.

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