Pickle Bath

Submitted by Danny on 1/25/01. ( )

I have a deer hide in a pickle bath the salt & acid pH are fine but the following three days as I re-check and move the skins, I notice a little bit of hairs floating,Is that normal or am I doing something wrong? I re-check the pH and its still 1.0 (By the way,I'm using Safety Acid)your help would be greatful

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Just a little bit is ok

This response submitted by BobB on 1/25/01. ( foxranch@hotmail.com )


Just a little is normal, if this is your 1st time, you will learn as you go, which hides, capes, and skins leave hair.

I use a plastic cooking utensil, like a burger flipper, to clean out my pickles of this floating hair.

Thanks Bob

This response submitted by Danny on 1/25/01. ( )

Thank You for the advice,I already cleaned it and will flesh tomorrow.

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