Ear Turning

Submitted by Gary on 10/21/01. ( )

I can turn the a ear fine but when do you remove the cartilage from it before or after the pickling /tanning. I alwyas rip the ear trying to remove the cartilage.

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after pickle

This response submitted by Toad on 10/21/01. ( )

is when i prefer, but those skins i send out must be done just before i mount


This response submitted by Big Al on 10/22/01. ( )

The pickle toughens up the skin.
Would never consider removing cartilage prior to pickle.

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