elk cape tanning

Submitted by joe on 10/28/01. ( jtg@greatlakes.net ) 65.164.82.187

Has anyone ever tried liqua-tan or curatan on a elk cape with good success? Any input would be appreciated. JG

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liqua-tan

This response submitted by mike d on 10/28/01. ( the_taxidermist@yahoo.com ) 208.46.229.91

I have mounted a bunch of elk with liqua-tan; it is an excellent product and will do the job just fine if used correctly.
The most important thing with a hide as thick as an elk is proper thinning! Shave that sucker down until it looks blue on the inside before applying the liqua-tan!
I suggest salting, drying, rehydrating and pickling before hand too!


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