Lutan-f /Rhinehart tanning cream

Submitted by Kim on 1/18/02. ( )

Is there any difference between the two tanning solutions.
Not sure which one to try or which is easier?

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Yes, big differences.

This response submitted by John C on 1/18/02. ( )

Any tanning cream will work. Just be sure to pickle the hide first. you then apply the tanning cream, I don t use John Rhineharts because I dont like the man, but that personal.

Once you apply the cream and it soaks into the hide, you are done tanning mostly.

Lutan-f has to measured per wet drained hide weight and watched so not to over tan. The you OIl and can mount after a period to let the oil soak in or dry it and tumble for a true leather type hide.


This response submitted by SOB on 1/18/02. ( )

With Rinehart here is what you do. 1. Salt 2. Re-salt 3. Shave 4. Wash 5. Apply Cream Tan. It's just that easy. And there is no worry with this product. I have mounts that are 6-8 maybe 10 years old that look as they did the day I mounted them. Mark


This response submitted by Chris R. on 1/18/02. ( )

Is that really all you do? I use lutan and I'm doing a lot more steps than what you just said. By-the-way, what mix do you use to rehydrate after the final salting? Thanks, CR

easier then that, really

This response submitted by Bill Yox on 1/18/02. ( )

Lutan is tanning, regardless of how many steps. Cream tans are NOT true tans, as simple as that. Thats not a short cut I would take.

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