pickling with aluminum sulphate

Submitted by sam on 6/15/02. ( )

could someone tell me what is the formula pickling with aluminum sulphate? like how much salt to put in and how long? Thanks for the help.

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home tan

This response submitted by sam on 6/15/02. ( )

I forgot mention, it is for home tan.

Alum Pickling!

This response submitted by Bruce Rittel on 6/15/02. ( rittel@mindspring.com )

The Formula is: To every 10 gallons of Water, add 5 Lbs. of Salt and 4 Lbs. of Alum. This soluton should test at somewhere around a 2.78 PH - depending on your local water. Soak the skins for 3-5 days. Do not add any Sodium Carbonate to this mixture. Keep it at that low PH.

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