tanning question

Submitted by Rick F. on 10/22/2002. ( )

I am getting ready to tan my first deer cape tonight and had a couple of questions. First after I salt the hide a couple of times, do I leave the salt on the hide or just shake it off or wash it off, and how long can I leave it out, or should i put it back in the freezer, as its only going to sit out for a couple of days before my pickle stuff comes. Thanks for the help!
Rick F.

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rock hard

This response submitted by jim on 10/22/2002. ( )

salt your cape for 24 hrs, shake off salt and resalt another 24hrs
and let your cape get rock hard. this will help set the hair. then you have to rehydrate in a
strong brine solution and go from there. good luck

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