drying temps

Submitted by Jason on 01/13/2003. ( )

what are ideal temperatures to dry salted skins? how warm is too warm and how cold is too cold?

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This response submitted by George on 01/13/2003. ( georoof@aol.com )

Are you working on your rocket science degree. I understand common sense isn't that common anymore, but try to retain reasoning, please. If it's hot enough to burn the hair it's obviously too hot and if it's too cold for salt to draw water it's too cold. I suspect temperatures well within those parameters would be better, however.

It's the Humidity - not the temperature1

This response submitted by Bruce Rittel on 01/14/2003. ( rittel@mindspring.com )

The humidity in your shop is extremely more important than the temperature. Actually the skins will dry over a wide range - providing that the area its drying in has very low humidity, or moisture in the air. Obviously warmer air holds more moisture - but dont be fooled by using colder temps - they are also capable of holding moisture! A De-Humidifier is a very good investment for your shop - for this purpose as well as for drying mounts!

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