Submitted by TIM on 02/13/2003. ( )

First of all let me say that I have tried to contact Ozark Woods with these questions.I have called at least fifty times in the last three days(both numbers)and their are always busy.Is krowtann a tan that can be used on skins to be used as flat skins?Does the ear cartilidge need to be removed and can you use the bondo method?

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This response submitted by Erik on 02/13/2003. ( )

I dont know anything about krowtann but I would say that it would work fine for flat skins. I dont think you need to remove the ear cartilidge unless its a larger game. When I see professional work on coyotes the ears are usually hard so that is what I think I wouldn't take my advice untill someone agree's but I hope I am right and I helped

Tim, what do you mean by thiey are always busy?

This response submitted by John C on 02/13/2003. ( )

It the phone line always busy?

Since I know the owner and am aquainted with the works, understand the works do not do taxidermy.

Do you have a tumbler? If so then yes I think it would work fine.

Ears on a rug are not any different that any other animal its up to you how you do the ears.

I called Ozark Woods Yesterday

This response submitted by Jeff Acord on 02/14/2003. ( )

I can't recall his name, but I talked to a nice fellow from there yesterday morning and he answered all the questions I had about Krowtann. He said you could make rugs from the hides you tan with this method, but you need to also buy the oil that they sell to put on them. (You don't need the oil if you are going to mount the hide) He said it wouldn't be quite as plyable as a hide from a tannery, but that it did a pretty good job. After reading John C's posts about his success with the product, and the answers I got from the company, I ordered some Krowtann and a bottle of the oil to try out.

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