degreasing coyote cape

Submitted by mark on 03/31/2004 at 10:03. ( mcl1958@hotmail.com ) 209.165.189.18

I am tanning a coyote cape for a shoulder mount using McKenzie tan. When and how do i degrease it; during or after the pickle bath. thanks, mark

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Not necessary!

This response submitted by Bruce Anderson on 03/31/2004 at 11:36. ( bruce@adventuretaxidermy.com ) 216.97.184.196

Mark,
After pickling, shaving,neutralizing,and applying McKenzie Tan, let set for at least 4 hours ,then wash with Dawn several times, rinse and mount. If there was any grease there, it's gone after all that!
I've mounted lots of them that way and never had a problem.


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