Glen Conley (Stop Rot /Krow Tan)

Submitted by Todd B on 11/10/04 at 3:47 PM. ( ) 4.224.54.2

Hey Glen,
Here is another Stop Rot Krow tan story. I applied Stop Rot to the ears of a bobcat. I skinned it and turned lips and eyes but forgot to turn and split the ears. Anyhow I put it in the Krow Tan and forgot about it until it was due to come out. Well I noticed the ears were not turned and thought UH OH!. Anyhow I went ahead and turned the ears figuring I would lose all the hair on the ears. But to my surprise It did not slip one little bit. I am not sure if it was due to Stop Rot or the Krow Tan or both. Anyhow it worked great there as well as every other time I used it.

Todd B

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Gee, Todd,

This response submitted by Glen Conley on 11/10/04 at 8:43 PM. ( temporarily unavailable ) 68.238.7.39

I would have never thought not to turn the ears........LOL!

I can't razz you too much, this is the same guy that forgets and leaves his mug under the coffee maker.....and forgets to upload a new homepage.

That's actually a pretty good lead. I have been going the other direction with what I have been working on of late, thermal freezing versus chemically generated heat.

I did a fair amount of digging around in the area of those exothermal reactions you read so much about when I started the STOP-ROT project.
There are photos of heat energy damaged hair on TaxidermyReference.com that show this.

Here's a couple of links, if you haven't already seen these pages. The one is the page I forgot to upload a new homepage for:

http://www.hidetanning.net/STOP-ROTfreezer.html

http://www.hidetanning.net/STOP-ROTtanningPrep.html

We will all have to go to Stockholm together when we receive the Nobel Taxidermy Prize.


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