Forgot to Neutralize

Submitted by bill on 11/19/04 at 1:26 PM. ( dsbsds@cafes.net ) 209.187.233.130

I forgot to put the sodium bicarbonate in my rinse water when I took the deer hide out of the pickle. I let it soak for about 20 minutes and put it into the tan and later mounted it.

Any idea what's going to happen?

Thanks,
Bill

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Bill,

This response submitted by Glen Conley on 11/19/04 at 1:39 PM. ( g.conley@verizon.net ) 68.238.7.39

time flies when you're having fun! I submitted a post almost two years ago that might help you to answer your own questions.

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speaking from experience...

This response submitted by terryr on 11/19/04 at 7:57 PM. ( ) 12.34.180.153

i would say that the deer hide will look good for a long time but it is STILL be acted upon by the acid - sooner or later that deer skin will disintegrate or at the least when it is touched go to pieces - had a mountain lion brot to me (tanned skin) tjat was as fragile as tissure paper (from this same happening)


Terry,

This response submitted by Glen on 11/19/04 at 11:03 PM. ( ) 68.238.7.39

I think you will find that your skins fell apart because they were taken across crop circles from the southeast to the northwest - it has something to do with the propulsion magnetic interrelational relays that drive alien spaceships - sorry for such a technical answer.


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