Freeze tanned hide?

Submitted by Jake on 12/30/04 at 11:34 PM. ( taxidermistjake@yahoo.com ) 68.110.189.43

It is my first time wet tanning and i need to know when i can freeze my hide or if i have to mount him. Right now he is in the ammonium alum solution tanning. Where should i go from there? mount him? or CAN i freeze him. Your help is appreciated!
Jake

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freeze or mount, you choose

This response submitted by -= on 12/31/04 at 9:39 AM. ( -= ) 209.105.208.240

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wet tan

This response submitted by mike d on 12/31/04 at 10:07 AM. ( ) 68.116.64.111

When you are done with the tan oil the cape.
I leave mine sit on the bench (bag or cover with plastic) for at least 6 hours; usually over night.
Then freeze or mount; the oil needs time to penetrate the skin; be sure to heat the oil before applying.


Hey,

This response submitted by Jake on 12/31/04 at 12:49 PM. ( taxidermistjake@yahoo.com ) 68.110.189.43

Thanks alot, mike!
That does a world of help!


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