Tanners, I need help

Submitted by Scott W. on 5/24/06 at 3:21 PM. ( olatheroper@comcast.net )

I'm using curitan on three beaver pelts. Two have turned out OK; however, one has a green look. I've used curitan numerous times with great results on deer hides. I followed the directions to a tee. Does anyone know what this is and what I can do to illiminate it. I put on a lot of curitan on the pelt. Its not quite dry. Any advise would be greatly appreciated. Scott W.

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you didn't say what processes you did before the tan.

This response submitted by John W. on 5/24/06 at 5:36 PM. ( )

I'm going to assume you salted and pickled.You didn't say wether or not it had a bad smell to it or not,if you did have a smell it could be bacteria taking over.It sounds to me though that you might not have degreased the skin well enough.If this is the case-go ahead and degrease it now and you'll have to reapply the curatan.

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