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  1. Frank E. Kotula replied to the thread Question About Cow Hides.

    Being salted already, your probably not going to be able cause it’ll be hard. Your hides need to be hydrated and in a pickle then. Then...

    Dec 2, 2020 at 7:42 AM
  2. Frank E. Kotula replied to the thread Shaver.

    Both eager and rawhide are the industry go to machines. Your not going to need a fur dresser cause your not opening a tannery for...

    Dec 1, 2020 at 6:42 PM
  3. Frank E. Kotula liked markg85's post in the thread First Deer Hide Attempt- Is It Salvageable?.

    Hi Frank Thank you for the reply and correct steps. I'll be sure to follow next season. For this hide, if my plan is to just hang it...

    Dec 1, 2020 at 3:31 PM
  4. Frank E. Kotula replied to the thread First Deer Hide Attempt- Is It Salvageable?.

    The cape must still be damp if your having mold grow. Get a fan on it and get it dried. That’ll help from any more mold growing. You can...

    Dec 1, 2020 at 3:30 PM
  5. Frank E. Kotula replied to the thread Question About Cow Hides.

    It’ll depend on if the fluids are pooling in an area that can cause it, how thick the meat is cause it wasn’t treated properly, the way...

    Dec 1, 2020 at 3:25 PM
  6. Frank E. Kotula replied to the thread First Deer Hide Attempt- Is It Salvageable?.

    Well this is what happens when you listen to those who don’t know what their doing and is misleading. Yes that bottle may tan here and...

    Dec 1, 2020 at 7:10 AM
  7. Frank E. Kotula replied to the thread Sewing Question..

    Lol have you ever hear upholstery pins

    Nov 30, 2020 at 7:02 AM
  8. Frank E. Kotula replied to the thread Aluminum Sulphate.

    If it’s pure with no additives yes. The issue is size of the granules that make it harder to Dissolve. My son works on a golf course and...

    Nov 29, 2020 at 7:18 AM
  9. Frank E. Kotula replied to the thread Here We Go!.

    Welcome and good luck. Now saying this and you studying under someone is great but and here’s the but. How good is he? You may like his...

    Nov 29, 2020 at 7:11 AM
  10. Frank E. Kotula replied to the thread Bear Rug Help!.

    Ok we use or make a rug stretcher to help in rug making Ive used 2 -4x8x5/8 “ plywood 6-2x3x8 white pine lumber to make an 8’x8’...

    Nov 29, 2020 at 7:02 AM
  11. Frank E. Kotula liked joeym's post in the thread Tanning A Deer Hide.

    Go buy a red cabbage...[ATTACH]

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  12. Frank E. Kotula replied to the thread Tanning A Deer Hide.

    My advice is always the same, read, reread, get all the equipment you need, then ask and follow directions to a T. Even saying this...

    Nov 29, 2020 at 6:34 AM
  13. Frank E. Kotula liked BLACKOUT's post in the thread Tanning A Deer Hide.

    Thanks Frank! I complete agree with the fact I was not prepared. I had everything I thought I needed, I just didn't realize I was...

    Nov 29, 2020 at 6:31 AM
  14. Frank E. Kotula liked D.Price's post in the thread Tanning A Deer Hide.

    https://fleshingmachines.com/tanning-secrets-101-taxidermists-sportsmen-2/

    Nov 29, 2020 at 6:31 AM