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Greasy bear

Discussion in 'Tanning' started by fullsneak, Aug 27, 2009.

  1. I had a large full black bear cape commercially tanned at a large reputable tannery. When I got the bear back from the tannery it was still very greasy and the ears where almost slimy. I paid big money to have this thing tanned and really did not want to spend another day degreasing and cleaning this cape, but I had too. And I don't have the room in my shop to handle cleaning and drying such a large cape...I was a pain in the a_ _!

    My question is: Should I have had to do the extra work cleaning this cape when I just paid to have it done for me?

    Thanks!
     
  2. muscle20

    muscle20 New Member

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    My opinion know !!! Was it wet tan, was it grease or oil ?
     

  3. Yes wet tan....and the fur was dull and almost waxy feeling.
     
  4. OT
    "Greasy bear" Isn't that what the Pita called Denzel W. in" Man On FIRE"
    Sorry, Couldn't help it.
     
  5. moongast01

    moongast01 My first love is God my second is My Wife....

    You should not have had to degrese it at all.