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Grave wax

Discussion in 'Skulls and Skeletons' started by camoman01, Jul 12, 2013.

  1. Whens the best time remove it after maceration or after degreasing?

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  2. Sea Wolf

    Sea Wolf Well-Known Member

    Both. Scrub off what you can with detergent before degreasing. Scrub again during and after degreasing.
     

  3. SubShock

    SubShock New Member

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    Nylon brush and your good, it's pretty easy to remove death wax.
     
  4. I usually wait after a few water changes, then keep scrubbing at it each change until its all off.
     
  5. I have some wax on bobcats (concentrated at skull sutures), soaking them in Dawn about 1 month, but didn't scrub it yet. The skulls were falling apart from the beginning, so it was better to not to disturb them much - just changing water.
    How does the wax affect the degreasing process? If a spot is covered by wax, Dawn won't get under it, right?