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Discussion in 'Tanning' started by whitetail specialty, Oct 27, 2013.

  1. whitetail specialty

    whitetail specialty New Member

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    Looking a lot on line but don't see much on cotton tail rabbits! Can I dry tan a rabbit for mounting or should I use my vacuum tanner with aluminum sulfate, salt, and softening oil? Thanks
     
  2. Tanglewood Taxidermy

    Tanglewood Taxidermy Well-Known Member

    By "dry tan I assume you mean DP. A dry tan is a wet tan that has been dried and finished out soft. DP is not a dry tan. Any tanning method used on any critter will work on a rabbit. DP,or pickle and "paint on tan, pickle and submersible tan, alum,synthetic , Krow-tan,etc... I'm doing one soon in a pickle then Liqu-tan. It's up to personal preference and how much work you want to do when DP will work fine.