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Odor removal

Discussion in 'Tanning' started by fennectech, Jul 16, 2014.

  1. fennectech

    fennectech New Member

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    Okay so here is the deal i found a fox that had been killed by a car it smelld pretty bad of decay (i quite enjoy the foxes natural smell) I have placed the tail in a bag with quite a bit of salt to absorb the water id like any advice on how to remove the smell and i do want to keep the tailbone inside im just quite worried that the smell will stay after the process is finished
     
  2. big dan

    big dan Member

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    First of all I would take the tail out of the bag so it does not retain moisture
     

  3. 3bears

    3bears Well-Known Member

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    snap your fingers 7 times and make a wish.
     
  4. fennectech

    fennectech New Member

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    first i cannot snap second im daily monitering it and replacing the salt as needed to remove moister
     
  5. 3bears

    3bears Well-Known Member

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    when, you're done salting it you will have a dry, rotten, stinky fox tail. Your best option is to skin the tail and tan it or dry preserve it at least. If it makes it through that process, then if you want it rigid, replace the bone with a wire.
     
  6. fennectech

    fennectech New Member

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    What is dry preserving that is using salt right?
     
  7. 3bears

    3bears Well-Known Member

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    Nope, do a search on here and read till your hearts content.
     
  8. use a couple drops of "Tap-A-Drop" on a paper towel and put it in the bag. will work guarantee.
     
  9. Mr.T

    Mr.T Active Member

    Only half correct, must be done twice a day.
     
  10. Tap-A-Drop is the best stuff I have every used. it has removed the odor from anything I tried it on. But yes some times it would take a second application. Not always the norm.
     
  11. 3bears

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    Sorry Low T, I didn't want to give away all of the trade secrets. ;)