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Frustrated over tannery

Discussion in 'Beginners' started by kickstart59, Aug 2, 2015.

  1. kickstart59

    kickstart59 Member

    I just received a shipment from a tannery. I used their skin freeze and ship service.
    The deer cape is shaved so thin in multiple places that the hair is coming thru the hide on the skin side.
    On my fox, all the hair is gone from the backs of the ears.
    Now what??!????
  2. tomdes

    tomdes Me my dear and Fall BAZZ!!!

    What's the tannery? See if they'll replace the skin, that's where I'd start...

  3. Cecil

    Cecil Well-Known Member

    This happened to me with some deer capes years ago even though I immediately skinned, removed the meat and fat via a fleshing wheel, and salted them. (Not the type of service you used.)

    It only happened once but it was the last time I used a tannery. After that I tanned using an auto tanner. Best move I ever made.

    That said fox ears are notorious for slipping regardless of care.
  4. Dan Taylor

    Dan Taylor Member

    x 2 Cecil .
  5. kickstart59

    kickstart59 Member

    OK then how does one repair fox ears? And the tannery is replacing the cape, thanks for your suggestion
  6. Cecil

    Cecil Well-Known Member

    I think you need to get another fox. But I'm a fish geek so I defer to others.
  7. KatieC

    KatieC Active Member

    What tannery?