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Tanning smell from fur

Discussion in 'Beginners' started by RivenRoyce, Feb 28, 2017.

  1. RivenRoyce

    RivenRoyce New Member

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    I guess I could have washed them more after the tan before the oil? The coyotes done smell bad at all just a bit like the oil I used - any solid tips to make furs smell nice and fresh?
     
  2. I wash every hide before it gets mounted. Pert plus works very well, low ph with conditioner, smells great.
     

  3. Brian

    Brian Active Member

    Liquid tide
     
  4. Tanglewood Taxidermy

    Tanglewood Taxidermy Well-Known Member

    I would wash after the oil, not before.
     
  5. Paul B

    Paul B Active Member

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    The smell of the tanning oils will dissipate after a few days to a week of drying.
     
  6. RivenRoyce

    RivenRoyce New Member

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    Noted. Thanks all :)