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small animal tanning

Discussion in 'Tanning' started by Ezell12, Jan 4, 2018.

  1. Ezell12

    Ezell12 New Member

    What are some other methods of tanning smaller animals such as skunks, raccoons, animals like that to give them a nice soft feel. I have always brained tanned them but I have some extra hides and I would like to play around with other methods. They would be used as a wall hanger. Thanks in advance!
  2. freeze_1

    freeze_1 Booboo, my business manager

    I've been using for years Rittels EZ100, excellent produce and you can order it from T.A.S.CO..

  3. Tanglewood Taxidermy

    Tanglewood Taxidermy Well-Known Member

    Lu tan-F, EZ-100, Pro-1, Liqua tan, Para tan, HQ tans, Curatan, Krowtan, Tanz all, Tru bond, and McKenzie tan are all used with success. There is alum tans, synthetic tans, and chrome tans that have use in taxidermy. There are pickle tans, paint on ,rub on, and cream tans, and submersible tans.
  4. hounddoggy

    hounddoggy Member

    Trubond 1000B......the b is very important as it has oils that soften.
    Very little breaking required to produce the softness your looking for.
    While other tan listed will tan the skin, an addition oiling step will be required.
  5. EZ100

    TIMBUCK Active Member

    Pro 1 LTC