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Best home tan

Discussion in 'Lifesize Mammals' started by oldyellowdog, May 15, 2018.

  1. oldyellowdog

    oldyellowdog Member

    tanning a marten to mount. which is the best home tan to use?
    I have used Krowtan before with fair results.
    any other suggestions? Dan
  2. dale65

    dale65 Active Member

    I've had best results with krowtan on fox and Bobcats never could get other tans to work good but I'm sure they do i all ways had a hard time with the tail and didn't like splitting them all the way out

  3. byrdman

    byrdman Well-Known Member

  4. Tanglewood Taxidermy

    Tanglewood Taxidermy Well-Known Member

    I would use Tru Bond. Or, Pro-1 or Liqua tan or EZ 100 or Lutan F or Paratan or McKenzie tan or Headquarters tans.

    My point is that they all work well if the directions are followed. I have used some of these and got the same results from each I have used.
  5. pir^2h

    pir^2h Retrievers give you the bird

    That about sums it up. What is the best tan is about as subjective as asking who the best looking chick in in the Miss Universe contest. Everyone has their favorite. I have tried many but my favorite it EZ-100 these days.
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  6. sponder

    sponder Member

    I use paratan on everything, get a good tan with no problems!
  7. joeym

    joeym Old Murphey

    Dry preservative on small mammals is my "tan" of choice.
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  8. sponder

    sponder Member

    I use paratan on every thing I do other than fish