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Lacquer Thinner to Degrease Ears?

Discussion in 'Deer and Gameheads' started by Bluenose Moose, Oct 3, 2018.

  1. Is there something other than lacquer thinner to degrease ears? Ive heard acetone too, but I was hoping for something a little gentler with less fumes.
  2. joeym

    joeym Jeannette & Joey @ Dunn's Falls

    Soapy water.
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  3. Yeah soapy water wont cause the hair to slip? I have wondered if using degreaser made for pickling solutions would be a better bet.
  4. Keith

    Keith Active Member

    No, soap water shouldn't cause any slippage. Just a quick wash scrub and rinse it off in luke warm water. Blow out excess moisture with an air compressor.
  5. I've used acetone for ever without any issues. Dip the ears a couple of times and pat dry with towel, let air dry for 10 mins and proceed. I've never had any slippage or drumming issues. I use 2 part epo ears though, you have to work fast with that product.
  6. I have used acetone with no slippage but some drumming.....until I saw Jet Smith use a blow dryer on low heat to dry the ears...... vola! no more drumming!