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Smelly And Waxy Hide. Can I Save It?

Discussion in 'Tanning' started by Corrin, Jun 18, 2020.

  1. Corrin

    Corrin New Member

    Hi, I bought a coyote hide and it smells and it very waxy. It seems to have leftover meat in it. The hide is very hard and what I assume is the meat is a reddish brown color. I think the smell is coming from the waxy bit, which is on its face. It's in great condition otherwise! Is there any saving it?

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  2. Can't tell anything from your picture, find out who "tanned" it and what process they used, there's a good chance it can be saved, but it helps to know what has been done to it.

  3. Fallenscale

    Fallenscale Well-Known Member

    Has it been tanned? If not flesh it ,wash it ,then tan it.