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Stretch Before Or After Salting?

Discussion in 'Tanning' started by fadetoblack72, Jan 17, 2021.

  1. fadetoblack72

    fadetoblack72 Member

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    Hi
    I’m planning on freezing the fawn hide I just finished fleshing after I salt it. Wondering if I should stretch it now or wait until I rehydrate it after thawing?
    Thanks
     
  2. 13 point

    13 point Well-Known Member

    Not sure why you would stretch it , especially before it’s completely tanned . So are you mounting it ? Flat tanning? Hanging it ?
     
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  3. Tanglewood Taxidermy

    Tanglewood Taxidermy Well-Known Member

    Not sure why you would salt it and then freeze it. I would do one or the other.