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Using Rub On Tans

Discussion in 'Beginners' started by Frank E. Kotula, Mar 10, 2021.

  1. Frank E. Kotula

    Frank E. Kotula master, judge, instructor

    233BE90A-9C64-43F5-82CC-DF44B86F93DC.jpeg Ok I’ve spoken before about rub on tans and not neutralizing the skins properly or washing the tan off before it does it’s work.
    This is what’s called a surface tan. You can see the two different colors in the skin. So this person who used a rub on tan ( it was not a stable rub on and was probably not mixed good) did one of the two things stated
    In the pic you can see two different colors of the skin. A tanned skin will have one complete color right through. Food for thoughts. Always follow directions to the T
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  2. Lance.G

    Lance.G Well-Known Member

    Yup I’m definitely a directions guy when it comes to tanning. I am not a chemist.

  3. Tanglewood Taxidermy

    Tanglewood Taxidermy Well-Known Member

    You mean like using cinderblocks to weigh down the skins or it says to use baking soda, so soda ash has to be better. It should be ok to remove the meat chunks, fat and membrane after the tanning.
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