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Re: Tanning hides...

Poster: "H L. Falls" <hlf@holmes.acc.virginia.edu>

> Poster: gregory.stapleton@funb.com
> 	Greetings, M'lord Petrus,
> 	The salt helps to act as a temporary preservative, to keep the
> hide from spoiling until it can be properly tanned.  It is not tanning
> in and of itself.  

   Ah, you beat me to it! :)  And it should be noted that *all* the 
salt has to be rinsed out before the hide can be tanned.  If you need 
to store a hide for while and have room in a freezer, freezing will 
preserve it just as well as salt and doesn't have to be rinsed!

> [snip!]

> Also, this web site has some links to sites that explain how to tan deer
> hides:
> 	http://members.tripod.com/~Whitetail_Hunter/index.html

   Thanks for the addition to my bookmark file! :)
> 	Hope this helps.
> 	YIS,
> 	Lord Gawain Kilgore

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