Top Ad Widget

Collapse

Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

What is the best tanning solution to use on raccoon, Coyote, and possibly deer? I have trapped for a while but never actually ta

Collapse
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • What is the best tanning solution to use on raccoon, Coyote, and possibly deer? I have trapped for a while but never actually ta

    What is the best tanning solution to use on raccoon, Coyote, and possibly deer? I have trapped for a while but never actually tanned the hides myself. I was wondering if there is one thats better than another. Thanks, Hollis

  • #2
    -If you are serious about a high-quality final product, but have never done it yourself, it might be better to send your furs to a professional tannery, such as USA Foxx & Furs, or Moyle Mink. It's not cheap, but they come out very nice.
    -If you really want to do it yourself, be advised by someone who has tried their hand at it several times, with varying degrees of success :-/, that it's easy to tan a hide, but it's hard to do it well.
    -I've had personal experience with Pro's Tanning Formula, and Indian Hide Tanning Formula, and of the two, I would recommend the Indian, it seems to do a slightly better job. There may be other (better) solutions out there, but I haven't used them.

    Comment


    • #3
      I was looking at the Indian tanning solution but I was wondering just how many hides it tans per a mix. The product says as many as you can until it gets dirty. Any idea?

      Comment


      • #4
        Huh, that's funny. The stuff I was thinking of comes in a bright orange bottle, and it says right on the label how many skins you can expect to get out of one bottle. I guess they've changed the product a bit, because I looked it up on the Cabela's website, and according to the description there, you can expect to do 2 medium-sized fur skins, or one deer out of one bottle. I thought you could do more than that.

        Comment


        • #5
          Krowtann is the best. I have done 4 white tail deer with one bottle. No salting need just flesh the best you can and put in the mix for 3 to 4 days. Pull out wash off and finish fleshing. Stretch or work until you reach the softness you want.

          Comment

          Welcome!

          Collapse

          Welcome to Outdoor Life's Answers section. Here you will find hunting, fishing, and survival tips from the editors of Outdoor Life, as well as recommendations from readers like yourself.

          If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ for information on posting and navigating the forums.

          And don't forget to check out the latest reviews on guns and outdoor gear on outdoorlife.com.

          Right Rail 1 Ad

          Collapse

          Top Active Users

          Collapse

          There are no top active users.

          Right Rail 2 Ad

          Collapse

          Latest Topics

          Collapse

          • More reloading stuff
            by fitch270



            Rather than hijack RA’s reloading thread I thought I’d continue my progress separately. Pretty sure we can keep both running....
            01-18-2021, 11:19 PM
          • 17hm2 fail part 3 CCI response
            by dewman
            Been in email contact with technical service rep Cody B. through out the day . They are sending me UPS to pick up ammo and take it to them. Will reimburse...
            01-18-2021, 07:12 PM
          • 17hm2 detonation part 2
            by dewman
            So this morning I went to pry the blockage out. Surprise! All that came out, and popped out easily, was the bullet still sitting in the throat. Tip intact(messed...
            01-17-2021, 11:52 AM
          • 17hm2 explodes in the chamber
            by dewman
            $65 to replace magwell& clip if gun is o.k.Was at a friends shooting our rimfires at flocks of blackbirds. Me with my ever present CZ. I lined up...
            01-16-2021, 08:56 PM
          • Powder availability.
            by Red Angus
            I went by a nearby gun store last weekend to see what reloading supplies he had in stock. I'm fairly confident he had more powder in stock than all the...
            01-15-2021, 12:20 PM

          Right Rail 3 Ad

          Collapse

          Footer Ad Widget

          Collapse
          Working...
          X