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Storing a head skin
May 2nd, 2019 at 11:12am
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I have a spare head skin that l have salted a number of times, l am going to put in the freezer, do l remove the salt from the last salting the skin is quite dry now or just put in the freezer with the salt still on it
  
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Re: Storing a head skin
Reply #1 - May 23rd, 2019 at 7:29pm
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The salt prevents the skin from freezing properly which causes hair slip if left in the freezer too long.
May pay to talk to a taxidermist and get it tanned rather than freeze.
I have always salted the skin once then freeze it for a few weeks before tanning but was advised against it due to difficulty in freezing properly.
Sounds like your skin is quite cured if it is dry.
  

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