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#6159144 - 01/28/16 09:04 AM Snake skin
wacorusty Offline
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Registered: 06/09/10
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Loc: Six Shooter Junction
Any suggestions on softening a skin? I'm sending it to another member to inlay it in a leather sling. I initially salted it and I think I rubbed some glycerine on it. It's semi-stiff. I can't roll it up. Thanks!
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#6159173 - 01/28/16 09:24 AM Re: Snake skin [Re: wacorusty]
Redhead1 Offline
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I can do it for you, give me a call!
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#6164506 - 02/01/16 10:47 AM Re: Snake skin [Re: wacorusty]
4dog Offline
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Registered: 09/14/14
Posts: 112
Mane and tail wrks well rub it on scale side and let it sit reapply

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#6164537 - 02/01/16 11:01 AM Re: Snake skin [Re: wacorusty]
jorge Offline
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Registered: 02/01/11
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Loc: Lake Jackson, TX
Denatured alchol and veggie glycerin has done a fantastic job soft tanning every rattler. Mind sharing who is doing the sling ive been wanting to do same thing but have no idea who to contact.
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#6191256 - 02/19/16 05:07 PM Re: Snake skin [Re: wacorusty]
RedHoss Offline
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Registered: 09/27/10
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Loc: Houston, Texas
An old but tried and true method is soaking the cleaned skin in anti-freeze for several days and then letting it dry out. It cures the skin as well as anything and can be done at home.

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