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Bird skin question


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#1 flytire

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Posted 19 February 2019 - 06:48 PM

Do you remove and curing product from the skin?

If the skin is loaded with let's say Borax do you shake it off the skin?

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#2 feathers5

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Posted 19 February 2019 - 06:49 PM

I do once it's cured. I don't go crazy. I just give it a couple shakes to get off the excess.



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Posted 19 February 2019 - 06:53 PM

Thanks that's what I thought I should do but wasn't sure

I bought a Hungarian Partridge skin and should receive it tomorrow. I'll give it a good shake out

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Posted 19 February 2019 - 07:56 PM

I would actually suggest shaking it off, and rubbing a fresh layer of borax in the skin, letting it sit, and shaking it off again. It'll help to pull out any moisture that may have been absorbed in the shipping process. And perhaps to further ensure the absence of bugs.

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