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#6071360 - 12/01/17 09:41 PM Mold on dried pelts
Swamp Wolf Offline
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Registered: 04/04/09
Posts: 3866
Loc: SE Georgia
Got some put up coon that have mold on the leather. I know a wipe down with vinegar will clean em up but was wondering if there is something better.
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#6071389 - 12/01/17 10:13 PM Re: Mold on dried pelts [Re: Swamp Wolf]
The Beav Offline
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Registered: 12/23/06
Posts: 11628
Loc: Wisconsin
WD-40 will work and so will a watered down mixture of bleach.
I would go with the bleach.
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#6071998 - 12/02/17 06:23 PM Re: Mold on dried pelts [Re: Swamp Wolf]
Boco Online   content
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Registered: 08/08/11
Posts: 13839
Loc: james bay frontierOnt.
How long has the mold been on the pelts.If it has been growing there for any length of time they will be damaged.
I seen what mold does to raw pelts after tanning.It leaves hard black spots on the tanned leather same as a grease burn.The mold will grow roots right into the leather damaging it(makes it untannable in those spots).If it just the fuzzy green stuff and you catch it right away,it can be killed with rubbing alcohol.


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#6072019 - 12/02/17 06:33 PM Re: Mold on dried pelts [Re: Swamp Wolf]
jonesy Offline
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Registered: 12/15/08
Posts: 1014
Loc: lincoln co mo
rubbing alcohol... ill try that myself... 50/50 bleach is what I normally use

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#6072393 - 12/02/17 11:13 PM Re: Mold on dried pelts [Re: Swamp Wolf]
Swamp Wolf Offline
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Loc: SE Georgia
Fuzzy green....
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#6078000 - 12/07/17 07:10 PM Re: Mold on dried pelts [Re: The Beav]
ShawneeMan Offline
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Registered: 08/10/15
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Loc: IL - Shawnee Ntl Forest
Originally Posted By: The Beav
WD-40 will work and so will a watered down mixture of bleach.
I would go with the bleach.


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