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Old 11-20-2003, 11:00 AM
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If the tails are still in, then cut the skin along the backside (brown side) rather than of the white side. e.g. don't cut the white side in half.
After that, I simply tack the stretched skin/tail on a board and pour a liberal amount of salt covering the whole thing. Let this dry outside for a week or so and then remove any grease/fat with a shrp knife. This is the easy way, but it leave the tail very "hard", not tanned.
Theer are more complicated ways (tanning) and I don't use them unless I am doing 6-8 tails at once.
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