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Offline DuBois

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Leg sinew processing tip
« on: November 15, 2017, 04:52:42 pm »
I had the chance to get some leg sinew a while back but was in a hurry and didn't clean it up very well. After drying it was looking kinda greasy and dirty. Seemed like drying squeezed out some of the oils/fat. I figures I would wash it in real hot water with dawn soap and then got side tracked for about an hour after putting it in. I came back and started cleaning it up and realized the sheath and fat would all come off with a little effort and ended up with some real clean sinew that should be easier to tear down when I do.

Offline loefflerchuck

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Re: Leg sinew processing tip
« Reply #1 on: November 15, 2017, 05:31:14 pm »
Thanks. I'll try that

Offline BowEd

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Re: Leg sinew processing tip
« Reply #2 on: November 15, 2017, 08:00:14 pm »
Yea....It's worth a try that's for sure.
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Offline Stick Bender

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Re: Leg sinew processing tip
« Reply #3 on: November 16, 2017, 02:43:30 am »
 Thanks I will give it a go I have 1400 grain worth of elk sinew over the next month !
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Offline Aaron H

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Re: Leg sinew processing tip
« Reply #4 on: November 16, 2017, 04:50:09 am »
Cool, thanks for the tip.  Any little trick helps when it comes to shredding sinew

Offline Hawkdancer

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Re: Leg sinew processing tip
« Reply #5 on: November 16, 2017, 08:37:26 am »
Sounds like a neat idea.  Now to get some sinew!
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Offline DuBois

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Re: Leg sinew processing tip
« Reply #6 on: November 17, 2017, 05:54:54 am »
 Haven't used the stuff I did this with yet but it looks real good. I think I will hit it with a wire brush next time instead of my thumbnails and pliers for pulling off the slimy stuff.

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Online osage outlaw

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Re: Leg sinew processing tip
« Reply #7 on: November 17, 2017, 06:07:43 am »
I clean and scrape all the slime off the sinew before I dry it.  If there are any big greasy looking spots near where it splits I take a utility knife and slice that spot off.  I wipe the rest down with a rag.
I started out with nothin' and I still got most of it left