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Re: [BKARTS] Dry rot



Tom,

It seems that "dry rot" is an ambiguous term that is applied to just about
all forms of decay (chemical and otherwise) that do not involve the presence of
water.  It doesn't appear to be a scientific term in most cases. As for the
cause of red or brown rot in leather, I suggest you consult Mr. Roger Barlee
(sp) of J. Hewit & Son. He is, no doubt, on of the leading authorities on leather
tanning and long term effects from certain chemicals on leather.

Regards,
Ed S.

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