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Ground Blind Recommendations

Discussion in 'Texas Hunting & Fishing' started by 40Arpent, Sep 29, 2013.

  1. 40Arpent

    40Arpent TGT Addict TGT Supporter

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    Looking to buy a ground blind for deer and hog hunting (with rifle, not bow). Needs to be durable, very sturdy, and relatively easy to set up/take down. Can anyone here give me a good starting point for my shopping?
     


  2. Hoji

    Hoji Bowling-Pin Commando

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    Wish I could help. I just take a machete and cut juniper, oak, or whatever is available, build a hide, and sit on my backpack and shoot off of sticks. I would recommend a Martindale machete. ;)
     
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  3. The Lox

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    I have used the doghouse blinds in the past and finally spent a little more money this year and bought an Ameristep Bone Collector Brotherhood blind. I used it this weekend and fell in love. Plenty of room for bow and lots of window options as well.
     
  4. shooterfpga

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    Theres one at tractor supply ive beem thinking of buying. Its basically a fold out chair with a blind that folds over you. I have several set up that are permanent structures and this is one that would be perfect for mobility and easily to carry.

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    It was between $60-80 a tad expensive for what it is but well worth it i think.

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  5. vmax

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    the one I got, and I don't know the name off hand is the type you just toss it out and it pops up almost by itself.
    plenty of head room and visibility, easy to get in and out of, the problem came when I tried to pack #$%@$@$^^&$^ back up.
    I had to find a guy on youtube and watch it about 10 times. For that reason alone, I don't like that quick deploy style
     
  6. Hondo

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    A lot of people swear by the Double Bull/Primos brand because of the Leupold like warranty, but they are expensive $400+.

    Some less expensive popups that I have experience with is (1) for tall people the Barronett Big Mike, a hunting buddy is 6' 6" and loves it. (2) The Redhead Blackout at Bass Pro Shop easy to put up and take down and my favorite (3) Hunter's Specialties Hide-N-Hunt that I got at Walmart. Easy to put up and take down, hasn't faded much in three years, and doesn't leak. It might not be great for tall bow hunters but for rifle it's great.
     
  7. 40Arpent

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    Yeah, done plenty of that. Just looking for a litte more comfort this time around. LOL
     
  8. 40Arpent

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    Thanks Hondo, that's helpful. I Don't mind paying for quality so the Primos will be the first i one i check out, followed by the others you listed.
     
  9. Nate C

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    Generally speaking, 'durable' and 'easy to set up/take down' are at odd with one another. I bought a pop-up from the Sportsman's Guide mail order company that is really easy to set up and it has lasted me about 5 years...BUT I don't leave it out in the field. I carry it in and out every time. They also sell a little tripod swivel chair that fits perfectly inside. My only complaint: it is basically a glorified tent, so all of the wind-related limitations you can imagine will apply.
     
  10. T-FAST

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    Ive only built my own...
     


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