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Old 10-18-2019, 01:21 PM   #1
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Anyone use these while deer or hog hunting?

I assume they put out too much scent to hunt Deer/Hogs with!
and are they safe or last in the pocket for several hours?

A buddy used one for Duck Hunting and he liked it.


http://www.dudeiwantthat.com/outdoor...nd-warmers.asp
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Old 10-18-2019, 01:25 PM   #2
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I have the battery version that is also a charger - it works okay - the temp seems to spike and does not stay constant, but it knocks the edge off. My friend has the one you reference and loves it....he uses in the rifle stand.
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Old 10-18-2019, 01:26 PM   #3
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I bet it dont put off more odor than a little buddy heater and people kill with them on hand.
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Old 10-18-2019, 01:28 PM   #4
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I bet it dont put off more odor than a little buddy heater and people kill with them on hand.
But the little buddy is gas operated, this is lighter fluid which creates a lot more smell than gas.... keep me honest if I'm missing something!
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Old 10-18-2019, 01:37 PM   #5
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I would not worry about the scent from a hand warmer in your pocket. If the deer is that close and down wind, you busted anyways.
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Old 10-18-2019, 02:15 PM   #6
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Ali- I deer hunt with one and never had an issue with it. Not a lot of scent after it is initially lit. Be semi smart with the wind and you will be fine. For the record this was from a pop up with front and side windows open.

FWIW- mine is 2 or 3 years old, I can barely get it lit and if I do, it doesent stay lit. I replaced the catalyst last year- same problem. Not sure what happened, worked well the 1st year, put it up and now it’s terrible
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Old 10-18-2019, 02:38 PM   #7
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Ali- I deer hunt with one and never had an issue with it. Not a lot of scent after it is initially lit. Be semi smart with the wind and you will be fine. For the record this was from a pop up with front and side windows open.

FWIW- mine is 2 or 3 years old, I can barely get it lit and if I do, it doesent stay lit. I replaced the catalyst last year- same problem. Not sure what happened, worked well the 1st year, put it up and now itís terrible
Thanks Greg! been looking at them for years, but never pulled the trigger.

I want one for when I'm on a tree stand and duck hunting. The box blind has a Little Buddy in it
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Old 10-18-2019, 02:58 PM   #8
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Mu wife has one. We have had deer at 20 yards when she has been using it. We are usally in a blind that only comes halfway up and then has a roof.
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Old 10-18-2019, 05:49 PM   #9
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I just use the throwaways. They work great.
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Old 10-20-2019, 01:12 PM   #10
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I have 2 brand new that you can have for $20
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Old 10-20-2019, 01:18 PM   #11
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If they’re smelling that...they are smelling you
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Old 10-20-2019, 03:28 PM   #12
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I used that type of hand warmer in the late 70's. As stated above if the deer are down wind of you they are going to smell you with or without that type of hand warmer.
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Old 10-20-2019, 03:38 PM   #13
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I use em all the time to duck hunt
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Old 10-21-2019, 08:16 AM   #14
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I have 2 brand new that you can have for $20
I may swing by later this week or next week.

PM me your address again

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Old 10-21-2019, 08:19 AM   #15
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It's been 25 years since I used one of those! I'm getting old
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Old 10-21-2019, 08:45 AM   #16
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I hear dipping your hands in Vagisil helps.
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Old 10-21-2019, 09:21 AM   #17
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I hear dipping your hands in Vagisil helps.
now that is funny!

not going to lie, i use the HotHands toe and hand warmers.
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Old 10-21-2019, 09:22 AM   #18
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I have several of them and use them for fishing. They do put off a smell, so I dont use them hunting.
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Old 10-21-2019, 12:51 PM   #19
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They have some crazy stuff for sale on that site
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Old 10-21-2019, 02:52 PM   #20
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Anyone use these while deer or hog hunting?

I assume they put out too much scent to hunt Deer/Hogs with!
and are they safe or last in the pocket for several hours?

A buddy used one for Duck Hunting and he liked it.


http://www.dudeiwantthat.com/outdoor...nd-warmers.asp
Yes, constantly. I have 2 sometimes 3 depending on how cold it is. One for each hand and one to place in my .... um.... on my chest. Those who know me know what I'm saying!

They last a long, long time. I bought mine from Zippo. Lifetime warranty
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