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Old 04-24-2019, 02:08 PM   #1
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So I am in planning stages of inground box blind or pit blind. It will be wood framed. The inside needs to be black and I hate paint and everything that goes with it. What could I put on walls and ceiling that is dark or black like some kind of paneling, or coroplast or something along those lines? Looking for ideas, anything but paint.
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Old 04-24-2019, 02:29 PM   #2
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Old truck bed liners
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Old 04-24-2019, 02:32 PM   #3
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Old 04-24-2019, 02:33 PM   #4
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Go to Wally World and buy a few yards of black fabric. Staple to wall and your done.

Old truck bed liners work, no scent and good sound barrier but they are heavy!
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Old 04-24-2019, 02:41 PM   #5
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YES!!! I knew you guys would have my answer. Great ideas. Thanks
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Old 04-24-2019, 02:53 PM   #6
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Tar paper . It is waterproof
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Old 04-24-2019, 02:59 PM   #7
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Tar paper . It is waterproof
This and 10# of cap nails
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Old 04-24-2019, 03:01 PM   #8
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I hate painting too... but I hate critters setting up shop in my blinds more than paint... so I get over it.

However... I guess I'd just by a roll of roofing felt and sheath it before putting up the walls (so the black is on the inside) or staple it up from the inside.

fabric holds mildew, etc, etc, etc. the felt smell might get to you (critters won't care.)
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Old 04-24-2019, 03:30 PM   #9
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Roofing felt/tar paper.
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Old 04-24-2019, 03:37 PM   #10
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Black plastic culvert (or whatever they use it for) pipe
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Old 04-30-2019, 04:30 PM   #11
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I know you don’t want to paint, but try this. Paint all boards prior to cutting and assembly. A roller will make it faster and easy cleanup. When finished, throw the roller away.
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Old 04-30-2019, 04:39 PM   #12
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I lined the inside of mine with weed or landscape fabric from bottom of windows up.
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Old 04-30-2019, 04:47 PM   #13
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May cost a little but horse stall mats from Tractor Supply. When through with that blind you can use the to stop your arrows during practice.
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Old 05-01-2019, 07:27 PM   #14
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Just bite the bullet and spray paint it
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Old 05-01-2019, 08:01 PM   #15
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Who don't like to paint. No young kiddos around.
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Old 05-02-2019, 06:27 AM   #16
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Just bite the bullet and spray paint it
You are right. As much as I hate to that's what I am going to do.
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Old 05-11-2019, 10:15 AM   #17
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I'd be more concerned with how you're gonna keep the water out if you're going to do the pit blind scenario, unless it's gonna be something sealed that you put into the ground and bury up. Otherwise, the cheapest fix I have found, is the black fleece blankets at Walmart. They're just a couple of bucks and even cheaper than that after winter starts winding down and you catch them on clearance. Best of luck to you, and I look forward to seeing pics of your build as you go.
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Old 05-13-2019, 08:20 AM   #18
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I'd be more concerned with how you're gonna keep the water out if you're going to do the pit blind scenario.
So I took Loctite roofing caulk and used it like you would wood glue where walls meet floor and where the walls meet, and I over used the stuff to where it was oozing out everywhere. Then after that used same caulk on all seams around outside, then applied liquid rubber like paint to the blind. I don't think I will have a problem with water getting in. Its on high ground and well drained area. If it does I will dig it up and just make a ground blind out of it.
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Old 05-13-2019, 08:33 AM   #19
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I have a couple rolls of dark color carpet you can have
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Old 05-13-2019, 08:56 AM   #20
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I have a couple rolls of dark color carpet you can have
YES!!! I need to come by!!!
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Old 05-18-2019, 04:44 PM   #21
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Go to Wally World and buy a few yards of black fabric. Staple to wall and your done.

Old truck bed liners work, no scent and good sound barrier but they are heavy!
The fabric would make a great hiding place for scorpions--
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Old 05-18-2019, 05:34 PM   #22
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Ground fabric from the garden center would be cheap and just staple or glue it up. IZf it won't let weeds grow, it's gonna be dark.
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Old 05-18-2019, 06:43 PM   #23
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Ended up going with paint. Got her buried yesterday


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Old 05-18-2019, 09:58 PM   #24
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That's gonna be fun!
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Old 05-20-2019, 01:03 PM   #25
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That's pretty cool!
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Old 05-20-2019, 01:10 PM   #26
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Neat. View from inside?
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Old 05-21-2019, 06:07 AM   #27
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Neat. View from inside?
Heck yes. The next thing I am going to do is brush it in real heavy.
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Old 05-22-2019, 05:30 AM   #28
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That's slick
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Old 05-30-2019, 08:49 PM   #29
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Burn the plywood with a pear burner
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Old 05-31-2019, 11:04 AM   #30
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Burn the plywood with a pear burner
Not a bad idea however I did end up painting the interior black.
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Old 05-31-2019, 11:29 AM   #31
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you will have deer eating 1 foot from window. It is a crazy hunt to hunt from this style blind. Also you no longer aim for exit hole. You aim for entrance hole. Since it will be lower than the exit hole. These deer have no clue you are in there. good job on the build.
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Old 05-31-2019, 11:32 AM   #32
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I wish I hunted with you, George. Just so I could sneak by there and put water and fertilizer on the grass in front of your windows!


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Old 06-03-2019, 06:11 AM   #33
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I wish I hunted with you, George. Just so I could sneak by there and put water and fertilizer on the grass in front of your windows!


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LMAO D~Mo trust me I have anxiety over that already lol I was thinking Iím gonna need a weed eater stationed at that blind


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Old 06-03-2019, 06:13 AM   #34
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Now you see me now you donít


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Old 06-03-2019, 06:19 AM   #35
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thats pretty slick!
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Old 06-03-2019, 04:57 PM   #36
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Have any pictures from inside the blind and the back side?
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