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Old 10-08-2017, 07:28 PM   #1
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Default Deer Stand Completed, Thanks Green Screen

It took a while but I finally got a deer stand built for me and the wife. Its 8 x 6, plenty of room. I must say thanks to everyone else who posted their builds, I was able to put my plan together by looking at all of the other posts. We framed it out in sections so we could take it apart and re-assemble it when we got it to where we hunt. Ripped 2x4's to frame it with. The base was 2 x 4's covered with 3/4"plywood.
Once we got it together, we painted it with oil based barn sealer help treat the plywood, red was the only color we could find, oh well. Well, even with my limited carpenter skills we got it up, took it down, and got it all back together. Put some tin on for the roof. The biggest hold up on this project has been the paint. All I could find this morning was the black and greenish cammo spray paint. Will get another can or 2 to cover up some more of the red, I don't think it will that big of an issue though. Best thing is its up!
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Old 10-08-2017, 07:30 PM   #2
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Nice!
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Old 10-08-2017, 08:20 PM   #3
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Very nice. Congrats.
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Old 10-08-2017, 08:36 PM   #4
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That's big, you might be doing more than just hunting!
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Old 10-08-2017, 08:45 PM   #5
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That's big, you might be doing more than just hunting!
Ha, it's big for sure. Guess I'll have to find out what momma has up her sleeve.
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Old 10-08-2017, 10:10 PM   #6
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Dang that's REAL big
I thought my 6x6 was big.
Nice job.
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Old 10-09-2017, 06:37 AM   #7
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That's a good size blind for sure. I wouldn't worry about the color. The deer don't care. They're color blind anyway and it's not like they won't be able to see it even if it was fully camouflaged.
My blind is big too. 8x7 and 7 1/2 ft tall. I'm 6'5" and I'm able to shoot my bow standing up.


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Old 10-09-2017, 07:55 AM   #8
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That's a good size blind for sure. I wouldn't worry about the color. The deer don't care. They're color blind anyway and it's not like they won't be able to see it even if it was fully camouflaged.
My blind is big too. 8x7 and 7 1/2 ft tall. I'm 6'5" and I'm able to shoot my bow standing up.


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Your right about the color. I'm glad we made it big, the extra room is always nice, plus if you could see all the "equipment" my wife brings, we need the space.
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Old 10-09-2017, 09:04 AM   #9
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That is a Jumbo for sure! Looks awesome!!
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Old 10-09-2017, 09:07 AM   #10
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Nice


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Old 10-09-2017, 09:32 AM   #11
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youll love the extra room
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Old 10-09-2017, 09:37 AM   #12
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Darn

It just needs a garage

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Old 10-09-2017, 09:41 AM   #13
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I had one last year
burned down, reworked it, added a bathroom
it was 4x8 x 7 on a 10ft legs

easy chair, storage, was great to sleep in , get in at 4:30
sleep till 6:30 , nice cool breeze, fall back to sleep
ALWAYS got a deer first weekend
BUT sold it
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Old 10-09-2017, 11:03 AM   #14
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I had one last year
burned down, reworked it, added a bathroom
it was 4x8 x 7 on a 10ft legs

easy chair, storage, was great to sleep in , get in at 4:30
sleep till 6:30 , nice cool breeze, fall back to sleep
ALWAYS got a deer first weekend
BUT sold it
Ha! Sounds like I need to build a live in blind.
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Old 10-09-2017, 11:06 AM   #15
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I built my wife an 8x8 with a bucket to keep her in the stand longer..
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Old 10-10-2017, 10:38 AM   #16
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Looks awesome! make bunk bed or get a hammock for it and you are set!
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Old 10-10-2017, 11:21 AM   #17
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Looks awesome! make bunk bed or get a hammock for it and you are set!
Good idea!
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Old 10-10-2017, 02:32 PM   #18
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Turned out pretty dang good.
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Old 10-10-2017, 02:34 PM   #19
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Turned out pretty dang good.
Thanks, don't forget to bring me my roll of orange tape.
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Old 10-10-2017, 03:52 PM   #20
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Thanks, don't forget to bring me my roll of orange tape.
Will mail it to ya, you will definitely need it to be able to find your way to that stand. You will probably walk past it two or three times before you ever see it.
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Old 10-11-2017, 03:34 PM   #21
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Will mail it to ya, you will definitely need it to be able to find your way to that stand. You will probably walk past it two or three times before you ever see it.
For sure...
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Old 10-12-2017, 12:02 PM   #22
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nice
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Old 10-16-2017, 02:08 PM   #23
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