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Old 07-08-2018, 09:24 PM   #1
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Default Set up a new blind today!!!!

I have a feeder right behind the house. Itís kind of open there, but I like watching the deer from the porch. Last year I set up a tripod as close as I could, but the only cover I could put it in was for a north wind.

So today, I was sitting around doing nothing, and decided to make a south wind setup for this area. I already had the homemade blind, so got all the pieces and put it together in between 2 cedar trees.

I got a large artificial Xmas tree from Draco a few years ago just to use with this blind, so after getting it in place, I went to weaving all the pieces of the tree onto the front of the blind. Here is what it turned out as:



I think it came out real good, and hope the deer get used to it pretty fast. The first 3 bucks that came in freaked when they saw it and ran off!

I think it should be OK though, with almost 3 months to go till the season opens.

Now I have to decide whether I want to move the feeder closer to it, or just hand corn it???

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Old 07-08-2018, 09:26 PM   #2
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That will work. I’d move the feeder you have plenty of time for them to,get use to it.
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Old 07-08-2018, 09:27 PM   #3
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That looks awesome!
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Old 07-08-2018, 09:28 PM   #4
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I like!
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Old 07-08-2018, 09:37 PM   #5
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Bet that'll work just fine!
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Old 07-08-2018, 09:50 PM   #6
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Should work, theyíll get used to it!


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Old 07-08-2018, 09:59 PM   #7
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That looks good, glad the tree worked out so good for you.
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Old 07-08-2018, 09:59 PM   #8
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Heck of a lot better than even a high dollar pop up.

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Old 07-08-2018, 10:01 PM   #9
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Thanks everybody! The first deer that freaked out came back and made it to the feeder. They didnít stay long though. I bet they will get used to it real fast!!!

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Old 07-08-2018, 10:02 PM   #10
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Looks good Bisch! Best part is ya run right outside the house, and go hunt! Good Huntin and God Bless, Rusty
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Old 07-08-2018, 10:02 PM   #11
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Looks good!!


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Old 07-08-2018, 10:14 PM   #12
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Thanks everybody! The first deer that freaked out came back and made it to the feeder. They didnít stay long though. I bet they will get used to it real fast!!!

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They will. I have a couple that I brushed in to start with, but after a couple years they don't pay much attention to them.
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Old 07-08-2018, 10:28 PM   #13
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Give them a few days to get use to it then move the feeder closer.

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Old 07-08-2018, 10:33 PM   #14
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Looks nice.... I'd just hand corn and put out a lot of corn, they will learn to love it.
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Old 07-08-2018, 10:36 PM   #15
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Looks good!
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Old 07-08-2018, 10:41 PM   #16
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Great job Bisch! I am a big fan of using artificial Xmas trees for camo
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Old 07-08-2018, 10:42 PM   #17
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They will get used to it in no time. In our neck of the woods the deer seem to prefer hand corn over deer feeders. If it’s near the feeder, my vote is hand corn.
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Old 07-09-2018, 09:53 AM   #18
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Looks good buddy! Last year my deer had an uncanny ability to find the hand corn. They would be on it before daylight. The deer in the feeder pen would come to the hand corn after a short time in the pen. See ya Saturday!
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Old 07-09-2018, 10:02 AM   #19
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Looks good Bisch!

tough call on moving the feeder. lately I've been a big fan of just having my stands closer to the feeder instead of hand corn... but only because I was tired of carrying hand corn in the morning...
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Old 07-09-2018, 10:16 AM   #20
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Looks great. I set up a double bull once and when the first doe came around a corner, abruptly stopped, looked at the blind and took off. I could hear her blowing for a mile. Don't know if she ever came back but her buddies did.

They will be there before you know it. Best of luck.
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Old 07-09-2018, 10:55 AM   #21
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that is great !!!! nice job
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Old 07-09-2018, 02:57 PM   #22
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Looks great Bisch, I think I'd just hand corn near the blind, they'll never even look at the blind in a week....good luck, looks like a killer spot.
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Old 07-09-2018, 03:25 PM   #23
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looks great!
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Old 07-09-2018, 06:40 PM   #24
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Could hardly recognize the thing. Looks good!
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Old 07-09-2018, 11:46 PM   #25
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Will you put lights and ornaments on it after Thanksgiving?
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Old 07-10-2018, 12:21 AM   #26
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Will you put lights and ornaments on it after Thanksgiving?
Ha!

Nice setup Bisch. Do you have shoot through windows or open closers on that blind?
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Old 07-10-2018, 09:20 AM   #27
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Will you put lights and ornaments on it after Thanksgiving?
I bet the critters would enjoy a little holiday decorations!!!!!



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Nice setup Bisch. Do you have shoot through windows or open closers on that blind?
Shoot thru mesh in all the windows on all my blinds!!!!

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Old 07-10-2018, 09:24 AM   #28
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Old 07-10-2018, 08:51 PM   #29
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Looks tall enough to shoot canted 68 inchers out of - very nice.
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Old 07-10-2018, 10:01 PM   #30
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Looks awesome! Pour a sack of corn out on the ground right in front of the blind. The deer will make friends with it in no time.
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Old 07-10-2018, 10:59 PM   #31
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Looks tall enough to shoot canted 68 inchers out of - very nice.
You would not have to cant it at all if you did not want to!



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Looks awesome! Pour a sack of corn out on the ground right in front of the blind. The deer will make friends with it in no time.
Funny you should say this! I went out this afternoon and threw a bunch of hand corn out from 8yds to about 13yds. Later on this evening, I had one buck under the feeder (about 25-30yds away), and 6 bucks all in the hand corn!!! That feeder has been running there for over a year, and this is the first day for hand corn off to the side.

I think Iíll just leave everything the way it is and keep hand corning it!

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Old 07-10-2018, 11:20 PM   #32
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On our place the does go to the hand corn first. I like them close like that.
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Old 07-17-2018, 09:28 PM   #33
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Nice setup Bisch. Do you have shoot through windows or open closers on that blind?
Does the shoot through mesh affect arrow flight at all
out of your trad bow?
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Old 07-17-2018, 09:40 PM   #34
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Looks good
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Old 07-17-2018, 10:27 PM   #35
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Looks good, but why all the extra work? You had two cedars right there..
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Old 07-17-2018, 10:31 PM   #36
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Looks great man!


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Old 07-17-2018, 10:39 PM   #37
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Looks good, but why all the extra work? You had two cedars right there..
Because he could.

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Old 07-17-2018, 11:43 PM   #38
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Looks good, but why all the extra work? You had two cedars right there..
The work was worth the protection from the elements, and freedom of movement!!!

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Does the shoot through mesh affect arrow flight at all out of your trad bow?
Not at all, as long as your setup is well tuned, and you donít shoot they it at real hard angles!

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Old 07-18-2018, 01:20 PM   #39
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Hey, Jerry:

Maybe one morning or evening (when it's not too hot) you could do a little photo safari sit in that great blind and post some views of what comes in and at what distances. Could be fun and instructive. You could even suggest shooting angles for new hunters. Also like to see the inside and how you have things set up. Thanks.

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Old 07-18-2018, 02:27 PM   #40
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Check out the picture I just posted on the Krivoman thread. I buy the mesh from Double bull blinds, stretch it tight and screw it down. Does not effect arrow flight and as long as the sunlight is not shining directly on the mesh they will not see you. I've tested it by standing up and waving at deer right outside the window. Of course you have to use cut on contact broadheads.
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Old 07-18-2018, 02:28 PM   #41
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That ought to work for sure! Thanks for the information in your window set ups. DG
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Old 07-18-2018, 02:32 PM   #42
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Heck of a idea I like it !
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Old 10-31-2018, 07:10 PM   #43
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Brilliant idea of the fake Xmas trees...looks awsome! Im gonna be hawking for garage sales n trash days for em'..after xmas
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Old 10-31-2018, 09:03 PM   #44
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Looks awesome Bisch!


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Old 11-02-2018, 02:20 PM   #45
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nothing like walking from your house to hunt!
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