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Old 10-10-2018, 04:27 PM   #1
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Default Popup blind bow hanger?

I've tried all sorts of things to position my bow with an arrow nocked in a pop up.

I can't hang it from the top due to weight. I can't drive a steak in the ground because It's either on a wood or metal base. I don't like the clamp to the side hubs because they are either way to high if hung vertically or don't allow an arrow on the string if hung horizontally.

I did have a chair with a mount welded to the leg that worked okay but I'd prefer it to be separate so I can adjust myself in the blind without a lot of commotion.

The True Glow Bow Jack is interesting but it would require two hands and some fiddling around when it's time to shoot.

What have y'all found that works for you?
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Old 10-10-2018, 04:34 PM   #2
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FOLLOWING! I am in the same boat as you.
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Old 10-10-2018, 04:40 PM   #3
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EDIT: Not on a platform. Ignore me.
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Old 10-10-2018, 04:41 PM   #4
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Default Popup blind bow hanger?

Get the one that sticks in the ground, cut it off and weld to a piece of 1” strap. Drill a few holes and screw it down.

Or maybe this



https://www.cabelas.com/product/HME-...E&gclsrc=aw.ds

Or modify this,
Or even make a 3 Base that has screw holes.



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Old 10-10-2018, 04:45 PM   #5
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For my pop up platform - I mounted a 3 foot long 2x4 on a 10"x10" square of plywood which I screwed into the floor. Then just screwed a hook into the 2x4 at the proper height.
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Old 10-10-2018, 04:46 PM   #6
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I use these and hang from top and they work with arrow nocked. They have a rubber coating so they won't slip on the rod going to roof hub. Never had an issue with the weight of bow.

https://shop.gomuddy.com/ground-blin...MaAgLLEALw_wcB
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Get the one that sticks in the ground, cut it off and weld to a piece of 1” strap. Drill a few holes and screw it down.

Or maybe this



https://www.cabelas.com/product/HME-...E&gclsrc=aw.ds

Or modify this,
Or even make a 3 Base that has screw holes.



https://www.sportsmansguide.com/prod...lder?a=1333045


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Both of those look like good options thanks
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Old 10-10-2018, 04:46 PM   #8
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Look up - HME-UNIV-MT-BOW-HOLDER.

I have these on all my tripods. You could easily make a stake, weld a piece or screw a piece 3/4" square tubing to the stake, drive in the ground and then adjust this however you want to accommodate your specific bow. They make several models. It is very adjustable.
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Old 10-10-2018, 04:51 PM   #9
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May have to build something like this. I'm looking at doing it after a doe busted me last week when by blind creaked when I took the bow from the hanger.

I have also set it on my back pack in the past to keep it off the ground.
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Old 10-10-2018, 04:54 PM   #10
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So the Cali' Commies think this bow holder may cause cancer or reproductive Harm?!!!

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May have to build something like this. I'm looking at doing it after a doe busted me last week when by blind creaked when I took the bow from the hanger.

I have also set it on my back pack in the past to keep it off the ground.
Saw that. The website he mentions doesn't sell them.
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Old 10-10-2018, 04:57 PM   #12
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Look up - HME-UNIV-MT-BOW-HOLDER.

I have these on all my tripods. You could easily make a stake, weld a piece or screw a piece 3/4" square tubing to the stake, drive in the ground and then adjust this however you want to accommodate your specific bow. They make several models. It is very adjustable.
I've already got one of these and It would be pretty easy to weld a heavy base to clamp it to. Probably the best idea yet.
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Old 10-10-2018, 04:58 PM   #13
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http://www.lancasterarchery.com/hme-...ice-stand.html

This is an option.
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Old 10-10-2018, 05:14 PM   #14
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https://www.primos.com/products/blin...nd-bow-holder/

I use this. Works pretty well and I can keep an arrow nocked.
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Old 10-10-2018, 05:17 PM   #15
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Just invent the Bow-Mate and sell it to us.
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This :-)

I'll be a beta tester
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I use a guitar stand. Works perfect!
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I made a L bracket little longer than my bow with a hanger on top and screwed it into floor of base for my popup.

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Old 10-10-2018, 05:38 PM   #19
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Here you go. If you use my idea we can spilt the money

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The thought had crossed my mind.

I think this will do.


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Old 10-10-2018, 05:51 PM   #22
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Do you shoot with it still attached to the limb?
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Old 10-10-2018, 05:53 PM   #23
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I use a guitar stand. Works perfect!
Good idea.
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Old 10-10-2018, 05:57 PM   #24
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I love this one!

I found these at Gateway Archery in Ft Worth and it works great. Here is their website: https://quickstandarchery.com

I think the guy that makes them has been on Texasbowhunter some.
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I love this one!

I found these at Gateway Archery in Ft Worth and it works great. Here is their website: https://quickstandarchery.com

I think the guy that makes them has been on Texasbowhunter some.
Now we're talking. Why have I never seen this! thanks
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Depends on the blind. One is carpet on a plywood base, one is carpet over expanded metal and one is 2x6 floor boards.
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Yes
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Really?! That surprises me. I figured it would screw with the harmonics or at least make noise.
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It just a piece of carpet
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Really?! That surprises me. I figured it would screw with the harmonics or at least make noise.
The part that grips the bow is rubber. I leave it on when I practice as well
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This, but add the HEDOG Archery Cam Protector! Both work like a charm and I shoot with both on and no difference. The Cam protector stays on, you can take the from V Forks off if you want.
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I am trying to understand why you cannot hang it? I have not found a pop yet that will not support the weight. I just be a a coat hanger exactly like the gizmo Hogslayer posted. I suspect those probably won’t sell for much though.
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I am trying to understand why you cannot hang it? I have not found a pop yet that will not support the weight. I just be a a coat hanger exactly like the gizmo Hogslayer posted. I suspect those probably won’t sell for much though.
I've tried it in two of my blinds and it collapses the hub
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If you have a Mathews split limb bow get the Mathews bow stand . If not just get a hook off of a rubber bungy strap they work great ! Hang it from the pole on top of the pop up !!
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I've tried it in two of my blinds and it collapses the hub
Wire the top of the blind on a limb keep it from popping down !!
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Problem solved.

Since I had the welder out anyway I decided to make it more permanent.



I wrapped the arms with packing tape to protect the limbs.

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I just use a small bungee cord from the top of the blind frame and hook the other end somewhere in the bow that keeps it upright while sitting in the ground. Extremely effective, instantly and silently accessible, easy in and out and pretty much free. Literally works better than anything I’ve bought or seen for sale.
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Problem solved.

Since I had the welder out anyway I decided to make it more permanent.



I wrapped the arms with packing tape to protect the limbs.

I like it!
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My blinds are made from cattle panels, so I just fabbed a swing-away rod and put some rubber hose on it. Got my muffs on it in this pic because I was staking out hogs with my G40. Works really well to hang my bow though.
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Problem solved.

Since I had the welder out anyway I decided to make it more permanent.



I wrapped the arms with packing tape to protect the limbs.

Now make it packable and patent it. Then sell it
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Old 10-10-2018, 09:51 PM   #47
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Since I had the welder out anyway I decided to make it more permanent.







I wrapped the arms with packing tape to protect the limbs.





Could cover it in heater hose maybe. Or dipped in flex seal liquid!


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I did heater hose but it messed up the angles. I may get some large heat shrink tubing
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I did heater hose but it messed up the angles. I may get some large heat shrink tubing
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I think this will do.


Drill two holes in the bottom so you can stake it down and you are good to go!
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