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Old 12-24-2015, 09:28 AM   #51
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Looks pretty good to me!
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Old 01-04-2016, 06:03 PM   #52
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How sturdy is it in the wind? The area I would need it gets a lot of wind. Would it hold up if you put it on a tower?
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Old 01-05-2016, 08:28 PM   #53
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How sturdy is it in the wind? The area I would need it gets a lot of wind. Would it hold up if you put it on a tower?

I wouldn't recommend it. I think the sheets and paint would be fine but the frame isn't constructed for that kind of abuse. That said, you might be able to double up on materials and be okay. The good news is that experimenting doesn't cost too much.
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Old 02-14-2016, 08:36 PM   #54
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Very nice! I have that same wire for my hay bale blind build. I plan on using some 5mil plastic to wrap it in and then attach the erosion control mat to it. Thanks for the ideas!
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Old 02-14-2016, 08:55 PM   #55
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That is cool! I would be afraid with that swing to the inside door it would end up unintentionally being a pig trap on my lease if I forgot to fasten the door closed somehow!
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Old 02-15-2016, 04:53 PM   #56
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That is cool! I would be afraid with that swing to the inside door it would end up unintentionally being a pig trap on my lease if I forgot to fasten the door closed somehow!

That's something I hadn't thought about. That said, I've seen how rowdy those dudes can get in a trap and think this thing would fold like a cheap suit if put up against a hog or two.
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Old 02-12-2018, 05:24 PM   #57
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any chance you have updated pics of this??
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Old 02-12-2018, 11:50 PM   #58
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Turned out great!
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Old 02-13-2018, 08:26 AM   #59
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any chance you have updated pics of this??


No updated pictures but I can tell you that itís holding up way better than I expected. I attribute the longevity to the quality of paint. Iím pretty sure it was some pretty good Benjamin Moore exterior paint.

I wouldnít hesitate to sit in it during a hard rain.


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Old 02-13-2018, 08:41 AM   #60
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You can use the big clips from an office supply to hold your shoot-thru netting on. Just cut it large enough to clip it to your remesh on each side. Works well !
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Old 02-13-2018, 08:46 AM   #61
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Hmm, kinda thinking this would be a good way to resurrect an old pop-up style ground blind that had seen better days.

If the original frame and wore out material could withstand the weight of the applied painted sheets it would be a good use of otherwise heap pile destined blinds.

I've got one in my shed I could practice on.
I need to break it out if it would ever dry up.
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Old 02-13-2018, 10:48 PM   #62
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Hmm, kinda thinking this would be a good way to resurrect an old pop-up style ground blind that had seen better days.

If the original frame and wore out material could withstand the weight of the applied painted sheets it would be a good use of otherwise heap pile destined blinds.

I've got one in my shed I could practice on.
I need to break it out if it would ever dry up.
Great idea!!
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Old 02-14-2018, 09:35 PM   #63
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What about using the latex paint, then after it dries coat it in bedliner? I think it would work out real nice....
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Old 02-18-2018, 04:46 AM   #64
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You could use the wrap that comes off of lumber. You can get it at the lumber yard for free.
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