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Old 08-24-2017, 03:41 PM   #201
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Where is everyone getting the braces for the 4 x 4 legs? Don't want to spend an arm and a leg for them


Pretty sure lowes or Home Depot has some


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Old 08-24-2017, 03:42 PM   #202
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Starting a platform build this weekend, a little close to season but oh well. It will be for a rifle stand for this year. Will update with pics


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Old 08-27-2017, 03:02 PM   #203
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Love the trap door. Need to do this on my next build.
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Old 08-28-2017, 07:43 AM   #204
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I will be starting my build today, but will be using horse mat from TSC. 1/2" rubber deadens sound a bit and doesn't get sour when left wet. Granted I will only be going 4' up.
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Old 08-28-2017, 08:09 AM   #205
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cool ideas
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Old 08-28-2017, 08:52 AM   #206
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I built one out of steel a few years back.
6'x6' platform 7' removable and adjustable legs.
Has an expanded metal floor and I use 5/8" stall mat on top of that with office chairs. Have hunted two large men with no problems. When it gets cold I just light the little buddy heater. I have moved this set up by myself when necessary.
First year I secured it with fencing wire through the floor to the anchors inside the blind. The last few years I just used large zip ties.


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Old 08-28-2017, 09:37 AM   #207
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Sorry for the small pic

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Old 08-28-2017, 09:47 AM   #208
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Old 09-28-2017, 02:02 PM   #209
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Do you think it would help to put some type of insulation under the floor to help with the noise? Or would two layers of carpet take care of it?
the more you can add the better but the carpet should be enough
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Old 03-04-2018, 11:36 AM   #210
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Thought Id try and get this discussion going again. Just got one of my cattle panel blinds off the ground. Still need some paint and carpet inside to finish it off. 8x8 platform with 8 legs.


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Old 03-04-2018, 12:14 PM   #211
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Put some camo netting around the bottom and can hunt from down there too or have someone with a camera down there.
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Old 03-04-2018, 03:40 PM   #212
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I like to be closer to the ground so mine is only 1' off the ground.

Worked out great for the first year.
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Old 06-09-2018, 09:00 PM   #213
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This is how I built the base for my box blind last year and I was thinking this would be perfect for a popup.
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Old 06-14-2018, 06:07 PM   #214
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Need one!
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