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Old 08-19-2019, 10:28 AM   #1
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Looking for some feedback on which ground blinds have been the most durable for you. I was wanting to put a Krivoman our this year, but the funds arenít lining up. This issue I have with putting ground blinds up, is my Ranch is in Mexico and I want to be able to put it up and leave it up so the deer get acquainted. But, every time I leave a ground blind out for a month or so, I come back to one that has ripped apart. Anyone have any luck leaving a certain blind out for months at a time? Thanks for your feedback!
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Old 08-19-2019, 10:32 AM   #2
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If you set it up on the ground you are going to get some damage from rats chewing, if you build a platform to get it off the ground a couple feet you should be all good.

I have some that were left out from Sept - February for 3 or more seasons and still in good shape.
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Old 08-19-2019, 10:33 AM   #3
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Double Bull and Rhino.
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Old 08-19-2019, 10:34 AM   #4
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The primos double bull with the canvas material is by far the most durable. BUT, they are not indestructible. Cows and the weather will wear them out eventually. I've gotten to where I just buy a regular primos off Amazon and plan on replacing it every season. Last time I checked you can find a standard Primos for 150 bucks. Ameristep blinds are trash. I Have a cabelas brand blind that is somewhere in the middle between primos and ameristep
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Old 08-19-2019, 10:36 AM   #5
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Thank you all for the replies.
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Old 08-19-2019, 12:10 PM   #6
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First off stake it down with good tent stakes . Use wire to tie them down with. not the rope are the stakes they provide. Put it up two weeks before season leave it up until right after season. With that being said the best blind made is the xenex blind with the primos deluxe being second .


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Old 08-19-2019, 02:24 PM   #7
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Build a cattle panel blind and enjoy it for years!
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Old 08-19-2019, 02:43 PM   #8
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my Xenek blind is the most durable blind I have ever owned. It was blown away twice last fall in severe storms in a heavily wooded area and not a single rip,tear, broken pole anywhere
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Old 08-19-2019, 03:01 PM   #9
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Rhino 600 blinds are tough.
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Old 08-19-2019, 03:14 PM   #10
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my Xenek blind is the most durable blind I have ever owned. It was blown away twice last fall in severe storms in a heavily wooded area and not a single rip,tear, broken pole anywhere


The Xenex is awesome. Expensive but you get what you pay for most the time as far as pop ups go .


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Old 08-19-2019, 05:09 PM   #11
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Try a Down N Out Panel blind. I have had pop-ups for 20 years and even though it's technically not one, it is pretty easy to move around. Just wish it was a hair bigger for me though.
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Old 08-19-2019, 05:10 PM   #12
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are you looking for info on a popup or any ground blind?
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Old 08-19-2019, 05:24 PM   #13
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I prefer a box blind on the ground for durability but I have used popups. If you have cows that like to stomp a popup, try brushing it in. I have done this by surrounding the blind with a circular pile of limbs and branches that a cow wont want to walk through. Kind of like surrounding it with a cattle guard of wood. Worked for me.
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Old 08-19-2019, 05:34 PM   #14
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I bought an Ameristep blind put it on a 6'x6' platform and have left it out in the weather and its on its 4th season! Sprayed it with waterproof last year and its still holding up.
Best $149 buy I've made, got it on sale at Cabela's.
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Old 08-19-2019, 05:52 PM   #15
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I've had a Rhino out continuously for over a year and it's still in good shape.

I did just buy a Red Neck Soft Burlap blind that has an internal frame that I bet will be really tough and hold up but, I'll let you know for sure in a year or two. Only $299 at the TTHA show.
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Old 09-11-2019, 11:46 AM   #16
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The Xenex is awesome. Expensive but you get what you pay for most the time as far as pop ups go .


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XENEK currently is running a fall special - $125 off the Apex blind.
https://huntxenek.com/
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Old 09-11-2019, 02:00 PM   #17
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You may try building one out of wood (like a rifle stand). I got tired of cows eating popups, wind damaging them and the sun making them turn pink. These will last several years. Mine has been out so long all the deer in the area are used to it. I didn't get too fancy and tried to keep it light as possible. Built it in sections and bolted it togather at the lease. Just make sure there is enough room in it to draw your bow and not hit the roof with the top of your bow. Hot in early season but is so fine when it is cold.
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Old 09-11-2019, 02:03 PM   #18
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Bought at down and out for this year to try out. Seems pretty awesome and high quality. Curious to see how it holds up and hunts.


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Old 09-11-2019, 02:18 PM   #19
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Xenek or Double bull for me. From zippers, to windows, to durability, they can't be beat.
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Old 09-11-2019, 06:56 PM   #20
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I have a Barronett Big Cat that's been staked and brushed in since 2015. The color has faded to a rusty reddish brown, but it's still standing and is solid as the day I put it up. Rodents have did a little chewing along the base but I just pile some cedar boughs in front of it. I'd buy another.
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