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Old 09-29-2022, 04:31 PM   #1
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does any body have any tips for shooting towards the sun. My deer stand faces west and every afternoon when i try to shoot i cant find the deer in the scope because of the glare on the scope i have tried the sun shades and there is not difference. my scope is a zeiess 3-9
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Old 09-29-2022, 04:37 PM   #2
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Any way to use some roofing metal to create an overhang to get you covered?
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Old 09-29-2022, 04:41 PM   #3
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Conquest (or higher) or terra?
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Old 09-29-2022, 04:45 PM   #4
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Move your stand or your feeder ?
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Old 09-29-2022, 04:53 PM   #5
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put an ard on the end of your scope shade
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Old 09-29-2022, 05:12 PM   #6
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Corn a little area out of direct sun. Shoot him when he stands in that pile.
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Old 09-29-2022, 07:10 PM   #7
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If possible, move the blind or feeder. If not you might get a scope that has a removeable shade. When it happens to me, at a time, when it's either take the shot now, or forget it, I will hold my left hand out in front of and above the front objective.
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Old 09-29-2022, 07:15 PM   #8
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Search some camera gear. I bet there is a filter either made for a scope lens or something you can Jerry rig to fit.
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Old 09-30-2022, 07:45 AM   #9
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put an ard on the end of your scope shade
Same thing I was thinking but didn't know what they were called (waffle looking thing)
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Old 09-30-2022, 10:31 AM   #10
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thanks for all the help and no i can not really move the stand or feeder put i will look in the the ARD think that seams like the best option
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Old 09-30-2022, 12:25 PM   #11
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Put an awning over the window, that faces west. I did it and it helped a lot.
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Old 09-30-2022, 12:26 PM   #12
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By the time rifle season opens, the sun will be setting in a different spot on the horizon. Maybe that'll help with your setup.
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Old 09-30-2022, 12:27 PM   #13
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hunt at night, problem solved
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Old 09-30-2022, 12:31 PM   #14
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hunt at night, problem solved
I like your style!
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Old 09-30-2022, 04:25 PM   #15
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Set posts w 2x8' plywood 5-10 yds in front of blind. Bottom of plywood just under top of horizon from blinds line of sight.

Shade at primetime and a bit b4.

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Old 09-30-2022, 04:33 PM   #16
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Set posts w 2x8' plywood 5-10 yds in front of blind. Bottom of plywood just under top of horizon from blinds line of sight.

Shade at primetime and a bit b4.

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Hope his blind isn't elevated 20'. :-)
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Old 09-30-2022, 05:11 PM   #17
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hunt at night, problem solved
I was going to say morning, but your suggestion works too.
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Old 09-30-2022, 05:22 PM   #18
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Wait till the sun goes down
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Old 09-30-2022, 05:42 PM   #19
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Turn your scope down to lowest power when you are fighting sun glare ( helps some)
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Old 09-30-2022, 05:42 PM   #20
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Default Highline poles.

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Hope his blind isn't elevated 20'. :-)
Telephone poles!
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Old 10-02-2022, 06:28 AM   #21
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Trade in the crossbow for a compound
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