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Old 06-29-2020, 08:50 AM   #1
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Default Need a new blind...want it to be my last one.

I've built a few blinds in the past and think I'd like to buy a fiberglass one that will last many years. I've looked at the Krivoman ones but at 6'4" diameter, I'm worried it will be too small, especially if they're measuring at the base (and it tapers going up). I've also seen the Redneck blinds and really like the Big Country blind they offer. They're obviously a much more expensive option.

I can always google blind manufacturers but I'd like to get firsthand knowledge of them with opinions. Are there others that the GS would recommend?
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Old 06-29-2020, 08:52 AM   #2
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Not fiberglass, but will last, Ranch King.
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Old 06-29-2020, 08:59 AM   #3
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Old 06-29-2020, 09:01 AM   #4
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I picked up a blind for a friend in Henderson Tx at the fiberglass factory. I don't see it on their website but you may try and call them. https://www.fsiweb.com/ It was well built and plenty heavy.
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Old 06-29-2020, 09:08 AM   #5
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We've got a fiberglass one that we've had for about 12yrs. As long as you paint it every 3yrs or so, they seem to last pretty good. Make sure it has quality latching windows.

I did recently hunt axis out of a Ranch King which I thought was literally brand new and it was 10yrs old, solid, no maintenance and was amazing. I'm getting one before the season starts.
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Old 06-29-2020, 09:13 AM   #6
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I just put up a new Krivoman, and it is pretty large. Really impressed with it for a bow blind especially at the cost. The other ones we use that have lasted a long time are the Dillon MFG. fiberglass blinds. Like mentioned above, keep them painted every handful of years, and you are good to go. Plus if you damage one from dropping it, etc... you can repair them with just the basic fiberglass skills you can learn on YouTube.
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Old 06-29-2020, 09:15 AM   #7
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Check out Boss Game System deer blinds.
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Old 06-29-2020, 09:28 AM   #8
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I just did went thru this........I checked out Krivoman as you and it looks to last a life time, no paint needed same color through out the plastic and the plastic it very thick.

Fiberglass will probably last for well over a decade provided a you paint in every several years. As far as Fiberglass goes of the ones I'd checked out Big Country, not be confused with the one made by Red Neck. Big County's foam board is 3/4" and I really like the windows, very well constructed. I drove up to Brownwood to see one. Also, Big Country's price is pretty reasonable.
Boss is also a nice fiberglass blind, but more expensive. https://bigcountryblinds.com/

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Old 06-29-2020, 09:30 AM   #9
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I picked up a blind for a friend in Henderson Tx at the fiberglass factory. I don't see it on their website but you may try and call them. https://www.fsiweb.com/ It was well built and plenty heavy.
Hey, they look like they are blessed.

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Old 06-29-2020, 09:31 AM   #10
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Not fiberglass, but will last, Ranch King.
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Old 06-29-2020, 09:41 AM   #11
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After hunting out of a few Redneck blinds this past season, I'm convinced they're one of the best on the market. Everything about them is silent and seals up tight.
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Old 06-29-2020, 10:35 AM   #12
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I have a bow blind that I bought off of one of our lease members when he got off. I only have one picture head on but it is very durable and was built to last. He was 6’ 6” and was an offensive lineman in the nfl. The door is an RV style door and has a lock with key. I could let it go for $1,600. If you have a good stand placement to put it, it would be the last stand you have to ever set up. It has an RV style door too. The first pic is is the blind (green). The second pic is another gun box blind (I would not get rid of) I bought from him just so you can see the style door. When he built these blinds 2 years ago, he copied the Atascosa design. This blind is located at my deer lease south of San Angelo.






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Old 06-29-2020, 11:53 AM   #13
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Check out http://tankblinds.com/ I have several other brands and have built some myself but these are very nice.
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Old 06-29-2020, 12:06 PM   #14
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I have two Krivoman Blinds. For the money they are great. The wind doesn't catch them like square blinds and 2 seasons in they are water tight and keep the bugs out. We just need to work on a couple mods for them. Flooring, ledges or hooks for gear. Other than that they are great.
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Old 06-29-2020, 01:06 PM   #15
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Ranch King and Atascosa have served me well.
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Old 06-29-2020, 01:12 PM   #16
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If money is not an issue i like the redneck blind. My brother has one and i love it.
I personally have the Krivoman and love it and the price.
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Old 06-29-2020, 01:16 PM   #17
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Get a ranch king Accommodator and be done with it. You wont have to worry about having enough room....

Never hunted from an Accommodator dont have that rich of friends lol. But i have hunted from several of their standard Ranch King models and they are top of the line.

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Old 06-29-2020, 01:21 PM   #18
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Check out http://tankblinds.com/ I have several other brands and have built some myself but these are very nice.
x2 I have 2 Tank Blinds. Very roomy, comfortable, and customizable.
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Old 06-29-2020, 01:40 PM   #19
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I have owned Dillion blinds and couldn't be happier.
Started with a 4x4 single sold it and moved up to a 4x6 sold it and now own a 6x8.
The first lasted for 3 years, the second we have had for 5 years. Only bought the new one to allow more than two people to hunt comfortably.
I wouldn't own any other kind. Although I do hunt out of a popup for turkey.
Check em out!
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Old 06-29-2020, 05:08 PM   #20
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Place near houston building out of aluminum. Would be my vote
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Old 06-29-2020, 05:16 PM   #21
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Texas hunters supply in Brady makes a great blind. Hard to beat a Ranch King if you have plenty of coins.
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Old 06-29-2020, 05:24 PM   #22
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I agree with above comment. I have a tankblind as well . Their based in Weatherford Texas they do deliver . And let me tell you you will never need another blind ever . And highly suggest the spray foam insulation done by them. It is plenty big enough and warm. Ontop of being able to have deer within feet of you and them not knowing your there. Look them up ask for Aaron they have amazing customer service
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Old 06-29-2020, 06:48 PM   #23
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Check out http://tankblinds.com/ I have several other brands and have built some myself but these are very nice.
I saw one of these at West Houston Archery. ^^^^^^ Very nice. I have a Krivoman and it works great as well.
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Old 06-29-2020, 07:04 PM   #24
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I welcome you to check out the new Wrangler blind from Texas Hunter. I have taken this blind to shows all over the US this year and have heard the same thing at each show, “you have the best blind in the building.”

In true Texas Hunter fashion, the fit, the finish and well thought out design is incredible. If you are looking for a lifetime blind, this is it. We make it in 5x7 Octagon or 4x8 Rectangle for same price.

Ground - $2,999
4FT - $3,349
8FT - $3,649

Here’s a YouTube video walking you through the blind.

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Old 06-29-2020, 09:04 PM   #25
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Ranch King and Atascosa have served me well.
This is your answer for the longest lasting blinds, with great quality as well. Styrofoam sandwiches between metal sheets is pretty much maintenance free. They won’t degrade like wood or fiberglass, they seal up really well, deaden sound really well and are very cozy.
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Old 06-29-2020, 10:56 PM   #26
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I’ve been putting cash back for a Ranch King!
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Old 06-29-2020, 11:26 PM   #27
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I bought an All Seasons blind a few years ago and haven’t had to paint it yet and won’t have to for another couple of years. I also have a couple landers marine blinds that I’ve had to paint and will again before I paint my all seasons.


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Old 06-30-2020, 06:54 AM   #28
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Tank blind will be the last one you ever need. Krivoman are very nice. The Maverick 6 shooter is similar to a Krivoman, but it’s does have a little more room for drawing your bow back. Maverick is not built quite as well, it’s also less expensive, but they will easily last 10-15 years. I have 4 of them.
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Old 06-30-2020, 07:00 AM   #29
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All seasons Big Chingon.
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Old 06-30-2020, 07:50 AM   #30
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Get a Ranch King blind that's on wheels. You'll be glad you did when it comes time to move it.
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Old 06-30-2020, 08:00 AM   #31
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Ranch king will last the longest out of any if the blinds mentioned on here so far, they are of course also the most expensive.

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Old 06-30-2020, 01:03 PM   #32
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Buying a Ranch King is like buying a small house... Thats nuts, lol!
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Old 06-30-2020, 01:23 PM   #33
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Yeah, those are stupid.
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Old 06-30-2020, 01:52 PM   #34
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I've built a few blinds in the past and think I'd like to buy a fiberglass one that will last many years. I've looked at the Krivoman ones but at 6'4" diameter, I'm worried it will be too small, especially if they're measuring at the base (and it tapers going up). I've also seen the Redneck blinds and really like the Big Country blind they offer. They're obviously a much more expensive option.



I can always google blind manufacturers but I'd like to get firsthand knowledge of them with opinions. Are there others that the GS would recommend?
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Old 06-30-2020, 04:08 PM   #35
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If I do not build my next one, I will purchase a Tank Blind...

Lots of room and it will last my lifetime.

I would never have anything other than a Krivo blind, I just need one of my spots to have more room...
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Old 06-30-2020, 05:14 PM   #36
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Krivomanoutdoors.com

I can fix you up if you need. Good luck on your search.
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Old 06-30-2020, 05:26 PM   #37
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I can fix you up if you need. Good luck on your search.
These blinds are awesome if the size suits your needs...
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