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Old 01-01-2015, 08:57 AM   #51
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What are your window sizes?
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Old 01-01-2015, 10:24 AM   #52
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Original 13 blinds have been in ground 2 seasons and work beautifully. If wind is fickle, we hunt with all windows closed and deer walk all around the blind without blowing us. Deer View windows open and close so quietly that we can open them to shoot or take pics, with deer at 15-20 yards.

Most recent blind I set, I changed door position by raising it up a foot. Makes it a little trickier to crawl down and into but I was able to bury blind 2 feet deep and lower overall profile a lot. It is really cool shooting at almost ground level and the stealth factor is awesome. This would only work in an arid part of the state.

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Old 01-01-2015, 10:25 AM   #53
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Windows are 8 x 16 inches. Use 3 to a blind.
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Old 01-01-2015, 10:55 AM   #54
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Awesome build.

Approximate weight ??
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Old 01-05-2015, 05:44 PM   #55
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Awesome
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Old 01-05-2015, 07:12 PM   #56
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Id love to have one of those.
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Old 01-05-2015, 08:25 PM   #57
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I had forgot about these. I plan on building one soon and wanted a roof like his. This helps the thought process
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Old 01-06-2015, 09:32 PM   #58
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Thanks!

I had forgot about these. I plan on building one soon and wanted a roof like his. This helps the thought process
Yes sir, there are too many good ideas and methods on this site to let all the old stuff fall off the map. I was thinking about some of my favorites the other night and sent a bunch of them to the top.
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Old 01-06-2015, 09:47 PM   #59
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Looks good
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Old 01-06-2015, 09:55 PM   #60
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Ever had any problems with snakes getting in them? Very nice work.
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Old 01-06-2015, 09:57 PM   #61
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Tagging for possible use later
Great looking blind and craftsmanship
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Old 01-06-2015, 10:03 PM   #62
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These are very nice. Tagged for later.
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Old 01-06-2015, 10:07 PM   #63
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I subscribed too it and a few others, I'll TTT on a regular basis
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Old 01-06-2015, 10:23 PM   #64
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Man that's nice.
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Old 01-09-2015, 09:32 AM   #65
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Blinds look great. How much would they sell for?
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Old 01-09-2015, 09:33 AM   #66
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Blinds look great. How much would they sell for?
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Old 01-09-2015, 09:45 AM   #67
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Those are some awesomes blinds and I really like how you dug them down a bit before setting them in place. I bet that is pretty cool shooting at almost ground level! Nice job.
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Old 01-10-2015, 09:56 PM   #68
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Nice blinds!!
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Old 01-10-2015, 10:10 PM   #69
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Those are sweet!
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Old 01-11-2015, 04:10 PM   #70
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Windows are 8 x 16 inches. Use 3 to a blind.
Which 8x16 window slider ? model I didn't see that dimension offered/ Thanks for all the info great build.
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Old 01-11-2015, 07:45 PM   #71
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Those are awesome, how are the roofs made with the fiberglass? Never messed with that stuff before.
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Old 01-11-2015, 07:47 PM   #72
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Nice
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Old 01-11-2015, 09:04 PM   #73
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Very nice!
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Old 01-12-2015, 07:59 AM   #74
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Do you happen to have any other pics or blind plans? Really like the look of these.
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Old 01-12-2015, 09:01 AM   #75
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Do you happen to have any other pics or blind plans? Really like the look of these.
Look for the "disappearing blind" thread when they put them in. Pretty sure that's the only other place with pics
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Old 01-12-2015, 09:28 AM   #76
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Old 01-28-2021, 10:54 AM   #77
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Is the black triangle used for the roof just hardie backer board painted black before fiberglass is laid?
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Old 01-28-2021, 11:51 AM   #78
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Very nice, digging the bunny!
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Old 01-28-2021, 12:17 PM   #79
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Is the black triangle used for the roof just hardie backer board painted black before fiberglass is laid?

Itís Masonite board used as a mold for the roof.


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Old 01-28-2021, 12:34 PM   #80
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Itís Masonite board used as a mold for the roof.


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So the fiber glass peels off the mold and then all the fiberglass triangles are fiberglassed together?
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Old 01-30-2021, 04:06 PM   #81
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So the fiber glass peels off the mold and then all the fiberglass triangles are fiberglassed together?

You want a slick surface where the fiberglass epoxy wonít stick too the mold. I used plywood and covered it with plastic sheeting. If I hadnít the epoxy seeps thru the fiberglass and glues it too the plywood.

Far as glassing the cloth I believe thatís how Bodey did his, mine I just draped it over till I had full coverage and glassed it. Next ones I build Iíll cut the triangles out with a flap along one side and overlap them and twice layer the fiberglass


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Old 01-30-2021, 04:10 PM   #82
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I’m sitting in one of these at this very moment.
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Old 02-02-2021, 10:00 AM   #83
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tagging this....awesome design
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Old 02-19-2021, 12:12 AM   #84
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I like these alot

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Old 02-19-2021, 08:13 AM   #85
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Do you remember what angle you use to cut the frame to make it a hex?.
Polygon general rule is:
Sum of interior angles = (n-2) x 180 degrees
Each angle (of a regular polygon) = (n-2) x180 deg / 2

Example:
Decagon
10 sides
(10-2) x 180 deg
8 x 189 deg
1440 deg

1440 deg / 10
144 degrees per angle

On our case with a hexagon the interior angle is:
(6-2) x 180 = 720 / 6 = 120 degrees

Due to only using half the interior angle one would divide 120/2 = 60 degree angle cut
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Old 02-19-2021, 08:30 AM   #86
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That 2d CAD picture is a little hard to see.
This is a little easier:
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Old 02-19-2021, 08:52 AM   #87
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TN_Boy is correct, you cut the wall horizontals 60į, and one side of the vertical stud and the top of the top wall horizontal you rip 30į for them to go flush on the next wall and the roof on top.


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Old 02-19-2021, 10:44 AM   #88
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Old 02-24-2021, 04:28 PM   #89
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Old 03-05-2021, 09:37 PM   #90
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Very nice!
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