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Old 11-23-2022, 04:25 PM   #1
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I’ve bought some pretty stupid hunting inventions over the years. The worst was prolly gloves that had lights in them from Sportsman’s Guide.

I saw this “Tree Stand Buddy” inflatable the other day and thought this one was pretty bad .




Right up there with the Gut Shark!

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Qpye0B3P5aA

and the acorn cruncher of course…

What’s the worst hunting invention you’ve seen?
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Old 11-23-2022, 04:37 PM   #2
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Saw synthetic deer pellets in Wal-Mart one year. Yes fake deer poop. WTH
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Old 11-23-2022, 04:43 PM   #3
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Man there sure have been some good ones. More than likely no one is going to admit falling for them. At One time I bought all the scent sprays and camo and deer pee but realized I’d been a fool and pretty much quit. Corn, vanilla and and that’s it these days
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Old 11-23-2022, 04:49 PM   #4
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Rip gut shark rip.
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Old 11-23-2022, 04:51 PM   #5
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I’ve bought some pretty stupid hunting inventions over the years. The worst was prolly gloves that had lights in them from Sportsman’s Guide.

I saw this “Tree Stand Buddy” inflatable the other day and thought this one was pretty bad .




Right up there with the Gut Shark!

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Qpye0B3P5aA

and the acorn cruncher of course…

What’s the worst hunting invention you’ve seen?

That’s some funny stuff but I imagine it kind of works…I know people that have hung things in their rifle blinds to mimic a head.


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Old 11-23-2022, 05:01 PM   #6
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Camo chewing gum. I think it was earth flavored or something similar.
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Old 11-23-2022, 05:03 PM   #7
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Sneaky Feed feeder controller…I bought 4-5 of them….


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Old 11-23-2022, 05:13 PM   #8
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The feeder repeater
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Old 11-23-2022, 05:21 PM   #9
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That gut shark is the real deal haha

I could see the blind buddy coming in handy on public land. Leave a spot and dont want anyone to come in there, whip your blow up friend out and come back and get him at a later date hopefully keeping pressure from other hunters out.

Hopefully some more get posted! Unfortunately hunting gadget/gizmos aren't as prevalent as the fishing ones.
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Old 11-23-2022, 05:25 PM   #10
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I loved the ones I had until they became useless. I would say less of a gimmick and more of a rip off.
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Old 11-23-2022, 05:26 PM   #11
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What’s this gut shark? Lol
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Old 11-23-2022, 05:38 PM   #12
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What’s this gut shark? Lol

Don’t wanna touch icky nasty guts? Do you wear hospital booties in the woods? Does the mere sight of blood make you ill? Do you not care if the tenderloins are marinating in gut matter as long as you didn’t get your hands dirty?

Well my friend, I’ve got an invention right up YOUR ALLEY!

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Qpye0B3P5aA

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Old 11-23-2022, 05:38 PM   #13
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At first i thought it was intended as company in the deer stand while alone...but i get it now. Its so the deer get used to seeing someone up there in the treestand. Actually kinda neat.
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Old 11-23-2022, 05:41 PM   #14
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The cough silencer gizmo.
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Old 11-23-2022, 05:43 PM   #15
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Don’t wanna touch icky nasty guts? Do you wear hospital booties in the woods? Does the mere sight of blood make you ill? Do you not care if the tenderloins are marinating in gut matter as long as you didn’t get your hands dirty?

Well my friend, I’ve got an invention right up YOUR ALLEY!

How to gut a deer with the gut shark. How to field dress a deer, how to gut wild game, gutting deer - YouTube
Oh my Goodness- this is a joke Right?
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Old 11-23-2022, 05:44 PM   #16
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I never bought one, but the “Deer View” mirror comes to mind.
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Old 11-23-2022, 05:48 PM   #17
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Butt Out was a flop.
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Old 11-23-2022, 05:48 PM   #18
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]The cough silencer gizmo.[/quote]

I have got over 9,000 views from the cough silencer
https://youtu.be/ntyBavIOkKA

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Old 11-23-2022, 05:49 PM   #19
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X2 on feeder repeater


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Old 11-23-2022, 05:52 PM   #20
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Oh my Goodness- this is a joke Right?

Nope. Was around 2015-16.

I’m convinced the product failed because he didn’t accessorize it with skinny jeans.
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Old 11-23-2022, 05:52 PM   #21
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Nope. Was around 2015-16.

I’m convinced the product failed because he didn’t accessorize it with skinny jeans.
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Old 11-23-2022, 05:56 PM   #22
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That gut shark is the real deal haha

I could see the blind buddy coming in handy on public land. Leave a spot and dont want anyone to come in there, whip your blow up friend out and come back and get him at a later date hopefully keeping pressure from other hunters out.

Hopefully some more get posted! Unfortunately hunting gadget/gizmos aren't as prevalent as the fishing ones.

I would need about 20-35 of those for the area of public I hunt. But I'd probably be to tired and out of breath to hunt by the time I got done with the first few.


"Hey look! The orange army has arrived!"
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Old 11-23-2022, 05:59 PM   #23
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Another vote for Butt Out
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Old 11-23-2022, 06:00 PM   #24
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Ozonics.










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Old 11-23-2022, 06:03 PM   #25
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Old 11-23-2022, 06:11 PM   #26
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I would need about 20-35 of those for the area of public I hunt. But I'd probably be to tired and out of breath to hunt by the time I got done with the first few.


"Hey look! The orange army has arrived!"
You could cordon off a whole entire area to yourself that way!
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Old 11-23-2022, 06:30 PM   #27
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You could cordon off a whole entire area to yourself that way!

That's what I was thinking . But I'd need a portable compressor.
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Old 11-23-2022, 06:36 PM   #28
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HECS.

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Camo underwear with instructions: green in the front, brown in the back. Are you going to hunting with just your underwear on?
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Old 11-23-2022, 07:21 PM   #30
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I was given one of those feeder repeaters many years ago as a white elephant gift at a company party... That sucker was the death of many a hog and a few deer over the 3 or 4 seasons I used it. It certainly was no gimmick to me. I'd get all set up and pull that sucker out and set it off... The hogs would come storming in... zero corn on the ground...


Also, back in the days when I still gutted deer/hogs in the field routinely, I used the butt-out with great success. Absolutely the cleanest way to clean out the intestine from the pelvis without having to split it.



As far as stuff that is junk, pretty much anything with "wildgame nation" on it...
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Old 11-23-2022, 07:27 PM   #31
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In early October….yes! Link please!
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Old 11-23-2022, 07:40 PM   #32
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Ozonics.











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Old 11-23-2022, 08:16 PM   #33
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Also, back in the days when I still gutted deer/hogs in the field routinely, I used the butt-out with great success. Absolutely the cleanest way to clean out the intestine from the pelvis without having to split it.


Agreed. Pretty handy imo
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Old 11-23-2022, 08:21 PM   #34
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Very expensive Charcoal suits.. "Scent Lock". A total scam!!!

And ANY of the spray "scent eliminators"
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Old 11-23-2022, 08:28 PM   #35
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Old 11-23-2022, 09:41 PM   #36
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Don’t wanna touch icky nasty guts? Do you wear hospital booties in the woods? Does the mere sight of blood make you ill? Do you not care if the tenderloins are marinating in gut matter as long as you didn’t get your hands dirty?

Well my friend, I’ve got an invention right up YOUR ALLEY!

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Qpye0B3P5aA
I am seeing the scene from full metal jacket. “What is that?! What in the F is that?!” Lol

Holy crap man
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Old 11-23-2022, 09:51 PM   #37
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What about the spare bladder? You pee in a scent neutralizing bag while in the stand haha
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Old 11-23-2022, 11:42 PM   #38
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What about the spare bladder? You pee in a scent neutralizing bag while in the stand haha
That actually works..we keep some in our jeep
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Old 11-23-2022, 11:43 PM   #39
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Beat me to it..this is the epitome of hunting snake oil
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Several years ago I recall seeing Hunter’s mouthwash … which was promoted to eliminate human scent some how. Just to clear, I never bought the stuff.
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I will add… that stuff we used to wash our camouflage in to eliminate UV lights seems pretty silly looking back on it.
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Old 11-24-2022, 12:17 AM   #42
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Saw some hard candy at shot show one year, it was supposed to be cover scent/attractant. Gave the samples away to co workers
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Old 11-24-2022, 12:33 AM   #43
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I think AC has the tree stand buddy for emotional support
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Old 11-24-2022, 09:17 AM   #44
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Shaker mallard feed call. Nothing screams hardcore duck killer like sitting there looking like you're playing with yourself.
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Old 11-24-2022, 09:25 AM   #45
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The inflatables with a moan button were dope!
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Old 11-24-2022, 09:44 AM   #46
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I think AC has the tree stand buddy for emotional support



Nothing wrong with a tree stand buddy.


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Old 11-24-2022, 09:46 AM   #47
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Old 11-24-2022, 09:46 AM   #48
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Old 11-24-2022, 10:36 AM   #49
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Several years ago I recall seeing Hunter’s mouthwash … which was promoted to eliminate human scent some how. Just to clear, I never bought the stuff.

Think there were a few lines of vitamins shortly after that and the gum, that promised the same thing.
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Old 11-24-2022, 10:47 AM   #50
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What about the spare bladder? You pee in a scent neutralizing bag while in the stand haha
Used many of these antelope hunting in a popup. You get out, you get busted. They work !
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