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Old 02-12-2019, 02:06 PM   #1
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Default Pop up blind floormat material?

I was going to build a platform to put a pop up blind on and was wondering what material I should use for a floormat. Something that's smooth, wouldn't make noise, and absorb some noise if I dropped something on it. Suggestions?
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Old 02-12-2019, 02:08 PM   #2
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Maybe rubber mats like they use in weight rooms
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Old 02-12-2019, 02:09 PM   #3
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https://www.tractorsupply.com/tsc/pr...bber-stall-mat
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Old 02-12-2019, 02:10 PM   #4
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I haven't used them but you might try the rubber mats that come in 12 to 18" squares and have the dove tail joints that fit together. I'd think those would be very quite especially if you dropped something.
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Old 02-12-2019, 02:11 PM   #5
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Get rubber mats at Harbor freight. They lock together and can b cut to fit. Have them on the base for my popup blind. Works great and very little noise. Not expensive.
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Old 02-12-2019, 02:13 PM   #6
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I would try to get a one piece rubber mat. That way you wont have water getting in the cracks of multiple pieces.
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Old 02-12-2019, 02:31 PM   #7
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I built my platform and then added some wood laminate this year and it works great!
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Old 02-12-2019, 02:33 PM   #8
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Op. Where u at?
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Old 02-12-2019, 02:37 PM   #9
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I just use carpet
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Old 02-12-2019, 02:41 PM   #10
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I haven't used them but you might try the rubber mats that come in 12 to 18" squares and have the dove tail joints that fit together. I'd think those would be very quite especially if you dropped something.
This is what I used in my tripod stand - worked like a champ!

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Old 02-12-2019, 02:43 PM   #11
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i'm in belton
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Old 02-12-2019, 02:44 PM   #12
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If it is on a platform & off the ground, I always use carpet
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Old 02-12-2019, 02:47 PM   #13
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I use rubber mats from Home Depot. Just be aware scorpions like to crawl under them.
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Old 02-12-2019, 02:58 PM   #14
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Bathroom rugs are dollar general cheap
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Old 02-12-2019, 02:59 PM   #15
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Best mats are the stall mats from Tractor Supply.
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Old 02-12-2019, 04:39 PM   #16
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Nothin is better than dirt
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Old 02-12-2019, 04:55 PM   #17
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Indoor/outdoor carpet. I've had it on three for several years and just put the fourth on a platform and used it there too. Cheap enough at Lowes.

We even carry a piece to go in our blinds while antelope hunting in Wyoming. Keeps the dust down.
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Old 02-12-2019, 07:40 PM   #18
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Outdoor carpet like on a boat, etc.
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