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post #1 of 24 (permalink) Old 01-08-2014, 11:02 PM Thread Starter
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Hunting blind - what kind

Thinking of purchasing a hunting blind for next year. I'm going to hunt turkey, archery & flintlock out of it. Any suggestions out there on what kind. I've been looking at Ameristep and others, but mostly Ameristep. What's the difference between steel spring and hub???
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I have an ameristep back strap blind. I like it, but it may be short to shoot a verticle bow out of. I got it for $90 on the anti-gun auction site. It will fit two gun hunters. 1 guy is like living in the Taj Mahal.

Definitely get a hub style blind. Trust me. I've had both. The only advantage to the spring style is the price.

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Thanks for the response. I've been looking at the Killzone hub blinds. Been reading a lot of good reviews on them and you can't beat the price. I just wish I could touchy feel them. Anybody have one of these????
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If you want a ground blind to be able to stand and shoot take a look at the Barronett blinds like their 350 model. I have one and they are huge. The only thing I don't care for is the windows are too big for my liking. You could fit 3 people in one easily though.

Personally I am done buying temporary blinds for hunting. Of course I can leave mine out on private ground. I am now going to build a few out of wood that I could move with the tractor if necessary. I figure I could build one for about what I spend on a ground blind and it should last a lot longer. It seems like I don't get more than a few years out of a blind.

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Promos double bull. Best one made, but you pay for it. I love mine. Easy setup, easy takedown. Very user friendly!!
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Promos double bull. Best one made, but you pay for it. I love mine. Easy setup, easy takedown. Very user friendly!!
Like mine too. Plenty of room for me and my teen son.
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There not made to stay out for extended long spells cspot.There,s some that people never take down.I have a Barronett 250 and like it.I want to get there snow blind but it is to pricey right now.
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A few things I would look for in any blind is..

1. Hub style, it eliminates wind flap which will spook game.

2. Blacked out on the inside, without that you might as well sit outside of it on a sunny day.

3. It can be staked down, if you want to be able to leave it for an extended period of time.

4. Ease of use, for example, setup/takedown, weight, transportablity.
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Don't remember what make it is except it is a pop-up with an external 2 pole frame. I paid extra for the camo netting. But the point is is it's all about proper placement. I put mine up in August this past year and was able to take a doe from it. Since I don't hunt from trees, this is very important to me during archery. Doubt you can use any kind of bow other than a cross bow from most of them. I have the Double Bull chair which is made for these blinds. Proper shooting height and comfort are also important, IMO.




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