Deer stand preparation

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  1. Immike

    Immike Gold $$ Contributor

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    Everything was looking good until... I realized I forgot wasp spray. Already defeated one nest in another stand with a cordless vacuum but the battery was dead. I think I will clean the windows next time. Lol
     
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  2. hogpatrol

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    Good grief, compared to my budget stands, that's the Ritz Carlton. When do they serve lunch?:D:p Or, does GrubHub make deliveries? :rolleyes::)

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    After careful deliberation and freezing wet misery, I decided to put a little more effort into the sport I love. We usually serve hastily made egg sandwiches on the morning runs Lol
     
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    Nice blind Mike, I'm going next weekend to fill feeders and check my blind. Seeing the wasp nest reminds me to put bug bombs on my list. I also need to round up a 6 pack of propane bottles for my heater.
     
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    I’m not likely to climb that ladder Buddy. What else ya got :oops:
     
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    I finally started refilling my own tanks and glad I did. I learned to freeze them and return them to the freezer for a good full tank. For about $1 you can refill your own if you have your big tanks filled at a RV dealership. (Better deal)

    I use a postal scale for accuracy but it’s not really necessary. Bought the adapter at Walmart $20 but amazon will be only $10
     
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    I didn't even think about refilling the empties. One of the old hunters on the lease used to re-fill our bottles years ago, I will have to check with him and see if he still has his adapter for filling the bottles. Thanks for the info.
     
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    You probably don't want to know :D:D:D but all I can tell you is in one of them you need supplemental oxygen.:rolleyes:
     
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    I’ve been refilling mine for a couple years now
     
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  10. foxguy

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    Very nice blind. need an easy chair for those occasional afternoon siestas.
     
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  12. Immike

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    Agree!
    From the windows up it’s painted flat black. I like the wood on the lower half to be clean. Pretty dark inside with the overhang shading it. They can only see my head and shoulders from outside which makes a difference also. Never understood why some companies put vertical windows in so the deer can see inside and catch movements.
     
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    Add a galley and a satellite dish for football games.:)
     
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    Also needed are security cameras all round and a monitor with split screen, see them all at one glance. Make sure to get a set of headphones in order to listen to the T.V. and not
    have Bambi listening to it.
     
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    All camoed cept the bottom which stands out like a white flag.
    Deer don't care Im sure, not many looking up and scanning the trees.
    Looks pretty nice and comfortable while waiting for them.
     
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    You have any trail cam pics yet?
    I like the natural camo under the stand.
     
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    I totally agree with that! Just fixed it and evicted the wasps...btw had a nice buck feeding just 75 yds away while I was there!
     
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    Mike, that tree grows to much you'll be shooting more downhill, bullets go faster.
     
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    Phewt, I was sitting on my old fav shooters seat this am. I have to step up my game. mike in ct
     
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    lol, I have a high backed office chair in my blind, it's real easy and not uncommon to start getting droopy eyed in the afternoon when the sun is coming through the window warming things up. I have to fight the urge and tell myself I could have stayed home to take a nap. I keep thinking as soon as I close my eyes that is when the bruiser is going to make his appearance or the pigs will come out.
     
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