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Decoy Spreader

Postby mox » Sun Sep 23, 2012 7:50 pm

Any ideas on what type of wire material to go with? I'm looking for something pretty rigid that won't bend much. Steel dowels are a little pricey/heavy for what I'm doing. Anybody made their own?
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Re: Decoy Spreader

Postby chrispbrown271 » Sun Oct 07, 2012 3:12 pm

Why not find some old wire hangers? If it bends, just bend it back.
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Re: Decoy Spreader

Postby mox » Mon Oct 08, 2012 5:05 am

Trying to eliminate maintenance work like that during season. They'll be left out at our blind all season. Coat hangers aren't a bad idea.
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Re: Decoy Spreader

Postby Scott. » Thu Nov 08, 2012 9:17 pm

You ever seen those things they put between two fence posts of a barb wire fence? Its a little swirly thing. Works good
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Re: Decoy Spreader

Postby The Duck Hammer » Thu Nov 08, 2012 11:17 pm

Scott. wrote:You ever seen those things they put between two fence posts of a barb wire fence? Its a little swirly thing. Works good


Fence stay. That would be a good idea. I made some from coat hangers once and got tired of bending them back. The stay would work well.
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Re: Decoy Spreader

Postby Scott. » Thu Nov 08, 2012 11:23 pm

Yea they work really well. Been using mine for a couple years now
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Decoy Spreader

Postby mox » Fri Nov 09, 2012 7:35 am

That's the kind of innovation I'm talking about! Good posts.

I'll revisit this post after I finish the contraption I'm working on.
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Postby mox » Fri Nov 09, 2012 7:36 am

P.S. Could you post pictures of your fence stays used as spreaders?
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Re: Decoy Spreader

Postby Scott. » Fri Nov 09, 2012 11:04 am

I'm at college right now, but as soon as I get home I can post up a few pics
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Re: Decoy Spreader

Postby foldinducks » Fri Nov 09, 2012 5:51 pm

if you know anyone who works as a stainless steel t.i.g welder, ive been using 3/16 tig rods for years.im not condoning shop theft, but sometimes g jobs are more important.
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Re: Decoy Spreader

Postby Scott. » Fri Nov 09, 2012 5:58 pm

Mox I love your sig
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Decoy Spreader

Postby mox » Sat Nov 10, 2012 6:58 am

foldinducks wrote:if you know anyone who works as a stainless steel t.i.g welder, ive been using 3/16 tig rods for years.im not condoning shop theft, but sometimes g jobs are more important.

I'm pickin up what you're puttin down. I like the idea of the tig rods.
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Postby mox » Wed Dec 05, 2012 6:13 am

Bump. Already wishing I had these made for this season. Any other ideas?
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Re: Decoy Spreader

Postby CootCutter » Thu Dec 06, 2012 9:09 am

I use fiberglass tent poles....they fold up so I can put them in my backpack.....carefully drill holes through them don't cut the bunjee string that's in the center....then add some fishing swivels and clip them on your decoys
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Re: Decoy Spreader

Postby semohunter » Thu Dec 06, 2012 11:46 am

Scott. wrote:Its a little swirly thing. Works good


:lol: :lol: :lol: little swirly thing...lol nice description..im gonna have to try this
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Decoy Spreader

Postby mox » Thu Dec 06, 2012 1:28 pm

CootCutter wrote:I use fiberglass tent poles....they fold up so I can put them in my backpack.....carefully drill holes through them don't cut the bunjee string that's in the center....then add some fishing swivels and clip them on your decoys

Pictures?
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Re: Decoy Spreader

Postby Scott. » Thu Dec 06, 2012 3:53 pm

semohunter wrote:
Scott. wrote:Its a little swirly thing. Works good


:lol: :lol: :lol: little swirly thing...lol nice description..im gonna have to try this


Man I've helped on the family farm a lot, and built a lot of fence. I just couldnt remember the dang name!! I figured it was the only "swirly thing" anyone would use on a fence though lol.
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Re: Decoy Spreader

Postby T2D2 » Mon Jan 07, 2013 9:49 am

mox wrote:
CootCutter wrote:I use fiberglass tent poles....they fold up so I can put them in my backpack.....carefully drill holes through them don't cut the bunjee string that's in the center....then add some fishing swivels and clip them on your decoys

Pictures?


I'd like to see some pics of this myself. Sounds like a good idea, I just cannot wrap my puny brain around it.
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Re: Decoy Spreader

Postby chesapeakebill » Mon Feb 04, 2013 2:06 pm

I have some decoys on an umbrella rig leftover from fishing. Sturdy and has a place to tie line in the middle. Works great for keeping decoys tight but not hitting.
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Re: Decoy Spreader

Postby Cujo1 » Mon Feb 04, 2013 8:17 pm

Scott. wrote:You ever seen those things they put between two fence posts of a barb wire fence? Its a little swirly thing. Works good


These things.
http://www.orschelnfarmhome.com/42-fence-stays-912-gauge/ctl16754/cp58075/si5187647/cl1/
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