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Duck Wagon

Postby ko1featherweigh » Thu Oct 31, 2013 1:02 am

After Hunting on a refuge the first time found out carrying 2 dozen decoys on my back sucks. had an old wagon sitting around decided to turn it in to a duck wagon. so far i painted it going to add a gun holder next. Any ideas on how else to improve on the wagon?
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Re: Duck Wagon

Postby kasey200 » Thu Oct 31, 2013 7:53 am

great idea! carrying deeks, mojo, gun, ammo, coffee, ect cam be a bit cumbersome at times.
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Re: Duck Wagon

Postby Dep6 » Thu Oct 31, 2013 7:58 am

Sweet, used to put everything in the decoy bag and tote it, great idea!! :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Re: Duck Wagon

Postby Drakenstien » Thu Oct 31, 2013 9:20 am

Maybe a bar underneath it so when you drag it over trees the back wheels don't hang up, mojo stick holders out off pvc,or just rubber straps. If you really want to get into it, lowering the bed would be a good idea so it will have a lower center of gravity and less chance of rolling over. Just a though


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Re: Duck Wagon

Postby TEXMEX » Wed Nov 06, 2013 11:12 am

Ko1. i have similar, but mine is a larger garden cart. trial by error .1st get a piece of hard plastic of some sort run from the front of the wagon to the rear underneath from nose to tail. Im sure you will encounter mud at one point, it acts like a sled/wagon in one.Then i took the cargo net out of my wifes jeep to hold evrything in,has the little hooks that just go under the edges. that way your not looking back the whole time or dragging that straggler decoy.... :thumbsup:
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Re: Duck Wagon

Postby TROB » Sat Nov 09, 2013 10:45 pm

Just wait til you hit mud...it will weigh 14,000 pounds.

2 dozen decoys? What's that weigh, 30-40 pounds maybe? Hit the gym Peewee
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Re: Duck Wagon

Postby wanapasaki » Sat Nov 09, 2013 11:55 pm

TROB wrote:Just wait til you hit mud...it will weigh 14,000 pounds.

2 dozen decoys? What's that weigh, 30-40 pounds maybe? Hit the gym Peewee


LOL, apparently you haven't hunted too many refuges. 2 miles is a long way to walk in waders with shells, water, snacks and a couple dozen decoys... The cart is a great idea. I have one too. Works out awesome. I get 3-12 slotted bags in there and 3 spinners. Works great :beer:
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Re: Duck Wagon

Postby Trent_Rivers » Sat Nov 09, 2013 11:59 pm

A harness for a couple duck dogs. Let em sled ya in like the Inuit.


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Re: Duck Wagon

Postby TROB » Sun Nov 10, 2013 10:51 pm

wanapasaki wrote:
TROB wrote:Just wait til you hit mud...it will weigh 14,000 pounds.

2 dozen decoys? What's that weigh, 30-40 pounds maybe? Hit the gym Peewee


LOL, apparently you haven't hunted too many refuges. 2 miles is a long way to walk in waders with shells, water, snacks and a couple dozen decoys... The cart is a great idea. I have one too. Works out awesome. I get 3-12 slotted bags in there and 3 spinners. Works great :beer:


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Re: Duck Wagon

Postby ko1featherweigh » Mon Nov 11, 2013 11:09 pm

TEXMEX you have a picture of the plastic thing-a-ma-bob? i can't picture it. Thanks for the cargo net idea just put one on the cart.
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Re: Duck Wagon

Postby THETANK01 » Mon Nov 11, 2013 11:12 pm

Motor and steering wheel?
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Re: Duck Wagon

Postby clacy1 » Mon Dec 23, 2013 3:04 pm

Black plastic rod holders mounted to the outside to put you mojo in. You can leave the wings on. Just make sure the holder has a slot cut down the side (1-2 inches) and you mojo stake will fit in there and stay put without the decoy rolling back and forth. cuts down on set up time.
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