I know this topic has been beat around the block a few time (it's not like I'm debating illegial immigration or something) but there are a few specifics I'm looking for
I have been tossing this around for quite sometime now. I am buying a layout blind in the next couple of weeks. I have not tried any of them out or even seen one up close and in action. In all the forums I have read and the posts I have seen three possible choices. The FA Eliminator, the FA X-Land'r and Avery Finisher.
From what I've read the Eliminator and the Finisher are very equivalent but the Eliminator is more expensive, I think I have ruled out the Eliminator.
So it seems, but I can be persuaded differently if some one can demonstrate why the Eliminator is a better choice, that I have two options.
I like the spring loaded doors on the Finisher, but I also like the backpack utility of the x-land'r. I think I'm leaning towards the Finisher, but I have read that there are some quality problems with the Avery products. Are the FA products built that much better? I've read the Avery uses plastic parts, but I've also heard that those claims are false. Also I know the x-lander is more mobile that the Finisher, but is it that much more mobile. Can you really fit 4 doz silo's and carry two guns on the x-lander? From the pictures the Finisher seems quite mobile, and the web site says with pratice you can set it up in under 40 seconds.
We haul most of our equipment in a pickup, and will often leave our spread setup in the field. I drive a Jetta and often change into my camo at work and stop at the field on my way home in the evening for a quick hour hunt. Will I be able to carry these blinds in my truck, backseat, or foleded down back seat if needed? The dimentions I have read indicate yes.
I'm 6'00 190 so I don't think my size is much of a concern
Last edited by Boomn4x4
on Mon May 15, 2006 3:29 pm, edited 2 times in total.