Brushing a layout blind?

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Brushing a layout blind?

Postby split toe » Sun Dec 16, 2012 1:35 pm

What do yall use to brush in a layout blind, commercially speaking?
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Re: Brushing a layout blind?

Postby m.teeter » Sun Dec 16, 2012 1:37 pm

I only use natural vegetation from where I'm hunting. There is no way they can make anything commercially that will completely match every situation and location you are hunting in. Lots of people use the Avery stuff though and it seems to be of good quality.
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Re: Brushing a layout blind?

Postby 2500hdon37s » Sun Dec 16, 2012 1:56 pm

screw paying to camo a blind its free where you hunt and it actually matches, but some raffia may cut down time spent. we usually just leave our blinds partly camo'd and touch up when we hunt again.
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Re: Brushing a layout blind?

Postby Dr^ke » Sun Dec 16, 2012 2:06 pm

When you go hunting take a trash bag with you and take corn stocks or whatever is in the area with you. Put the cover in the trash bag and throw it in your layout blind. Then you just add as needed throughout the season.
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Re: Brushing a layout blind?

Postby vincentpa » Sun Dec 16, 2012 4:55 pm

Buy green plastic garden fence. Tie raffia grass to it. Roll it up and tie it in a bundle with velcro straps from Home Depot or Lowes. I made one for my layout boat. It's great. I'm going to post pics in the boat forum.

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Re: Brushing a layout blind?

Postby mudpack » Sun Dec 16, 2012 6:34 pm

I use RealGrass on my layout, then cover the RealGrass with a thin layer of vegetation from the immediate area. Works good for me....
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Re: Brushing a layout blind?

Postby Tim McGarry » Sat Dec 22, 2012 9:10 pm

Two years ago, we split up a bag of the Avery grass on our two layout blinds and a dog blind. We add natural stuff when we get to the field. We've since added two bags of rafia grass that we got from WalMart to each layout. The Avery stuff and the rafia just cuts down on the amount of natural vegetation that we have to gather in the field.
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Re: Brushing a layout blind?

Postby bandchaser » Wed Dec 26, 2012 10:13 pm

The Avery stuff is good and if you tie it down good it will last multiple seasons in the back of the truck and really helps breakup any siloutte more than anything. It's cheap and easy and can't hurt, so why not. I recommend getting the multi colored stuff (green, gold and brown,) it makes it easier to adapt when the birds move. But definately touch it up with natural stuff from where you are hunting that day.
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Re: Brushing a layout blind?

Postby Nerdwick » Thu Dec 27, 2012 4:08 am

Vincentpa:

That layout looks great!!! How much raffia did it take to do that?

And Im i getting it right that you attach that fencing to the layout using velcro, and just roll it up when you're done? If so can you add some pics of how you have the velcro on the layout and where you have it on the blind?

Thanks In Advance

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Re: Re: Brushing a layout blind?

Postby vincentpa » Thu Dec 27, 2012 11:22 am

Nerdwick wrote:Vincentpa:

That layout looks great!!! How much raffia did it take to do that?

And Im i getting it right that you attach that fencing to the layout using velcro, and just roll it up when you're done? If so can you add some pics of how you have the velcro on the layout and where you have it on the blind?

Thanks In Advance

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No velcro on the layout. I use the velcro to secure the end of the plastic fence to itself when I roll it up. Velcro isn't needed to attach the blind to the boat. I just unrolled it over the boat. I used about 7 pounds of grass. It takes a lot because when the grass gets wet, it loses its fluff. The grass is attached to the plastic fence with zip ties. I like thus concept because it's quick to set up and take down.

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Re: Brushing a layout blind?

Postby bobalong » Sat Dec 29, 2012 10:49 pm

I use a ghille blanket and then blend in with natural from whatever field I am in.
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