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herters decoys

Postby bkunderwood » Sun Nov 27, 2005 5:39 pm

Hunted a public Sat in N.C. used GHG and G&H decoys. The sun was bright and wind light out of N.E. Birds seem to flare off the decoys could'nt figure why till I walked out and seen the glare on the decoys. Said all of this to ask thinking of buying some of herters burlap decoys in widgeon and pintail for coastal impoundments any advise on herters or any other manf. Or am I just wasting my time. Shot a few birds before the sun got up.
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Postby Smackaduck » Sun Nov 27, 2005 7:10 pm

Green heads shine in the sun.
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Postby texan68 » Sun Nov 27, 2005 9:20 pm

I don't have a problem with my GHG or G&H. I would say there was something wrong with yer layout.
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Postby DUKHTR » Mon Nov 28, 2005 9:18 am

I like a sheen to the decoys - that's what real life feather oils provide - I do not gloss my decoys, but a swipe of armor-all is a great way to make a plastic's head shine a bit and use the irredescent colors of the paints....on my own heads I always use a little bit of Golden's interference green (fine) in the paint scheme of a drake mallard's head
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Postby ISHOOTDIVERS » Tue Nov 29, 2005 8:19 am

Me too, nothing like the look of the irrodescent paints
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Postby TommyToeDrag » Tue Nov 29, 2005 8:29 am

what kind of decoys are those IShootDivers? They look really nice.
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Postby Citori12 » Tue Nov 29, 2005 11:26 am

Sometimes ducks do not decoy well regardless. However I use g&h and GHG decoys and if I am not decoying birds something else is wrong. Decoys should not reflect light like mirrors but should be bright and visible from distance.
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Postby ISHOOTDIVERS » Tue Nov 29, 2005 1:48 pm

Tommy those are ISHOOTDIVER'S decoys, part of my personally collection I made for my layout rig :getdown:
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