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Anyone have/use these??

Postby sstermer » Tue Jul 02, 2013 7:20 pm

Just curious if anyone has or uses any of these.

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I had two dozen given to me by a buddy from work a few years back. They have come in handy a few times as fillers or when I go mobile. These are next to get painted this summer. I am not even sure what brand they are. :fingerhead:
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Re: Anyone have/use these??

Postby Mouthful-of-feathers » Tue Jul 02, 2013 8:12 pm

If those are foam shells, most likely Feather flex. I have few goose. Mine need painted also.
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Re: Anyone have/use these??

Postby sstermer » Tue Jul 02, 2013 8:52 pm

Yeah, they are foam....the head comes off too. The are lite as hell and can jamb them into a little bag. They are not the most realistic things but work for the few times a year I use them.
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Re: Anyone have/use these??

Postby callinfowl » Fri Jul 05, 2013 2:21 am

Heck they work awesome for hike in hunts if there isn't much wind.
Those need to be repainted ,but in all honesty they are huntable as they are.
I would take 4 dozen feather flex decoys over a dozen fullcurls if I was hunting large water.
For small pot holes I would take a dozen or less full curls every time. :yes:
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Re: Anyone have/use these??

Postby sstermer » Fri Jul 05, 2013 9:33 am

I am going to repaint them. I think I may paint the second dozen of them into divers, blue bills maybe since I rarely use the second dozen and am looking into adding some divers to my arsenal.
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Re: Anyone have/use these??

Postby sstermer » Mon Jul 08, 2013 5:23 pm

I have all the drakes painted for the first dozen, didn't turn out too bad.

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I had to darken the grey as it looked almost white when it dried. Not too bad.
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Re: Anyone have/use these??

Postby mudpack » Tue Jul 09, 2013 3:44 pm

sstermer wrote:I have all the drakes painted for the first dozen, didn't turn out too bad.
I had to darken the grey as it looked almost white when it dried. Not too bad.


I'm curious what you used for a paint pattern?
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Re: Anyone have/use these??

Postby sstermer » Tue Jul 09, 2013 8:26 pm

I have several different decoys made and painted from other manufacturer's.....just used them as a guide along with the general outline of how they were painted to begin with. The paint I bought from reel wings, it's the UV stuff. I really like most of it but I did tint the grey a bit darker as it looked white when dry. It was really kinda difficult to make it look great given that your only working with 1/2 a decoy.
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Re: Anyone have/use these??

Postby sstermer » Thu Jul 11, 2013 6:42 pm

The hens, turned out OK but I tried a few things and decided that this was it.

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Turned the second dozen into divers.

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