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flambeau duck dekes

Postby duckweed » Fri Jul 22, 2005 8:59 pm

i was just wondering if these dekes are worth it?


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Postby ks_waterfowler » Fri Jul 22, 2005 9:14 pm

When I saw them last year at Cabelas I didn't think they looked good at all. For that price I personally would get some Hotbuys.
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Postby Mallyard » Fri Jul 22, 2005 10:49 pm

four letter word.... C R A P...

Go with some hotbuys. There amazing.
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Postby kiwismakebetterhunters » Sat Jul 23, 2005 12:40 am

God you fellas get em cheap over there here those are $7 USD each
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Postby Gooseboy » Sat Jul 23, 2005 10:20 am

i hate flams!!!!!!! there U-G-L-Y!
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Postby huntmq1 » Sun Jul 24, 2005 1:30 am

Saw them at Wal-Mart today, $19.00 a dozen.
Not sure if they were weighted or not, but the same new duck design.
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Postby puddlerjumper » Mon Jul 25, 2005 11:22 pm

I bought flambeau duck decoys from macks pw once. Boy did I think I was getting a steal. I got RAILED. These decoys suck. Sure, the ducks may not notice 4"x4" patches of missing paint, but I sure do and I don't like it. I now plan on babying my next set of decoys. I have the old "Full Limit" style. I am going to punch some holes in the bottom and run dowel rods through them so I can use them as field decoys.
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Postby Mallyard » Mon Jul 25, 2005 11:53 pm

Puddle... go ghg... you won't regret it.

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Postby puddlerjumper » Mon Jul 25, 2005 11:57 pm

That's the plan baby, I'm waiting for the fall classic sale at basspro. I'm cleaning them out. :getdown: :getdown: :getdown: :getdown: :getdown: :salude: :salude: :salude: :salude: :salude:
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Postby cast-n-blast » Tue Jul 26, 2005 12:25 am

If you are set on these deekes, ****'s (Used to be Galyans), clears them out in mid to late Sept. $17.99/Doz.
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Postby duckweed » Tue Jul 26, 2005 7:01 pm

i decided to go with the ghg duck dekes. they are awesome. i love 'em.
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Postby puddlerjumper » Tue Jul 26, 2005 7:05 pm

Good decision!!!
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Postby Remington1187 » Sun Sep 18, 2005 11:21 pm

:toofunny: Flams look like smoething from the Looney Toons haha!
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Postby Cobra » Mon Sep 19, 2005 1:26 pm

20-25 years ago they were fine. Think they're using the same old molds and the painting of them has declined big time. Re-painted and used as a spread filler they may do OK, as a primary decoy, you can't do much better than the GHG.
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Postby texan68 » Mon Sep 19, 2005 4:26 pm

I agree..... I think if flam would go back to their classic molds, they would do better.
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Postby yellodog1 » Tue Sep 20, 2005 8:34 pm

They dont look good to me either, try the GHG full size or the hot buys.
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Postby greenster » Wed Sep 21, 2005 6:57 pm

Flambeau is the best buy in my opinion I can get them $14.00DZ they last long as I have had them, but I throw them away every 2 years any-way there very cheep, disposable and they work... period I’ve killed more ducks over flambeau probably more ducks over flambeau than upper 75% of duck hunters have killed period. As far a G&H There over priced, yes they look good but time ducks are close enough to see the pretty paint and detail there going to be dead any-ways. But this year ill be buying some Feather flex's from Mack’s this week end for $30Dz tired of carrying around 20lb of decoys ill carry around Two pounds this year.
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Postby super_mag » Wed Sep 21, 2005 8:23 pm

skrew plasticks if you want good decoys get some herters.
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Postby texan68 » Wed Sep 21, 2005 8:49 pm

greenster wrote:Flambeau is the best buy in my opinion I can get them $14.00DZ they last long as I have had them, but I throw them away every 2 years any-way there very cheep, disposable and they work... period I’ve killed more ducks over flambeau probably more ducks over flambeau than upper 75% of duck hunters have killed period. As far a G&H There over priced, yes they look good but time ducks are close enough to see the pretty paint and detail there going to be dead any-ways. But this year ill be buying some Feather flex's from Mack’s this week end for $30Dz tired of carrying around 20lb of decoys ill carry around Two pounds this year.


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Postby TXwaterfowler » Fri Sep 23, 2005 6:36 am

Ya I'll agree that they arent the best looking deak... but for the price on a dozen hell u cant go wrong. I use them put overall I'll take the Carry Lites all day long!
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Postby americanbreeze » Sun Oct 09, 2005 9:46 am

I`ve always hunted over the flams, and had awsome results as well as those blue days. Here lately I`ve been disapointed in the design and the cheap paint they have been using.
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Postby poacher » Wed Oct 12, 2005 7:42 am

I just bought some Flams last night at Cabelas. I looked at the HotBuys also. I opted for the Flams because they are a little bit larger...as far as color and all, if the ducks can see that, its the last thing they will see. The Flams were also 5 dollars cheaper. My strategy is to put out lots of cheap dekes and 1 nice MOJO...Cornfields....man, if a bunch of overturned cornstalks can act as dekes, than the Flams will certainly work! Concentrate on the quality of your call rather than the intricates and fine details of your dekes. The ducks can hear a nasty call much earlier than they can see missing paint.
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Postby texan68 » Wed Oct 12, 2005 10:00 am

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Postby Penguine » Wed Oct 12, 2005 10:08 am

What?!?!?! Flams suck? Then why the heck were the guys from the Highway Flyway show buying them? I thought those guys new everything. I mean hell, they drive a camo truck and were going to Canada to hunt ducks. :laughing: :laughing:
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