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Snow cover idea

Postby brampus » Fri Dec 20, 2013 5:29 am

I bought a plastic covered painters drop cloth for under 30 dollars. I draped it over my TDB and cut out the cockpit.
The color is just off white and not shiny.

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I was thinking about spray painting some flat black lines to break up all the white.

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Let me know what you think.

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Re: Snow cover idea

Postby Citori16 » Fri Dec 20, 2013 7:04 am

That looks about perfect, 'cept for the wrinkles. I have used Walmart bed sheets for ground blinds, but they tend to get heavy with moisture. Is it noisy at all?
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Re: Snow cover idea

Postby toolmaker » Sat Dec 21, 2013 3:03 pm

I used the clear plastic many years ago to try and make a marsh layout blend into open water, one problem I found was keeping the plasric tight.... you may need to add weights to the outer edges of your "cover" to keep them taught and down....otherwise a little breeze is going to have it flopping too much

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Re: Snow cover idea

Postby cedar creek sam » Wed Dec 25, 2013 6:36 pm

You can also use the German snow camo ponchos easily. Have draped them over a TDB when there was snow in the background with good effect. Can also use them in snow blinds when there's lots of snow. They fit over your regular hunting wear so you stay warm and hidden. Just found a 5 pack for $18, so they're around and economical it appears.
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Re: Snow cover idea

Postby O2Fsh » Thu Jan 02, 2014 6:15 pm

I use an old Jeep cover a friend gave me several years ago. Need a piece?

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Re: Snow cover idea

Postby John Sojka » Sun Jan 19, 2014 12:32 pm

Nice idea how are you keeping it from moving??
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Re: Snow cover idea

Postby brampus » Sun Jan 19, 2014 6:20 pm

John right now I'm holding the top with some small hand clamps and letting the tarp hang down into the water. This isn't the best way since it collects ice. Next year I'm going to try attaching it to the grass rail or weighing it down some how.


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