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Sold my goose decoys

Postby Ducks22 » Fri Jan 18, 2013 11:40 am

I got a wild hair this week and decided to put my goose decoys on Craigslist to try and upgrade the spread a little and I am out of room in the trailer to just go out and buy more. To my surprise 10 doz were gone in 3 days. After doing this I was curious if anyone else sells and upgrades decoys on a regular basis?
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Re: Sold my goose decoys

Postby therewillbeblood » Sun Jan 20, 2013 9:50 pm

did it this summer and they sold in a day. amazing what you can sell on there
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Re: Sold my goose decoys

Postby chasing the GREEN » Wed Mar 27, 2013 11:24 am

My brother and uncle have been doing that for a while to keep getting better quality decoys. I personally haven't, but that's because I am just building up my spread and don't have enough to sell any off, plus I only have been buying good ones so no real need yet.
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Re: Sold my goose decoys

Postby beretta24 » Wed Mar 27, 2013 9:47 pm

I have a buddy that has done it often. I find that while I keep adding to the numbers, 90% of my hunts don't require more than a couple dozen decoys. Has me thinking it might be time to start taking a different approach. I swear once you have accumulated a bunch of crap it almost adds stress trying to remember it all. I used to head out with a handful of shells, waders, coat, a call or two, and a dozen dekes. Shot a lot of birds then too.
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Re: Sold my goose decoys

Postby chasing the GREEN » Thu May 09, 2013 6:47 am

seems like it used to be easier to shoot a bunch of birds with low end stuff than it is now... or maybe Im just brainwashed by the high end stuff... either way, my goal for fields is to have 3-4 dzn ffd and maybe a dzn good shells to mix in. wont always use them all but I think that's enough for when a big spread is needed at least for the size of my hunting group.
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Re: Sold my goose decoys

Postby beretta24 » Fri May 10, 2013 5:12 pm

Don't underestimate silos....use em every year. They pack easy, and are way cheaper than a lot of full bodies.

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Re: Sold my goose decoys

Postby therewillbeblood » Sat May 11, 2013 10:38 am

never used silos but im a big fan of shells for the reason they pack easy. if you dont have a trailer, full bodies fill up a trcuk bed real fast.
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Re: Sold my goose decoys

Postby beretta24 » Sun May 12, 2013 6:41 am

The only big knock I have on silos is you need to bring a drill late season to make holes when the ground is frozen.

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Re: Sold my goose decoys

Postby goldfish » Sun May 12, 2013 9:51 am

You seriously drill? I figured a bar of rebar and a hammer could make a hole for the stakes, but I've never field hunted before

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Re: Sold my goose decoys

Postby beretta24 » Sun May 12, 2013 11:29 am

1 person with a cordless drill and 1 behind him with the dekes....only takes 1-2 secs per...way faster than a hammer

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Re: Sold my goose decoys

Postby Ducks22 » Mon May 13, 2013 7:12 am

Keeps you decoys in one peice also
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Re: Sold my goose decoys

Postby goldfish » Tue May 14, 2013 7:04 pm

You use a mason bit or anything? What happens when you hit a rock?
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Re: Sold my goose decoys

Postby beretta24 » Tue May 14, 2013 8:11 pm

I've used mason bits...work well. Never had an issue with rocks, but also never tried to do anything with the bit after.
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Re: Sold my goose decoys

Postby Gooseband » Sat Jul 06, 2013 12:33 pm

just threw some of mine up on craigslist looking to upgrade also I usually like to do it every 3 or 4 years.
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Re: Sold my goose decoys

Postby goldfish » Sat Jul 06, 2013 9:14 pm

Watchu got for sale? Throw the link in here

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Re: Sold my goose decoys

Postby Gooseband » Sun Jul 07, 2013 9:26 am

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Re: Sold my goose decoys

Postby goldfish » Sun Jul 07, 2013 11:09 am

Just curious because I don't know, do the shells have stakes, or maybe you don't have but do they make stakes for those?

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Re: Sold my goose decoys

Postby Gooseband » Sun Jul 07, 2013 11:21 am

yes the shells did come with stakes but i never used them. im not sure even how many they came with but im sure I have them some where.
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Re: Sold my goose decoys

Postby MinnesotaBornKiller » Wed Jul 31, 2013 9:35 pm

Anyone interested in selling any old deeks of any kind I'm Intersted message me! I mean any old ones
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