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Re: Duck Xpress - My Boat Blind Project

Postby barenn » Wed Jan 04, 2012 6:21 pm

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Re: Duck Xpress - My Boat Blind Project

Postby ZMan079 » Thu Oct 11, 2012 10:11 pm

i wanted to get these up sooner, but I've so busy prepping for the season, that I have not had a chance. I 'm finally in a holding pattern, so here is my updated version for 2012:

I've added a flip top to the center, so that I can get more vertical sky. I have it set so it is adjustable, but not flip open before shooting. Initial testing it seems to work well. I have also added a second Dog opening in case I'm hunting with one of buddies who has a pooch too, or if a set up location allows me better access from one side or the other. I also installed mounts for seats when in hunting mode, and added 2 small openings between each seat about the size of a quarter in the front to allow for the Jerk Rig operation from any seat. My foglights were to be mounted by now, but I just recently got metal and I have not had a chance to bend. I am hoping to do that over the next few days. I was hoping to do the Raffia Grass this year, but that project will wait until 2013.

here are some pics:

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Side view of flip top design I added on
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Angled Front View of flip top design I added on
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Full Open Front View with first 2 layers of material re-attached
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Top Open Front View with first 2 layers of material re-attached
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Full Open Front View with all layers of material re-attached
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Enjoy,
John
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Re: Duck Xpress - My Boat Blind Project

Postby carolinagreenhead » Fri Oct 12, 2012 6:34 am

I love that blind. The way you made it is more unique. Nice job.
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Re: Duck Xpress - My Boat Blind Project

Postby ZMan079 » Fri Oct 12, 2012 7:56 am

carolinagreenhead wrote:I love that blind. The way you made it is more unique. Nice job.


Carolina,

Thanks so much for the Kudos!!! Without everyone's knowledge and inspiration on here it would have never came to life.

Here are some shots from our Norther Opener Last Weekend:

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Looking out Front
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Looking to the right
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Dog giving me the look for repeatedly missing birds....LOL
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Thanks,
John
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