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Re: Duck Boats

Postby threedogs » Sun Sep 15, 2013 2:53 pm

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Re: Duck Boats

Postby coulterville33 » Sun Sep 15, 2013 4:26 pm

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Re: Duck Boats

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Re: Duck Boats

Postby SWAMPMAN2 » Sun Sep 15, 2013 5:12 pm

Yes there is a cover I make them out of ghillie old vet works best
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Re: Duck Boats

Postby Legband#1 » Sun Sep 15, 2013 6:13 pm

You did a great job on this swampman well thought out nice job.
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Re: Duck Boats

Postby rds0523 » Mon Sep 16, 2013 4:28 pm

Here was my project I started back in December and finished last month. 14ft Lowe flat bottom with Avery Quickset and about 16 pounds of raffia & shredded burlap, along with raffia runner on flip top rails to close overhead gap.
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Re: Duck Boats

Postby Legband#1 » Mon Sep 16, 2013 4:39 pm

Looks good, bet you can't wait to try it out
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Re: Duck Boats

Postby sparelink » Wed Sep 18, 2013 11:21 am

Here is mine. It is an old smoker craft hull. Floats in 6-8 inch of water when loaded with just gear.

Here it is with the old motor and no blind
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Re: Duck Boats

Postby QuackerSmacker498 » Wed Sep 18, 2013 11:43 am

California Delta Dreaming!!!! Can't wait for the opener.
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Re: Duck Boats

Postby Cajunwannabe » Wed Sep 18, 2013 8:37 pm

Homemade rig. Boat and motor. Lo pro and it'll kill.

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Re: Duck Boats

Postby Legband#1 » Wed Sep 18, 2013 9:56 pm

Well I said this was going to be next years project , but I'm as antsy as a coon in a cage.
So I cleaned it out took all the ropes off and. Started making a punch list and I thought it would be fun to chronicle the journey with pictures so here go's
1. New motor 25-35 hp
2. It has a few leaks so its JB weld time
3. It has a modified Avery popup blind that needs to be remodeled and braced.
4. I need to add a rain top so you can hunt with out a wet suit
5. Replace the plywood floor an seal it
6. Install a motor lift for shallow running I don't think it would Handel a mudd motor
7. Some new netting and brush panels
8. Sand and paint
9. Rewire boat and trailer with back up lights and lights in the blind
10. Rework the bearings and done.
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Re: Duck Boats

Postby NWiowaCutinGreen » Fri Sep 27, 2013 4:26 pm

1644 Jon Boat with Hyper Drive Mud Buddy - SkyBuster Blind

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1650 Waterfowler, Outboard and Avery Quick Set Blind

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1848 Jon, Outboard front control console, Hard-sided Aluminum blind with conduit framing

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1860 Riveted Jon, Outboard with front control console, hard-sided aluminum blind with aluminum frame

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1860 Alumacraft welded hull - console will be run to front, and hard side blind will be built this winter - like boat above

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Re: Duck Boats

Postby Legband#1 » Sun Dec 15, 2013 9:52 pm

[quote="LSUduckslayer"]Here's my ol'' trusty dusty


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Your blind blends really well , you don't see that very often , your color tones are excellent for the background
I get guys asking me to check out their set ups all the time and inevitably at least part of the reason the ducks won't work them or flare is blind concealment.
The amazing thing is I explain the problem and they disagree , they can't see it , it looks good to them .
More often than not they convince themselfs it's something else and don't change it.

This is a pick of one of my spots.
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Re: Duck Boats

Postby T Man » Sun Dec 15, 2013 10:06 pm

Heres my trash can.

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Re: Duck Boats

Postby roughneck1860 » Thu Dec 19, 2013 12:11 pm

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Re: Duck Boats

Postby assateague » Fri Dec 20, 2013 10:07 pm

My hybrid

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In its natural environment



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Re: Duck Boats

Postby t_baker » Fri Dec 20, 2013 10:22 pm

My stealth 1200 I picked up a week ago. Added a little more grass tonight.

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Re: Duck Boats

Postby 18javelin » Sat Dec 21, 2013 6:27 am

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Re: Duck Boats

Postby Legband#1 » Sat Dec 21, 2013 8:39 am

[quote="assateague"]My hybrid

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In its natural

I that's a cool looking rig , you do brush over it correct ?
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Re: Duck Boats

Postby BigWater EH » Sat Dec 21, 2013 3:06 pm

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I never took any blind-build photos, but it's all 1" EMT pipe with access hatches on both sides plus drop down doors on the top. Will shoot 4 with room for the dog.

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Re: Duck Boats

Postby Legband#1 » Sat Dec 21, 2013 4:10 pm

BigWater EH wrote:Image

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I never took any blind-build photos, but it's all 1" EMT pipe with access hatches on both sides plus drop down doors on the top. Will shoot 4 with room for the dog.

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Sweet boat and blind , I would love to see the frame work.
Your set up blends in extremely well to the habitat your hunting ,
I have no doubt you can kill ducks out of that.
Well Done. :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Re: Duck Boats

Postby BigWater EH » Sat Dec 21, 2013 4:41 pm

Legband#1 wrote:
BigWater EH wrote:Image

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I never took any blind-build photos, but it's all 1" EMT pipe with access hatches on both sides plus drop down doors on the top. Will shoot 4 with room for the dog.

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Sweet boat and blind , I would love to see the frame work.
Your set up blends in extremely well to the habitat your hunting ,
I have no doubt you can kill ducks out of that.
Well Done. :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:


I'll get pics of the inside tomorrow and post them up. It's great for the first year prototype, I'd like to change up a few things next year to help visibility other than that it works well. Best part it all bolts on so when the season is over I'm headed to the landfill to scale it to see what it weighs, remove all the grass and then remove the metal frame.


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Re: Duck Boats

Postby WoodyWhiffingMG » Thu Dec 26, 2013 12:38 pm

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Re: Duck Boats

Postby Krete » Fri Dec 27, 2013 3:06 pm

Here's my diver rig: 20' Starcraft Mariner with a Mariner 90hp and a UFO layout. The boat has a blind as well, but I find we run the layout 95% of the time:

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Re: Duck Boats

Postby mudpack » Sat Dec 28, 2013 7:36 pm

NWiowaCutinGreen wrote:1644 Jon Boat with Hyper Drive Mud Buddy - SkyBuster Blind

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I have the same MudBuddy on my boat, and it's no Hyper Drive.
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