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Bigfoot Floater Heads?

Postby NWiowaCutinGreen » Sun Mar 25, 2007 2:58 am

I have heard that putting the Bigfoot floater heads on is a pain in the ***. I have never owned any Bigfoot decoys and was just wondering what you guys thought? I have bought some GHG floaters, but I am interested in the Bigfoot floaters and was wondering how much of a pain it would be to have to attach and unattach a dz of the Bigfoot’s on every hunt. I am planning on storing them in a 6-sloted full body bag.

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Postby Erik Olsen » Sun Mar 25, 2007 10:12 am

ull be fine its final approach that is really hard but i dont take my heads off so i like the f/a's
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Postby Braidwood Hunter » Wed Apr 04, 2007 1:31 pm

Yeah it's a pain putting the heads on them... we just leave ours on for the season. They are some good looking floaters though.
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Postby killer0009 » Wed Apr 04, 2007 4:35 pm

Yea they are a pain in the ***. They are weird how they screw on but they really dont!
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Postby Deeks » Tue Aug 14, 2007 12:40 pm

They can be a pain when you first put them on... but there meant to go on and stay on for good.

Take your head and run it under some hot soapy water and they'll slide right on... once there on you can pick up your decoys by them, swing them around, toss them out of your boat by the heads.... whatever, they won't come off.

You can remove them if you really need to but you shouldn't have to. I keep mine in an Avery full motion bag all year long with the heads on they fit just fine.
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Postby quackerkiller » Wed Aug 15, 2007 10:40 am

there a pain the first time but after that your set i put a dozen bigfoot floaters in avery honker bag and they fit nicely with the heads on so there would be the problem of removing them.
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Postby NWiowaCutinGreen » Thu Aug 16, 2007 12:23 am

I just decided to go with Avery Life size deks and oversize deks, it worked alot better than having to mess aroudn with the big foots. The avery life size floaters are tough as nails...
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Postby quackerkiller » Thu Aug 16, 2007 9:21 am

yea but if weight is a problem then you should do other wise because the avery lifesize are twice as heavy as the foots and then foots are bigger. Just another thought
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Postby DuckMN » Tue Oct 23, 2007 6:34 pm

They are a royal pain but its all worth it, and once you get the idea its not that bad. The first three are really frustrating.
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Postby Cupped-n-Committed » Wed Oct 24, 2007 5:52 am

Hot water makes the plastic soft and they go one. With out the hot water it's impossible.
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Re: Bigfoot Floater Heads?

Postby Lcso61 » Tue Nov 06, 2012 11:59 pm

They are not fun, definately need the warm water and soap to put on but once on they are not going to fall off. Probably took me five minutes to realize they were not going on without it and then another 5 minutes to actually do it they way they recommend. Your post makes it sound like you plan on removing the heads each hunt? This will not be the case with these dekes, it even says on the box that they recommend leaving them on once installed. They are great looking dekes abd do not leak like many others. You would be better off to either leave the heads on and transport in a slotted bag but if removable heads are really important to you than I would strongly recomment another brand.
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Re: Bigfoot Floater Heads?

Postby noweil » Thu Nov 08, 2012 7:31 pm

Once you put the heads on your Big Foot floaters you are not supposed to remove them. I have put the heads on plenty of Big Foot floaters. I never used hot water, I just made sure they were warm. Most heads go on fine. If you have a head that won't fit over the post they mount on, just make the hole in the head bigger with a knife. Just trim around the edge of the hole.
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Re: Bigfoot Floater Heads?

Postby dakotashooter2 » Fri Nov 09, 2012 2:19 pm

Most of the time decoys with removable heads are not made that way for our convinience but to reduce packing and shipping cost for the manufacturer. It can also eliminate some molding problems depending on the process.
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