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Duck Wagon

Postby ko1featherweigh » Thu Oct 31, 2013 1:02 am

After Hunting on a refuge the first time found out carrying 2 dozen decoys on my back sucks. had an old wagon sitting around decided to turn it in to a duck wagon. so far i painted it going to add a gun holder next. Any ideas on how else to improve on the wagon?
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Re: Duck Wagon

Postby kasey200 » Thu Oct 31, 2013 7:53 am

great idea! carrying deeks, mojo, gun, ammo, coffee, ect cam be a bit cumbersome at times.
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Re: Duck Wagon

Postby Dep6 » Thu Oct 31, 2013 7:58 am

Sweet, used to put everything in the decoy bag and tote it, great idea!! :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Re: Duck Wagon

Postby Drakenstien » Thu Oct 31, 2013 9:20 am

Maybe a bar underneath it so when you drag it over trees the back wheels don't hang up, mojo stick holders out off pvc,or just rubber straps. If you really want to get into it, lowering the bed would be a good idea so it will have a lower center of gravity and less chance of rolling over. Just a though


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Re: Duck Wagon

Postby TEXMEX » Wed Nov 06, 2013 11:12 am

Ko1. i have similar, but mine is a larger garden cart. trial by error .1st get a piece of hard plastic of some sort run from the front of the wagon to the rear underneath from nose to tail. Im sure you will encounter mud at one point, it acts like a sled/wagon in one.Then i took the cargo net out of my wifes jeep to hold evrything in,has the little hooks that just go under the edges. that way your not looking back the whole time or dragging that straggler decoy.... :thumbsup:
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Re: Duck Wagon

Postby TROB » Sat Nov 09, 2013 10:45 pm

Just wait til you hit mud...it will weigh 14,000 pounds.

2 dozen decoys? What's that weigh, 30-40 pounds maybe? Hit the gym Peewee
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Re: Duck Wagon

Postby wanapasaki » Sat Nov 09, 2013 11:55 pm

TROB wrote:Just wait til you hit mud...it will weigh 14,000 pounds.

2 dozen decoys? What's that weigh, 30-40 pounds maybe? Hit the gym Peewee


LOL, apparently you haven't hunted too many refuges. 2 miles is a long way to walk in waders with shells, water, snacks and a couple dozen decoys... The cart is a great idea. I have one too. Works out awesome. I get 3-12 slotted bags in there and 3 spinners. Works great :beer:
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Re: Duck Wagon

Postby Trent_Rivers » Sat Nov 09, 2013 11:59 pm

A harness for a couple duck dogs. Let em sled ya in like the Inuit.


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Re: Duck Wagon

Postby TROB » Sun Nov 10, 2013 10:51 pm

wanapasaki wrote:
TROB wrote:Just wait til you hit mud...it will weigh 14,000 pounds.

2 dozen decoys? What's that weigh, 30-40 pounds maybe? Hit the gym Peewee


LOL, apparently you haven't hunted too many refuges. 2 miles is a long way to walk in waders with shells, water, snacks and a couple dozen decoys... The cart is a great idea. I have one too. Works out awesome. I get 3-12 slotted bags in there and 3 spinners. Works great :beer:


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Re: Duck Wagon

Postby ko1featherweigh » Mon Nov 11, 2013 11:09 pm

TEXMEX you have a picture of the plastic thing-a-ma-bob? i can't picture it. Thanks for the cargo net idea just put one on the cart.
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Re: Duck Wagon

Postby THETANK01 » Mon Nov 11, 2013 11:12 pm

Motor and steering wheel?
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Re: Duck Wagon

Postby clacy1 » Mon Dec 23, 2013 3:04 pm

Black plastic rod holders mounted to the outside to put you mojo in. You can leave the wings on. Just make sure the holder has a slot cut down the side (1-2 inches) and you mojo stake will fit in there and stay put without the decoy rolling back and forth. cuts down on set up time.
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Re: Duck Wagon

Postby bowb22 » Wed Apr 23, 2014 3:42 pm

Thoes huge plastic hollow floating wheels. Make it float over water also then.
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Re: Duck Wagon

Postby _chasecarson123 » Thu Apr 24, 2014 5:56 pm

Put thinner wheels on it. Those will collect tons and tons of mud in the rainy season. You'll leave it on the side of the levee wishing you packed your decs on your back.


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Re: Duck Wagon

Postby marsh water » Tue Jul 01, 2014 6:50 am

the steering wheel and motor was my thought too.Texas mud is great for walking in. :lol3: I saw two idiots take the big trash containers like street collectors use and fill them full of dekes and guns and stuff and drag it across a mud flat. The wheels are solid plastic and about 6'' dia. Halfway across they left them and carried their stuff. May still be there. That duck wagon is a good idea. Ron Gould has one behind a mountain bike he uses on roads it looks like.
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Re: Duck Wagon

Postby smhclason » Thu Sep 18, 2014 10:16 pm

screw some pvc pipe vertical on the back and just slide your spinners in the pvc w/ the stake attached. Saves time and keeps em from gettin banged around
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Re: Duck Wagon

Postby aunt betty » Sat Sep 20, 2014 5:43 pm

You need a bike lock or someone will be hauling their stuff out in your wagon, never to be seen again. Been there, done that.
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Re: Duck Wagon

Postby Eureka » Wed Oct 01, 2014 2:40 pm

Was wondering if anyone had ever tried putting that rustoleum never wet stuff on the bottom of a sled? Sometimes when were draging them through mud and such it gets really sticky and heavy fast. I figure that with the never wet itll never stick to it in the first place. Any thoughts?
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Re: Duck Wagon

Postby Duck Diver » Sun Oct 05, 2014 9:10 am

We used a wagon from tractor supply or something last year. The tires were so cheap that half the trips we took it on ended w/ flats. Poke thru via briars.


Maybe your tires are better rubber. If not bring some fix a flat....

You think carrying all that crap sux, carry it + drag a wagon w/ 1-2 flat tires....
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Re: Duck Wagon

Postby WarrenG » Mon Oct 27, 2014 10:08 am

Me and a friend recently bought a garden Wagon from tractor supply. It is big enough to fit 3 slot bags in , and we plan on putting gun holders on the side. I'm interested to see how it turns out.
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Re: Duck Wagon

Postby kasey200 » Wed Oct 29, 2014 3:46 pm

I took a Rubbermaid lawn trailer and gave it a shot of spray paint and a set of mountain bike wheels. I also built a handle for it that I use when I remove the trailer tongue. It works very well. I can put blind bags, 2 dozen decoys, two shotguns, and 2 layout blinds in it no prob.

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