Camo for banded axe blind

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Camo for banded axe blind

Postby ozarktroutbum » Wed Oct 21, 2020 11:53 am

I'm trying to decide on an alternative to fast grass mats. Correct me if I'm wrong, but I just don't see them working well on one of these blinds since it collapses and does not fold like a scissor style blind.

I am well aware of the Camo Netting that is especially made for the axe blind, but I want something more realistic for open water.

I have thought about getting some custom made backing/netting and doing 100% raffia grass but I've never used it and I don't know if it will hold up or compress down well enough for storage in the boat.

Anyone have any ideas?
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Re: Camo for banded axe blind

Postby Fsbirdhouse » Fri Oct 23, 2020 11:20 am

Don't exactly know what you require for configuration on your blind, but if it's to go on a boat you might try Reed Fencing online at Wal Mart or Home Depot. 16' X 6'. cut with scissors and 4" wire cutters...easy! Super light weight. I have reed fencing I attached to hard frames, but it serves well to roll up right from the box and probably weighs about 15-18 pounds per length. I then Zip tie the local ditch bank grasses here for a perfect match.
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I often have my hard frame blinds out on the side of the garage for months at a time as I do minor upgrades and some repairs as well as re-grassing them between seasons.

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Re: Camo for banded axe blind

Postby Boatman » Sun Oct 25, 2020 5:31 am

If you're talkin about Open Water as in a diver hunt just a gray tarp will work fine they're stupid.

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