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Has anyone made themselves a chair that they can sit in with their waiders on?

I've thought of spray painting a lawn chair- but the verbal abuse I'd take when I lift that out of the canoe might not be worth it.

Has anyone rigged anything up?

Thanks!

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take a piece of pipe 3-4ft long (depending on depth of mud in your area +or- some) drive into the ground until stable. take another piece just larger in dia to slip over pipe#1 drill holes through both walls of pipe in a line up the pipe from about 2inches from bottom up a foot. pipe #2 should be about 2ft long. at end oppisite holes attach a piece of plywood 5x9in or to fit. now slip over pipe#1 and insert a pin to adjust height to fit you. you should be able to wiggle #1 enought to remove from ground when done. or Cabellas sells a tule seat that is the same thing
 

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screw a couple of treesteps into a tree and just hook your suspenders over them. :laughing:
 

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If the water is froze you can just sit on the edge of the ice. Just make sure it is thick enough and don't get too comfortable. The other day I was a little too relaxed and suddenly heard a loud crack, next thing you know, I was sittin in the water. Luckily it was only about 2 feet deep and I didn't get too wet.
 

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get a milk crate that seems to work real well, just make sure you spray paint it first. they make 2 different sizes so you can change your depth.
 

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Go ahead and try the spray painted lawn chair and don't mind the abuse,if It works you can tell your tormenters what to do with themselves :toofunny: After all,nothing ventured nothing gained :thumbsup: .
 

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i take my matress and a nice pillow. i also like to bring a generater for my electric blanket :getdown: why dont you just stand up
 

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Get some 3" pvc pipe and a cap for the bottom so the mud doesn't pack into the pipe and weigh 10 pounds at the end of the day. For the seat get a plastic flange that slips over the pipe and you screw a piece of plywood to and throw some padding and an old camo shirt over the pad and you got yourself a bonified huntin seat. 15 dollars. Mine even swivels. I used the top of my Evans Bucket seat I use for dove hunting.
 

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AND U CAN ALWAYS USE A DEAD TREE LOG OR TAKE A FEW AND STACK THEM UP OR U COULD TRY SITTIN ON THE GROUND IF IT AINT TO COLD FOR UR BUZZUM :thumbsup:
 

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I used to try and find anything to sit on. By about 10am your rear end hurts like hell. I used a seat towards the end of last year and will now always carry one. I always hunt marshes and the water's only around 18" deep. I use to kneel but after a few minutes in the mud you can't turn or get up fast enough. Give it a try you won't be dissapointed.
 

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If your hunting from a blind why not make a bench? drive 4 y branches in the ground so two at each end face one another then place a branch across each of these then cut and place poles across these vola you have a bench that only cost a few minutes of your time. Nothing to carry but an axe or small saw. :thumbsup:

Keep the sport alive take a kid hunting/fishing.
 

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After two back surgeries in the last 6-years I do a lot to keep comfortable when hunting. I like the bucket. I use one of those extra tall ones you get commercial paint and other products in. You can load it up with extra stuff on the way out or ducks on the way back. When I get set up and organized I just fill it up part way with water and it won't pop up out of the water when you get up. I have one of those swivel bucket seats on it.

If we hunt a spot a lot and have the cover where a blind is not needed we sink a couple of 4x4's in the mud and nail a 2x4 on each side horizontal and top it with a 2x8 or scraps of plywood. You can seat a couple of hunters and put some hooks on the post to hang your gun or extra stuff.

In the timber I like to use my trophy chair that straps on a tree. These things are great for timber hunting ducks, for deer hunting, and turkey hunting. You can even use it on an elevated platform or hang it just inches above the ground for turkey hunting. Use it for a camp chair if you're next to a tree. Very useful and lightweight seat also quiet, no moving parts.
 

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Nah, never did that in my life, but I do have some friends who paint furniture for outdoor use. If you happen to live in California, give them a call :) But seriously, why don't just buy one that is already painted? :hammer:
 

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Regular old bar stool. Not the padded steal ones at the VFW, the wooden ones that are about 36" tall. They stick in the mud and the bars at the bottom keep them from sinking into the sheet. Garage sales are a good spot to pick up some. I spent the money on a marsh seat though, just to save the room.
 

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Fifteen years ago, I bought a folding hunting seat to use in the marsh. It had 4 steel legs which made it easy to lengthen the legs 4" to keep my butt out of the water and to make it easier to stand up to shoot. Last year, after many repairs/reinforcements I finally retired it (it rusted like crazy). I purchased a new, aluminum-framed chair from Gander Mt. this summer and, learning from my experience with the original seat (and the modifications made to it over the years), turned it into a mad marsh seat.
It weighs about three pounds and is easily carried in my boat, then set up in the tules. It is used in conjuction with a holder made of wood that spikes into the mud in front of the seat that holds my blind bad and gun. Makes it real easy to put out decoys and have quick access to shells, snacks, binos, etc. while keeping it all out of the water.
The main advantage of the hunting seat is that it has a back on it. Sure is nice to be able to lean back against something during those long afternoons waiting for the evening flight. Believe me, it makes a difference.
 

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thaner said:
After two back surgeries in the last 6-years I do a lot to keep comfortable when hunting. I like the bucket. I use one of those extra tall ones you get commercial paint and other products in. You can load it up with extra stuff on the way out or ducks on the way back. When I get set up and organized I just fill it up part way with water and it won't pop up out of the water when you get up. I have one of those swivel bucket seats on it.

If we hunt a spot a lot and have the cover where a blind is not needed we sink a couple of 4x4's in the mud and nail a 2x4 on each side horizontal and top it with a 2x8 or scraps of plywood. You can seat a couple of hunters and put some hooks on the post to hang your gun or extra stuff.

In the timber I like to use my trophy chair that straps on a tree. These things are great for timber hunting ducks, for deer hunting, and turkey hunting. You can even use it on an elevated platform or hang it just inches above the ground for turkey hunting. Use it for a camp chair if you're next to a tree. Very useful and lightweight seat also quiet, no moving parts.
Thaner - A "trophy chair that straps on a tree"? I'm very interested in this concept - got any pictures or know where I can get one?
 

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Here's a stool I made years ago and a later version just a couple of years ago. I added the velcro straps to keep ol' Mallard Muncher from dunking my shotgun while I put out the dekes. I called it my "Pamlico Point" Marsh Stool after the State Impoundment I used to hunt frequently in the 80's.





 
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