DSD decoy cleaning

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  1. stevena198301

    stevena198301 Elite Refuge Member

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    You'll def need that second one, for when I show up unannounced down there. :l :nutz
     
  2. Glades Ranger

    Glades Ranger Elite Refuge Member

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    Remember, motor vehicles on numbered roads only! Some Pennsylvania hunters busted my setup when they rolled down in the truck with trailer. Sheesh!
     
  3. stevena198301

    stevena198301 Elite Refuge Member

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    Do the DSDs come with a carry bag? My Avian-Xs did. Never needed to clean them, since they are either in the bag, or on the stake out of the dirty stuff.
     
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    Squaller Elite Refuge Member

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    Yes the DSD comes with a bag (very similar to Avian X decoys).

    I believe he is thinking about something that would provide better movement in the insert hole...

    When looking for a jake, I actually went to Avain X... The price and weight were both issues for me when looking at the DSD's, and currently the Deception decoys...

    I actually think that the DSD hen looks better than the Avian, but I think that the Avian jake looks very good... The Avian's have far better motion with a bit of breeze as well.
     
  5. iawaterfowler

    iawaterfowler Elite Refuge Member

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    A DSD Jake is like a spinner for ducks.
     
  6. stevena198301

    stevena198301 Elite Refuge Member

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    I think the same is true of the Avian-X. I've had good luck over mine. If a bird sees it, he's been a dead bird.
     
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    iawaterfowler Elite Refuge Member

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    I used to have Avian X's. The problem that I have was that toms would puncture it when they were spurring it. I think it worked just as well as the DSD jake though. They hated both of them.
     
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    stevena198301 Elite Refuge Member

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    Unless it's a jake, I don't give him time to puncture it, usually. I know what them spurs can do to it. :no
     
  9. Calvalhntr1

    Calvalhntr1 Elite Refuge Member

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    I use simple green on my goose decoys. Seems to work fine.
     
  10. DEC

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    I have never cleaned one of my DSD's. Most of them have dried turkey blood on them from shooting birds off of the tops of them. Chopping their heads with Magnus Bullheads makes for a bloody crime scene. The dried blood and battle scars on the decoys never seem to bother birds coming in to them though.

    I'd buy a DSD jake in your situation. That alone WILL increase how many toms and jakes you pull into the decoys.
     

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