Ideas on what to do with styrofoam dekes?

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  1. LA in ATL

    LA in ATL New Member

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    C43A64FD-6882-4C84-B91A-94C53DC70F6C.jpeg I’ve bought 14 styrofoam Carry-lite decoys (stamped Milwaukee Wisconsin) and don’t know what species to make them? I may try mallard hens and gadwalls. Probably make 4 or 5 ruddy ducks since we see them here in Ga.
    These are so light they should dance in the slightest breeze. I’ve had success restle coating divers and may try that process with these because they seem fragile. Any ideas are welcome.
    A0BD6BDE-65DB-4BB0-8AFB-7508725AF794.jpeg Ringbill, thanks for the last year- thought I’d ask again.

    Thanks.
    Lou in Atl
     
  2. WHUP ! Hen

    WHUP ! Hen Elite Refuge Member

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    Those look like paper mache to me, either way I would Restle coat them.
     
  3. Tuleman

    Tuleman Elite Refuge Member

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    They are foam decoys, and since they don't look much like any particular species, you can paint them any way you like. How about painting each decoy a different specie??
     
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  4. duckbuster5901

    duckbuster5901 Senior Refuge Member

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    There is a growing mkt. for old factory decoys of that vintage and earlier. I would just hold on to them and make a little money down the rd. on them. Lots of good looking factory decoys out there now and plenty of deals around if you need dekes.
     
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