New Avian X A-Frame Blind

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  1. txduckster

    txduckster Elite Refuge Member

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    Question.... How much do you think the cordura to cover that blind costs?

    I am betting I could build one out of emt and cover it with something for about 100 to 150.
     
  2. DeWayne Knight

    DeWayne Knight Elite Refuge Member

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    You Avian-X groupies better take a refresher on product knowledge 101 so you can get your field staff points. From the Avian-X website, (BOLD mine):

    "Avian X A-Frame Blind

    The ultimate in lightweight versatility! Redefining field mobility and portability. The new Avian-X A-Frame Blind offers the next best thing to total invisibility in marshes, fence lines, or waterways. Even open fields! Don't waste time searching for cover. Take it with you!"
     
  3. timber hunter

    timber hunter Elite Refuge Member

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    So does a bush or patch of tall grass. Shadow is only a factor if you're trying to hide your blind. You're not trying to hide an A-Frame.
     
  4. Trevor Shannahan

    Trevor Shannahan Elite Refuge Member

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    Ben, Jeff was on the foggy morning hunt in this video, in fact he cleaned up my crippled 3rd goose in that GoPro footage lol, so he can knows how well they work. We were in a chisel plowed field so no cover at all. It was a grind. Had many good hunts out of these bad boys.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GnCuJSlRdoE
     
  5. JM78

    JM78 Senior Refuge Member

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    Do you have any videos showing them in a chisel plowed field? Not doubting you, but would just like to see how well the blind was hidden.
     
  6. Ben Perez

    Ben Perez Elite Refuge Member

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    Good to know. I will be building my own and will want to see how it will work. Still toying with the idea of leaving the blind out there and letting the birds get used to it...kind of like deer and pop up blinds.
     
  7. Jeff Killian

    Jeff Killian Senior Refuge Member

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    Ben:

    That hunt was in a very short cornfield that was knocked down here.

    The last two years farmers around here are leveling the corn to kill a certain disease in the corn from what I was told. The corn might have been three inches high. Basically no cover to hide in at all.

    If We were not filming We could of had a seven man limit in the first hour or so.
     
  8. Jeff Killian

    Jeff Killian Senior Refuge Member

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    Took me awhile but here is the picture of the blind in the short cornfield and the results.

    Without filming it would have been an easy seven man limit day limit day.
     

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  9. Jeff Killian

    Jeff Killian Senior Refuge Member

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    And the results that morning. You can see, that field was FLAT.
     

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  10. Trevor Shannahan

    Trevor Shannahan Elite Refuge Member

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    You know, you are right. I remember there being part of the field being a chisel plowed because I walked through it. Looking at it again, we didn't have the blind in it, but it was mowed so still no cover
     

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