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Dr Swane

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I have the FA SUB. I've only ever hunted out of a Lucky Duck on a guide hunt and I can't really give feedback on how well it holds up.

Check out some videos on the FA. I like how it has pockets to hold brush better and you can use it as a panel blind in flat (or flat-ish) ground.



We hunted 2 FA blinds late winter, brand new, brushed in. The wind caught a side and racked the tubing/frame. We’ve had similar experiences with Altan. Lucky duck is sturdy, aframe is just a step down in overall rigidity of the lucky duck.

Aframes are easy to modify as well with shock cord or reinforce with flat stock.

Just sharing field experience.
 

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My only experience with blinds ( other than homemade) , was with a couple guys 2 years ago.
They have the tangle free panel blinds. ( use 2 together).
I was amazed at how easy to transport ( hauled on jet sled with rest of the gear, by ATV,)and easy to setup they were. Was fairly stable in the wind, and easy to brush in/conceal.

As was mentioned grass/brush in the overhead hole.
They we’re effective on my trip with those guys
 

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Thank you for the replies from experience.
 

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We hunt a 2 panel tangle free blinds and you can run 8 if you set it right. I use 4 top bars to tie together for wind stability. I like that I can adjust the angle for terrain if needed. Before I got to using the tangle free blind we ran a 25’ chicken wire and T post set up I truly believe the “A” matters to hide in the open not as important on a tree line. Snow goose hunted with a guide and used the Avain X its a nice blind for sure but seems like there is a lot to it. He had his set for the season so it was brushed with standing cedars in front and lots of saplings.
 

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ALPS -ALPHA WATERFOWL BLIND​

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Anyone have experience with the ALPS blind?
 

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We hunted 2 FA blinds late winter, brand new, brushed in. The wind caught a side and racked the tubing/frame. We’ve had similar experiences with Altan. Lucky duck is sturdy, aframe is just a step down in overall rigidity of the lucky duck.
Well that sucks to hear. Hopefully mine lasts.
 

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ALPS -ALPHA WATERFOWL BLIND​

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Anyone have experience with the ALPS blind?
$365 is the cheapest I’ve found it. Tax/ship not included.
There’s some comparable blinds I’ve seen from blind spot outdoors.

The avain is still $251 before tax/ship. I think it comes in around $285 with tax/ship.
 

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Been looking at this blind cause it has a doggie door. Doesn't seem to be too many blinds offered with the door.
I put mine outside the end I'm sitting on. In her own blind. Most of the blinds when if you put 4 guys in them, there's not much room to safely put a dog inside also. I could be wrong I haven't seen all of the different models.
 

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