Holding Blinds

Desire Dogs

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Well after many proto-types I've got where I wanted to go with this project. We now have holding blinds for training. We make our stakes- 2 spikes per stake/painted steel. As for the blinds we have a 4 pole 12'x 4' model and a 3 pole 8'x4' model currently. And we should have a taller version by the end of the week. We offer them in Advantage Wetlands- lighter material. And a digital camo with 1000 denier nylon. Heres a picture of the Advantage Wetlands models.
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Let me know what you think-- good :praand bad:doh.
Joe
 

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Joe they look great. I have been trying to build my own to save money but the stakes that will hold up to hammering has been the challenge.

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Look nice, the only suggestion I have would be aluminum poles as opposed to steel because of the weight.
 

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Joe they look great. I have been trying to build my own to save money but the stakes that will hold up to hammering has been the challenge.

TJ

I bought 5' step in electric fence posts for my homemade blind. The are lightweight and I don't need a hammer to get them in the ground. Only drawback is they are white plastic, I couldn't find black in that length.
 

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I LIKE the camo, all the other blinds are TOO DARK. I end up having to paint all my blinds and this is an improvement over brands. And the 3 pole version is nice as well, MUCH better than a 4 pole IMO. AL poles would be an improvement. I would like to see your other pattern.
 

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I'm looking at making something similar. I have 2 pieces of 54"x12' camo I bought at walmart about $10 - $12 each. I plan to use 1" pvc cut to 54". These will be held in place by a piece of 1x6 12"long board with a 1" hole drilled in the center. A 6" long 1" dowel will be pushed through and glued into the hole. 1" pvc will fit over the dowel. I will drill several other holes in the 1x6 that I will use to put some spikes through to hold the blind in place. I'll post some pictures when I have it made.:pra

I have tried the push in the ground fence posts but they haven't been able to hold up well.
 

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Have you looked into getting some AL poles from Butch Green? They are best poles out there. His blinds are very well made though like most blinds (material)TOO dark. I had to paint mine.
 

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Can somebody weigh a aluminum pole exactly. Also, does the AL poles have one or 2 stakes in them. I'm figuring 2 because if not they would bend.
I just weighed the steel posts and they weigh 3 pounds 2 ounces each. The total weight of the 3 pole blind pictured above is 11 pounds 7 ounces.
I'll post some pictures of the digital blinds as soon as I get them finished.
Joe
 

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