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Old 05-10-2011, 10:01 PM
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So....to buy or not to buy?
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I tore the top out of my ol' raggedy doghouse and use it for a dove blind. Works great with some added brush piled around, and quick set up.
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I swear this thread is like a bad penny! It just keeps coming back!
Ameristep never did e-mail me back. Reckon i oughta let them know that their fine product is resting in pieces in the Lee County landfill?
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I guess I jsut got lucky. My dad and I bought 2 in 2009. We set them up the week of muzzleloader and dont take them down till the end of the year. On year three. Our property is all woods so they do not spend alot of time in the sun.
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Rhbama is headed to WalMart to see if he can scrounge up some poles for his quality built Ameri Step blind !!
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Rhbama is headed to WalMart to see if he can scrounge up some poles for his quality built Ameri Step blind !!
I wonder if it will rain on him on the way there.

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Rhbama is headed to WalMart to see if he can scrounge up some poles for his quality built Ameri Step blind !!
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Let me tell you how this went. The ground blind has not aged well in its case. I spent 45 minutes trying to thread a stupid bungee cord thru the 4 sections of replacement tent poles and then knot it at each end. Well, i get to where i want to set it up. First pole slides in good. 2nd pole? Not so much. I'm sliding it into place, hear a crack, and now my blind has an additional sunroof. Pole broke and punched right thru that sucker. I used another pole but its a different length so the thing looks goofy. Hammered the tent stakes in and plan to let it die there. Hunting out of it in the morning and then plan to take a pic every trip the rest of deer season as it disentegrates. Hoping to have a final pic of the spring frame only with my chair sitting in it.
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Let me tell you how this went. The ground blind has not aged well in its case. I spent 45 minutes trying to thread a stupid bungee cord thru the 4 sections of replacement tent poles and then knot it at each end. Well, i get to where i want to set it up. First pole slides in good. 2nd pole? Not so much. I'm sliding it into place, hear a crack, and now my blind has an additional sunroof. Pole broke and punched right thru that sucker. I used another pole but its a different length so the thing looks goofy. Hammered the tent stakes in and plan to let it die there. Hunting out of it in the morning and then plan to take a pic every trip the rest of deer season as it disentegrates. Hoping to have a final pic of the spring frame only with my chair sitting in it.
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That'll show 'em !!!

I'm sure the "Head Of Quality" control will be ready for a response !!
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Day one of the Ameri-step disentegration. Notice the amazing ability of the bright greens and browns to transform into muted colors after a few days in the sun! Also notice the rust stains around the spring frame. It's already ripping in places. The zippers are dry rotted and missing teeth so what you see is the way it is. Can't wait till next week to take another pic! :jump:
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Day one of the Ameri-step disentegration. Notice the amazing ability of the bright greens and browns to transform into muted colors after a few days in the sun! Also notice the rust stains around the spring frame. It's already ripping in places. The zippers are dry rotted and missing teeth so what you see is the way it is. Can't wait till next week to take another pic! :jump:


Dear Sir, our team of experts here at Ameristep Blinds have studied this photograph extensively, and what we do notice is the dead tree laying directly behind the blind, obviously causing the broken pole problems, the fading and the zipper failures.

It disappoints us that "some" people will say and do anything to try and get something for nothing. We're betting that you voted for Obama and are probably a communist too.

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WOW !!! Over 7,000 views !! Pookie's gonna own Ameristep !!!


Really in truly, this has been a very informative thread.
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Someone tell me what breed of dog you are required to own before purchasing a doghouse blind?
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I have one and have had it 3 years. It still looks great. I never used the poles as I never thought them necessary. I also carry it in and out of the woods most of the time and have only left it out over night since I hunt public land. Carrying it and a camping chair really isn't bad. I had turkeys within 15 yards of me a few days ago and they didn't bust me so the camo must not be too bad. Great product for the mobile hunter. FWIW
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When the one we had faded we applied two cans of camo flat paint and just kept spraying "deer caint read" all over till they were empty. sealed a lot of thin spots too.
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Wonder how Robert's blind is faring during turkey season?
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Wonder how Robert's blind is faring during turkey season?
now i'm wondering the same thing..................
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This thread will never die.
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Fixed the blind yet?
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Fixed the blind yet?
Robert scored this morning without the Ameristep Blind!!!

Folks Go buy your lottery ticket now!!
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This thread is like a bad penny.....
The blind has been out since December. I'm sure its still solid.
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I found this Ameristep ground blind while turkey hunting the other day. It was under 1 or 2 years of pine needles and based on the number of old paper wasp nests hanging inside the roof area it stood through one summer.

I'm guessing the original owner read this thread back in 2009 and just left it after hunting season rather than deal with broken poles and patching holes.

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Mine is still working great, although I did loose the second pole this year to breakage but like the first one some electrical tape fixed it up fine. My son shot his first two deer out of it this season.
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I swear this thread is like a bad penny! It just keeps coming back!
Ameristep never did e-mail me back. Reckon i oughta let them know that their fine product is resting in pieces in the Lee County landfill?
Oh boy....wonder what would happen if the EPA got a load of this^^^^^







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