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Old 08-06-2017, 10:19 PM
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Looking for a popup that will blend in well in planted pines yet give enough height for bow hunting. Any suggestions? By the way I am about 6'3.
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Old 08-07-2017, 09:36 AM
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I'd go with a big HUB blind from ameristep. I like the big frame an inside room of those. I have a small one that I've used a good bit but go by dimensions I'd opt for high ceiling an make sure it's good for 2 people. I've seen primos guys trad hunt turkeys out of a double bull blind but it looked real tight fit. Blinds are fun an great in the rain. But Hub style imo gets you a lot of space inside. They make some dedicated for bow hunting but I'd make sure ceiling is high to allow top limb clearance.

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Old 08-07-2017, 02:27 PM
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Haven an Sancutary blinds both 84in tall.
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I haven't posted on here for a while, but Roger's Sporting Goods has some good prices at times on blinds..might want to check them out.
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Make sure to practice plenty out of it. Distance can be deceiving out of a window.
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Old 08-13-2017, 04:50 PM
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I have a redhead Blackout blind that jerry Russell recommended and I like it a lot. I only turkey hunt from it, but it's quite roomy.
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Old 08-13-2017, 10:52 PM
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I've got an Ameristep Carnivore, you ain't going to shoot anything longer than 58" AMO out of that one for sure. I am using a 60" Martin this year and have decided not to use the blind with that one. They are real nice blinds but just not Traditional Archery minded.
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Old 09-14-2017, 01:19 AM
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As far as blending in with pines, you will need to brush it in if deer hunting. Doesn't make any difference to turkeys and 'yotes, but deer take a long time to get used to a blind that isn't brushed in.
I have an Ameristep (Brickhouse I think) that they list as 75" shooting width and 67" tall. The 75" is measured corner to corner so the length of the side is less. I can shoot my 62" longbow out of it but I bought an old Browning 56" Wasp for the blind and it is much easier to shoot and manage in the blind. They make bigger blinds and if doing it again I would buy the biggest I could afford. Look at their website and you will be able to see the dimensions of each model.
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Check out Barronett Grounder 350...big blind (90x90x80)...room for 2-3. I'm shooting a 64" Schafer Silvertip out of it this year. Cost 120-140 or so online.
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Check out Barronett Grounder 350...big blind (90x90x80)...room for 2-3. I'm shooting a 64" Schafer Silvertip out of it this year. Cost 120-140 or so online.
And dickssportinggoods usually has a few in the store this time of year.
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I have a sanctuary and it's huge. I'm only 5-10 or 5-11 but 6-3 shouldn't be a problem unless you are shooting a very long bow.
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I have a sanctuary and it's huge. I'm only 5-10 or 5-11 but 6-3 shouldn't be a problem unless you are shooting a very long bow.
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