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SoggyRedNeck
10-30-2012, 08:46 PM
alright, I finally got time to get make my layout blind for my nucanoe. I didn't like how low the blind was that nucanoe made and I hated the pattern on it. I did some research on blinds for the yak and the tension system seemed to be my best bet. All I have to do is unbuckle 4 buckles and pull it off. Nice and easy.
http://i951.photobucket.com/albums/ad351/shatsf1/F13A65B1-CA16-4875-BAD6-FAAF4391DDC1-1638-00000228D5B69A1B.jpg


For the frame I used galvanized rods from hurricane fences, 550 paracord, and quick release buckles.
http://i951.photobucket.com/albums/ad351/shatsf1/50B8C5AC-1510-4B8F-9DC3-45F614FA60D6-1638-00000228DC70428A.jpg

I made a home made layout chair, (crappy carpenter work), and plan to re do it with padding for a head rest and seat cushion.


http://i951.photobucket.com/albums/ad351/shatsf1/13D2F551-B98F-43F5-BB16-6CA0550C8F8B-1638-00000228DD2F4165.jpg
The camo is cordura max-4 covers the whole boat. I also bought some layout blind smart weed to dress it up, i'll add natural vegetation to it when I hunt the marshes or flooded river bottoms.

Its secured with elastic rope I bought from the backpacker all the way around the bottom of it as well as some velcro pads stuck to the boat and the fabric.

finished product:http://i951.photobucket.com/albums/ad351/shatsf1/569FD4A5-9608-4EC4-A97A-90AB1F79FFDF-1638-00000228DEA812C8.jpghttp://i951.photobucket.com/albums/ad351/shatsf1/E8EF4AD2-06BF-4A6D-83BE-42C8B3375708-1638-00000228E0B72B8D.jpghttp://i951.photobucket.com/albums/ad351/shatsf1/7E978C04-AF1A-41DA-A964-E7C001B9E535-1638-00000228E41713CD.jpg

If it weren't for my grandmother (who is a saint) I would have been lost with the cover. She sewed everything and added a hem around the bottom and put elastic parachute cord all the way around it.

can't wait to creep some ducks this season...10 days, 3 hours, and some change for me.

bmac
10-30-2012, 09:20 PM
Slick!

meaux fishing
10-30-2012, 09:25 PM
thats a sweet setup

Gerald
10-31-2012, 11:41 PM
How far do you have to go to get to you hunting spot. Paddling or putting a trolling motor on that rig?

SoggyRedNeck
11-01-2012, 05:31 AM
Depends, I have a wood duck hole that I have to paddle about 300 yards up a creek to get to and I'll paddle that. When I'm going farther I'll slap my mini Kota on the transom on the back and roll. The whole set up will lay flat by releasing two buckles, so paddling isn't an issue.

Crawl79
11-01-2012, 07:47 AM
Awesome grandma, remember to bring her some ducks! If she is like mine she might even cook them for you!

simplepeddler
11-01-2012, 08:36 AM
deadly!

SoggyRedNeck
11-01-2012, 08:49 AM
Awesome grandma, remember to bring her some ducks! If she is like mine she might even cook them for you!

Haha, you have no idea. The duck dressing she'll make come thanksgiving will make you wanna whoop somebody.

SULPHITE
11-01-2012, 08:54 AM
very nice!!