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Blankets?

Postby ChuckNorris » Thu Nov 11, 2010 3:29 pm

I often hunt sitting on the ground. Either up against a dead fall, tree stump, or in my gobble lounger mentioned on other threads in this forum. Forecast for opening morning looks pretty cold at this point. I was thinking of covering my legs and feet with a heavy blanket to allow me to stay warmer, and therefore sit/hunt longer. Has anybody done this? I am considering an old army blanket or something along those lines.
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RE: Blankets?

Postby 1Morgan » Thu Nov 11, 2010 4:31 pm

I carry a small dark green fleese throw blanket with me. It's light and rolls up really small. Can actually tuck it into my pants with it hanging like a turkey pad and sit on it if needed.
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RE: Blankets?

Postby Woods Walker » Thu Nov 11, 2010 5:09 pm

Hell, I'd go one step father than that. If you sit in one spot all day, then I'd get a sleeping bag and put my lower body in it. You'd also want to bring a pair of moccasins or something as you wouldn't want to wear your heavy boots in the bag.
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RE: Blankets?

Postby ChuckNorris » Fri Nov 12, 2010 3:15 pm

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Hell, I'd go one step father than that. If you sit in one spot all day, then I'd get a sleeping bag and put my lower body in it. You'd also want to bring a pair of moccasins or something as you wouldn't want to wear your heavy boots in the bag.


I have thought about a sleeping bag, but I think because of the material most of them are made of that they would be a little noisy. I'm thinking of looking for a thick wool blanket or something similiar at the local army surplus.
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Postby 1Morgan » Fri Nov 12, 2010 5:04 pm

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Postby 1Morgan » Fri Nov 12, 2010 5:06 pm

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Hell, I'd go one step father than that. If you sit in one spot all day, then I'd get a sleeping bag and put my lower body in it. You'd also want to bring a pair of moccasins or something as you wouldn't want to wear your heavy boots in the bag.

 
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RE: Blankets?

Postby bobow » Fri Nov 12, 2010 8:34 pm

I would think this would be a perfect situation for the Body Heater Suit or similar product.
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RE: Blankets?

Postby Woods Walker » Fri Nov 12, 2010 10:25 pm

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RE: Blankets?

Postby krawiech » Sat Nov 13, 2010 12:41 am

ive used a sleeping bag for going on 20 years just remember to take off your boots and spray them with odor reducer and a cover spray i hang them up downwind i use slippers inside the bag hank k

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RE: Blankets?

Postby postman » Mon Nov 15, 2010 4:18 pm

I often use an army wool blanket, you can sit on it, cover yourself with it, use it as a blind, or wear it like a coat.
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