Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
hellf7, CJgirl, Pickman, Jbarker2, Msdoogs
58380 Registered Users
Top Posters
dogcatcher 68059
stxranchman 50192
RWH24 44568
rifleman 42849
BMD 40308
BOBO the Clown 39727
Big Orn 37484
txshntr 32099
sig226fan (Rguns.com) 29435
bill oxner 25438
facebook
Forum Stats
58380 Members
43 Forums
446454 Topics
5851736 Posts

Max Online: 16728 @ 03/25/12 08:51 AM
Topic Options
#1706670 - 09/28/10 08:23 PM Deer stand window height
caddokiller Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 09/25/06
Posts: 5389
Loc: midlothian texas
How high do you build your windows?

_________________________
The beauty of the Second Amendment is that it will not be needed until they try to take it.- Thomas jefferson

Top
#1706698 - 09/28/10 08:30 PM Re: Deer stand window height [Re: caddokiller]
Carlton Greer Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 10/27/07
Posts: 263
Loc: Rockwall, TX
Sit in a chair, get at a comfortable height lean forward and drop a tape measure to the ground.


Top
#1706962 - 09/28/10 09:31 PM Re: Deer stand window height [Re: Carlton Greer]
bholt Offline
Tracker

Registered: 04/28/06
Posts: 650
Loc: Georgetown,TX
I make mine38.5" but 39" is more or les standard, an adjustable chair make things very nice. I also like to put a 5" shelve in mine.


Top
#1707085 - 09/28/10 10:00 PM Re: Deer stand window height [Re: Carlton Greer]
zederwatz Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 02/23/10
Posts: 322
The above is good advice IF you are shooting level or fairly level. Average height 38" to 40 from floor. But then young or older person wants lower. Also tower blind may need to be lot lower for downward shots or higher for uphill shots. Some add flat 1 x 6 at window level to raise and steady the gun barrel. Then I'm crazy enough and make my blinds out of privacy fencing and window will have stair step hole, one slat 38', next one 39, and next 40". Have various terrain and various ages of family using em. Then you can also have an adjustable chair.
________________________________
90% Texan


Top
#1707454 - 09/29/10 06:42 AM Re: Deer stand window height [Re: zederwatz]
redseal Offline
Tracker

Registered: 12/28/09
Posts: 865
Loc: Kerrville
39" is where my shelf is and if you put it there and then get an adjustable office chair you can lower or raise yourself to be just about right

_________________________



Top
#1707473 - 09/29/10 07:02 AM Re: Deer stand window height [Re: redseal]
caddokiller Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 09/25/06
Posts: 5389
Loc: midlothian texas
My son is wanting to make some money and I have a half built deer stand. So Im letting him (He's 10yo) finish the stand and he's going to sell it to make some money for camp. So I was just wandering a good average height. I think Ill go with 39in Thanks guys!!

_________________________
The beauty of the Second Amendment is that it will not be needed until they try to take it.- Thomas jefferson

Top
#1721393 - 10/05/10 07:09 AM Re: Deer stand window height [Re: bholt]
Longhunter Offline


Registered: 01/10/09
Posts: 5773
Loc: Podunk
Originally Posted By: bholt
I make mine38.5" but 39" is more or les standard, an adjustable chair make things very nice. I also like to put a 5" shelve in mine.


+1 on this one... Good fit for me but a little tall for the kids.

_________________________
Longhunter >>>-------> Make It Count!!!<><






Top
#1721926 - 10/05/10 10:20 AM Re: Deer stand window height [Re: redseal]
redseal Offline
Tracker

Registered: 12/28/09
Posts: 865
Loc: Kerrville
Originally Posted By: redseal
39" is where my shelf is and if you put it there and then get an adjustable office chair you can lower or raise yourself to be just about right


+2 i am puttin an 1x8 in for the shelf in all windows works great for puttin a sand bag on for a rock solid rest

_________________________



Top
#1756082 - 10/18/10 11:47 AM Re: Deer stand window height [Re: redseal]
redog Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 02/22/07
Posts: 497
Loc: Adkins Tx.
39" from inside floor up......

_________________________
" smile this is the first day of the rest of your life"

Top



© 2004-2015 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide