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#5513159 - 01/01/15 01:57 PM Deer stand heaters
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Registered: 10/16/07
Posts: 8962
Loc: Arlington, Tx/Coke Cnty
Anyone use these in their stands?

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#5513186 - 01/01/15 02:06 PM Re: Deer stand heaters [Re: dlrz71]
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Registered: 05/19/11
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Loc: DFW
Disaster in the making for a deer blind

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#5513198 - 01/01/15 02:13 PM Re: Deer stand heaters [Re: dlrz71]
Cast Offline
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Registered: 12/14/08
Posts: 14901
Loc: North Texas - God's Country
This is what I'm going to for both blinds. Add 20 pound propane cylinder (and a spare) and never be cold again.


Edited by Cast (01/01/15 02:14 PM)
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#5513221 - 01/01/15 02:28 PM Re: Deer stand heaters [Re: dlrz71]
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Hell no use a heater buddy.

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#5513404 - 01/01/15 03:41 PM Re: Deer stand heaters [Re: dlrz71]
gunnut81 Offline
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Registered: 10/28/12
Posts: 277
Loc: Lipan TX
I love em some talk crap about them no telling how many times I've heard the old saying "that ain't huntin" but the way I see it the more comfortable you can make it the longer you can sit and the quiteryou are im sitting in my Christmas present its a tower built out of the stuff they build walk in coolers with the walls and roof are fully insulated and about 6 inches thick closeable windows and my old trusty Coleman Sportcat (which unfortunately has been discontinued) at full blast it's freezing outside and everything has a thin sheet of ice but I'm getting hot and thinking of removing a layer to cool off. I have a couple on Mr Heater's but I don't care for them they only have one setting (full blast) and that's if you can get them to stay lit in the first place. Last season I went on a morning hunt after not getting any sleep the night before and after I gave up on seeing any deer I took a nap in the floor of the stand before I drove home I have one of those big Mr Heaters in that stand and my leg got too close fortunately I didn't touch the heater and it didn't burn my pants but I had a 3rd degree burn on my leg so far the only drawback to a stand heater I've had, however if you don't ventilate the stand you can get aspixiated so you do have to be careful and make sure there is a little airflow in the stand.
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#5513502 - 01/01/15 04:15 PM Re: Deer stand heaters [Re: dlrz71]
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Registered: 08/24/10
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Loc: Richmond,Texas
I am 29 yrs old, when i was a kid we hunted a place where tons of guys did that. There was an old coffee can and rubbing alcohol bottle in every stand. I remember asking my dad what they were back then, he never used em

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#5513520 - 01/01/15 04:25 PM Re: Deer stand heaters [Re: dlrz71]
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Registered: 11/28/13
Posts: 75
Loc: Azle, Tx

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#5513534 - 01/01/15 04:32 PM Re: Deer stand heaters [Re: dlrz71]
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Registered: 10/16/07
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Loc: Arlington, Tx/Coke Cnty
This wasn't a thread about which one to get. Was just curious if any on here actually used the can style heaters.
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#5513573 - 01/01/15 04:45 PM Re: Deer stand heaters [Re: dlrz71]
603Country Offline
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Registered: 07/03/12
Posts: 4875
Loc: Central Texas
I have mostly Coleman catalytic heaters, but have a medium sized Mr Buddy in the big blind. And had to buy the smallest Mr Buddy for one stand, since I couldn't get another Coleman.

I quit hunting in any blind with no roof and windows. I spent enough decades frozen stiff. Had to take my KaBar and chip my frozen tail out of a metal blind seat years ago. I have earned my heater and swivel chair.

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#5513663 - 01/01/15 05:19 PM Re: Deer stand heaters [Re: dlrz71]
Cast Offline
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Registered: 12/14/08
Posts: 14901
Loc: North Texas - God's Country
I used those coffee can heaters as a kid duck hunting on Caddo Lake. Dang near burned a blind down once.
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#5513705 - 01/01/15 05:36 PM Re: Deer stand heaters [Re: dlrz71]
Garza County Hunter Offline
Light Foot

Registered: 12/05/12
Posts: 36
Heater buddy...nice and warm in single digits if you have a well-built blind! If you are in a tripod, you are screwed no matter what when it gets this cold!

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#5513848 - 01/01/15 06:30 PM Re: Deer stand heaters [Re: Auctioneer1]
allterrain Offline
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Registered: 11/21/14
Posts: 315
Loc: Arlington Tx
Originally Posted By: Auctioneer1
Hell no use a heater buddy.

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#5513851 - 01/01/15 06:32 PM Re: Deer stand heaters [Re: dlrz71]
broz1 Offline
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Registered: 01/12/14
Posts: 4
Loc: Chandler, TX
My grandfather used those for years.

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#5513939 - 01/01/15 07:03 PM Re: Deer stand heaters [Re: dlrz71]
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Registered: 12/30/12
Posts: 4153
Loc: Helotes, Hext
I would be the guy doing the Richard Pryer impersonation running out of the deer blind while on fire. Open flames ain't for me.
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#5514076 - 01/01/15 07:41 PM Re: Deer stand heaters [Re: dlrz71]
cos Online   content
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Registered: 05/09/10
Posts: 669
Loc: east texas
I use a small single burner stove with the screw on bottle that sets down in an old wellbucket. Keep an old chimney cap that set around burner if I want to cover flame. Take chimney cap off and heat up whatever. Felt good this week.

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