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New Blind and Tower Build #5045859 03/30/14 07:21 PM
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Re: New Blind and Tower Build [Re: my2071111] #5045877 03/30/14 07:34 PM
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Looks good man. Should stay plenty warm in those

Re: New Blind and Tower Build [Re: my2071111] #5045987 03/30/14 09:59 PM
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Covered with what? Where did you get it?


Re: New Blind and Tower Build [Re: my2071111] #5046168 03/31/14 12:29 AM
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Yes give us some details. up

Re: New Blind and Tower Build [Re: GLC] #5046783 03/31/14 02:12 PM
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Covered with what? Where did you get it?


Covered with U-Panel Mossy Oak bottomland from Sweetwater steel. Insulated and has Deerview windows.

Re: New Blind and Tower Build [Re: my2071111] #5046978 03/31/14 03:57 PM
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That looks really nice! Enjoyed your website as well.


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Re: New Blind and Tower Build [Re: my2071111] #5050384 04/02/14 02:10 PM
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Nice blind!

Re: New Blind and Tower Build [Re: my2071111] #5054257 04/04/14 03:58 PM
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What tools do you use to cut windows and doors in the U Panel?


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Re: New Blind and Tower Build [Re: my2071111] #5054393 04/04/14 05:23 PM
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It looks like you framed it out of 1" tubing and lined the interior with plywood. Filled the wall space with rigid insulation and sheeted the outside with r panel. Is this correct?

I bet it would be really light weight if not for the plywood interior.

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BTW looks great!

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Originally Posted By: Mathp
What tools do you use to cut windows and doors in the U Panel?


I use a circular saw with a metal blade.

Re: New Blind and Tower Build [Re: JTS] #5058553 04/07/14 03:46 PM
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Originally Posted By: JTS
It looks like you framed it out of 1" tubing and lined the interior with plywood. Filled the wall space with rigid insulation and sheeted the outside with r panel. Is this correct?

I bet it would be really light weight if not for the plywood interior.



You are correct. And yes the plywood does make it heavier.

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Can you post a picture of how you did your stairs. What material did you use for them?

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Nice work, sure beats the heck out of my old raggedy wood blind. Like to have your skills.

Re: New Blind and Tower Build [Re: my2071111] #5064479 04/11/14 01:51 AM
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There you go, great job!


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Very nicely done


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Looks great


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Can you post a picture of how you did your stairs. What material did you use for them?


I use 3"x1" rectangular tubing for the stairs.

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where did you get the camo panel? I called mueller and they said it was discontinued.

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where did you get the camo panel? I called mueller and they said it was discontinued.


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Re: New Blind and Tower Build [Re: my2071111] #5113378 05/14/14 07:51 PM
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Would that be a table saw or hand held? All I have is a hand held.


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Originally Posted By: Mathp
Would that be a table saw or hand held? All I have is a hand held.



Hand held circular saw with metal cutting blade. Or you can turn a fine cut wood blade backwards.

Re: New Blind and Tower Build [Re: my2071111] #5129859 05/27/14 03:46 PM
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Nice looking blind. You did a great job on it.


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Re: New Blind and Tower Build [Re: my2071111] #5131912 05/28/14 04:36 PM
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Very nice!


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Re: New Blind and Tower Build [Re: JohnRussell] #5132468 05/28/14 10:03 PM
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Extremely nice blind! Good job!


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