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Hot Opener #7616798 09/26/19 01:05 PM
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For most of us heading to the woods, it is going to be a hot opener weekend. Last year I finally gave up on my hackberry tree at one of my stands and moved in a ground blind. I was dreading sitting in a hot box so decided to do something about it...oh the things we do for hunting grin

$7 red igloo
$4 flange and 90
$7 amazon fan
Four bottles of frozen water
It blows cold air!

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Looks good to me.....


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Looks dumb. Man up


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How did you power it?


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Re: Hot Opener [Re: txshntr] #7616878 09/26/19 02:59 PM
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Have you tested it to see how long your ice lasts? With that small of a chest, I don't see it lasting too long.


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Re: Hot Opener [Re: BOBO the Clown] #7616910 09/26/19 03:49 PM
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Originally Posted by QuitShootinYoungBucks
How did you power it?


Battery powered fan.


Originally Posted by CharlieCTx
Have you tested it to see how long your ice lasts? With that small of a chest, I don't see it lasting too long.


Didn’t use ice. Used frozen water bottles.

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Looks dumb. Man up


Where will you be this weekend? .....oh that’s right, sitting in your house with AC on rofl


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Originally Posted by BOBO the Clown
Looks dumb. Man up

roflmao roflmao

Re: Hot Opener [Re: txshntr] #7617139 09/26/19 08:07 PM
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Here's a tip - fill the cooler about 2/3 full of water and set it in the deep freezer until frozen solid. Lasts a lot longer than cube ice. Haven't tried the frozen water bottles.


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i like it!!!

I'm hunting Saturday morning and coming home....too hot

How much noise does that fan make?

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Talk about roughing it.

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roflmao roflmao


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I like it. I have 2 of those fans in 2 different blinds. Even without the ice they make a difference.

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I want one for when we play golf.



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Originally Posted by BOBO the Clown
Looks dumb. Man up




roflmao They work!

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“Hear”


But I laughed rofl


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“Hear”


But I laughed rofl

hammer Age doesn't have it's privileges sometimes roflmao
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I got fans in all of my blinds. Helps me sleep during the middle of the day when its hot...and it's always hot in Texas.


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Get a Yeti cooler and cut it up and make one!......The ice lasts for days!

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Originally Posted by stxranchman
hammer Age doesn't have it's privileges sometimes roflmao
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Hell, don't feel bad....I called a deer a pig this week roflmao


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Originally Posted by stxranchman
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“Hear”


But I laughed rofl

hammer Age doesn't have it's privileges sometimes roflmao
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roflmao rofl


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Originally Posted by Texan Til I Die
Here's a tip - fill the cooler about 2/3 full of water and set it in the deep freezer until frozen solid. Lasts a lot longer than cube ice. Haven't tried the frozen water bottles.

That won't work with that hole he cut in the side to mount the 90. My next camp AC will only have holes in the lid just for this reason.

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Originally Posted by garyrapp55
Originally Posted by Texan Til I Die
Here's a tip - fill the cooler about 2/3 full of water and set it in the deep freezer until frozen solid. Lasts a lot longer than cube ice. Haven't tried the frozen water bottles.

That won't work with that hole he cut in the side to mount the 90. My next camp AC will only have holes in the lid just for this reason.



I looked at doing it that way but decided I would leave these in the stands and I can carry the frozen bottles in my back pack up


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