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Deer hunting neck injury? 😊 #8467357 12/05/21 09:26 PM
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Asking for a friend…
While hunting from light till dark if I(he) fell asleep in a deer blind and fell forward and hit my(his) head could it cause a severe injury?
Got extra glasses and already got a broke nose so only worried about bad injuries…..
Always tied myself in in a tripod but never worried too much about a box blind.


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Re: Deer hunting neck injury? 😊 [Re: freerange] #8467361 12/05/21 09:32 PM
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If you hurt yourself or your friend did in a box blind it may be time to join Oxners club of BS threads all day long on here and stay home holy chit Batman I’ve never heard of such a thing

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Re: Deer hunting neck injury? 😊 [Re: freerange] #8467370 12/05/21 09:43 PM
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I can visualize the entire deer herd laughing and rolling around.

Re: Deer hunting neck injury? 😊 [Re: freerange] #8467374 12/05/21 09:49 PM
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I recommend that if you/he see(s) three shooters the one in the middle is the one to shoot.

Re: Deer hunting neck injury? 😊 [Re: Ol Thumper] #8467382 12/05/21 09:56 PM
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Originally Posted by Ol Thumper
If you hurt yourself or your friend did in a box blind it may be time to join Oxners club of BS threads all day long on here and stay home holy chit Batman I’ve never heard of such a thing

Somes get on here for entertainment, I’ll be here all week.
And, anyone with a name “Ol thumper” should have a better sense of humor….


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Re: Deer hunting neck injury? 😊 [Re: freerange] #8467385 12/05/21 10:02 PM
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Assuming the fall forward was from a chair and you hit the box blind….

The physical nature of that type of fall is very unlikepy to cause any significant injury enough to warrant more than a set of sutures or a bad bruise(d ego).

The physics behind fall type i huries causing anything significant would be a further fall than from a chair hitting a box blind wall. Certainly materials can make a difference and the distance of the fall play into things, perhaps more details would help elucidate if more than the ego was harmed sleep

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Originally Posted by Hudbone
I can visualize the entire deer herd laughing and rolling around.


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Re: Deer hunting neck injury? 😊 [Re: freerange] #8467391 12/05/21 10:09 PM
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Originally Posted by freerange
Originally Posted by Ol Thumper
If you hurt yourself or your friend did in a box blind it may be time to join Oxners club of BS threads all day long on here and stay home holy chit Batman I’ve never heard of such a thing

Somes get on here for entertainment, I’ll be here all week.
And, anyone with a name “Ol thumper” should have a better sense of humor….



LOL I have a sense of humor and trust me when I say I have no room to talk about hurting yourself in odd situations roflmao just not in a box blind yet so that’s one of very few places to give anyone a hard time about lol. On the bright side you didn’t fall out so that’s a win in itself. It might give pause for concern about your elevated platform blinds with no safety net though. I’ve fallen 32’ to the ground and it wasn’t a pleasant experience so take care of yourself buddy… It’s not the fall that gets ya, it’s that sudden stop at the end,,

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If sleeping in a box blind was hazardous I would be dead….


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Re: Deer hunting neck injury? 😊 [Re: freerange] #8467405 12/05/21 10:26 PM
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Maybe this post needs moved to the, ALCOHOL WHILE HUNTING.

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Originally Posted by Ol Thumper
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If you hurt yourself or your friend did in a box blind it may be time to join Oxners club of BS threads all day long on here and stay home holy chit Batman I’ve never heard of such a thing

Somes get on here for entertainment, I’ll be here all week.
And, anyone with a name “Ol thumper” should have a better sense of humor….



LOL I have a sense of humor and trust me when I say I have no room to talk about hurting yourself in odd situations roflmao just not in a box blind yet so that’s one of very few places to give anyone a hard time about lol. On the bright side you didn’t fall out so that’s a win in itself. It might give pause for concern about your elevated platform blinds with no safety net though. I’ve fallen 32’ to the ground and it wasn’t a pleasant experience so take care of yourself buddy… It’s not the fall that gets ya, it’s that sudden stop at the end,,

“No one was harmed in the posting of this thread”. Actually, no one fell. I have seriously pondered it several times and with the advent of social media, I sometimes chose to ponder aloud(especially after 7 hours in a blind.)


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Re: Deer hunting neck injury? 😊 [Re: freerange] #8467421 12/05/21 10:49 PM
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I almost knocked myself out in a box blind. Was hunting a friend’s blind I had never been in before. He dropped me off before daylight and I climbed in and stood up. I am 6’1”, my buddy about 5’9”. He built the blind to his height, and I hit my head on a 2x4 so hard it split my scalp, even through my cap. I could possibly have been hungover as well, which certainly did not help. Saw stars and broke out in a cold sweat. Had to locate the chair and sit until everything quit spinning. So, to sum it up, it is absolutely possible to injure yourself in a box blind.

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I hurt and cut myself so many times my wife took all my knives away.


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My danger is at camp missing a step on the ladder and the skinning tree working with a knife. No falls from a blind yet.

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