texashuntingforum.com logo
Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
Dave Harwood, Vinegarroon, Airborn_pmp, Slickwilliam, Nealan
72206 Registered Users
Top Posters(All Time)
dogcatcher 110,823
bill oxner 91,416
SnakeWrangler 65,717
stxranchman 60,296
Gravytrain 46,950
RKHarm24 44,585
rifleman 44,461
Stub 44,408
Forum Statistics
Forums46
Topics540,079
Posts9,757,904
Members87,206
Most Online25,604
Feb 12th, 2024
Print Thread
Plastic vs wood #8498912 01/09/22 02:18 AM
Joined: Dec 2010
Posts: 2,173
K
kagomez85 Offline OP
Veteran Tracker
OP Offline
Veteran Tracker
K
Joined: Dec 2010
Posts: 2,173
I'm building a new box stand. I'm contemplating on using plastic sheets vs plywood to skin it out. Do you think the plastic will be a lot hotter during early season vs plywood sides?

Re: Plastic vs wood [Re: kagomez85] #8498952 01/09/22 03:27 AM
Joined: Nov 2005
Posts: 5,306
D
DLALLDER Offline
THF Trophy Hunter
Offline
THF Trophy Hunter
D
Joined: Nov 2005
Posts: 5,306
Most plastice blinds are hotter than wood ones even in the winter. The plastic blinds I have used also deteriorated quicker over the years.





Re: Plastic vs wood [Re: kagomez85] #8499230 01/09/22 04:26 PM
Joined: Jan 2009
Posts: 756
Sidebuster Offline
Tracker
Offline
Tracker
Joined: Jan 2009
Posts: 756
Use hardie cement fiber panel. Paint it and you are done. A little expensive but well worth it. I drill a couple of holes in one of my walls at the top and cover with vent for ventilation.

Re: Plastic vs wood [Re: kagomez85] #8512235 01/24/22 07:06 PM
Joined: Feb 2009
Posts: 5,872
G
GLC Offline
THF Trophy Hunter
Offline
THF Trophy Hunter
G
Joined: Feb 2009
Posts: 5,872
I have a quad pod that was "tarp covered" when I bought it. The following year I ditched the tarp and covered it with vinyl siding from Lowes. been like that for about 8 years now.


Re: Plastic vs wood [Re: DLALLDER] #8519099 02/01/22 04:31 PM
Joined: Feb 2020
Posts: 8
B
BB2020 Offline
Green Horn
Offline
Green Horn
B
Joined: Feb 2020
Posts: 8
Originally Posted by DLALLDER
Most plastice blinds are hotter than wood ones even in the winter. The plastic blinds I have used also deteriorated quicker over the years.

Not sure what plastic blinds you use but I have Maverick blinds out for the last 10 years and look like the day I put them out there. Maverick's are made via rotomold so they are designed to be outside.

Re: Plastic vs wood [Re: kagomez85] #8522623 02/04/22 03:23 PM
Joined: Oct 2008
Posts: 39
R
Ruger#1 Offline
Light Foot
Offline
Light Foot
R
Joined: Oct 2008
Posts: 39
P.M. sent

Re: Plastic vs wood [Re: kagomez85] #8524626 02/06/22 02:29 PM
Joined: Feb 2008
Posts: 1,547
J
jimbob Offline
Pro Tracker
Offline
Pro Tracker
J
Joined: Feb 2008
Posts: 1,547
plastic will be hot when its hot and cold when its cold. Wood is a better insulator, or ya could glue 1/2" foam to the inside of the plastic.
Would keep it quiet too

Re: Plastic vs wood [Re: kagomez85] #8524689 02/06/22 03:54 PM
Joined: Feb 2015
Posts: 2,684
Txhunter65 Offline
Veteran Tracker
Offline
Veteran Tracker
Joined: Feb 2015
Posts: 2,684
Only concern with hardie would be ever moving it. I’ve built well covers with it and as long as it’s stationary and not moved much it’s great but it can be brittle. Also heavy.

Re: Plastic vs wood [Re: kagomez85] #8525042 02/07/22 12:04 AM
Joined: Jul 2019
Posts: 14,478
H
Hudbone Offline
THF Celebrity
Offline
THF Celebrity
H
Joined: Jul 2019
Posts: 14,478
Hardi is brittle

Re: Plastic vs wood [Re: kagomez85] #8525294 02/07/22 06:42 AM
Joined: Mar 2011
Posts: 51
AuShooter Offline
Outdoorsman
Offline
Outdoorsman
Joined: Mar 2011
Posts: 51
I have plywood only blinds

Re: Plastic vs wood [Re: kagomez85] #8543463 02/28/22 03:11 AM
Joined: Jul 2008
Posts: 83
S
Spike1 Offline
Outdoorsman
Offline
Outdoorsman
S
Joined: Jul 2008
Posts: 83
Plywood all the way

Previous Thread
Index
Next Thread

© 2004-2024 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.3