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laydown blinds

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me and my buddy just got premission to hunt some very good goose hunting land and we have decided to look for some lay down blinds. we are going to go to the game fair the last day next sunday hoping to find a good deal on them. So i was wondering if we could get some feed back on some nice blinds to look for hopefully on the less expensive side.

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I really like my Avery finisher. Had it for 3 years now and I think I got it for $200.

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Yeah, the Finisher is pretty much the standard I think. There are some other ones that I have not used like the Power Hunter and the Cabelas models, but if you are willing to spend the $250 go with the finisher

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does anyone have the problem on their finisher blind with the headrest not staying in or is a pain in the butt to get into the posts?

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Cabelas usually has a couple of their Interceptors in the Bargain Cave for a good deal

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I had a finisher and got rid of it. It was a great blind but I am about 6'3" and I didn't feel comfortable in it. The main thing I didn't like was that I couldn't raise my legs up because of the gun rest. I got an Xlander from Final Approach and have liked that one so far. There are a few new blinds out this year that are kind of a cross between a finisher and a power hunter. They look like they would be a good low profile blind and are cheaper than the others. Your best bet would be to go to a store that has a wide variety and lay in a few and go with the one that you think is the most comfortable. Good luck with your purchase.

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I'll second the Cabela's Interceptor blinds...I have a couple of them and they take a beating. I've had them so muddied up they weighed twice the normal weight. I spray them out, let them dry and the material holds up to the muddy/wet/dry/muddy/wet/dry etc. Plenty of room but not too high of a profile for my use. I'm not the best on my equipment and these are worth the money. Only thing I've done is spray paint the tubes at the bend as they are polished aluminum and stick out like a turd in a punch bowl. Until the ducks/geese read up on them and find out it's an economy blind, I'll use 'em until they fall apart...which isn't likely to be any time soon!

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