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Ghillie suit


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Anyone out here use a Ghillie suit?

If You yes do you like it?

Thinking about a new suit, always something needed or wanted.

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One of my archery partners uses one and I would ask him,only problem is I cant see him.To be more serious,he likes it very much.He kind of looks like a pile of weeds.

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I like the idea of them, but am concerned about them affecting the shot - and I need all the help I can get when it comes to flingin arrows! crazy.gif

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I had the occasion a year ago to watch from my stand as some guy tried to approach a large doe wearing one of these get-ups. I was watching, the doe was watching, and when he got set up for the shot he had more junk caught up in the string than I care to mention. Needless to say, the deer lives on, and he is short one sleeve to his probably-expensive camo suit. They migh have a place in the firearm world while doing dogs or chucks but the archery arena isn't the place for one.

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It would probably make more sense when shooting rifles and slugs. As stated above, it would likely interfere with your shot.

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Plus they look so godawful dumb and silly you wouldn't catch me dead in one!

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I think that ghillies have the potential to work well with rifle/shotgun applications in brushy/weedy environments. The idea is the blend into your surroundings, and if you're not in an area with tall grass/brush/bushes, you simply don't have the same amount of vertical "strips" or lines being shown as you need to break you up. I say this after turkey hunting with a friends dad who used one in an open hardwoods forest application. We didn't get close enough to birds to bust him that day, but I think I blended in better with standard fare camo.

Just my two cents.

Joel

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They might have a place in the firearm world while doing dogs or chucks but the archery arena isn't the place for one.


Sicko. grin.gif

Joel

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This must reflect the company I kept this last weekend, eh?

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I made one several years ago with the intention of using it for field hunting geese. They are exatly as they look, A tangly cluster ________. Couldnt imagine trying to shoot my bow out of it. confused.gif I now own several final approaches. They do blend in well I thought, I used it once playin paintball and left with minimall color.

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Not saying I care what I look like, they're just a mess getting stuck to stuff, and gettin in the way.

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I have hunted coyotes with a guy who wears a ghillie, and I have literally watched him disapear in the tree line....they have their places, bow hunting? expect the worse

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Sorry Redwalleye, wasn't referring to you. Blackjak made a comment about how silly they look.

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