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Old 04-10-2017, 04:34 PM
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We now wear fluorescent orange in rifle season and lots of deer are killed.. I remember when I first started hunting I had a big square of red cloth safety pined to the back of my hunting coat. My how times have changed.
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Old 04-10-2017, 06:38 PM
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We are all suckered into something at some point in life. Hunting gear, cars, marriage, you name it. Something gets us at some point.
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Old 04-10-2017, 07:31 PM
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True dat!!
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Old 04-10-2017, 10:21 PM
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Originally Posted by MountainDevil54 View Post
We are all suckered into something at some point in life. Hunting gear, cars, marriage, you name it. Something gets us at some point.
I was suckered twice. Never be another woman suckering me in to saying I do to anything. My daddy said I was a little slow about the time I married my 2nd ex-wife. That one weaned me for sure...Lmbo.
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Old 04-11-2017, 04:38 AM
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The link is to a 2013 article.


Robinson Outdoors is the parent company of Scent Blocker. That company recently filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.




This week’s filing is the most recent court visit by the company but not its first. In 2016, A.L.S. Enterprises, Inc., the makers of ScentLok, sued Robinson Outdoor Products for a series of ads launched in 2013 in which Robinson began advertising its Trinity Technology this way: “Trinity adsorbs odor up to 40% more than carbon” and “up to 200% more than Zeolite.”

In May 2016, a jury found Robinson Outdoor Products liable for willfully presenting false advertisements regarding its Trinity Technology’s effectiveness and awarded A.L.S. a settlement of $3.8 million. That settlement was later vacated in a U.S. District Court.

http://www.outdoorlife.com/robinson-...les-bankruptcy
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Old 04-11-2017, 05:37 AM
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So basically, rather than pay for gimmicky clothing that probably doesn't work, we should watch the wind and be mindful of where we walk? Sounds quite reasonable if you ask me.
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Old 04-11-2017, 01:56 PM
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That has been my experience TN Lone Wolf. Something the old man used to always say was, I have yet to ever have a deer complain about what I was wearing when I shot it. Back when I was first starting out, I would come home, change into my hunting clothes, those that my mom would deem unwearable in a public setting, and hit the woods after school. While playing the wind, I never seemed to have need of scent free or camouflage clothing. Never had trouble getting up on whatever I was hunting. The main reason I even use anything camouflage or scent reducing products today is some of them actually do help a little bit. Breaking up your outline and reducing your scent cone can and will help but the claims of most of these products such as scentlock is pretty much just lies used to induce hunters into spending money. Those who believe or advertise saying their products will effectively keep your scent away from a whitetails nose are delusional at best. Liars at worst.
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Old 04-11-2017, 08:21 PM
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I don't ever worry about scent blocker or control. I don't remember how many times I had to lay a ciggarette down to shoot a deer. Now I saw on tv that ya had to have that fancey stuff to use on them high fence deer. I'm guessing they smarter than KY deer...lmbo
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Old 04-11-2017, 08:33 PM
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Some scent killer stuff to remove normal laundry smells is helpful. Downy has zero place in the woods IMO. I like to use pine or cedar scent spray on my clothing to help a little, but how much, I have no clue. Walking slow and paying attention IMO is where the difference is.
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Old 04-14-2017, 10:20 AM
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Ok this may be a coincidence or not I'll let you be the judge. In my younger years while still in HS and college most of my hunting, except the times I went up to our cabin on state forest property, was done on public or coal company ground. This was close to highways and town. For about 5-6 years during this time I worked at a gas station in the summers and on weekends. I would be changing oil, greasing cars, packing bearing, etc and pumping gas. The smell of these petroleum products we all know is hard to eliminate. And this was long before scent eliminating products were developed. But IMO the deer were used to this odor and I do believe it covered up or masked my human scent because as I recall I saw a lot of deer and filled all my tags during that time frame. And a several were within a few yards of me.
Oh yeah - I forgot to mention that I also smoked then too.

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