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Old 08-24-2009, 06:14 AM
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Anybody use the Ameristep Outhouse blind-
http://www.ameristep.com/blinds/outhouse.html
Just wondering if there's enough clearance to shoot a bow with this one.
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Old 08-24-2009, 06:38 AM
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I have not used this blind but IMO it looks way to small for a bow hunter. Even in the Doghouse model, it seemed like I had to sit as far back as I could to be able to pull my bow up and draw it without the tip of the arrow hitting the front of the blind.
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Old 08-24-2009, 07:19 AM
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I have one and it is not good at all for bow hunting. It would be ok for a cross bow or a gun.
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Old 08-24-2009, 10:30 AM
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if you setup right you can bow hunt out of it. but it would be a bit small to bring too much gear wiht you or another person, its great for turkey hunting and two people though.
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Old 08-24-2009, 10:45 AM
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Originally Posted by pwrsrtk350 View Post
I have not used this blind but IMO it looks way to small for a bow hunter. Even in the Doghouse model, it seemed like I had to sit as far back as I could to be able to pull my bow up and draw it without the tip of the arrow hitting the front of the blind.
I have the doghouse model also and even that one can be a challenge to draw in sometimes. I would say no to this one
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Old 08-24-2009, 07:38 PM
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I've got 2 of the Ameristep doghouse blinds, and they SUCK for bowhunting! (Good for muzzleloader though) Not enough room to draw your bow w/out making noise with your elbow and grip hand toughing opposite sides of the blind. Get a bigger one for archery tackle...
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Old 08-25-2009, 05:31 AM
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Guess I'll have to find another.Thanks anyway!
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