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#1 shotgunny

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Posted 18 February 2010 - 04:33 pm

Alri boys anyone that has a way of making pigeon decoys ??
flappers or just flat ones will do and if you have pictures please include thanks

#2 waidmann

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Posted 18 February 2010 - 06:06 pm

i did some from corrogated card/plastic.covered in the material from a dust suit. for the shape i cut around a hyper flap(are you allowed to do that :whistling: ). add a nut and bolt for weight and an old fishing rod end as the pole.works a treat.just to be flash i did one in black too(painted in respective colours of course.add a bit of poly filler to the paint and it wont reflect light very well)

#3 shotgunny

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Posted 18 February 2010 - 06:11 pm

sorry mate but whats a hyper flap ??? :blink:

#4 chimp

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Posted 19 February 2010 - 03:41 pm

http://www.thehuntin...pic=124790&st=0

look at masmiffys post on the 1st page ;)

#5 slingshot82

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Posted 21 February 2010 - 12:40 pm

Alright buddy, you can use grey plastic guttering, cut to basic shape with a hacksaw, wet and dry to take the shine off, and then a splash of paint. There you go, home made decoys! they dont take up too much space either, they almost sit on top of each other.
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#6 lindsay

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Posted 21 February 2010 - 02:40 pm

Alright buddy, you can use grey plastic guttering, cut to basic shape with a hacksaw, wet and dry to take the shine off, and then a splash of paint. There you go, home made decoys! they dont take up too much space either, they almost sit on top of each other.
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any pictures mate?? :thumbs:

#7 minor

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Posted 21 February 2010 - 04:49 pm


Alright buddy, you can use grey plastic guttering, cut to basic shape with a hacksaw, wet and dry to take the shine off, and then a splash of paint. There you go, home made decoys! they dont take up too much space either, they almost sit on top of each other.
ATB


any pictures mate?? http://www.thehuntinglife.com/forums/pub...
id like to see them to mate

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Posted 24 February 2010 - 11:24 am

1 ltr pop bottles cut to shape and painted then use bailing strap to screw to the cap, work a treat and bob well in the wind, light and cheap as in FREE.
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Posted 24 February 2010 - 09:01 pm

Are there any photos of these ingenious inventions???

#10 stevethefish

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Posted 24 February 2010 - 09:38 pm

By the time you have bought all the bits, paint etc that you need it would be cheaper just buying some cheap deeks.

#11 Hawkeye 1

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Posted 25 February 2010 - 02:15 pm

:stupid: :stupid:

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Posted 25 February 2010 - 02:51 pm

By the time you have bought all the bits, paint etc that you need it would be cheaper just buying some cheap deeks.


Can you tell me where to get some cheap decoys please.

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Posted 26 February 2010 - 01:14 am

try countrymans of derby two pound each basic shell or uk shoot warehouse flocked three pound each plus postage

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Posted 26 February 2010 - 03:01 am


By the time you have bought all the bits, paint etc that you need it would be cheaper just buying some cheap deeks.


Can you tell me where to get some cheap decoys please.

dead pigeons, cost of a cartridge :D

#15 oakey

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Posted 26 February 2010 - 11:49 am

I did some with the grey guttering then stuck real wings on with unibond if you do them in the winter when theres no flys about they seem to be ok by the time the summer comes or you can inject with fomaldihide (not sure of spelling may start with ph )but you will have to sign the poison book they do work well .


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