Finisher is the best all around choice for a blind.Lots of space(aside from what other people say).I have one and it has TONS of space and its adjustable,and comfortable.Also keeps the weather off of you when it gets nasty out .
Final Approach is still the Cadillac of blinds. Their Pro Eliminator is still built of higher quality than Avery. I have both and prefer FA over A. Avery stuff is made in China for $.32 an hr paid to their workers---somebody sure is getting rich off of us hunters, that is for sure…. :roll:
Buy American made products and keep our jobs here.
The quality of Final Approach does not compare to the Made in China Avery stuff, Final Approach will last you for years + you can always get spare parts if needed such as the telescopic tubing etc..., Avery's spring buttons rusted and jammed on me not even after one season + there's not enough velcro and what's there does not hold very well, and why in the world would you put a steel wire to the bottom of a blind like the Finisher, I was swearing when I had to set up 7-8 of them blinds in the dark, So I sold all my Avery stuff and stuck with the better quality product. I've been using laydown blinds for many years guiding, and the Final Approach blinds are still in pretty good shade after 6-8 years of using them intensively.
I totally agree with h2ofwlr.
20 years of waterfowl guiding in 3 Canadian provinces.
the X-terminator has framework in the doors.
They are awesome blinds! I hunted out of one this spring and I will be selling my eliminator and getting one of these! They are bulit very well and fold up great for transport!
Oops, my bad. What's the price on these? I know the destroyer was outragiously overpriced last year, something like $350 if I remember correctly. Looks like an alright blind on their website, what's the cost??
The only real way to go is the final approach eliminator blind there is nothing on the market today that can stand up to it. I have killed geese out of mine year in and year out and it gives you that extra comfort to stay in that field a little longer when those geese arent just working like you would like them to
"Let those toes drag, then you cut em" :wink:
out all of them go with the Avery Finisher Blind, 2nd lowest profile on the market and it has enough room in it to 'get a little' *wink wink* plus they are warm and comfortable and at about $249 (@ Cabela's) they arent the most expensive ones either....
Decoys, save urs the time and just go get Big Foots...... that all i use and wont go back either. sillies i laugh at ppl who get those. But if ur looking to go cheap get some shells or floaters, Cabela's sells goose floaters that are Aqua-Vac so they can be used in water and or on land, and those range from $75/6 - $140/12. As far as color really what other color is there? just pick the right decoy to get the job done, some are better then others its just how deep does ur pockets go.
sry but when hunt early season up here in MN, you cant dig in the field cuz 9 out 10 times you are hunting in a oats or hay feild and dig in those field and i bet that you wont get the field next year.
Good to here about X-terminator blinds cause I just bought one last night. I brought it home and checked it out and think it's great. Lots of room and I like the way the flaps spring open with the aid of the bungee cord design. It was a hard decision. I found that most of the blinds are similar in quality. I think and hope this one is made in the USA. What swayed me was the light weight and ease of carrying it like a back pack. I bought two 10 Packs of Gooseview Quack Grass and cammoed the blind. That stuff is great, I recommend it. As far as decoys I use Big Foot goose decoys and Enticer full body duck decoys for field hunting. The Big Foots are the cat's meow! Good luck hunting this year everyone.
I think that the avery blinds are the best i have hunted the Finisher, and the migrator, so far i like the migrator better, but i also have hunted with Shawn Stahl, so maybe im bias. as on decoys, i think that the G&H magnum shells are the best your money can get on shells, For full bodies i think the big foots are the best, but we also hunt with the avery's, and higdons
I saw that you guys were mainly talking about field blinds. But i just got one of those Quick Set Avery Boat Blinds and they are awesome. I think it is really going to come in handy this year. Late in the season when everything is froze up except the river we'll be out on the boat blind and we shoudl smack em. I reccomend this blind to anyone. We put it together last weekend, and we think it is going to work out great for what we needed!!
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