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#261739 - 06/11/07 01:07 PM Re: shooting house ? [Re: Howa]
tap.emtp
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#261890 - 06/11/07 04:05 PM Re: shooting house ? [Re: tap.emtp]
Barrett
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Dont make the windows too narrow, your range of visisbility will drastically be hurt with small window opening. I knew a guy that built a house with narrow windows and there was a nice buck that came out basically under his stand. He could hear it but couldnt see it b/c of the windows, luckily it walked out far enough to where he could get a shot off. Needless to say, he cut the windows bigger the next day ;\)
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#285344 - 07/01/07 10:50 PM Re: shooting house ? [Re: ]
Knothead
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I just leave openings wide enough that you can see below you but not too wide that you are overly exposed from a distance. I don't use sliding windows, but they are nice to keep the wind out when it is a really cold windy day, but I don't remember a day in several years in TN when it has been that cold. Plus, if they squeak, game over!
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#290551 - 07/06/07 09:57 AM Re: shooting house ? [Re: ]
kholmes
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I made my windows hinged on the bottom and latched at the top. They fold down into the shooting house. IMO it is a liitle quieter than the sliders. Also single pane glass is much cheaper
than plexi-glass or lexan and will not yellow after a few years.
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#297879 - 07/12/07 07:39 PM Re: shooting house ? [Re: tap.emtp]
Nhill
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I have made sliders and hinged windows from the bottom, and I like the hinged ones a lot better. Just use one of those hooks on an eyeball things.
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