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#2617491 - 11/14/11 10:31 PM Jet Sled deer hauler
jakeway
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Jet Sled for pulling deer out of woods. It pulls great on anything except bare dirt, but works particularly well over dry leaves and obviously snow. Protects hair from pulling out on rocks and sticks. Much less tippy than a wheeled cart, can also be used to keep blood out of truck bed or wherever you hang the deer. Costs aprox $40-$90, depending on size.



Here's a Youtube clip of my son and grand daughter pulling her 125 lb buck with it:

http://youtu.be/-Fw964hSH4M




Edited by jakeway (11/14/11 10:39 PM)
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#2617731 - 11/15/11 07:34 AM Re: Jet Sled deer hauler [Re: jakeway]
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Last season I bought a roll-up sled with straps. I can pack it in on my stand rolled up like a tube. What a work saver for us folks who don't own ATVs!
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#2643123 - 11/28/11 10:13 PM Re: Jet Sled deer hauler [Re: ]
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Just what I have been looking for. On sale at cabelas for 49.00. Looks so much easier than the alternative. Thanks for sharing.
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#2643287 - 11/29/11 04:26 AM Re: Jet Sled deer hauler [Re: csd]
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Ive got a heavy plastic snow sled($25-$35 depending upon where you buy it) I keep in the back of the truck. Drilled holes in the upper lip and ran rope all the way around it. Drug a small buck out with no problems.
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#2868567 - 07/07/12 01:47 PM Re: Jet Sled deer hauler [Re: jakeway]
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#2868604 - 07/07/12 02:14 PM Re: Jet Sled deer hauler [Re: Nimrod777]
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 Originally Posted By: Nimrod777
Last season I bought a roll-up sled with straps. I can pack it in on my stand rolled up like a tube. What a work saver for us folks who don't own ATVs!
Would this work good over a long drag say a mile or so or would a deer cart be better?
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#2870661 - 07/10/12 04:53 AM Re: Jet Sled deer hauler [Re: timberjack86]
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 Originally Posted By: timberjack86
 Originally Posted By: Nimrod777
Last season I bought a roll-up sled with straps. I can pack it in on my stand rolled up like a tube. What a work saver for us folks who don't own ATVs!
Would this work good over a long drag say a mile or so or would a deer cart be better?


I can't imagine this is in anyway practical for dragging a deer for a mile or in rough terrain: Ditch crossings? Cypress knees? Rocks? Up hill? Manipulating thick growth where you'll loose momentum due to turning? -no way.
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#2871503 - 07/10/12 07:34 PM Re: Jet Sled deer hauler [Re: Poser]
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 Originally Posted By: Poser
 Originally Posted By: timberjack86
 Originally Posted By: Nimrod777
Last season I bought a roll-up sled with straps. I can pack it in on my stand rolled up like a tube. What a work saver for us folks who don't own ATVs!
Would this work good over a long drag say a mile or so or would a deer cart be better?


I can't imagine this is in anyway practical for dragging a deer for a mile or in rough terrain: Ditch crossings? Cypress knees? Rocks? Up hill? Manipulating thick growth where you'll loose momentum due to turning? -no way.
Thats what I was wondering? The walk in area I hunt,I have to hike in about a mile thru agricultural fields. I think a deer cart would be alot better over flat ground.
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#2871587 - 07/10/12 08:43 PM Re: Jet Sled deer hauler [Re: timberjack86]
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 Originally Posted By: timberjack86
 Originally Posted By: Poser
 Originally Posted By: timberjack86
 Originally Posted By: Nimrod777
Last season I bought a roll-up sled with straps. I can pack it in on my stand rolled up like a tube. What a work saver for us folks who don't own ATVs!
Would this work good over a long drag say a mile or so or would a deer cart be better?


I can't imagine this is in anyway practical for dragging a deer for a mile or in rough terrain: Ditch crossings? Cypress knees? Rocks? Up hill? Manipulating thick growth where you'll loose momentum due to turning? -no way.
Thats what I was wondering? The walk in area I hunt,I have to hike in about a mile thru agricultural fields. I think a deer cart would be alot better over flat ground.


I'm increasingly doing more and more butchering in the field and packing out the quarters in my pack. The more I think about it, the more I wonder why this is such an uncommon practice in the South.
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#2873558 - 07/12/12 08:14 PM Re: Jet Sled deer hauler [Re: Poser]
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 Originally Posted By: Poser
 Originally Posted By: timberjack86
 Originally Posted By: Poser
 Originally Posted By: timberjack86
 Originally Posted By: Nimrod777
Last season I bought a roll-up sled with straps. I can pack it in on my stand rolled up like a tube. What a work saver for us folks who don't own ATVs!
Would this work good over a long drag say a mile or so or would a deer cart be better?


I can't imagine this is in anyway practical for dragging a deer for a mile or in rough terrain: Ditch crossings? Cypress knees? Rocks? Up hill? Manipulating thick growth where you'll loose momentum due to turning? -no way.
Thats what I was wondering? The walk in area I hunt,I have to hike in about a mile thru agricultural fields. I think a deer cart would be alot better over flat ground.


I'm increasingly doing more and more butchering in the field and packing out the quarters in my pack. The more I think about it, the more I wonder why this is such an uncommon practice in the South.
That is a good idea and something I will consider. Hows the easiest way to go about it in the field?
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#2875450 - 07/15/12 12:09 AM Re: Jet Sled deer hauler [Re: Poser]
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I ran into a guy coming out of the woods..here in Florida. He had a mat that looked like yoga mat... I think he said that it was a mat you can glide on or something. But, he had a hog in it and bungee corded to sides together like a hot dog... Had a rope tied to the end and just drug it out. He said it would just glide over everything and tip one way or the other if needed but it never fell out. Pretty good idea....
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