Tndeer Logo

Page 1 of 2 12>
Topic Options
#3225408 - 04/18/13 11:32 AM Other options than a vest?
eastTN270
6 Point


Registered: 11/18/05
Posts: 563
Loc: Morristown

Offline
Wondering if anyone doesn't like using a vest. I'm getting tired of mine; its bulky, hot, uncomfortable sitting, and I hate moving the seat up and down. I've thought about ditching it for a small seat (like the gobbler lounger) and something like a fanny pack to keep my calls, gloves, and mask in. Anyone use something similar or have suggestions?
_________________________
"The only purpose for a pistol is as a means to fight your way back to the rifle you should have never laid down."

Vegetables are NOT food, vegetables are what FOOD eats.

Top
#3225436 - 04/18/13 11:47 AM Re: Other options than a vest? [Re: eastTN270]
muddyboots
12 Point


Registered: 11/06/02
Posts: 7221
Loc: savannah, tn., usa

Offline
I been looking for years.
_________________________
X Force is Bad!
Let em go and let em grow!
There is a difference in a turkey killer and a turkey hunter!

Top
#3225574 - 04/18/13 01:48 PM Re: Other options than a vest? [Re: muddyboots]
PalsPal
8 Point


Registered: 10/01/12
Posts: 1436
Loc: TN

Offline
I have used a game belt for close to 20 yrs with four pouches (3 zippered, one bigger elastic opening) that I can slide some for when I am sitting in various positions.

I use one of the fixed-leg seats that I have my dekes bungeed to the bottom when I carry them.

In the big pouch, I have one of the orange carriers that wears like a backpack that I carry my bird out when successful.

Top
#3225593 - 04/18/13 02:08 PM Re: Other options than a vest? [Re: PalsPal]
catman529
spiderboy
16 Point


Registered: 11/10/10
Posts: 17129
Loc: Franklin TN

Offline
Packed extra light this year, since my pants had no cargo pocket I used a hand warmer/fanny pack type thing to store gloves, TP, face net, keys etc and it had a zipper pouch that normally holds a hothands but I used I keep things safe in it. Camera case, tube and wingbone call, and binocs around my neck. Mouth call in right shirt pocket, wallet in left shirt pocket (buttoned shut). Tripod in left hand and gun in right hand. If I feel like carrying it, ill slip the carry loop from a butt cushion around my wrist so I can be more comfortable under a tree, but that's optional to me.
_________________________
>>>------------------>

Top
#3225598 - 04/18/13 02:11 PM Re: Other options than a vest? [Re: catman529]
droptine
8 Point


Registered: 06/07/00
Posts: 1371
Loc: Knoxville

Offline
comfort is by biggest thing. Cannot sit still if you are not comfortable.

I will never use anything other than a BuckLick Creek vest. The self supporting system is awesome and it forms a V that you sit in.

I have the full vest but my buddy has the strap version.

Top
#3225599 - 04/18/13 02:11 PM Re: Other options than a vest? [Re: catman529]
Poser
Mud Dauber
16 Point


Registered: 07/28/10
Posts: 13174
Loc: Tennessee

Offline
I went with a buddy who just wore a small Camelback and had one of those small air filled butt cushions on a strap around his waste. Since I don't carry decoys anymore, I've thought about ditching the vest, too.
_________________________
It doesn't have to be fun to be fun.

Wild & crazy, can't be stopped. Only the strong will survive.

Keep your knife sharp and your skillet greasy.

http://www.GoCarnivore.com

Top
#3225902 - 04/18/13 08:27 PM Re: Other options than a vest? [Re: eastTN270]
TLRanger
8 Point


Registered: 10/10/02
Posts: 1195
Loc: Nashville

Offline
I don't use a vest for the same reasons you stated. Have a belt pack that has a zippered main pouch and two zippered pouches for slate calls. Had it for years so I don't remember where I got it.
_________________________
USMC - 23JAN62 - 22MAY66
Twentynine Pines Hunting Club-Carroll Co. TN

Top
#3225914 - 04/18/13 08:35 PM Re: Other options than a vest? [Re: TLRanger]
chrmayo
8 Point


Registered: 11/08/08
Posts: 1030
Loc: Mckenzie, Tn

Offline
I would say the ol Tom overalls or pants but I got the overalls and tho I like the idea. With a slate call on each side of my chest and strikers its rather uncomfortable. I have found myself not wearing them any.
Top
#3226052 - 04/18/13 10:11 PM Re: Other options than a vest? [Re: eastTN270]
Vermin93
12 Point


Registered: 12/11/10
Posts: 6021
Loc: Dallas, TX & Signal Mtn, TN

shocked Online
Hammock Seat by fanatic outdoors weighs next to nothing and fits in your backpack or pants pocket or easily clips to a belt loop or D-ring. Very comfortable. Careful - you will fall asleep on slow hunts.

Hammock Seat

Hammock Seat Setup

Fanatic Outdoors Hammock Seat
_________________________
"Florida State blew the coverage and they got rewarded for it. Coach Brian Kelly

Top
#3227384 - 04/20/13 05:31 PM Re: Other options than a vest? [Re: eastTN270]
Vermin93
12 Point


Registered: 12/11/10
Posts: 6021
Loc: Dallas, TX & Signal Mtn, TN

shocked Online
Saw this today. Looks like a good option for those looking to ditch their vest. Plus, it's on sale.

Beard Buster Run and Gun Turkey Belt

The company that makes it sells a few other interesting call pouches on their site.

Beard Buster
_________________________
"Florida State blew the coverage and they got rewarded for it. Coach Brian Kelly

Top
Page 1 of 2 12>


Moderator:  RUGER, Bobby G, Unicam, Cuttin Caller, CBU93, stretch, TurkeyBurd, Kimber45, Mrs.Unicam, Crappie Luck, Grizzly Johnson 
Hop to:
Top Posters
4105886
RUGER
87627
Deer Assassin
65683
BSK
61404
Crappie Luck
51376
spitndrum
Newest Members
TnDear, buckslayer85, crose84, Fisher 1959, AKeys
13384 Registered Users
Who's Online
15 registered (BuckHunter511, stik, Fisher 1959, zippy, Diehard Hunter, bigluresonly, 2 invisible) and 51 anonymous users online.
Forum Stats
13384 Members
42 Forums
96066 Topics
1124886 Posts

Max Online: 788 @ 11/11/13 08:06 PM
Moon Phase
CURRENT MOON
October
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31
Forum Donations
The TnDeer.Com Deer Talk Forum is for Tennessee Deer Hunters by Tennessee Deer Hunters. If you enjoy using our Talk Forum and would like to contribute to help in it's up-keep. Just submit your contribution by clicking on the DONATE button below and paying with PayPal or a major credit card. Any amount is much appreciated. Thanks for your support!

TN Burn Safe

Generated in 0.063 seconds in which 0.001 seconds were spent on a total of 15 queries. Zlib compression enabled.