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Found this in my yard today

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by frank_drebin, Sep 14, 2012.

  1. frank_drebin

    frank_drebin 1-man flash mob

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    We just put a contract on a house out in the country. It sits on approximately 11 acres and 10 of it is heavily wooded. I walked the property this week and found this about 150-200 yards from the house out in the woods. It's about half way back on the property. You can't see the house from here nor can you see the tree stand from the house. It sits on the edge of a nice creek that cuts through the center of the property.

    Looks like the previous owner had a plush deer stand. While I love shooting and have been doing so all my life I have never hunted anything larger than coyotes. Maybe that will change.

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  2. Rinspeed

    Rinspeed JAFO

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    Very cool, I love hunting deer and most of the time don't really care if I shoot one or not.
     

  3. Altaris

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    Nice!!!
    That looks awesome!

    Did you crawl up in it? Does it feel/look structurally sound, or is it rotted out at all?
     
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    Thats very cool. Id love to hunt out of something like that.
     
  5. frank_drebin

    frank_drebin 1-man flash mob

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    It's quite solid. The house is a foreclosure and less than 10 years old. The deer condo is built very well and has a loft for sleeping, wrap around porch, glass windows that open and close and a door.
     
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    I bet it was built as a tree house and not a deer blind.
     
  7. wjv

    wjv Zip It Stan Lee.. . .

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    Or maybe it was a tree house for the kids. . .
     
  8. Altaris

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    You need some chairs for the outside, and a massive cooler for all of the beer on the inside. Then you will be set :supergrin:
     
  9. RenoF250

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    Too cool!!

    I have had a few dreams where I buy a house and shortly after find cool stuff, you got the real deal.

    Need an elevator to get the beer up.
     
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    Looks like a perfect escape In the woods.
     
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    skeeter7 Brass Vulture

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    Looks like it will serve just fine as the "dog house"...
     
  12. MadMonkey

    MadMonkey Spershul Furces

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    I'd build a guest treehouse/deer stand like that. Looks awesome.
     
  13. frank_drebin

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    it's obviously a deer stand. There is a clear line of sight up and down the creek bed. The tin portion is all camo and the spent slug casings that abound in, on and around the stand speak volumes. It's nowhere near the house and there are a few empty beer cans and styrofoam coffee cups in the enclosed portion. Finally, there are 3 empty spray cans of some deer scent in the enclosed portion.

    The land backs up to 1000+ acres of forest with 10 acres on either side.
     
  14. Mrs.Cicero

    Mrs.Cicero Wayward Member

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    Sweet - looks way more comfortable than the top of my chicken coop!
     
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    Looks like an excellent guest bedroom, or "rumpus room", depending on your mood.

    (If you are into "rumping", that is)
     
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    That is badass!
     
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    Nestor Lean & Mean

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    What a beautiful find. I don't know...I never been there (of course), but I'm just as excited as You are. Such a cool thing on such a cool property. Lucky You! Congratulations.
     
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    Wow. That looks nicer than the place I'm living in now. :crying:
     
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    Erm, score! Not mentioned in the features of the home either = freebie score, the best kind!! Enjoy that.
     
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