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Contributors to this thread:
Bowfreak 15-Mar-21
KY EyeBow 15-Mar-21
Dale06 15-Mar-21
elkmtngear 15-Mar-21
Rock 15-Mar-21
midwest 15-Mar-21
t-roy 15-Mar-21
Knife2sharp 15-Mar-21
Shuteye 15-Mar-21
Dale06 15-Mar-21
Old School 15-Mar-21
[email protected] 15-Mar-21
Brotsky 15-Mar-21
Tracker 15-Mar-21
Pat Lefemine 15-Mar-21
Knife2sharp 15-Mar-21
DanaC 16-Mar-21
Bowfreak 16-Mar-21
bigswivle 16-Mar-21
Shuteye 16-Mar-21
jcneng 16-Mar-21
'Ike' (Phone) 16-Mar-21
lewis 16-Mar-21
Trad PA 17-Mar-21
Salganaza 30-Nov-22
Keefers 30-Nov-22
WI Shedhead 30-Nov-22
WI Shedhead 30-Nov-22
Zim 30-Nov-22
Lawdog 30-Nov-22
Dale06 30-Nov-22
LBshooter 30-Nov-22
LBshooter 30-Nov-22
M.Pauls 30-Nov-22
From: Bowfreak
15-Mar-21
I know this has been discussed over the years, but what chair are you guys using? I haven't found anything I like better than my Rack Pack, but I I bought a new Xenek Ascent and if I use the back pack that comes with it something more packable like the double bull tri stool might be a better option. What is your thoughts?

From: KY EyeBow
15-Mar-21
Following..........

From: Dale06
15-Mar-21
Those three legged ones are easy to pack but hard on the “nads” if you’re on a long sit. I have an old cabelas chair, swivels, has a back and decent comfort.

From: elkmtngear
15-Mar-21
Packability vs comfort.

I've gotten used to the "bare minimum"...those little 3 legged, foldable units (that swivel), have been working well for me. 15 bucks at WalMart.

If I put the Wife in the blind, however, we need the Cabela's "Cadillac Model" swivel chair, with the comfy back. However, it is not good on my back, hauling it it :^(

From: Rock
15-Mar-21

Rock's Link
https://www.amazon.com/Browning-Camping-8526801-Huntsman-Chair/dp/B01M9K4AQQ

They also make this chair in a four leg version. Best one I have found and I have spent a lot of money on chairs over the years.

From: midwest
15-Mar-21
I've been using the old 3 legged double bull forever. If weight and price weren't an object, I'd spring for a millenium. Sat in one at a friends farm this last late season and it's pretty dang comfy.

I never shoot while sitting when in the blind. Always off my knees so the little tripod is easy to stow out of the way when critters are in range.

From: t-roy
15-Mar-21
^^^^Same as midwest, except I have a Millenium. Super comfortable. The only downsides are, not easily packable, and a little bit more unhandy to stow out of my way when preparing to shoot from my knees.

From: Knife2sharp
15-Mar-21
Not the HuntMore chair, creeky little POS.

From: Shuteye
15-Mar-21
I have two chairs I got from Cabelas. They both swivel and have four great big feet which is great in soft dirt. Very comfortable and the only downside is the cost. Kind of heavy for packing in and out but I have ground blinds in my own woods and leave them there. Just brought them out until hunting season opens in the fall. Haul them in and out with my Gator but have carried them.

From: Dale06
15-Mar-21
Interesting, some guys shoot off their knees. I’ve shot lots of turkeys and about 10 white tails and a couple antelope from ground blinds, all while seated. Guess different things work best for each of us.

From: Old School
15-Mar-21
Old Double Bull for me as well.

15-Mar-21
I use a three legged collapsible Browning branded. The 4 legged work better but hard to find without arms which can get in the way.

From: Brotsky
15-Mar-21
Double bull tri-stool for me too. Have shot everything from antelope to deer and turkeys off of it. Great for all day sits. Not hard on the boys at all.

From: Tracker
15-Mar-21
I love my DB tri stool but if your on a hill it leaves a little to be desired. I'm thinking of going with a Millennium.

From: Pat Lefemine
15-Mar-21

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I’ve used a bunch of fancy chairs like some of the ones above but in all honesty I never go wrong with this cheap and simple home store chair. Quiet, comfortable, and no moving parts that pop and squeak in the cold. Not great for backpacking but I set up my blind a couple weeks in advance so I just stick it in the blind and leave it there. Some guys saw off the arm but never needed to do that.

From: Knife2sharp
15-Mar-21
Funny you shared that Pat. I took a new hunter out last year, he sat in a brush pile on the edge of a field, and I sat in the deer stand to film him - he was afraid of heights. I told him to bring a folding chair, and he brought a steel folding chair, like those old cafeteria ones. By god, that thing was deadly quiet. He got a button buck and was tickled to death. I went back to the old tried and true DB folding tripod chair, the slightly wider one, but a tad short. I rather be slightly uncomfortable, than have a noisy chair.

From: DanaC
16-Mar-21

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A cheap folding chair works, especially covered with a folding seat pad. Cozy! Bare steel? Brrr!

From: Bowfreak
16-Mar-21
I'll probably just pick up another DB magnum for my kids to use when we go. However, based on my initial look at the Xenek I'll be packing it on my Rack Pack because it's a much better option than the included back pack for most situations.

From: bigswivle
16-Mar-21
I’ve seen that hawk chair on camo fire, might give it a try. Other than that I just one of those cheap foldable chairs.

From: Shuteye
16-Mar-21
Pat, when my dad was well into his 90's he still walked around his garden, field and woods. He would get tired and sit at the bottom of a tree. He would have trouble getting up. My wife bought four of those chairs and put them in various locations. His favorite spot was at the base of an apple tree. He always carried a rifle. I field dressed his last two deer when he was 95 years old. He died 2 months short of his 98th birthday. Those chairs are still in my woods.

From: jcneng
16-Mar-21
I like low folding "lawn" chair, like a beach chair. Very comfortable and I shoot from the sitting position by just scooting up to the front edge.

16-Mar-21

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Mine, it actually breaks down another level, but it fits in my blind bag this way also...Lightweight, quiet and comfortable...

From: lewis
16-Mar-21

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Very light adjustable on each leg will last a long time waterproof new around 25 bucks in goodwill stores as low as 5 bucks. I forgot to mention quite comfortable.Good luck Lewis

From: Trad PA
17-Mar-21
Waldrop Pac seat, price is high but I gotta say the thing is super versatile and comfortable and gets a ton of use.

From: Salganaza
30-Nov-22
I am a tourist with many years of experience and understand camping chairs. Outdoor furniture should, first of all, be light, easy to maintain, and strong enough for the intended load. For its manufacture, light and easy-to-clean materials are most often used. A couple of times, I bought such chairs on the website https://eurekaergonomic.com/ergonomic-office-desk-chairs/, but now they have retrained and are selling office furniture. Perhaps there is something left on their website from old stocks that can still be ordered. They had the best chairs I've ever bought.

From: Keefers
30-Nov-22
Me I love my Huntmore 360 seat and had it for about 12 years now. I took care of squeaks when I first got it cause Scott the owner of company sent me some new washers and bigger wing nuts to adjust it and not to mention a newer version of the back support .Mine was highly recommended by Mike Mitten who was part of the “Primal Dreams “ crew and Brothers of the bow. He got one for his Dad and his Dad loved it and could sit longer so I gave it a try and also love it. Yes it may be a bit heavy cause it’s built like a tank but I can handle carrying it a mile or so and I leave it in my open ground blind if I’m returning to hunt for a week or two . I also carry a big black trash bag to cover it so it won’t get wet over night in case it rains. One the best things I invested in during my 45 years of hunting.

From: WI Shedhead
30-Nov-22
Frank Noska uses the same chairs as Pats above and got the same reason. Can’t argue with that guys success. I’ve had my cabelas high dollar chairs for awhile and once they start squeaking, you might as well pitch them. I’ve tried everything and the steaks resurface- at all the wrong times

From: WI Shedhead
30-Nov-22
Frank Noska uses the same chairs as Pats above and got the same reason. Can’t argue with that guys success. I’ve had my cabelas high dollar chairs for awhile and once they start squeaking, you might as well pitch them. I’ve tried everything and the steaks resurface- at all the wrong times

From: Zim
30-Nov-22

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My plain go to folding chair chair due to its low 6# weight. As most my blind hunting requires long walks on public. This used in combo with my Ghost blind is money for portability. For shorter walks I’d get a swivel chair. $25-30 on Amazon plus most farm supply stores have these in stock for less.

From: Lawdog
30-Nov-22
I use the DB tri chair too. The chair is comfortable for me even on all day hunts. It also packs well. I don't seem to be able to get a photo, but I use a Beard Buster Blind Hog Ground Blind Pack System-basically a backpack for ground blinds. It carries my DB blind, chair, bow or rifle and other odds and ends. Amazon has it if anyone is interested in looking at it. The photos are fairly spot on.

From: Dale06
30-Nov-22
I’ve recently bought several Redneck blind chairs. They’re three adjustable legs, seat that swivels, with a back rest. Pretty comfy and on sale for $80 shipped. They are heavy though.

From: LBshooter
30-Nov-22
Get you a Waldrop chair, not cheap but it's a pack/ chair. I have one and it's the most comfortable chair you can get IMO. It will lean up against a tree or stand on its own. Go on you tube and search it , a few vids by the maker and explains how versitile it is. Hard to beat and the biggest fault is trying to stay awake when sitting in it.

From: LBshooter
30-Nov-22
Get you a Waldrop chair, not cheap but it's a pack/ chair. I have one and it's the most comfortable chair you can get IMO. It will lean up against a tree or stand on its own. Go on you tube and search it , a few vids by the maker and explains how versitile it is. Hard to beat and the biggest fault is trying to stay awake when sitting in it.

From: M.Pauls
30-Nov-22
I’m with Pat. The green plastic chair is hard to beat. Dead quiet. And comfy. A pain to pack but blinds for me stay set up for a period of time

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