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Old 01-24-2013, 10:38 AM
Baj Rick Baj Rick is offline
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Default Keeping warm?

After frezzing my butt off in a deer blind this year, I'm curious about what you guys are doing to stay warm.
I bring extra socks and long johns, but still end up with froozen toes.
The little hand warmer things don't seem to work very well.
So, What are your secrets to a comfortable hunt in the COLD?
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Old 01-24-2013, 11:34 AM
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For me , if my feet get cold I'm done. Can't sit still time to just go, but I've started putting the small hand warmers in my boots and have not had cold toes since. I put on a pair of socks then hand warmer on top of my toes and on top of the sock ( gets too hot for me against skin) and put another thinner sock over the other and that top sock holds the heat warmer in place. ( dont like under toes, feels too funny trying to walk and I think warms better on top anyways)
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Old 01-24-2013, 03:38 PM
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I do the handwarmer in the boot too. Its been two seasons hear in NY that we haven't had cold weather. Its got to get below 20F to be considered cold. The sitting in the cold dosen't bother me so much. Its the get up and trying to get moving that is hard. I swear the hardest thing to do hunting is to unhook the bow or gun from the "let down" line of a treestand after sitting for 4 hours and hardly moving. That or trying to unzip and zip your fly after hardly moving for 4 hours.
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Old 01-24-2013, 07:57 PM
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Get bunny boots for your feet.A liitle heavy but for sitting your feet will not get cold ever.Sportsmans guide has them

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Old 01-24-2013, 11:44 PM
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best thing I have found for cold feet is mirino wool socks. bass pro has a pair that or great.they even have a life time replacement if you wear a hole in them. they have made my feet happy this season. Also I have a new best friend when Im hunting in a blind or in the shoot house
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Old 01-25-2013, 08:14 AM
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Thanks Guys. I'll try some of this out. I have also thought about getting the wifes sewing machine out and sewing a coat to the top of a sleeping bag.
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