gimmick or not?

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gimmick or not?

Postby flyntwt » Mon Jan 23, 2017 2:13 pm

Im becoming more and more skeptical...

So, gimmick or not? Any experience with this?

http://www.clonedecoys.com/product/mall ... tion-decoy

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Re: gimmick or not?

Postby hdforester » Mon Jan 23, 2017 3:05 pm

If you got to ask then .... :D Somebody will buy them and hey they're on sale. May need about a dozen for the spread though. Noticed battery not included. Geez. What is the duck hunting world becoming?
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Re: gimmick or not?

Postby eSJay » Mon Jan 23, 2017 3:59 pm

The Albanians are foaming at the mouth over that rig.............
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Re: gimmick or not?

Postby Denduke » Mon Jan 23, 2017 4:42 pm

Better than dumb spinner but at $279 us DIYers can't duplicate that...they've had the flapping goose for awhile already. Anat. sent me pic of the mechanicals of it (not lecttic pull a cord)few years back. Too much for me.... gonna stick to jerk rig but would be nice in a field situation of which the Dept has me opted outa that opportunity anymore publicly. I asked other day if I could dry hunt a unit. Negative can't change the rules. Don't be tryin to create opportunities now...it's geared more for knotheads only anymore. Something about you just gotta have water....I be crazy.

Pretty much gadgeted out. Last deal was modified my homemade floater spinner to splash
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Looked back at Anat. pics, '013, they're gone but here's the site. http://www.wingwavers.com/
They seem to always sold out...
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Re: gimmick or not?

Postby greenheadgrimreaper » Tue Jan 24, 2017 10:56 am

There's so much that could go wrong with that thing...
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Re: gimmick or not?

Postby NyssaAquatica » Wed Feb 01, 2017 8:18 pm

One more thing to waste money on.

If I remember correctly, my father killed limits in his day with nary a Mojo, swimming decoy, or whatever this flapper thing is.

All it takes is a dozen dekes, a reliable gun, and a decent call.
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Re: gimmick or not?

Postby mfalkner » Thu Feb 02, 2017 2:32 pm

NyssaAquatica wrote:All it takes is a dozen dekes, a reliable gun, and a decent call.


That, and a decent spot to hunt without having to fight off nimrods....
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Re: gimmick or not?

Postby hntrpat1 » Tue Feb 21, 2017 8:04 am

I kill limits without using any of that crap now
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Re: gimmick or not?

Postby Anatidae » Tue Feb 21, 2017 11:25 am

'Another duck-on-a-stick that can't find a place to land.

There's another gadget that is a collapsing/telescoping tube (internal water column that runs off a bilge pump) that you put a spinner on and it raises and lowers the spinner to make it look like it's landing. If a duck can detect that 8'-10' difference in elevation from a sharp angle looking down into a timber hole, I'd be surprised.

That's like placing a campaign sign 2 feet from the median on an Interstate Hwy and parallel with the flow of traffic. Who's going to be able to tell what it says, going 70 mph?

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Re: gimmick or not?

Postby hntrpat1 » Tue Feb 21, 2017 12:10 pm

Anatidae wrote:'Another duck-on-a-stick that can't find a place to land.

There's another gadget that is a collapsing/telescoping tube (internal water column that runs off a bilge pump) that you put a spinner on and it raises and lowers the spinner to make it look like it's landing. If a duck can detect that 8'-10' difference in elevation from a sharp angle looking down into a timber hole, I'd be surprised.

That's like placing a campaign sign 2 feet from the median on an Interstate Hwy and parallel with the flow of traffic. Who's going to be able to tell what it says, going 70 mph?

Never underestimate the stupidity of those, desperate to kill a duck. It's just a duck.

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Re: gimmick or not?

Postby greenheadsonly » Tue Feb 28, 2017 7:30 pm

best advice....find where ducks wanna USE.....learn some basic calls
and master them (never over call), get some Hevishot or Hevimetal
and good shotgun then GO FOR IT.....
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Re: gimmick or not?

Postby Blackduck » Wed Mar 01, 2017 3:19 am

I don't know. I did pretty well with my plastic corn this year :?
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Re: gimmick or not?

Postby Wildfowler » Wed Mar 01, 2017 6:13 am

Blackduck wrote:I don't know. I did pretty well with my plastic corn this year :?

I always wondered if that stuff works.
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Re: gimmick or not?

Postby teul2 » Wed Mar 01, 2017 9:13 am

Wildfowler wrote:
Blackduck wrote:I don't know. I did pretty well with my plastic corn this year :?

I always wondered if that stuff works.

Heck yea it does. I used my corn call, over my antique hand made corn decoys.
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Re: gimmick or not?

Postby Wildfowler » Wed Mar 01, 2017 9:15 am

Is that a real duck call? I would love to have one if so.
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