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converted deer blind coop?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by kari_dawn, Nov 7, 2011.

  1. kari_dawn

    kari_dawn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have been searching for an enclosed coop for my girls to go in my 10ft x 10ft x 6ft dog run coop, and have been searching for something that has about a 4ft x 4ft x 6ft foot print to accomodate the height of the run, and also the nest box my dad built me that is aproximately 4ft wide, but I also want to be able to walk in and out of the structure...then it hit me. Most deer blinds are those dimensions, AND I can walk inside them to clean!

    I found one on craigslist for $225, not painted, and without the plexi glass windows. Should I go for it?
     
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  2. kari_dawn

    kari_dawn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    anyone? I don't wanna drive an hour and spend 200 on a bad idea...need advice!!
     
  3. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    Have you seen pics of it?
     
  4. kari_dawn

    kari_dawn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yep. Typical deer blind, looks sturdy. He builds them. I talked to the guy though, he won't come down 25 dollars for me [​IMG] gas is just too much to spend 30 bucks to get out there (which is why I asked him to come down 25 dollars). Oh well, I guess it is back to waiting for the perfect solution...
     
  5. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    Yea, if it's not exactly what you want, I would wait. That's a bit much and a far drive. Sometimes when you wait for things, it will come your way. Is there anyway you can use recycled materials and build what you need?
     
  6. kari_dawn

    kari_dawn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Im not that handy nor do I have enough materials at my disposal [​IMG]
     
  7. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    OK. No problem. Just keep looking around or you can post something on Craigslist and list what you are looking for. You would be surprised at who may have what you need. I find a lot of thing son Craigslist.
     
  8. kari_dawn

    kari_dawn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hm, never thought about putting a wanted ad on there! I will have to do that! Thanks for the suggestion! [​IMG]
     
  9. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    You are very welcome. Keep me posted on what you find.

    Good Luck.

    [​IMG]
     
  10. kari_dawn

    kari_dawn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks [​IMG]
     

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