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DIY Bow Hanger • Ground Blind Accessories
Ground blinds typically have a rod across the top inside the blind which is a great place to have hooks to keep equipment like bows or binoculars. Take welding rods or some other stiff wire and bend them about two inches from one end and five inches from the other to make an S hook. Wrap the hook in electrical wire for concealment and less noise and hang over the top rod. This is a cheap, easy way to make storage in a ground blind.
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