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Outrageous Hunting Stands and Blinds

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Sure, a typical climber or ladder will get the job done, but why stop there when you could spend your days sitting in one of these super stands.

How to Make a Deer Stand Trailer

These photos were sent to us in an email under the subject line: “How to Make a Deer Stand.” While we would not recommend trying this at home, you have to give the guys credit for creativity.

Start with a small to medium size camping trailer.
We would not recommend trying this at home. Outdoor Life Online Editors
Pull it out to a likely looking area.
Choose a spot with good deer movement and proven signs of use. Outdoor Life Online Editors
Jam some poles in the ground.
Secure your new blind with poles in the ground. Outdoor Life Online Editors
Use a couple of tractors with loaders.
Be careful when loading the trailer up into a tree. This is the tricky part. Outdoor Life Online Editors
Raise it way up (and fasten it).
Make sure to fasten the trailer securely before stepping foot inside. Outdoor Life Online Editors
Drink a beer or two and step back to admire your work.
Load up your new deer stand with all of your essentials to hunt longer. Outdoor Life Online Editors
Build a deck on your new deer stand.
Imagine being able to watch for deer from the comfort of a back porch, off your deer stand. Outdoor Life Online Editors
Build some nice stairs so you don't have to go down a ladder.
Make it easy to get up and down your deer stand with a solid set of stairs. Outdoor Life Online Editors
Enjoy your new view and practice shooting deer with a piece of lumber.
Imagine spotting deer from a comfortable chair. Outdoor Life Online Editors
Grill from the comfort of your deer stand.
With a grill, you can enjoy venison from the last hunt while looking for the next trophy. Outdoor Life Online Editors

More Wacky Blinds and Stands

The recycle blind.
While this may not be the most luxurious of blinds, it does do a nice job of recycling. Outdoor Life Online Editors
You can rent this blind during hunting season.
In New York City you can rent an apartment with the same square footage as this blind for about $2,000 per month. The only difference is that you can't shoot deer out of your New York City apartment. Photo: Hunting whitetail deer Outdoor Life Online Editors
There's no better blind than a pickup blind.
Is there an easier way to hunt deer than to hoist a stripped-down pickup truck 15 feet into the air? Probably, yes. But is there a cooler way to hunt deer? No. Photo: NC Cigany Outdoor Life Online Editors
What can go wrong with this setup.
The classic platform stand wedged between three trees stand. I can't see what could possibly go wrong with this. Photo: eviemaedavid Outdoor Life Online Editors
Hunt with all of your friends at once.
Want to bring the camaraderie of duck hunting to your deer stand? Well than this setup is for you. Photo: trailmasteroutdoors Outdoor Life Online Editors
Bob Vila's box blind
This is Bob Vila's box blind. Not really, but he would be proud of those stairs … just look at the craftsmanship. Hollowell Hunting Preserve Outdoor Life Online Editors
A blind with a tree grown inside.
It appears that a tree has grown up through the middle of this blind. Photo: Realhuntingchat Outdoor Life Online Editors
The good old two-man elevated stand.
The good old two-man elevated stand. A great place to take a kid on his first hunting trip so he can fall asleep and you can watch for deer. Outdoor Life Online Editors
Crafty cow blind.
This cow blind is designed for pronghorn hunting, but it could probably work for whitetails in open country like Texas or the Dakotas. Photo: Outdoor Life Online Editors
This blind takes careful planning.
You just have to make sure the deer come from in front of you. Photo: Outdoor Life Online Editors
Sneaky hay bale blind.
Think hay bale blinds are only for goose hunters? Think again. Outdoor Life Online Editors
This blind needs some windows.
OK, cool blind, but where are all the windows? Photo: Outdoor Life Online Editors
A deer hunting fortress.
This isn't so much of a deer hunting blind, but more of a deer hunting fortress. Outdoor Life Online Editors
A small cabin that doubles as a blind.
This is actually a small cabin that could double as a blind, or a pile of wood. Outdoor Life Online Editors
A wood blind with sliding windows.
Our only suggestion for the wood pile blind would be sliding windows. This tip comes from Shooting Editor John Snow. Outdoor Life Online Editors
Wood blind with sliding windows.
The sliding windows of this blind increases the stealth factor times 100. Outdoor Life Online Editors
This octagon-shaped deer blind.
This octagon-shaped deer blind has a stove, a storage loft and a carpeted floor. For all intents and purposes it is nicer than my deer shack. Photo: Outdoor Life Online Editors
A cloud camouflage deer blind.
Why camouflage yourself as a tree when you can camouflage yourself as a cloud? Photo: Outdoor Life Online Editors
The safest deer stand in history.
The safest deer stand in history – unless of course wind gusts reach above five mph. Photo: Outdoor Life Online Editors
A three-story duck blind.
This strays a little bit from our theme of deer stands and blinds, but it's impressive none-the-less. If you think you're seeing things, you're not, it really is a three-story duck blind. Photo: Outdoor Life Online Editors