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Author Topic: best two to three man ice shack?  (Read 1876 times)

jhei88

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best two to three man ice shack?
« on: Dec 26, 2010, 10:54 AM »
hello everyone, yesterday i brought my girlfriend out ice fishing, it was cold. Finally got her talked into letting me buy a new shack. Just looking for something cheap, easy to set up, and only want to spend about 200 bucks. Any ideas would be appreciated.

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Re: best two to three man ice shack?
« Reply #1 on: Dec 26, 2010, 11:01 AM »
i got the shappell ice house 6000. it can hold more than 3 people if you use it as a base camp, but i have 3 people comfortably in mine for jigging. its a great deal for 200, and its easy to set up. takes about 2 minutes

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Re: best two to three man ice shack?
« Reply #2 on: Dec 26, 2010, 11:31 AM »
Very good deal, there is a thread on these in the ice shack section

http://www.glensoutdoors.com/Glen-s-Elite-Outdoor-Series-3-Man-Portable-Fish-p/geo3.htm

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Re: best two to three man ice shack?
« Reply #3 on: Dec 26, 2010, 11:40 AM »
hello everyone, yesterday i brought my girlfriend out ice fishing, it was cold. Finally got her talked into letting me buy a new shack. Just looking for something cheap, easy to set up, and only want to spend about 200 bucks. Any ideas would be appreciated.
I get the feeling that if I had to ask my girlfriend for permission to buy a larger ice shack, I would have no use for it.  :o ;)
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Re: best two to three man ice shack?
« Reply #4 on: Dec 26, 2010, 12:17 PM »
I would second the Glen's Outdoor's 6X6 Hub. I bought one and have used it ten times this year, I love it! I took some pics and wrote a review here.....
http://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/index.php?topic=157083.0
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Re: best two to three man ice shack?
« Reply #5 on: Dec 26, 2010, 01:05 PM »

    The above is the best informative link, thanks to MN Bassfisher.

    Here is a little history of the hub development and refinements.

     Note the beginning of the post and post #2, 5, 6, and 9.

          http://www.iceshanty.com/ice_fishing/index.php?topic=156287.0
      

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Re: best two to three man ice shack?
« Reply #6 on: Dec 26, 2010, 02:31 PM »
i got the shappell ice house 6000. it can hold more than 3 people if you use it as a base camp, but i have 3 people comfortably in mine for jigging. its a great deal for 200, and its easy to set up. takes about 2 minutes

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Re: best two to three man ice shack?
« Reply #7 on: Dec 26, 2010, 03:31 PM »
I get the feeling that if I had to ask my girlfriend for permission to buy a larger ice shack, I would have no use for it.  :o ;)
I didnt really have to ask her just make her under stand that it would be warmer for her and there would be a better chance for some of our friends to go out with us. it was here first time out christmas day and we both cramed into my one man clam.

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Re: best two to three man ice shack?
« Reply #8 on: Dec 26, 2010, 04:14 PM »
  I have the Clam Base camp. Not sure if it's the best, but I really like it. Easy set up as well as take down. Definitely makes taking the kids allot more fun. ;D

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Re: best two to three man ice shack?
« Reply #9 on: Dec 26, 2010, 04:31 PM »
how well to hub styles do in the wind? the whole the doesnt want to collapse in does it

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Re: best two to three man ice shack?
« Reply #10 on: Dec 26, 2010, 04:45 PM »

  Tie off to the up-wind hub ties with the straps included with GLEN'S geo3.
      

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Re: best two to three man ice shack?
« Reply #11 on: Dec 26, 2010, 04:45 PM »
I own the Eastman "IceCube" 6x6 Hub style (Same as Glenns 6x6)...it's roomy enough for 4 people, easy set up and take down.  I like it.  But, keep in mind, I don't move around the l;ake a lot.

If you want to be really mobile...take a look at the 3 Man Pack Shak.  Has a built-in chair for 3, just open the chair, sit ddown and flip the shelter over your heads.....that's all!!  Want to move??  Just fold up the chair and GO!  I own the 1-man model and use it whenever I go alone.  Comes in it's own bag with straps to use as a back pack to carry.

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Re: best two to three man ice shack?
« Reply #12 on: Feb 07, 2011, 07:22 PM »
Got a link for these shelters? Thanks

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Re: best two to three man ice shack?
« Reply #13 on: Feb 07, 2011, 07:57 PM »
Clam.....

 

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