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All or nothing. This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by Sun, August 19 2018 10:06 PM UTC +00:00.

$1,683
pledged of $130,000pledged of $130,000 goal
4
backers
64hours to go

All or nothing. This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by Sun, August 19 2018 10:06 PM UTC +00:00.

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Proof of Concept

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Design Prototype

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About

The Versatility of the HotSpot™ 

Versatility
Versatility

The Story

Let me share a story of what sparked the idea and design with you. It was October 1, 2011 – the opening morning of archery season. I was sitting in my lock-on tree stand twenty five feet up and I was watching six deer working their way down a trail to feed at a group of pin oaks. This was located about fifty yards from my stand and I had the perfect set up. Two weeks before this, I spent time scouting and found two separate areas where the deer had been feeding on these pin oaks. There was also plenty of deer scat and tracks around these trees. This is what’s called a “hotspot”. I set lock-on stands up on each hotspot based on the predominant winds and left them alone until opening morning. That’s when I would decide, based on the wind direction, which hotspot I would hunt. This was public land, so I was not surprised when the more mature deer held back and let a young, year and a half old scrub buck walk ahead. He got right in line with my deer stand, he looked around, and then to my surprise, he looked up and straight at me. Oh man. I was standing still and with my shoulder against the large pine tree —but I had no branches around me to break up my silhouette. The branches didn’t start until the very top of my tree so I knew I was busted. Of course, on public land, pressured deer are more skittish by nature so he stomped the ground and the rest of the deer made their way to see what he was looking at, but stayed out of shooting range. They all started snorting and did not stop until I finally threw in the towel and left very disappointed and frustrated. This has happened to me several times, and I always assumed that it’s just part of hunting. Additionally, there is no telling how many times deer have seen me and then slipped around me just outside of my view. Well, despite my love of being in the great outdoors, and as much as I did not want to feel enclosed, I decided that if I wanted to increase my success in the woods I was going to have to buy a hunting blind. Of course I didn’t know it at the time, but I believe 100% that this was God’s answer to my prayers. When I got home, I began my search online. I knew exactly what I needed it had to be out there, but it wasn’t . And THIS is how the HotSpot™️ hunting blind was born. Whether you’re hunting out of a lock-on, climber, ladder stand or find yourself needing a ground blind, the HotSpot™️ 4-in-1 is the tool you need to keep your hunting options open. Read on to learn more about the HotSpot™️ hunting blind, how it works and how you can be a part of this exciting journey.

THE 4-IN-1 HYBRID BLIND THAT KEEPS YOUR HUNTING OPTIONS OPEN

If you would like to start your day with an early morning flooded timber duck hunt, and end your day with a deer hunt with the options of ladder, lock-on, climbing stand or ground blind, the HotSpot™️ is the only single blind on the market that can keep your options open. Maybe you decide at the last second to try the young oak CRP land you’ve had your eye on -- then you want to set up the HotSpot™️ as a ground blind. For the day hunter that travels deep into the public land, the HotSpot™️ is a light 6 pounds and quiet to carry. With it’s carrying case with additional external pockets, there is no need for a backpack. It is quick and quiet to set up; less than six minutes. Keep your options open. When you find a hot spot, you’ve got what you need to hunt it. For the private land hunter, leave behind the blind set up for a couple of weeks. Ladders, you enter and exit from the front of the blind; lock-ons, you enter and exit from from the side wall. Climbers, leave the blind in the tree and climb out from under it. Duck hunters, set up a lock-on and stand right at the water line. Turkey hunters; leave your blind in place on your best turkey hot spot. For the outdoor enthusiast who has to spend most of their time indoors because of work, the HotSpot™️ is the blind that keeps them concealed and helps shield them from the elements while still being outdoors with an open front design and wide, infinitely-adjustable windows. This also allows for a 360 degree horizontal shooting range and a 180 degree vertical shooting range; something no other blind can match.

The XC™ - Complete the System

The XC™ Outfit
The XC™ Outfit
Fitted Poncho, Face Mask and Cap Cover
Fitted Poncho, Face Mask and Cap Cover

 The Magic of the System

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The Rundown

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The Setup

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The Breakdown

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Customer Reaction

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Risks and challenges

Pirates, iceburgs or a satellite falling from outer pace and hitting the freighter on the way; there are always risks!

The key challenge to HuntWorks Outdoors right now is the funding of the initial production run. We have worked out an agreement with the manufacture and by raising the funds from this campaign we will be able to accomplish that.

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    The XC™ Outfit

    The XC™ stands for Extra Coverage and is the final piece in the optical illusion that completes the HotSpot™ 4-in-1 Hunting Blind System. Any camouflage will work in the HotSpot™ but the XC™ is like magic, you disappear!

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    If you buy ten or more of the XC™ Outfits we will discount 10% off. So 10 or more, multiply the quantity x's $45.

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    The HotSpot™ Hunting Blind

    Where it all started! This is the ultimate hunting blind!

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    The XC™ HotSpot™ Blind Package

    **First 800 Units Only**
    This is the complete package. You will receive the HotSpot™ 4-in-1 Hunting Blind along with the XC™ Outfit. This package will take your comfort and concealment to the next level. ***Warning***
    Using this system will increase deer processing and taxidermy fees due to higher success.

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