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postheadericon Improving your hunt and game with the ghillie suit

Improving Your Hunt and Game With the Ghillie Suit

Ghillie Suits are a proven tool in hunting, military operations and for snipers. Ghillie Suits have been used to improve hunter’s outcome for over more than a century now. Ghillie Suits are thought to have been invented for military purposes, when in fact they were first used for hunting. It was the Scottish gamekeepers who used Ghillie Suits as a portable hunting blind. Today Ghillie Suits are used for any camouflage purpose; used by hunters, military personnel, paintball enthusiasts, law enforcement offices and snipers.

What are Ghillie Suits? Ghillie Suits are camouflage outfits which are made from netting, or cloth, then attached with loose strips of twine material, when put together looks like scattered leaves and twigs. When a human and especially an animal first looks at you in your Ghillie Suit, their natural and first instinct will conclude that your Ghillie Suit is just a collection of natural shedding or heaving foliage.

Depending on who is using the Ghillie Suit, they provide various reasons of protection or invisibility. For military personnel and law enforcement, the main use of Ghillie Suits is for the camouflage it provides, which is very important for these individuals for capturing the target and protecting ones body. For the paintball enthusiast and the hunter, the Ghillie Suit’s importance is more on providing greater invisibility and less emphasis on protecting one self.

As you can image wildlife animals are eradicate and when hunting they need to be approached carefully and quietly. Have you crept up to a deer, then a branch snaps, the deer see you and it runs away. Well if were wearing a Ghillie Suit, and the exact situation occurred, when the deer turn around to see where the sound came from, they would just have seen another “bush”. This is why a Ghillie Suit give you better odds of winning.

When snipers and hunters sear their lives off the Ghillie Suit and know that it allows someone to better blend into a forest or heavily wooded and bushed area; you know the Ghillie Suit will improve your hunt and game. The genius of the Ghillie Suit, is that it assists the hunter or sniper to hide & blend and brake his human frame; deceiving their target right before a tactical attack against your target.

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postheadericon How to make a ghillie suit

How to Make a Ghillie Suit

The whole purpose of Ghillie Suits are to provide you with human invisibility. Used by military personnel, hunters and people who play paintball, the suits need to have the ability to provide complete coverage, because they might be used for life or death situations. Which is why the construction and design of custom suits is critical for that coverage. Ghillie Suits are made usually from burlap or jute and use natural materials like twigs, leaves and branches to make the user blend into their natural environment as well as possible. Due to the fact that no natural environment may necessarily be the same, serious and professional military experts insist on making their own suit for their own mission needs as well as ensuring that the suit is best adapted to the environment they will be using the suit in.

How to Make a Ghillie Suit

As the sport of hunting and Ghillies become more popular, users are opting to making their own Ghillie Suit. They do so by taking military BDUs and ‘dressing’ them up with jute strips and other natural materials until they have created their very own Ghillie Suit. There is also the option of purchasing a Ghillie Suit Kit which enables users to create their custom suit according to a certain patter. Many users opt for purchasing a Ghillie Suit Kit, because creating a Ghillie Suit is extremely time consuming. Imagine gathering hundreds of particular length twigs, leaves, jute, burlap and more. Sorting all the materials, then putting it together… and if it does not workout, you have to do it all over again. At the very best, making your Ghillie Suit can take up to a minimum of 100 hours to complete.

Creating your own Ghillie Suit, for too many is hard, time consuming and meticulous. There is a solution if you truly want “instant invisibility” – the easiest way to create a suit that will cover you head to toe is to use a Poncho Ghillie Kit instead of making a suit with pants and a jacket. The advantage of doing making your own Ghillie Suit is that you can choose that amount of covering you would like to have on the suit, which enables you to control the weight and density of your suit, which is particularly good for very cold climates.

Ghillie Suits once for the professional snipers, serious hunters, and military professionals, it more and more being used by paintball enthusiast and if your one them, making your own custom Ghillie Suit from a kit may be a good alternative to pre-made suits, especially if you prefer synthetic materials as opposed to natural materials. Making your own Ghillie Suit allows you to make it fire-retarded and waterproof as well.

Ghillie Suit Safety Considerations

Additionally, if your using jute as your base material, this product is very flammable and has to be treated with flame retarded. The Ghillie Suit Kits usually contain a fire resistant treatment that allows you to prepare and apply onto your suit for adequate protection from fire. If your someone who is particularly concerned about the flammability of a primarily comprised jute Ghillie Suit, you may be better for your needs to just purchase a suit that is already made from non-flammable materials. If have never made a Ghillie Suit and are concerned about safety, it is recommended that you do not make your Ghillie Suit, and purchase a pre-made suit which is non-flammable.

Custom Ghillie Suit

Customization is very important to many of our users, which is why many Ghillie Suit users will choose to purchase a pre-made Ghillie Suit, then gather and attach natural elements from their particular wildlife to embellish the Ghillie Suit. This method has proven to be the most time saving and practical means of ensuring you have a professionally designed suit and one that is designed to your individual needs.

Ghillie Suit Kit

As previously stated there are advantages in using a Ghillie Suit Kit. When you use a Ghillie Suit Kit to design your Ghillie Suit you can choose your color scheme and ensure that you have the best possible camouflage for your particular environment. Doing so, you will find that using several different colors to create your suit will make it easily distinguishable among your fellow hunters or outdoorsmen.

The easiest way to create a suit that will cover you head to toe is to use a poncho Ghillie kit instead of making a suit with pants and a jacket. Another advantage to making your own Ghillie is that you can choose that amount of covering you would like to have on the suit thus being able to control that weight and density of your suit, which is particularly good for very cold climates.
For the paintball enthusiast, making your own custom Ghillie form a kit may be a good alternative to pre-made suits, especially if you prefer synthetic materials as opposed to natural materials. That way, you can not only fire-retard your Ghillie, but you can make it waterproof as well. Either way, make sure to choose your color palette carefully so that you can be provided the best possible coverage. And don’t for get to check the instructions of your Ghillie kit to see whether or not the final product will be lightweight.

Just remember, that if you start to make a custom suit and realize that it is just too labor intensive to suit you, we have plenty of high-quality pre-made Ghillie suits to choose from.

How to Make a Ghillie Suit – 8 Easy Steps

If your interested in making your own Ghillie Suit in 8 Easy Steps, our website for more details.

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postheadericon Improving your airsoft skills

Improving Your Airsoft Skills

Do you want to get better at the game of airsoft?  There are many ways you can improve your skills, although it definitely takes a fair amount of time and effort.  In the end, it is worth it, because once you have acquired a certain level of skill, you will find that the game becomes a lot more interesting and fun.

If you are going to play with other experienced people, then you need to be experienced yourself.  The corollary of this is that if you are not good, then it is almost impossible to be able to play with others of a higher caliber.  In order to step up to their level and make big plays yourself, it takes a lot of practice.  Do not expect to be able to compete against others who have been playing for years, as they will take you out fairly easily.  However, once you reach their level, then the same will be true of newcomers who want to play against you.

There are other ways to improve your skills without playing.  You can join forums and blogs that are centered around airsoft, and keep up with them.  These kinds of places have tons of information about the newest products, as well as strategy tips that you can take advantage of immediately.  The more you read and consult with other players, the better you will become.  Even after you have reached a satisfactory skill level, it is always nice to talk with others about a shared interest, in this case being airsoft.