One Blanket Traders

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  1. Sep 24, 2017 #1

    Brokennock

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    Recently acquired a shirt and a caped wrap around frock or hunting shirt from Shawn at One Blanket.
    Quite pleased with the product, and more so the customer service. Shawn was very agreeable and helpful in accommodating his existing product line with a need for hunter orange law compliance. He graciously made me a caped wrap around hunting shirt with a removable/reversible fringed cape, one side being hunter orange.
    I also purchased what his website calls a "mountain man workshirt" which seems to be a generic style long shirt, I'd be curious to it's authenticity to a 1756 to 1780 time period. I bought the green check which seems to be almost a tan and green,in hopes it will blend in and break up my outline for turkey hunting.
    I'm pleased enough with the products and Shawn' s service that I just ordered 2 more pull over work shirts, a maroon one, and a black and white check that I hope to dye the white blaze orange on. And a "long hunter wrap shirt" which looks like it will be cooler and less bulky than the frock in warm weather.

    Anyone else have dealings with Shawn and One Blanket Traders? If you look at his sight, any thoughts on his designs/patterns?
     
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    I bought one of his long hunter style shirts and received the same you experienced. Would do business again. As to authenticity of the product, could not say for sure.
     
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    How much extra was it to have a blaze orange wrap around cape frock made. Would be interested in one and it looks like his prices or very fair.
     
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    I bought a wheel hat from him and very happy with it, I did buy a hunters frock from them it was not fully hc but was serviceable for what I needed. Please note the price, his frocks are about half price, there is a reason. I would never hesitate to do business whit him and would happily recommend thin to any one.
     
  5. Sep 25, 2017 #5

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    Pappy, it was cheap enough that I'd rather not mention it here as I'm not sure he covered his costs. Thinking he may have just been helping me out and trying something new for him in the process.
    Contact him through his website and mention that you were told about it. He knows my 1st name is Dave and that I just ordered 3 more shirts with special instruction to include a sewn on button loop at the collar. See what he will charge you. He is very agreeable to work with.
     
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    Thanks I will email him through his web site
     
  7. Dec 3, 2017 #7

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    So here's the caped wrap around frock. Having to comply with hunter orange regulations my hope is too come close to hc/pc when viewed in black and white, taking the non-hc/pc color out of the equation.

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    Lots of other kit to bring into line, but my financial means are Very limited. But, this post is about shirts from One Blanket Traders. I still need to get some pics taken in the other regular shirts, don't want to post "selfie" type pics here if I can help it.
     
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    It's a pain to have to comply with modern regulations sometimes, but looks good considering what has to be followed just to enjoy our sport! :thumbsup:
     
  9. Jan 11, 2018 #9

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    I know I'm a little late to this thread...however I'm glad I stumbled upon it. I just got off the phone with One Blanket Trading Company and ordered the exact same frock with the blaze orange cape....I also intend on buying a blaze orange wool voyager cap as well...thanks for cool idea!
     
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    Brokennock

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    Glad to see it helped someone. Shawn is great to deal with. I have a few of his other shirts and am quite happy with them. I definitely need to darken the base color. It feels like it stands out and with all the city yahoos taking up hunting I became a little uncomfortable on public land with something that close to whitetail white.
     
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    Understood about darkening it... I have some walnut hulls and planned on using them for doing just that... but I’m not sure about how to go about it without getting into the blaze orange
     
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    I’d also consider wearing somthing else either than the brown pants for sure... that along with the white frock could be a disasterous combination... :shocked2:
     
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    Shawn made the cape on mine removable via buttons so I can reverse it for hunting game I don't need the orange for. I figure to remove it to dye the rest of the shirt and try to "paint" the dye onto the natural colored side of the cape. If it "saddens" the orange a bit I'm fine with that. I'm not a big believer in the effectiveness of hunter orange anyway, I just wear it to comply with the law. I think wearing white and brown during deer season or black and red during spring turkey season is more dangerous than not wearing orange. If hunter orange is so effective, why don't non-hunters out walking their dog/s, hiking, riding mountain bikes or horses, on public land open to hunting, have to wear it?
     
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    I can’t answer for the law on that one.... however I can say that I can pick out hunters orange in a woods tha the has lost its leaves and at dawn and dusk easily enough. I’m not a huge fan of it, but One can’t argue with its effectiveness. I’m not wearing it so much to comply with the law, I’m wearing it to lesson my chances of getting shot.. lol
     
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    I have bought 3 shirt,s from him and am very happy with all of them, I recomend 1 blanket very highly.
     
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    It is perfect for a rifle season with some snow cover.
     
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    I apologize for a quick hijack of the thread, but I think we need to be careful with the idea of forcing the general non-hunting public to wear Orange by law during hunting seasons. The implication is that hunters are slobs who will shoot at an unidentified target if it is not wearing orange. I dislike mandatory orange laws myself because I think they condition hunters to expect everyone to wear orange and what follows is the logic that a lack of orange is likely to be a target. How many good hunters have you heard make the comment that they almost shot someone who was not wearing orange, as if the person who almost got shot was in the wrong? If we take the easy way out and lobby for the general public to wear orange in season you will see an end of open private land hunting as it is known in New York, Vermont, New Hamphire, Maine, and Massachusetts. You can probably also forget about ending the "No Sunday Hunting" Blue Laws that exist in many states. In fact, I believe the general public reaction to such a proposal would be overwhelmingly negative and the fallout would be detrimental to the future of hunting. Think about it, a small group of special interest sports practitioners cannot seem to engage in their sport without shooting innocent people going about their business, so everyone must wear orange anytime they are out of doors for 3 or 4 months a year. Not a good idea. Let's just make sure we know what we are shooting at. My apologies again for the editorial. Back to your regular programming.
     
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    Excellent points. I wear the orange during hunting season when hunting because it is required, but non hunters aren't required to wear it. I was deer hunting a couple of years ago on public land in a somewhat limited use area. I heard a bunch of noise and saw a three folks tamping through the woods with hand held GPSs. They were looking for a geo cache site. None of them were wearing orange or any other color that would stand out.
     
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    Happens all the time. Responsible hunters expect to come across people in the woods for non hunting purposes who may be dressed in less than ideal colors. No excuse to take a bead on them. My own caped hunting shirt is all forest green since that is a period color that is at least not brown or white. This is an important topic, but if there is interest in discussing it we should open a new thread in the hunting section.

    I did check out this vendor's website and he appears to have a nice selection of products. Thanks to the OP for bringing them to our attention.
     
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    I agree with a lot of what you say. I just don't understand the logic that I'm more likely to be the victim of a hunting accident if I don't wear orange, just cause I'm carrying a gun. The orange basicly is identifying me as a hunter, something that I'd rather have be a little less obvious in a state like Connecticut.

    Funny how the whole thing works now that I think about it. When I wear minimal orange and carry my flintlock with as traditional a gear kit as I can manage, the non hunters seem more interested than judgemental or scared than when they encounter the usual neon pumpkin army member,,,, but,,,,, the modern hunters look at me like I have three heads and give me a wide berth.
     

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