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Old October 4th, 2017, 04:53 PM #1
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Question HECS Hunting Clothing: Cheating or No

Like many deer hunter out there, I'm always looking for that next big innovation in hunting gear, especially as it pertains to deer and turkey hunting.

With the liberalized use of cross bows in most states as standard bow hunting tackle, and now the advent of the air driven arrows, it seems just about everything is up for grabs.

Enter HECS(Human Energy Concealment System)clothing. I'm thinking most of you hunters have seen the ads and TV show, "Hunting With HECS". It appears to work quite well to block the electronic impulses the living being emits, robbing your quarry of its 'sixth sense'.

http://www.hecsllc.com/

I've been tossing it around in my head whether to take the plunge or not. You all know how I likes my hunting gadgets. It isn't really prohibitively expensive either. The next time I'm in the market for a base layer, why not use HECS. As far as "cheating" goes, to me, the only person I will consider that accusation credible, is the guy who dawns his wools and crusher along with his long bow and cedar arrows, puts his face to the wind and stalks. That is a very pure way to hunt and a lot of fun, but if you lack the sizable property required, it really isn't practical.

So what say you all? Cheating, or just the next step into modern hunting tackle?
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Old October 4th, 2017, 05:21 PM #2
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Not cheating. Hunting is a sport you play against yourself. You set the rules of what limitations you're willing to put on yourself. If it were golf, it's no more cheating than playing from the whites instead of the blues, or using modern metals instead of a wood driver. Personally, I've taken plenty of deer wearing a t shirt or brown jacket. So I wouldn't pay for something like that. But it's definitely not cheating.
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Old October 4th, 2017, 06:30 PM #3
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I don't see it as cheating, just adding another tool to the toolbox. Personally I'm holding out for a stealth suit and shoulder canon like the Predator
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I say gimmick

Then don't take any cell phones in the woods...
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If the cost doesn't break the bank (in case of failure), then I say go for it. Call me a doubting Thomas. I'll wait until it's used by all sponsored hunters before I would consider it.
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Cheating ? Are you refering to you having unsporting advantage over Bambi , or the seller ripping you off ?
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Interesting thx.

Of all the senses an animal has (varies by species too), to detect predators, I would think few could even detect your electromagnetic field, and even then at what distance?

This type of material is available in whole cloth, so if it were as effective as advertised, and if too expensive, couldn’t someone just make a poncho out of it or something?
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Even presuming the product performs as intended, ie blocking electromagnetic impulses emitting from the human body , those would be of miniscule significance compared to usual factors of movement, sound, and scent .

But I suppose it wouldn't hurt anything , and high end base layers can run $100 plus , so try them if you want to, and report back to us .
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Even presuming the product performs as intended, ie blocking electromagnetic impulses emitting from the human body , those would be of miniscule significance compared to usual factors of movement, sound, and scent .

But I suppose it wouldn't hurt anything , and high end base layers can run $100 plus , so try them if you want to, and report back to us .
Ever been somewhere and you got this feeling someone was watching you and you turn around and there's someone there? Could this be the phenomenon they are describing?

Ever has the hair on the back of your neck stand up BEFORE something happens? Could this be the phenomenon they are describing?

I think it's real. Not whether or not it will help you with your hunting...
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so, if you do jumping jacks, they can still see you?
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