Parachute Game Bags

sn.outdoors

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I had some extra parachute material laying around the house (an old out of service mc1-1c), and I threw together a few meat sacks.

I wasn't trying to be exact with dimensions. The largest bag is way bigger than I'll probably ever need, but it did hold all 160lbs of me without any issues.

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All five bags, with draw cords and hanging handles weigh 14oz.
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Has anyone else used a parachute to make game bags, and if so, what dimensions are you using?

I plan to make a few bags that'll fit elk quarters and a few smaller bags for loose meat.
 
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Here are the handles I used. It's webbing that came ​in the chute.

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530Chukar

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Nice. I had an old chute converted to a fly for a big canvas tent of ours. Snow sheds off it very nicely and the things will last forever.
 

mtnrunner260

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Sweet.
I was wondering how many cats that big bag would hold then the next pic is your dog.
Awesome stuff.
 
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Sweet.
I was wondering how many cats that big bag would hold then the next pic is your dog.
Awesome stuff.
You could fit a dozen litters of cats in the big bag. My dog is in the skinny bag just left of the water bottle.

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KJH

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Not a bad idea. I have an old T10 that I never had a use for... Now I have some ideas. Thanks.
 
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Here's another use for a full parachute

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If you string it up tight, it does a good job of keeping the rain off of you, and it doubles as a spark arrester.
 
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