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Frabill Refuge Cabin Style Shelter

Item # 419182
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Key Features

  • 300 Denier with additional polyurethane coatings

  • 3/4'' galvanized steel, quick-set frame

  • Space for two to three anglers

  • Molded base folds flat

  • Carpeted floor


Our Price   $279.99

Availability: Ships from vendor in 3-5 business days.

  • This is an oversized item. Additional freight will be calculated during checkout.
  • Please note: This item can only be shipped to U.S. addresses.
  • Additional discounts do not apply.
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Product Description
frabill Your search to find the ultimate cabin-style ice shelter ends with the Frabill Refuge Ice Fishing Shelter. Designed with space for two to three anglers, the Refuge Ice Shelter's durable, 300 Denier tent is treated with additional polyurethane coatings to keep light and water out. It is supported by a 3/4'' galvanized steel, quick-set frame that's pre-assembled and ready to fish. The Refuge sets-up quickly and its molded base folds flat for compact, hassle-free travel. A carpeted floor increases comfort by providing extra insulation, and the high-profile roof provides extra headroom. Two oversized doors with heavy-duty zippers allow for easy in/out and four clear-view removable windows let anglers keep an eye on the outside ice. Set up size: 70"L x 47"W. Center Height: 72". Pack size: 47"L x 35"W x 5"H. Weighs 44 lbs.

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Frabill Refuge Cabin Style Shelter
 
4.0

(based on 11 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (6)

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    (2)

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82%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (10)
  • Durable (7)
  • Easy to maintain (7)
  • Functional (7)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Ice fishing (10)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Avid fisher (11)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (7)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Hard to beat!

    Never before have I had an ice shanty quite so easy to use! Sets up in 2 min or less! Carries all your gear! Comes pre-assembled! I am far from a small...Read complete review

    Never before have I had an ice shanty quite so easy to use! Sets up in 2 min or less! Carries all your gear! Comes pre-assembled! I am far from a small man, and this shanty has more than enough room to move and fish! Best buy for the $$!

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    below average service

    I used it 6 times and the floor hinge tore the tent material and frabill wouldnt do anything for me .

    I used it 6 times and the floor hinge tore the tent material and frabill wouldnt do anything for me .

    Reviewed by 11 customers

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    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Worth Buying

    By Mike

    from Chittenango, NY

    About Me Avid Fisher

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easy To Maintain
    • Easy To Use
    • Functional

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Ice Fishing

      Comments about Frabill Refuge Cabin Style Shelter:

      Have had this for 3 years and have used the hell out of it. Its warm, durable, easy to setup even in a wind storm. If this ever breaks I will definitely buy another one.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      great for the price!

      By Bunzenator

      from walker, mn

      About Me Avid Fisher

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy To Maintain
      • Easy To Use
      • Functional
      • Retains Heat Well

      Cons

      • The Floor Wears Easy

      Best Uses

      • Ice Fishing

      Comments about Frabill Refuge Cabin Style Shelter:

      honestly I was blown away by the usability of this product. easy to break down/set up/transport! it's a little light though, so on windy days you might want to anchor it down some way. but it's a nice rig. I'm 5'6" and I can stand up and have almost 4 inches of room so height wise it's awesome unless you're taller. don't recommend drilling your holes inside the house though. plenty of room and a great buy!

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      Great Item to slide across the ice

      By uncle Doug

      from Manchester Iowa

      About Me Avid Fisher

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy To Maintain
      • Easy To Use
      • Functional

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Ice Fishing
        • Traveling

        Comments about Frabill Refuge Cabin Style Shelter:

        Easy to slide across the ice, set up is fast and plenty of room inside

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes
         
        5.0

        great shack

        By Doeby

        from Clintonville, WI

        About Me Avid Fisher

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easy To Maintain
        • Easy To Use
        • Functional

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Fresh Water
          • Ice Fishing

          Comments about Frabill Refuge Cabin Style Shelter:

          light and sets up in seconds
          plenty of room for 2 people
          works great!

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes

          (8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Best for the Money!!!

          By TMAC

          from grand Rapids MI

          About Me Avid Fisher

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy To Maintain
          • Easy To Use
          • Functional

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Ice Fishing

            Comments about Frabill Refuge Cabin Style Shelter:

            Love the style, ease of use and set up time. would reccommend it to anyone. best buy for the money for sure!!

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            6 Questions | 9 Answers
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            • Q:

              Does the floor have a molded plastic base? I have a ice house with a particle board floor, but it is very difficult to pull if there is snow on the lake. Does this ice shelter pull easily through snow?
              Asked on 2/10/2011 by Stan from New York State

              1 answer

              • A:

                it is quick-set fast, portable,and it's lightweight molded base folds flat for compact travel.

                Answered on 4/8/2011 by Anonymous from None
            • Q:

              How many holes are able to fit in this house? Is there just one big flip up cover?
              Asked on 1/16/2010 by 'cobo' from Duluth, MN

              3 answers

              • A:

                There is two flaps and they are probably 12'' wide by 24-30'' long. Don't remember off hand. I know I can fit 3 - 7" holes nicely in each flap.

                Answered on 12/9/2010 by k rock from michigan
              • A:

                It has two seperate rectangular holes on either side

                Answered on 1/6/2011 by Nate from Bemidji, MN
              • A:

                Two square compartments that flip up that can access two holes each. Total house number: 4

                Answered on 2/20/2011 by Solo Dog from Warroad MN
            • Q:

              how many person is this fish house?
              Asked on 1/8/2010 by Anonymous

              2 answers

              • A:

                2 but can squish 3 if neccessary

                Answered on 1/11/2010 by TMAC from grand Rapids MI
              • A:

                It is a 2-3 person ice house with lots of room for men of size. like me and extra gear. oh, and my bro!

                Answered on 1/16/2010 by 'cobo" from Duluth, MN
            • Q:

              does this shanty have a sled with it and how do u fasten it down on to the ice? also is this available at the portage gander mountain for a quick pick up
              Asked on 1/3/2010 by bear from portage,mi

              1 answer

              • A:

                This shelter folds in half like a suit case. It has a tow rope to pull it across the ice...but I recomend you only pull by hand. You can purchase ice anchors seperate, however I do not believe you need them as the weight of you and your gear will hold down the shelter in most conditions. Setting up the shelter; open up the shelter and remove the hole covers, shovel a place to set the base on the ice and mark the hole locations. Remove the base and drill the holes, place the shelter on the ice over the holes...then shovel the snow around the perimeter to help keep it in place and to keep the cold air out. I am sure the store will help with instructions too. These types of shelters are very easy to use, comfortable and ideal to slide out the bed of a pickup at your favorite fishing hole. Sorry, I know nothing about shipping and handling at Portage WI.

                Answered on 1/9/2010 by Oneshot from Wisconsin
            • Q:

              Does this fish house have hole covers inside that flip up for use?
              Asked on 12/30/2009 by Anonymous

              1 answer

              • A:

                Yes it does.They are also secured in transport.

                Answered on 1/5/2010 by Duck Magnet from Colfax,In.
            • Q:

              Does this product come with a sled for transport and set up?
              Asked on 12/26/2009 by Anonymous

              1 answer

              • A:

                No it does not. However, it does have a tow line and a spot to set two buckets when folded. It really isn't set up to haul a lot of items.

                Answered on 12/31/2009 by ... from Wisconsin
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