He feels he should be building up a stock of his own gear and, with Christmas coming up, I thought he might like it if I helped with getting kitted him out. What should I buy?

Peter Blatch
In my opinion, the bare minimum for reasonable success would be:
– Four telescopic hide poles
– A four metre length of camo netting
– Ten flock coated shell decoys

And if Father Christmas was feeling really generous, a rotary machine!