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    Default How high do you guys like to be in your stands.

    I have stands ranging from 12 to 18 feet and I almost will not hunt the ones under 15 feet, but today I hung a new one at 18 and I forgot how high that really seems in a small portable. At least it is has a good climbing stick up to it but those stands seem so small when you get on them. In the future when I put one over 15 feet I am going to buy some bigger platforms. How high do you like to be?
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    Minimum of 15 feet for me but 20 is better. It depends on the tree too.
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    15-20. generally the higher the better but i dont like the angle

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    Default Yeah, but I think heights and age don't go together.

    Quote Originally Posted by bullfiddle View Post
    Minimum of 15 feet for me but 20 is better. It depends on the tree too.
    The older I get the less 20 foot appeals to me. I know I get busted about every time under 15 but I only have about 2 stands that low. I build most of my own. I have alot of ladders that I have built myself.

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    I killed a doe on the ground this year and I loved it. It was really windy that day and I figured I could get away with a little more movement and I called it spot on. I shot her at 23yrds broadside. It was kinda like shooting at a 3D target. I was really pumped up about that one.
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    Default High!

    Depending on the slop on top of a hill, 15ft
    In a bottem 25 to 30ft
    My ladder stands are only 15ft but i have good success from them
    My climber i go as high as i need to and always were my harness!
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    for bow, I like my climber at 18-20 feet, for gun, I take my climber to the nose bleed section......30+ I like to be able to see......
    I cut things up and split them down!

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    I stay around 16-18 feet


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    Quote Originally Posted by brokenarrow View Post
    I stay around 16-18 feet
    crap splatters when hits the ground..........
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    Quote Originally Posted by BUNNYMAN View Post
    crap splatters when hits the ground..........
    It's not the fall that kills ya it's the ground...


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    for bow i dont like to be under 20 better 25 and for gun it depends on how high i can get i got one tree on top of a hill i go clear up 45ft from there u can see everything the whole dang county
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    Quote Originally Posted by brokenarrow View Post
    It's not the fall that kills ya it's the ground...
    the heart attack that I had on the way to the ground, would kill me....
    I cut things up and split them down!

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    I'd say 15-20. Our season starts early too so if you get too high up you'll be up in the green canopy and won't be able to see anything unless it walks right under you.
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