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    I pray for you! BUNNYMAN's Avatar
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    Default Tree stands....

    Whats you favorite brand of tree stands? for the guys that have more than one brand?

    Do you prefer ladder, hang-on, or climbers?

    For hang ons, screw in steps, strap on steps, sectional ladders like the climbing sticks?...

    Does anyone buy those really uncomfortable $40 jobies from like dicks and Wall-mart.....If I buy them I usually cut off the seat and use a strap on chair...
    I cut things up and split them down!

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    Evil Genius brokenarrow's Avatar
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    Hudson Valley NY


    I like ladders, cause I'm lazy . But I have a climber if I get in a travelin' mood.

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    I don't like ladders because normally they are only 16ft. My stands of choice are LONE WOLF, there is not substitue. For hang on it's the alpha with a set of 4 climbing sticks. Very quick to set up and stable. No squeeks.
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    I love my Ol Man Climbing tree stand. It converts from rifle stand to bow hunting stand and is quite for a climber. For over all I will have to go with the hang on stands because they are so quite and you dont have to have a perfect tree. I bought one of those cheep ones with a flat seet and its not bad to sit in if you have a foam seat. The only thing is I always modify the chain hook up because it dumped my brother before at 20ft. I also have a couple of nice hang ons with swivel seats. That is a great stand, but I am not sure who makes it. It might be cabelas or something like it.

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    I love my summit. By far the best stand I've ever had the pleasure of being in!

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    Lansdowne, Ontario


    For all you people using pegs and such you should rally give the old TV antenna's a try. Thats what we have been using for years and you can add sections to get them as high as you like, and they are very nice ti climb. I will try and get some pics next time i'm out.

    The other thing we us is old warehouse racking. Now this is sweet stuff. Nothing beats a 4 X 8 platform and you can take the wife and kids out with you for the experience.

    I will try and post some pictures for you to have a look at.


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    Waxhaw. Nc


    I like climbers and hang ons never been a big fan of ladder
    stands dont know why I also kike Condos or Box stands when
    I gun hunt and + I can put my little heater in it LOL

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    Senior Member MoBowman's Avatar
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    I have two different climbers, Summit Viper and a Loggy Bayou. The Summit is a great stand expecially if your gonna be in it for awhile. Very confortable. The loggy has a very soft seat but no back and is great for about 3 hours or so then I start to get a bit unconfortable.

    I also have an inexpensive hang on that I put up in one area for short time hunts, 2-3 hours. Used the screw-in until one broke on me (along with 3 ribs) and went to the climbing sticks now.
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    I am cheap and the best stand for the money is BIG GAME BOSS XL hang on. It has a huge platform and comfortable seat, solid and no noise. Use with BIG GAME Climbing sticks, very stable quick and easy. Down side heavier than other I have used. But if you have help or can drive close with the ATV it is not bad at all. I am a welder and can not build this quality for the price.

    Bomgarrs, scheels, cabela's or sportsmans warehouse

    Stand 69.99
    stick 39.99

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