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#2919254 - 08/24/12 05:35 PM turn old climbers into hang on's
fins&fur
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i have several of them old heavy cheap climbers..but as i get older i like hang on's better..just flip the top upside down and bolt them togather..put an upright on each side..and you got a hang on..just winch strap em to the tree at top and bottom..works great..


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#2919255 - 08/24/12 05:36 PM Re: turn old climbers into hang on's [Re: fins&fur]
fins&fur
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of course you got to put the sling seat back on..
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#2920223 - 08/25/12 07:43 PM Re: turn old climbers into hang on's [Re: fins&fur]
fishboy1
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Thats a heck of an idea.

Last year wallymart and Dicks had those cheap super heavy steel climbers on clearance for under $100.

Now I wish I had picked one or two up.
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#2927430 - 08/31/12 08:38 AM Re: turn old climbers into hang on's [Re: fishboy1]
double browtine
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I have one of the old original api stands that folds flat. I just crank up a tree, then rachet strap it on real tight and have a buddy with me to put up an extension ladder so i can climb down. Then put up a climbing stick to it. Your idea works great though for a stand made like the one you have.
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#2927493 - 08/31/12 09:02 AM Re: turn old climbers into hang on's [Re: double browtine]
DOC1187
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#2933577 - 09/05/12 09:07 PM Re: turn old climbers into hang on's [Re: DOC1187]
rem270
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got one im fixing to use it as a hang on. heck with climbing a dern tree.
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#2933603 - 09/05/12 09:27 PM Re: turn old climbers into hang on's [Re: rem270]
Carlos Viagra
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Great idea!
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#2934307 - 09/06/12 02:58 PM Re: turn old climbers into hang on's [Re: Carlos Viagra]
southernhunter
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I try this a few years back , was really hard to get in and out of , maybe it was just the climber I was using to do it.
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#2946306 - 09/17/12 01:57 PM Re: turn old climbers into hang on's [Re: southernhunter]
Jarred525
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Great idea, I have some old summits I am going to dink with.
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#2950324 - 09/20/12 12:09 PM Re: turn old climbers into hang on's [Re: Jarred525]
pastorbmp
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Why not just put the climber up there in two pieces and leave it up there? Climb up to it with climbing sticks. Be much easier to get it up the tree, you could lower your top part so it would be easier to get in and out of it, and would not have to worry about ratchet straps rotting or breaking.
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