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#2971772 - 10/07/12 12:18 PM Home made stand
eweisner
8 Point


Registered: 07/03/11
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Loc: Portland, TN

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I have a piece of property that I am allowed to hunt. I've been gathering scraps and bought a few pieces of wood from here and there. I have a platform of roughly 36x36 and will be a little over 12'-0" tall at the platform. I plan on installing it and then possibly adding short sides and maybe a roof. It could be better but for a first attempt I'm liking it.





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#2972285 - 10/07/12 09:27 PM Re: Home made stand [Re: eweisner]
ROUGH COUNTRY HUNTER
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Registered: 11/12/10
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Loc: FRANKLIN COUNTY

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i make them sometimes,i dont think your floor will last long,i use decking boards or marine plywood
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#2972367 - 10/07/12 10:05 PM Re: Home made stand [Re: ROUGH COUNTRY HUNTER]
eweisner
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Registered: 07/03/11
Posts: 1885
Loc: Portland, TN

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The way that I built it makes fixes that like that fairly easy. I used decking screws and bolts. I can have the existing flooring off and deck boards down within a half an hour. Same with the ladder.
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#2979412 - 10/12/12 10:12 PM Re: Home made stand [Re: eweisner]
RiverRat213
4 Point


Registered: 07/30/11
Posts: 312
Loc: Clifton, TN (some yonder)

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I would add a couple more screws to the rungs of the ladder. Better to overkill than have an accident. Happy hunting.
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#2979430 - 10/12/12 10:29 PM Re: Home made stand [Re: RiverRat213]
WestTn Huntin'man
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Registered: 11/19/06
Posts: 11982
Loc: Benton Co.

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I agree about the flooring particle broard won't stand much water for very long. Hope you have some help getting out to the woods and up. Looks Pretty Heavy. Good Luck to ya !!
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