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#3032131 - 11/13/12 08:35 PM Re: SAFETY REQUEST [Re: BSK]
Methane
4 Point


Registered: 09/25/06
Posts: 274
Loc: Franklin, TN

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Here's a link to a brief article about a Middle TN hunter's fatal fall this past weekend.

http://www.knoxnews.com/news/2012/nov/13/fall-from-deer-stand-kills-columbia-hunter/

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#3032548 - 11/14/12 08:12 AM Re: SAFETY REQUEST [Re: Methane]
Smoked
4 Point


Registered: 09/22/11
Posts: 351
Loc: East TN

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Glad you weren't hurt any worse than what you were, but I'm sure Dave would have giving you some more time off work if you would have just asked him, no need to fall out of your treestand lol.

Glad your O.k.

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#3032823 - 11/14/12 10:33 AM Re: SAFETY REQUEST [Re: Smoked]
Pursuit Hunter
8 Point


Registered: 10/01/08
Posts: 2086
Loc: Way out there

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Glad you are OK and that you are sharing your lesson learned. The extra minute or two that it adds to climb with a harness attached is well worth it.

Can you share any more details about how the platform failed? There are lots of us on TnDeer who use Summits who would benefit from anything you know about the cause.
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One does not hunt in order to kill; on the contrary, one kills in order to have hunted - Jose Ortega y Gasset

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#3033229 - 11/14/12 02:17 PM Re: SAFETY REQUEST [Re: Pursuit Hunter]
Winchester
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Registered: 12/05/03
Posts: 27472
Loc: TN

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Can you share any more details about how the platform failed? There are lots of us on TnDeer who use Summits who would benefit from anything you know about the cause.

Good question as this is the 2nd one i have heard of coming apart just this year?

Glad your ok Backstraps!

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