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#3059398 - 12/02/12 11:16 AM Best ladder stand?
feldmutze
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Registered: 07/29/07
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I tried one years ago, cheap, flimsy & with a tiny platform. I didn't like it after only one morning hunt and traded it off. There's more manufacturers now and I know they've improved them. What are your recommendations?
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#3059714 - 12/02/12 03:50 PM Re: Best ladder stand? [Re: feldmutze]
Gravey
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Registered: 07/20/05
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I bought a single man from sportsmans guide that's 18' tall and comfortable. Instructions sucked but I sort of expected it. My buddy has a double man stand that he got from dicks sporting goods. It has a full enclosure and is 20' I think. They were on sale the other day for $200.
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#3070660 - 12/09/12 11:05 AM Re: Best ladder stand? [Re: ]
7mag Man
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Registered: 10/04/11
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In my opinion for the money and comfort that Rivers Edge is the best. I love mine
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#3081773 - 12/16/12 10:36 AM Re: Best ladder stand? [Re: 7mag Man]
A.Hall
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I really like Big Game stands...got 4 of them.
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#3083940 - 12/17/12 05:48 PM Re: Best ladder stand? [Re: A.Hall]
7mag Man
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I have a Big Game also. It is comfortable but not as comfortable as my Rivers Edge. Just my opinion.
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#3084045 - 12/17/12 06:25 PM Re: Best ladder stand? [Re: 7mag Man]
Wes Parrish
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Loc: Knoxville-Dover-Union City, TN

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If you want the most sturdy, most roomy, and most comfortable . . . .
Get a Millennium.
They have several options 16 to 21 feet.

http://millenniumstands.com/products

Best consistent deal I've seen on their basic 2-man ladder stand is per L.L. Bean, as they have about the same price as most other venders, but with free shipping. Unfortunately, Bean only offers this one model.

http://www.llbean.com/llb/shop/62064?feat=8866-GN3&page=millennium-double-ladder-stand

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#3084241 - 12/17/12 08:00 PM Re: Best ladder stand? [Re: Wes Parrish]
scn
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Registered: 02/05/03
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Loc: Brentwood, TN US

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I was at Dick's the other day to purchase a couple on clearance. I got the basic stand with the bigger foot platform and shooting rail for $69 (and then $10 off with a coupon). They are no frills but comfortable to hunt out of.

But, they had a couple of Field and Stream models for $149 that really looked nice. The ladders were bigger and the seat/platform area looked huge.

I'll keep my eye on them to see if they come down a little more. They were the best looking ladders for under $200 that I have seen.
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#3087611 - 12/19/12 08:20 PM Re: Best ladder stand? [Re: scn]
parkerxbowhunter
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after my comfort lounger and ladder stick i wont be buying anymore ladder stands until its time for my son to start climbing.
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#3088852 - 12/20/12 04:30 PM Re: Best ladder stand? [Re: parkerxbowhunter]
feldmutze
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Registered: 07/29/07
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Can you provide a link for this "comfort lounger"?
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#3096416 - 12/26/12 04:47 PM Re: Best ladder stand? [Re: feldmutze]
ROUGH COUNTRY HUNTER
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millennium or ol man,the only way to go in my opinion.i have the cheap ones but they dont compare
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