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#3059794 - 12/02/12 04:51 PM Re: Pics from 50 feet up [Re: trealtree]
bowriter
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I climbed many trees in that stand but I was never stupid enough to go 50 feet. I did that camo paint job one year out of boredom. The foot pad sure made a difference in keeping my feet warm. That stand has been on half the stands at Cheatham. I'm guessing I got that and another just like it but one size smaller in about 1983 or 84.

I would like to see the bucks over 125, I killed out of that stand. They don't make it any more but it was state of art in its' day. I sure hope you are wearing a harness and wonder why you want to make your shots so difficult by climbing way higher than needed.


Edited by bowriter (12/02/12 04:54 PM)
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#3059867 - 12/02/12 05:27 PM Re: Pics from 50 feet up [Re: bowriter]
catman529
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Bowriter- Shots difficult? These two dropped in their tracks.



Ps- thanks for the history on the stand, I was curious about it.
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#3059911 - 12/02/12 05:52 PM Re: Pics from 50 feet up [Re: catman529]
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Gotta love the ol 30/30 congrats!
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#3059923 - 12/02/12 05:56 PM Re: Pics from 50 feet up [Re: ImThere]
Carlos Viagra
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Are the barbers on strike in your area or what?

That's pretty high- i never climb past 25-28 ft.
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#3059950 - 12/02/12 06:09 PM Re: Pics from 50 feet up [Re: trealtree]
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higher the better
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#3059965 - 12/02/12 06:20 PM Re: Pics from 50 feet up [Re: ROUGH COUNTRY HUNTER]
bowriter
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Look at your entrance and exit holes. Dang good thing they dropped in their tracks.
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#3059996 - 12/02/12 06:36 PM Re: Pics from 50 feet up [Re: rem270]
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 Originally Posted By: rem270
I would have stopped atleast 25' ft ago \:D


HA I would have stopped over 30 ft ago. Past 20 ft and my knees start shaking \:D
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#3060034 - 12/02/12 07:01 PM Re: Pics from 50 feet up [Re: JCDEERMAN]
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dang! 50 ft.??? I am a 25-30 ft. climbing stand guy and the 30 ft. sometimes seems little excessive. To each his own, stay safe and use a harness. Nice kills on the does.
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#3060068 - 12/02/12 07:19 PM Re: Pics from 50 feet up [Re: volunteer1]
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I've got no problem going as high as necessary for the spot - but most places above 35ft and you get back into the canopy branches and I find visibility usually gets worse.

My tow line is 20ft - I usually climb till it pulls tight and adjust for visibility from there so usually 20-23ft.
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#3060115 - 12/02/12 07:33 PM Re: Pics from 50 feet up [Re: -DRM-]
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What kinds of climber is that?Thought Id seen em all.
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