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#462432 - 10/23/07 07:49 AM Re: Ladder Box Stand [Re: big 8's in Weakley county]
TCounty Hunter
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looks good. i got mine up this weekend, man its going to be nice. i forgot my cam, will get pics next time. turnbuckled to the tree in two places, and added a 2x4 brace from the ladder over to a tree beside the stand, and its as tight as you can get it.

as suspected, majority of the weight is on the tree and chain, so there is no worry of it supporting me. here are some pics of it during the building process.

I went to wally world and had them match the color of the krylon camo green paint, and bought a gallon of it. i used that as a base coat for the entire stand, and then used spray cans for the other colors. as you can tell, i experimented with the painting, but it looks fine in the woods. I also used water seal on all my plywood before painting, hopefully it will help the life of it.











Edited by TCounty Hunter (10/23/07 07:51 AM)

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#462639 - 10/23/07 10:00 AM Re: Ladder Box Stand [Re: TCounty Hunter]
Knothead
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Sweet!! Now, you had just better hope the anchor don't see that paint on the driveway! \:o ;\)
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#462829 - 10/23/07 11:51 AM Re: Ladder Box Stand [Re: Knothead]
TCounty Hunter
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you werent supposed to see that :). She already did, and aint happy either. she told me to put it in the grass, i said nah, i wont get any on the concrete. well, you know how that goes.

Did you put anything down in your floor to keep it quiet, such as outdoor carpet, or door mats, anything? I am trying to decide what would be best.

 Originally Posted By: Knothead
Sweet!! Now, you had just better hope the anchor don't see that paint on the driveway! \:o ;\)


Edited by TCounty Hunter (10/23/07 11:53 AM)

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#463105 - 10/23/07 03:14 PM Re: Ladder Box Stand [Re: TCounty Hunter]
Knothead
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 Originally Posted By: TCounty Hunter
........Did you put anything down in your floor to keep it quiet, such as outdoor carpet, or door mats, anything? I am trying to decide what would be best.


Yeah, I just cut some old carpet pieces into 4 foot squares and stapled to the floor and the walls. Sort of serves as a sound barrier to dull any careless bumping against the wall, dropping things on, or moving your feet on the floor, etc. \:\/
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#463507 - 10/23/07 07:09 PM Re: Ladder Box Stand [Re: Knothead]
big 8's in Weakley county
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get you a old bed mat out of a truck it will work for the floor
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#464092 - 10/23/07 10:54 PM Re: Ladder Box Stand [Re: RS]
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wish i had a place for one of those i really like them
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#464093 - 10/23/07 10:54 PM Re: Ladder Box Stand [Re: RS]
turftech28
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wish i had a place for one of those i really like them
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#469701 - 10/27/07 07:40 AM Re: Ladder Box Stand [Re: TCounty Hunter]
HOOK
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[quote=TCounty Hunter]looks good hook. did you anchor yours down, or is it just sitting there. What did you use for the walls, doesnt look like plywood?

Don't know what happend to my pics, but anyway to answer your question...the platform is cemented into the ground and yes it's pressure treated plywood with a really good paint job.
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#474183 - 10/30/07 10:28 AM Re: Ladder Box Stand [Re: HOOK]
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Ok, here is the completed deal, in the tree, ready for Muzzle saturday.

Set and ready



Here is a brace I put on there to eliminate any shifting, this way i didnt have to use any nails or screws in trees. Its solid and tight, needs some paint



Turnbuckled to the tree at the base, and ratchet strapped at the roof level.



Its dark, but here is the door i put on it, swings open



The final product


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#474949 - 10/30/07 08:03 PM Re: Ladder Box Stand [Re: TCounty Hunter]
big 8's in Weakley county
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looks good
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