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#607607 - 02/10/08 08:59 AM Camo for ladder stands?
Rowdy
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Going to put up a couple new Ladder stands....I'm wondering if anyone might have any tips for camoflaging them?
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#607794 - 02/10/08 01:24 PM Re: Camo for ladder stands? [Re: Rowdy]
big 8's in Weakley county
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I just take black paint and put on them.
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#608048 - 02/10/08 06:24 PM Re: Camo for ladder stands? [Re: big 8's in Weakley county]
TennBuck
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i just always leave them green. the deer dont mind. but i'm sure a paint job or something would only help.
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#608405 - 02/10/08 09:43 PM Re: Camo for ladder stands? [Re: ]
big 8's in Weakley county
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I only paint mine where i think it is gonna rust where the paint is chipped thne i just spray it all over to help break it up
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#608667 - 02/11/08 01:39 AM Re: Camo for ladder stands? [Re: big 8's in Weakley county]
smstone22
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Ive hunted out of shiny metal ones and been fine. If it stays there year round they arent going to care.
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#616821 - 02/15/08 06:26 PM Re: Camo for ladder stands? [Re: ]
jakeway
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I prop a few leavy branches to the stand in bow season. By gun season the leaves have turned brown and blend in well.
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#629077 - 02/23/08 04:07 PM Re: Camo for ladder stands? [Re: jakeway]
fishboy1
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Best camo is to wear gloves. Seriously.
Oil from your hands will leave scent. Deer will smell the stand after you are gone, at night etc... by leaving as little scent as possible, deer dont get clued in as quickly to the stand location.
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#630595 - 02/24/08 07:02 PM Re: Camo for ladder stands? [Re: fishboy1]
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Good tip fishboy.
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#633565 - 02/26/08 12:46 PM Re: Camo for ladder stands? [Re: RUGER]
RussellvilleRob
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Just set-up on the side of a tree away from the trail and leave it. I have a bad habit of wanting to go sit and look around before season. I would probably do better if I could just leave it alone.
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#635367 - 02/27/08 10:35 AM Re: Camo for ladder stands? [Re: smstone22]
Blue5
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 Originally Posted By: steven stone
Ive hunted out of shiny metal ones and been fine. If it stays there year round they arent going to care.


My thoughts exactly!
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