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#5565969 - 01/26/15 05:57 PM Cool way to hunt out of an RTV
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I use an RTV to hunt in south texas - I like to get into the brush and corn senderos - friend of mine is making one of these for me. No hydrolics - very lightweight and easy to remove in off season - he is making mine where it does not take up any of my bed space - it goes up to 14 feet and very stable. Can't wait to use mine - second one is a video of it in action





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#5566001 - 01/26/15 06:08 PM Re: Cool way to hunt out of an RTV [Re: tlk]
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That thing would be rockin' with my 280 lbs in it but that is awesome and looks like it could work great for the unfat folks.
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#5566008 - 01/26/15 06:11 PM Re: Cool way to hunt out of an RTV [Re: tlk]
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I seen some that guys used in their jeeps and pickups back in the 90's down in Mexico. They were 15'-20' towers. They had someone drive while one guys sat in the top. They had to guy them back to the front bumper and back bumper in 4 places. They did have a pucker factor up that high for sure.
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#5566015 - 01/26/15 06:14 PM Re: Cool way to hunt out of an RTV [Re: tlk]
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How do you remove it? Does it take more than one person?
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#5566026 - 01/26/15 06:18 PM Re: Cool way to hunt out of an RTV [Re: tlk]
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Nice.
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#5566108 - 01/26/15 06:47 PM Re: Cool way to hunt out of an RTV [Re: stxranchman]
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Originally Posted By: stxranchman
I seen some that guys used in their jeeps and pickups back in the 90's down in Mexico. They were 15'-20' towers. They had someone drive while one guys sat in the top. They had to guy them back to the front bumper and back bumper in 4 places. They did have a pucker factor up that high for sure.


Pretty Cool up

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I would end up in a Full Body cast within 20 minutes rofl
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#5566111 - 01/26/15 06:48 PM Re: Cool way to hunt out of an RTV [Re: SniperRAB]
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Originally Posted By: stxranchman
I seen some that guys used in their jeeps and pickups back in the 90's down in Mexico. They were 15'-20' towers. They had someone drive while one guys sat in the top. They had to guy them back to the front bumper and back bumper in 4 places. They did have a pucker factor up that high for sure.


Pretty Cool up

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I would end up in a Full Body cast within 20 minutes rofl

20? That long? I have seen your skills... grin
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#5566181 - 01/26/15 07:20 PM Re: Cool way to hunt out of an RTV [Re: tlk]
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#5566192 - 01/26/15 07:25 PM Re: Cool way to hunt out of an RTV [Re: postoak]
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Originally Posted By: postoak
How do you remove it? Does it take more than one person?


takes two people to lift it out - it is very lightweight but very stable - I weigh 190 and went up in it and no rocking or moving - now in a high wind it would be a no go - but you don't have to lift it all the way up - it is slick deal


Edited by tlk (01/26/15 07:29 PM)
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#5566201 - 01/26/15 07:28 PM Re: Cool way to hunt out of an RTV [Re: stxranchman]
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Originally Posted By: stxranchman
I seen some that guys used in their jeeps and pickups back in the 90's down in Mexico. They were 15'-20' towers. They had someone drive while one guys sat in the top. They had to guy them back to the front bumper and back bumper in 4 places. They did have a pucker factor up that high for sure.


yeah this is not for driving while up - just pull up in a sendero, raise it, and see over the brush
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#5566218 - 01/26/15 07:35 PM Re: Cool way to hunt out of an RTV [Re: tlk]
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Cool up
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#5566369 - 01/26/15 08:42 PM Re: Cool way to hunt out of an RTV [Re: tlk]
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That video, it looks very smooth..
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#5566782 - 01/27/15 07:10 AM Re: Cool way to hunt out of an RTV [Re: Pitchfork Predator]
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Cool up
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#5566859 - 01/27/15 08:09 AM Re: Cool way to hunt out of an RTV [Re: tlk]
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great lighting rod
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#5566909 - 01/27/15 08:37 AM Re: Cool way to hunt out of an RTV [Re: tlk]
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how much does one cost?

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