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#7196300 - 06/12/18 10:09 PM Best lock on tree stand
duck_slayer89 Offline
Light Foot

Registered: 06/25/13
Posts: 17
Loc: Cleveland tx
Iíve for the first time in my life found A rub line in A stand of timber on my lease.Iíve been using cheap lock on stands and I get uncomfortable quick but itís never been A big deal. I now have A reason to spend the money on A stand I can sit all day if need be. So what do yíall recommend. Iím 240 lbs so whatís comfortable for A triathlete with A size 32 waist may not work for me. I can leave the stand set up all year so i donít have to worry about setting up every hunt or anything like that.

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#7196582 - 06/13/18 10:26 AM Re: Best lock on tree stand [Re: duck_slayer89]
Always ready 2 hunt Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 07/31/15
Posts: 1599
Something with a sling style seat (no expanded metal, bars) makes a big difference for me sitting still and all day.
Don't leave it up all year. I would take it down after season, maintenance on bolts, ratchet straps and store until time to back out for the next season.

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#7199226 - 06/16/18 06:42 AM Re: Best lock on tree stand [Re: duck_slayer89]
Deersteaks Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 10/22/10
Posts: 383
Loc: Livingston
I would agree with above statement. I always looked for an extra wide model with the sling type seats. Also, a padded back rest and arm rest will make your sit more comfortable!

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#7199290 - 06/16/18 09:07 AM Re: Best lock on tree stand [Re: duck_slayer89]
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Woodsman

Registered: 10/21/16
Posts: 170
Loc: Bowie / Crowell, TX
Take a look at the Summit Ledge stand. They are a simple well made stands with plenty of room and a 300 lbs.weight capacity. The metal frame and platform is powder coated which helps to inhibit rust. The grated platform provides a great non slip surface which is a great benefit when you have frost, snow or other wet condition.
Seasonal maintenance as Always Ready stated is important with any stand you choose.
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#7199967 - 06/17/18 12:46 AM Re: Best lock on tree stand [Re: duck_slayer89]
Bobby Frey Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 10/14/11
Posts: 136
Loc: Texas
I bought an inexpensive ladder stand with expanded metal seat. I added a boat swivel seat to the top of it with 4 bolts and washers. Itís more comfortable than the sling and will last a lot longer since itís made to withstand the water!
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#7200359 - 06/17/18 03:24 PM Re: Best lock on tree stand [Re: duck_slayer89]
duckhunter175 Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 04/15/17
Posts: 340
Loc: DFW
I'm a fan of millenium stands and their seats if you are going to be in for an all day sit.

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