texashuntingforum.com logo
Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
KGundrum, qazwsx, Lezmark, Jeff1980, Centexfrank730
67069 Registered Users
Top Posters(All Time)
dogcatcher 103,793
bill oxner 71,300
stxranchman 56,246
SnakeWrangler 53,009
RKHarm24 44,585
rifleman 44,451
BMD 41,089
Gravytrain 38,142
Facebook
Forum Statistics
Forums45
Topics432,507
Posts6,507,196
Members67,069
Most Online19,184
Feb 5th, 2020
Print Thread
TRIPOD SEATS #7814286 04/21/20 08:21 PM
Joined: Oct 2007
Posts: 11,042
D
dlrz71 Offline OP
THF Celebrity
OP Offline
THF Celebrity
D
Joined: Oct 2007
Posts: 11,042
For those that have tripods with the canvas style seats do y'all remove them after the season or leave them on? also if you leave them on do you cover them with something to protect them from the sun and elements?

Debating on what to do with mine and my brothers.

Re: TRIPOD SEATS [Re: dlrz71] #7814729 04/22/20 02:26 AM
Joined: Jan 2008
Posts: 450
llbts1 Offline
Bird Dog
Offline
Bird Dog
Joined: Jan 2008
Posts: 450
I remove them. Not much trouble to do it on mine.

Re: TRIPOD SEATS [Re: dlrz71] #7814999 04/22/20 12:33 PM
Joined: Sep 2012
Posts: 11,008
P
PMK Offline
THF Celebrity
Offline
THF Celebrity
P
Joined: Sep 2012
Posts: 11,008
we used to have several, the seats were trash within a year or two due mainly to the UV rays (plus coons, owls, etc.). It was easy to merely lift the seat off the spindle but awkward with the stand vertical, so I replaced the seats with a folding hard plastic bass boat seat that had a locking feature (open or closed) that lasted 5+ years. Bought at Academy.


"everyone that lives dies but not everyone who dies lived..."

~PMK~
Re: TRIPOD SEATS [Re: dlrz71] #7815112 04/22/20 02:08 PM
Joined: Jul 2015
Posts: 2,497
A
Always ready 2 hunt Offline
Veteran Tracker
Offline
Veteran Tracker
A
Joined: Jul 2015
Posts: 2,497
Remove them. Mine the whole seat/shooting rest comes right off. The weather, sun and birds will ruin them quick and then you'll have to replace. So take a few minutes and remove and then reinstall in Sept

Re: TRIPOD SEATS [Re: dlrz71] #7815649 04/22/20 08:30 PM
Joined: Jul 2019
Posts: 2,638
H
Hudbone Online Content
Veteran Tracker
Online Content
Veteran Tracker
H
Joined: Jul 2019
Posts: 2,638
Cover with a black plastic trash bag

Re: TRIPOD SEATS [Re: dlrz71] #7816442 04/23/20 02:32 PM
Joined: Oct 2007
Posts: 11,042
D
dlrz71 Offline OP
THF Celebrity
OP Offline
THF Celebrity
D
Joined: Oct 2007
Posts: 11,042
I removed my brothers one year and it ended up losing the plastic topper of the pipe that goes under the seat post. the other issues we would have is storing it at the lease as I really don't want to bring them all home in the off season.

Thanks for the replies.

Re: TRIPOD SEATS [Re: PMK] #7818174 04/24/20 07:30 PM
Joined: Oct 2009
Posts: 10,021
H
Halfadozen Online Content
THF Celebrity
Online Content
THF Celebrity
H
Joined: Oct 2009
Posts: 10,021
Originally Posted by PMK
we used to have several, the seats were trash within a year or two due mainly to the UV rays (plus coons, owls, etc.). It was easy to merely lift the seat off the spindle but awkward with the stand vertical, so I replaced the seats with a folding hard plastic bass boat seat that had a locking feature (open or closed) that lasted 5+ years. Bought at Academy.

This ^^^^^


Freedom is a fragile thing ...Those who have known freedom, and then lost it, have never known it again.
-- Ronald Reagan


Re: TRIPOD SEATS [Re: dlrz71] #7820054 04/26/20 06:58 PM
Joined: Sep 2004
Posts: 2,991
E
easton1025 Online Content
Veteran Tracker
Online Content
Veteran Tracker
E
Joined: Sep 2004
Posts: 2,991
Go to Cabelas or bass pro and buy the kits that you attach to the base and seat.. uses the same bolts.. Just slides on and off with ease...They are in the boating section....

Previous Thread
Index
Next Thread

© 2004-2019 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.3