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Ladder Stand Strap Upgrades #8308695 06/30/21 01:22 PM
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Looked yesterday and today but I could not find anything on the forums, but has anyone replaced the cheap nylon (?) straps on their ladder stand with cables, such as vinyl/pvc coated stainless steel or galvanized cable for long term ladder stands?

Re: Ladder Stand Strap Upgrades [Re: Jsullivanj] #8308907 06/30/21 04:29 PM
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Haven't done that but have used rachet straps which are good for several years and can be loosened as the tree grows. Also had some that used a chain with a mini load binder.


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I use ratchet straps, but check them frequently. They rot and squirrels will chew them!

Re: Ladder Stand Strap Upgrades [Re: Jsullivanj] #8309339 06/30/21 11:42 PM
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We used chain and small boomers to attach treestands to the trees. They would work good for ladder stands also.


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Re: Ladder Stand Strap Upgrades [Re: Jsullivanj] #8309345 06/30/21 11:52 PM
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Thank you all for the replies

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I took down a ladder tree stand that had been there for about 10 years but not used in 7 years. The tree was holding it up because the limbs had grown around it . I am going to get some new ratchet straps and put it on my new lease to hunt out of. All of the straps were rotten and had fell off.

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