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xcaliber
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Check out this deal

Post by xcaliber » Sun Feb 16, 2020 9:37 pm

https://www.walmart.com/ip/Realtree-15-Two-man-Ladderstand-W-Jaw-System/367327425
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PvXOkMErd1k&t=29s

I nabbed three, pickup next week! These will be the Apprentices some day. Hopefully I'll rot them out hunting! :eusa-dance:
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Re: Check out this deal

Post by ChrisK » Sun Feb 16, 2020 11:44 pm

I bought one a couple years ago for a neighbor. They say 15’ but they seem more like 10’. They are sturdy though.

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Post by DuckHunt » Mon Feb 17, 2020 8:09 am

I caught them on clearance around the first of the year and picked up their last one from my local WalMart for $78. It was too good of a deal to pass up. Its leaning against a tree in my back yard to use for bow practice. I'll wait until later summer to put it on the hunting property. I also picked up two of the 20' climbing sticks for $30 each.

The directions weren't great, but I've seen a lot worse. The finish is pretty good. Like all the others, I'm sure the bolts will rust over time. Its not as wide as the 15 year old stand it replaces, but the narrower ladder and shooting rail that flips up sheds more than 35 pounds of weight. It was a LOT easier to hang. The old 12 foot stand it replaces did not have pins in the ladder sections. It felt like risking your life each time it was moved. This one is plenty stable one you get it strapped down.

That's not a bad deal for the price.
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Post by papa bear1 » Mon Feb 17, 2020 8:11 am

ChrisK wrote:
Sun Feb 16, 2020 11:44 pm
I bought one a couple years ago for a neighbor. They say 15’ but they seem more like 10’. They are sturdy though.
15' might be at the shooting rail, :think:
they have a weird way of measuring things.. :shh:

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Post by foofoo » Mon Feb 17, 2020 9:51 am

great deal thanks for the heads up! the claws in the back might be an issue in my state. damage to trees is a ticket offense. the early (20 plus years ago) ladder stands use to have points on the back bars like that. the stands ive left in all year i leave a little room for the tree to grow in the off season. if you ratchet too tight the tree as it grows will lift the stand in the off season. i also use the chain or the cable lock wrapped around snug next to the ratchet strap so if it broke there is kind of a back up. with these mass produced stands the only other issue is water getting in the tubes and freezing causing bulge cracks and heavy rusting. some of the weld points have rotted through on some of my ladder rungs too. always check your stands out for safety sake.

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Post by xcaliber » Mon Feb 17, 2020 1:56 pm

Indiana and a few other states have a maximum penetration of 1/2” which I think these teeth are 3/8” long like many other ones. The height is measured to the shooting rail as Dave said, that puts the foot platform at about 12’ which is low for me, but will work fine. I prefer climbers but cannot lug them anymore! :eusa-naughty:
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Post by longbow joe » Mon Feb 17, 2020 2:40 pm

Dan stop the pessississsimmm your definitely gonna out last a Walmart ladderstand.
You got no experation date on the bottom of yer foot !
Maby leave me your boat .....just because you never know. Lololool
Seriously no more death talking....
My lazy brother in law was always talking about how he was gonna spend his moms fortune....now hes dead and she's still kicking..
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Post by papa bear1 » Mon Feb 17, 2020 4:08 pm

longbow joe wrote:
Mon Feb 17, 2020 2:40 pm
Dan stop the pessississsimmm your definitely gonna out last a Walmart ladderstand.
You got no experation date on the bottom of yer foot !
Maby leave me your boat .....just because you never know. Lololool
Seriously no more death talking....
My lazy brother in law was always talking about how he was gonna spend his moms fortune....now hes dead and she's still kicking..
X2, Dan :eusa-naughty:

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Post by xcaliber » Mon Feb 17, 2020 4:29 pm

I’m not going anywhere soon, only the good die young! :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Post by longbow joe » Mon Feb 17, 2020 8:31 pm

Yep
Micro 335 camo crossbones /matrix 330 nikon bolt /vixen ll / offspring with a micro stock crossbones/ matrix 355 with a micro stock crossbones/ metal ibex (adopted manco morto)/Phoenix/ trigger tec's /xacts/super freak ex's/ spitfires/zombies

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Post by AJ01 » Tue Feb 18, 2020 4:39 pm

I've got a couple of these stands. They work great. I just simply drop them and bring them to the shop after the season ends. I usually hit them with a spraying of camo paint to cover and rust after I have hit them with a wire brush.
My 16 year old granddaughter took this doe from one last year.
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She now has taken 3 doe and a spike.
Man they grow up fast.... :(

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Post by Normous » Tue Feb 18, 2020 4:58 pm

You are blessed AJ !!
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Post by xcaliber » Tue Feb 18, 2020 8:34 pm

Normous wrote:
Tue Feb 18, 2020 4:58 pm
You are blessed AJ !!
Yes you are!
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Post by longbow joe » Wed Feb 19, 2020 1:02 am

Nice picture....Yep got 2 of em.....and no matter how old the get you never stop worrying about them
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Post by AJ01 » Wed Feb 19, 2020 8:10 am

xcaliber wrote:
Tue Feb 18, 2020 8:34 pm
Normous wrote:
Tue Feb 18, 2020 4:58 pm
You are blessed AJ !!
Yes you are!
Thanks Guys!
And yes, LBJ I have a whole truck load of them too!!! :lol: :lol: My oldest is 19, (YES...grandchild)! My youngest is 4. We have 6 grandkids right now. And I have a daughter that just got married about a year ago. And she doesn't have any, but wants at LEAST 3!!!
They keep and old man young! Thank GOD!!! :clap:
And yes, they are a Blessing!!!
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