Thinking about a new ladder stand

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Thinking about a new ladder stand

Post by Boo » Sat Nov 24, 2018 9:05 pm

Any opinions? I really like the Melennium ladder stands for their back rest but they are pretty heavy! But that's my 2 prerequisites, a good back rest with a bit of a angle to it and not crazy heavy.
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Re: Thinking about a new ladder stand

Post by xcaliber » Sat Nov 24, 2018 9:13 pm

I have hunted from the Apprentices Millennium Stand, it is very comfortable. :eusa-popcorn:
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Re: Thinking about a new ladder stand

Post by Boo » Sat Nov 24, 2018 9:37 pm

xcaliber wrote:
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I have hunted from the Apprentices Millennium Stand, it is very comfortable. :eusa-popcorn:
Thanks Dan, it appears that they do not make that ladder stand anymore.
https://millenniumstands.com/ladder-stands-2/
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Re: Thinking about a new ladder stand

Post by longbow joe » Sat Nov 24, 2018 9:44 pm

Dont know if they still sell them but the leverage telescoping ladderstand was the best portable user friendly I have ever had ....a little pricy but its a bad mamma jamma.
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Re: Thinking about a new ladder stand

Post by Tlyle » Sat Nov 24, 2018 10:04 pm

Had very good use with the Outpost from Dick’s or Field and a Stream. Very reasonable price. Comfortable. Easy to install. Best to have a helper.
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Re: Thinking about a new ladder stand

Post by Goose52 » Sun Nov 25, 2018 5:43 am

Just ordered a x-stand onyx from dick's. they had 25% off and free shipping ($5 oversize shipping charge). didn't really find any decent deals anywhere else.
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Re: Thinking about a new ladder stand

Post by ko4nrbs » Sun Nov 25, 2018 2:14 pm

Some of those that sell them have models all set up so you can look them over. Here in NE Oklahoma the Academy Sports stores have a very nice display outside with several of them all set up. Includes some Tripod stands. This is an excellent way to give them a good going over before buying.
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Re: Thinking about a new ladder stand

Post by Owl Creek » Sun Nov 25, 2018 6:28 pm

X-stand does have some nice ones

i like hawk also
https://shop.hawkhunting.com/hawk-ladder-stands/
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Re: Thinking about a new ladder stand

Post by rayman » Sun Nov 25, 2018 7:56 pm

Walmart two-man stand.

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Re: Thinking about a new ladder stand

Post by Timbrhuntr » Mon Nov 26, 2018 1:01 pm

Buddy in Kentucky has all millennium ladders and they are comfy. I hunted another buddies place in Kansas this fall and he had the x stands they weren't to bad for an all day sit either !

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Re: Thinking about a new ladder stand

Post by Species8472 » Mon Nov 26, 2018 1:35 pm

A little heavy but comfortable as hell:

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Re: Thinking about a new ladder stand

Post by Boo » Mon Nov 26, 2018 1:43 pm

Species8472 wrote:
Mon Nov 26, 2018 1:35 pm
A little heavy but comfortable as hell:

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Re: Thinking about a new ladder stand

Post by Species8472 » Mon Nov 26, 2018 1:47 pm

Boo wrote:
Mon Nov 26, 2018 1:43 pm
Species8472 wrote:
Mon Nov 26, 2018 1:35 pm
A little heavy but comfortable as hell:

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Is that a tree house Joe?
8 foot by 8 foot cedar deck that is 14 feet in the air topped with a heated 6 foot by 6 foot blind. Complete with a rear swing out gantry to lift coolers or if necessary those unable to climb the ladder. Killed a buck this year during the rifle hunt out of that palace.

Not exactly the same but the structure inside the trees is almost identical to this one (Cross braced cedar 4x4s on concrete piers with 2x6 joists):

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Re: Thinking about a new ladder stand

Post by Big Woods » Tue Nov 27, 2018 11:49 am

Tlyle wrote:
Sat Nov 24, 2018 10:04 pm
Had very good use with the Outpost from Dick’s or Field and a Stream. Very reasonable price. Comfortable. Easy to install. Best to have a helper.

I will second this. The Field and Stream Lookout Deluxe from Dick's (I have the 16 footer) is by far the best ladder stand I have ever used. A full platform with a fold up seat and they are on sale for around $80 right now. I had a 2 person ladder that I took down and replaced with this one as this one is so much better.

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Re: Thinking about a new ladder stand

Post by sproulman » Sat Dec 15, 2018 8:45 pm

If you have no problems with theft get good ladeerstand!
I like 2 man fir room ..
I lay down and take nap at times!!!

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