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Old 07-06-2010, 08:21 AM
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Have you ever been on a tree so big as to have to be at the very last lug on your Summit climber???? The tree i'm looking at getting set up on is that big,,,,, and for whatever reason,, I just don't feel all that comfy knowing it's on the last lug
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Old 07-06-2010, 08:25 AM
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I've been in a tree where I was on the last lug and had to put the stand up over my head just to get it fastened. 1st lug or last lug, if it fits, climb it!! gotta trust your equipment....helps if you got safety harness, but still gotta trust your equipment. It'll be squirlly, but that will help you keep your edge!
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Old 07-06-2010, 08:29 AM
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Have you ever been on a tree so big as to have to be at the very last lug on your Summit climber???? The tree i'm looking at getting set up on is that big,,,,, and for whatever reason,, I just don't feel all that comfy knowing it's on the last lug
Nope...... I figure the warning label on all climbers saying not to do that has some reason to it!
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Old 07-06-2010, 08:30 AM
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I've been in a tree where I was on the last lug and had to put the stand up over my head just to get it fastened.
and do a pull up to get in
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Old 07-06-2010, 08:31 AM
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I've been in a tree where I was on the last lug and had to put the stand up over my head just to get it fastened. 1st lug or last lug, if it fits, climb it!! gotta trust your equipment....helps if you got safety harness, but still gotta trust your equipment. It'll be squirlly, but that will help you keep your edge!
And that doesn't surprise me with you..............

"Okay Bucky, when you climb that pine, you'll have to re-adjust the cable about 50ft up...."
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Old 07-06-2010, 08:37 AM
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Yep all the time. I always wear my safety harness anyway. I have a bungee cord across the top part of my stands to lean into with my legs for those mid-air adjustments too. There is one tree I climb that I have to adjust twice on the way up and again on the way down. It will work Frank
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thats a common thing for me as well...............i thought everyone does it.
Well, normally I would figure most people don't go 65 or so ft up a pine tree to hunt!

I've had to adjust up in a tree as well, but I hunt mostly out of API's and I can usually guess the angle right at ground level and get 50ft up without having to adjust on most trees. I just climb with a steep angle on the stand for 20 or so feet before it starts to flatten out.

The scenerio above with GT was out of one of his Vipers and climbing insanely high. But.... It was one hell of a spot and one hell of a view!
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Nope...... I figure the warning label on all climbers saying not to do that has some reason to it!
I've never seen that warning lable
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Nope...... I figure the warning label on all climbers saying not to do that has some reason to it!
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I've never seen that warning lable
On APIs I have seen where they say don't hook in the final opening, but never seen it on a Summit.

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and do a pull up to get in
, I hvae on more than one occassion put screw in steps up to where I can get the stand hung!!

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And that doesn't surprise me with you..............

"Okay Bucky, when you climb that pine, you'll have to re-adjust the cable about 50ft up...."
But its sooo worth it when you find the right one!!! How many deer did you see that day?!
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The scenerio above with GT was out of one of his Vipers and climbing insanely high. But.... It was one hell of a spot and one hell of a view!
Read all of the post before you type......

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I did, I just wanted to know how many deer you saw out of it!! I can't count that high!!
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I did, I just wanted to know how many deer you saw out of it!! I can't count that high!!
I think it was around 30+ "sightings" from sun up till 11:30 when I climbed down after blasting doe #2. Could have filled my season limit of does that morning easily!
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I did, I just wanted to know how many deer you saw out of it!! I can't count that high!!
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I think it was around 30+ "sightings" from sun up till 11:30 when I climbed down after blasting doe #2. Could have filled my season limit of does that morning easily!
LOOK you TWO ****TARDS... This isn't about you.. it's about Summit stands all the way out to the last lug
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LOOK you TWO ****TARDS... This isn't about you.. it's about Summit stands all the way out to the last lug
I'd expect more from a mod and his boyfriend
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LOOK you TWO ****TARDS... This isn't about you.. it's about Summit stands all the way out to the last lug
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