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Old 10-22-2006, 09:32 PM
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Default Best, lightest climber? Need advice.

I'm finally joining the climbing treestand group (after 17 yrs. hunting) and want some suggestions on the best possible climber.
Two requirements:
1)Lighter the better. 20 lbs. max, 15 lbs. or so would be ideal.
2)Ease of use.
I'm only 5'10", 145lbs. so it can be small and price does not matter.
Any small tips would also be appreciated!
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Old 10-22-2006, 09:40 PM
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I don't own one, but will eventually. Lone Wolf gets my vote. I just need to get myself to put up the $$$
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Old 10-22-2006, 09:43 PM
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hey, i was just going to make the exact thread. weird. curious to see what people say. i don't really like lugging my big climber around. i want something light for those way backwoods trips.
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Old 10-23-2006, 01:05 AM
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i just picked up the gorilla grey back, light at 19 lbs, folds fairly flat, set up is easy, giving it a shot this morning during bow season. will give you more feedback once i get out of the woods. oh, just got a vest with the safety harness built in, easier to use then trying to figure out all those straps.
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Old 10-23-2006, 01:20 AM
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I've been using the Lone Wolf hand climber for a couple of years and wouldn't change anything! 14lbs!!
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Old 10-23-2006, 02:12 AM
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Loggy Legend. It's the best for bow hunting. I've been using one for 20 years.
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Old 10-23-2006, 03:41 AM
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If price is no problem ,this looks like a dandy.It's a little over 16 pounds.
I may get me one too. It's teh Alpha by Lone Wolf. 359.00

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Old 10-23-2006, 04:04 AM
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However...IMHO I do believe the Summit is the best. I would go with 22 pounds and get a Summit.
A.I like the way the Summit bites into the tree.
B.I like the cable set up.

C.I like the comfort.
D. I like the stability of the platform
E. I like the safety harness that comes with it.
F.I did alot of review searching before i bought it. There has to be no discounting of prices when your safety is on the line. I highly recomend getting a Summit.
mine stays locked up in a WMA during the season.
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Old 10-23-2006, 04:16 AM
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I would buy a Summit they are some of the lightest on the market and by far I think they are the best.
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Old 10-23-2006, 04:55 AM
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summit openshot 14 pounds and easy.
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