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Harness or (No Harness from a tree)

Old 02-15-2008, 06:30 PM
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ALWAYS A HARNESS. FIRST THING I DO IS STRAP IN....THEN I TINKER WITH ALL MY WHISTLES.

YOU GUYS LAUGH...BUT...THERE ARE PEOPLE OUT THERE THAT STILL GO WITHOUT A STRAP. I'VE SEEN AND HEARD OF SOME BAD EXPERIENCES...
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Old 02-15-2008, 06:33 PM
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Never climb a tree without it
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Old 02-15-2008, 06:34 PM
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Really just started to use 1 this year.
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Old 02-15-2008, 06:36 PM
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My harness is on and the strap is around the tree before my climber leaves the ground. My family is aware of the statistics.
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Old 02-15-2008, 06:36 PM
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I used to be only sometimes for me but now it's all the time starting next deer season.
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Old 02-15-2008, 06:43 PM
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I always strap in when on stand.I do not use a linemans belt while climbing tree but I will be for surenext season.They say most accidents happen while climbing.
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Old 02-15-2008, 06:59 PM
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I know most happens while ascending or descinding a tree, but honestly...i dont hook up till i get to the top.
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Old 02-15-2008, 07:04 PM
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Got the Hunter Saftey System Pro mesh for Christmas, so its on every time now.
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Old 02-15-2008, 07:09 PM
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only use it when im in a lock on.... i dont wear it up an down like i should.. but how in the world can you do it?? around them tree steps an all? how am i suspose to hold on an move my strap up... ? some of the trees i go up... big oaks... go from the main trunk to an off limb how am i suspose to pull that off?
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Old 02-15-2008, 07:28 PM
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i put sometimes, always with my climber, never with my huge custom made stand, with railing all around it.
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