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Old 07-31-2013, 05:53 AM
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Lock-ons: both Rivers Edge and Gorilla have a lock-on that has an adjustable floating seat, that are very comfortable. The Rivers Edge is going to be heavier, but probably less expensive. Ol'Man also makes a very comfortable lock-on, that has a mesh seat. On private ground, where you can leave a stand up, go with the lock-on and climbing stick. Use climbing sticks with opposing steps (dual steps). This makes it easier to stand on the stick, while doing the work you need to hang a stand.

As far as climbers go, all the brands out there these days are relatively good and light weight. I personally use an API Grand Slam.
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Old 08-02-2013, 01:07 PM
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I have my lone wolf hand climber for many years now, works great. very quiet to set up and climb tree. but i prefer nice stand to crawl into i still have my old API stands and still use Grizzly screw in steps and take the last 4/5 steps out for mental peace of mind. don't forget your safety harness! Good luck this season hope you get a nice one!
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Old 08-27-2013, 10:02 AM
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Summit is the only way to go when your life hangs in the balance, literally.
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