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Old 09-27-2002, 12:20 PM
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can some one tell me how high to put the tree stand ?
i am thinking may be 7 ft.!
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Old 09-27-2002, 01:18 PM
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7 feet high is kinda low, that would place you just 3 feet above a deer's eye level. Being up in a tree about 20 feet or so feels about right. Even at that height I had a deer bust me last year as I grabbed for the rifle.....it's good to have faster reflexes than a deer ;-)
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Old 09-27-2002, 01:57 PM
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25 foot or higher is a very effective hunting height...of course you have to trust the tree stand and the quality of the tree your sitting against.
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Old 09-27-2002, 06:02 PM
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I would say atleast 10' as a min. In my climbers I'll go 20'-25'.A few of my ladder stands are 15'and work well. 7'is just to low. Get a pair of Sky Hooks and you can go as high as you want. Ruger Redhawk

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Old 09-27-2002, 06:26 PM
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..Depends on the ground,15 feet level ground is fine
but 7 feet is not above eye level for whitetail...

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