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AARRRGGG two treestand stolen!!

Old 01-30-2006, 07:13 PM
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Well, went out to my collect treestands this past weekend and it finally happened. Someone stole a 15' ladder stand and a gorilla King Kong that I had out side by side for my son and I. this was on private land where no one else but me and 1 buddy have permission to be. Makes me want to start devising booby traps so the next would be thief gets a lifetime lesson!
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Old 01-30-2006, 07:17 PM
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Man, sorry to hear that. They must have had some time to take those. I wish someone could catch one of these thief-scumbags in the act and beat thembeyond recognitionwith one of the stands!
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Old 01-30-2006, 07:48 PM
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I know how ya feel BT, I had a stand stolen a few years ago. There's no worse feeling and nothing pisses you off more![:@]
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Old 01-30-2006, 07:55 PM
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This may be alittle work, but if having tree stands stolen is a problem it's worth it. Buy a cheap 35mm trail cam with a on/off switch on the bottom, mount it at stand hieghtin a tree 10-15ft away from your stand. You'll need a pole of some kind to leave by the tree to turn the camera off when you get in your stand and vise versa when you get out. With no steps to get to it, and being 10-15ft away so the person can't here it, you'll have some good evidence to maybe get them back. I know someone trying it rightnow. Think the photo would win any contest?
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Old 01-31-2006, 02:22 AM
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Normal around here. I cant even leave a folding chair in the woods. But half the time they just bust the chair up. The past 5 years i lost 2 pop up blinds and at least a dozen chairs
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Old 01-31-2006, 03:48 AM
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I had a ladder stand and a trail camera stolen.
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Old 01-31-2006, 04:03 AM
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Were your stands locked to the tree ?
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Old 01-31-2006, 07:33 AM
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In 2 years I had 14 stands stolen. I had all my chained to the tree and they brought bolt cutters along. A guy got busted for selling stolen tree stands on ebay and I havent had 1 stolen since. I don't even have to chain them on..
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Old 01-31-2006, 08:55 AM
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It's happening in every State!
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Old 01-31-2006, 03:11 PM
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That sucks dude. I had 8 ladder stands stolen on my land a couple years ago. I had them all setup, trimmed, and ready to go. Opening day of bowseason they were ALL gone. SCUMBAGS!!!!!
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