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Climbing Treestand

Old 10-29-2008, 08:39 PM
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I am getting ready to buy a new treestand. I only use climbers and borrowing an API Extreme..older model. I am looking at the API Star Climber. Anyone using it? Can you tell me if the front bar comes off; converts for better use when bow hunting...thanks!![align=center]
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Old 10-29-2008, 08:42 PM
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go with a summit viper
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Old 10-29-2008, 09:08 PM
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Sorry, but I have never used an API stand. I have a Sumit Viper and Buckshot Bigshot. Both of these stands are good.
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Old 10-29-2008, 09:20 PM
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I have two API grand slams and 1 summit viper. Both are good stands, just take your pic.
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Old 10-30-2008, 06:44 AM
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i hear summit is the best
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Old 10-30-2008, 07:45 AM
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I have the summit viper and it's as comfortable as it can be but I wish I'd got the summit razor b/c it's gota fold down bar for bowhunting. You can bowhunt out of the viper but close shots are tough without standing up first.
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Old 10-30-2008, 07:53 AM
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I've got the Summit Goliath and have to say i would never be without a Summit again!
It is the only stand that I can comfortablysit in all day and it is solid as a rock!
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Old 10-30-2008, 08:10 AM
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I have two older APIs both are the MAGNUM SURPREMS, excellent stand, rock solid. Summits are excellent as well, and I did have one, just like the API stands better. As far as the front bar for bowhunting, I set the seat part to be just around knee level so when I stand to shoot the bottom limb of the bow and/or cam will not hit it, got gun I set it higher and use that bar for a rest for me elbow if the deer is out in front of me
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Old 10-30-2008, 10:20 AM
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i use a summit and i love it.
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Old 10-30-2008, 10:24 AM
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For sure go with Summit you won't regret it they are the best made, most quiet and just plain great stands
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