Whitetail Deer Hunting Gain a better understanding of the World's most popular big game animal and the techniques that will help you become a better deer hunter.

Gun Rest On Tree Stand

Old 11-04-2008, 07:58 PM
  #1  
Typical Buck
Thread Starter
 
TheMiz54's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Rochester NY
Posts: 654
Default Gun Rest On Tree Stand

Hey guys I am planing on putting a portable gun rest on my new climber tree stand. Something that can be clamped on my foot rest and has a piviting head for complete control. I was wondering if anyone has tried making a gun rest for their tree stands. Is there anything out there that any store sell where you can clamp onto your tree stand.
TheMiz54 is offline  
Old 11-04-2008, 08:08 PM
  #2  
Fork Horn
 
Canned Heat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: West Bend, WI
Posts: 358
Default RE: Gun Rest On Tree Stand

I modified my one Gorilla Kong XL stand that I only use for gun season by welding up some steel angles and drilling holes thru the footrest for bolts and wing nuts to support it. Folds up very well and adds a little bit of carry-in weight. I do have to hang it in two seperate pieces, but it's a great rest and my gun can lay across it if need be. I padded the top rail with pipe foam and some camo tape. Added the camo leaf pattern tape for the he11 of it last year. I also painted the stand and filled the tubing with "Great Stuff" expandable foam. You'd be amazed how quiet it is compared to out of the box.





Good luck, anyway.
Canned Heat is offline  
Old 11-05-2008, 09:36 AM
  #3  
Nontypical Buck
 
Pat Curtis's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Decatur, IN
Posts: 1,425
Default RE: Gun Rest On Tree Stand

I love Gorilla stands. I use the same one's and weld arm rests on...and little extensions for the foot rests to stretch my legs out. I also weld on hooks to the arm rest on the opposite side that I climb in the stand. I hang my random stuff from them....coat if it's hot...bag...binoc's...etc.......


For gun hunting my buddy has a Primo's shooting stick that he swears by. He hangs it up in the tree if he's using the same stand the next day...or puts it at the base of another tree that he'll use the next time he hunts.
Pat Curtis is offline  
Old 11-05-2008, 01:01 PM
  #4  
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Posts: 2
Default RE: Gun Rest On Tree Stand

dude shut up i will kill you
neilmeek is offline  
Old 11-05-2008, 02:21 PM
  #5  
Typical Buck
 
bayou_buckslayer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Northern Louisiana, Coloaro
Posts: 661
Default RE: Gun Rest On Tree Stand

Neil shut up
bayou_buckslayer is offline  
Old 11-05-2008, 04:49 PM
  #6  
Nontypical Buck
 
Pat Curtis's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Decatur, IN
Posts: 1,425
Default RE: Gun Rest On Tree Stand

This guy will be banned before the night's over I'm guessing......



I get a kick out of these middle schoolers who do this sort of thing.
Pat Curtis is offline  
Old 11-05-2008, 06:01 PM
  #7  
Nontypical Buck
 
wis_rifle_hunter's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Platteville, Wisconsin
Posts: 3,203
Default RE: Gun Rest On Tree Stand

my unlce just welded a couple of pipes together and wraped them in foam then mounted it to the stand
wis_rifle_hunter is offline  
Old 11-06-2008, 05:24 AM
  #8  
Nontypical Buck
 
CamoCop's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: Lake County, Florida
Posts: 3,313
Default RE: Gun Rest On Tree Stand

i have a gun rest on my Summit
CamoCop is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
Matt_M
Whitetail Deer Hunting
4
08-27-2008 11:33 AM
Kay Boggs
Hunting Gear
0
02-07-2005 09:17 AM
peakrut2001
Hunting Gear Discussion
2
10-05-2003 01:20 PM
W_IL_BowHunter
Hunting Gear Discussion
0
09-09-2002 10:23 PM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


Quick Reply: Gun Rest On Tree Stand


Contact Us - Manage Preferences - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service -

Copyright © 2024 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.