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How many honestly where a harness when in your tree stand?

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View Poll Results: How often do you where a safety harness in your tree stand?
100% Never go hunting without one!
45
54.88%
75% I normally do... but sometimes I forget.
17
20.73%
50% Only in my climber.
7
8.54%
Never! If squirrels don't fall from trees, neither will I.
13
15.85%
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How many honestly where a harness when in your tree stand?

Old 07-17-2013, 05:48 PM
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If I'm in a ladder stand I usually don't...
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Old 07-19-2013, 04:59 PM
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Well, I'm a fool I never wear one I don't know why I have a brand new vest still in the box. I bought right after my brother in law fell out of MY tree stand and broke his back nearly paralyzing him he was lucky has plates and ribs as a vertebra now. I will try to be more responsible and wear one this year for my family.
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Old 07-19-2013, 05:17 PM
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The new Safety type vests - are so comfortable - stupid not too.

So I do.

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Old 07-19-2013, 08:27 PM
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We have more hunters injured here in Georgia from tree stands than we do from guns!!!!
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Old 07-20-2013, 12:48 AM
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I am too old to be messing around up there, but when I did use stands I used a belt 90% of the time. The last question on the poll is a hoot. I have seen squirrels fall out of trees numerous times.
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Old 07-20-2013, 05:53 PM
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i used to not before i had a family, now its on everywhere i go including using it to hang stands. not worth the risk versus return. I got the tree spyder and its 5 seconds to put on.
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Old 07-21-2013, 12:06 PM
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Originally Posted by Gunplummer View Post
I have seen squirrels fall out of trees numerous times.
I have too, that's why I thought it was funny to word it that way.
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