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    May 25, 2012 at 9:32pm

    I was blessed with the opportunity to harvest this 9 point on Dec 13th with a smokepole. He had an 18-1/4' inside spread and weighed 245lbs. He came by at ~80yds chasing a doe when I had already started climbing down the tree. Neither he nor the doe would stop, even when I 'maaahed' at the top of my lungs. I picked an opening that the doe had moved through and shot him when he came through it. It was a very good day shared with my Dad.
    I had already taken a 170lb spike 2 hrs earlier with a special buck tag. He was laying 40 yds from my tree when I shot this guy.

    January 07, 2012 at 8:58pm

    I killed this deer at about 80 yds with Hornady 250 grain sabots over 150 grains of pyrodex. Is this kind of destruction common on the entry wound? Fragments exited in 4 different spots from just ahead of the hind quarter to the lower neck. I obviously have no complaints about the killing power of this bullet, just wandering if this is what I should expect as a norm.
    Thanks

    January 05, 2012 at 5:44pm

    Hey Guys, Does anyone out there have a Treewalker tree stand? I have hunted from Ol-Man and Summit stands over the last few years and am just not happy with them. I also have a Tree Lounge which is about to be up for sale. It is the most comfortable stand I've ever hunted from, but I have become mostly an archery hunter these days and the Tree Lounge just puts you too far from the tree when you stand up. I will be headed to the Buckmasters Expo on Friday to check out the Treewalker, but I was wandering if any of my fellow good ole boys might have some input as well.
    Thanks

    August 14, 2011 at 9:06pm
    A comment titled: Very Satisfied in response to a report titled: Treewalker tree stand

    OK Guys, It's official. I love this stand! I didn't want to review it until I had used it for quite a while.
    1) Size to weight ratio is amazing. Walking a mile+ into the woods is no longer a chore to me. I am 6'2' 220lbs and I have plenty of room once in the climber.
    2) Comfort- This thing rivals the Treelounge in comfort without being so cumbersome. I have grown to love facing the tree (it's an option, you don't have to). This gives me a rock steady rest against the tree. I shot a good hog when I was half way up the tree due to this. I did 'dose off' once this season for 2 hrs. I was very tired, but went in and climbed the tree early knowing I needed a nap. I didn't intend to sleep that long!
    3) Difference from other stands:
    a)Very quiet while carying due to how the seat and platform fit snugly together without having to use bungi cords.
    b)The cables have memory. When you put the stand against the tree, the cable comes right back to the tubing ready to be reinserted. I LOVE THIS IN THE DARK!
    c)Posi-grip system makes it impossible to slip on the tree.
    d)No stirrups or foot straps. This leaves nothing in the way on the platform, and I accually feel safer climbing this way. It's something in the way it is balanced, very easy to climb both up and down.
    4) Must have accessories:
    a)Chill Pad- Like on the treelounge, is a must have.
    b)Gun holder- I never would have killed the hog without it. (yes, I climb with my weapon in the holder (unloaded)). I also put my bow in it while climbing.
    Warning- DO NOT BUY THE DELUXE PADDED BACKPACK STRAPS, THEY ARE JUNK. I plan on buying a Molle II System stap for next season.
    Though I find this stand to be the best that I have ever used, compared to Summit, Ole Man, and Treelonge (not to mention the old Baker and Amakers from 20 yrs ago), these are just my opinions. I mean no disrespect to other stands. Hunters smaller than me may find this stand to be to a little bulky both in height and width.

    Cheers,
    Thang

    January 05, 2012 at 10:41pm
    A comment titled: Picture YoYo in response to a report titled: Hornady Sabots

    Sorry about the pics coming and going. This is my 1st time posting pics. I was just trying to fix a typo.

    January 05, 2012 at 6:08pm
    A comment titled: Hands on in response to a report titled: Treewalker tree stand

    Mike,
    It really wasn't so much about what the owner said. It was the stand itself. It spoke for itself. I'm a salesman myself, so I picked up on some of his closing tactics. But, when he designed a product that just made sense, he didn't have to sell too hard. I know from experience how easy it is to sell a product that that sells itself. I haven't had time to do a comparison yet, but I will.

    August 28, 2011 at 7:43pm
    A comment titled: Got it! in response to a report titled: Treewalker tree stand

    OK fellers, I ended up bringing it home. The stand pretty much sold itself once I got my hands on it. I will be doing a comparison with some other stands when I get a chance. Jerry (the owner) was very helpful and informative. My Dad ended up bringing one home as well. It will probably be a couple of weeks before I will be able to write something up. I need to get offshore and make some money to pay for my new toys. I also picked up a Nikon Riflehunter 550 rangefinder.

    August 21, 2011 at 8:11pm
    A comment titled: API in response to a report titled: Treewalker tree stand

    Andy,
    Thanks for the response. I looked at the API's. In order to get the platform length close to what I am looking for, I would have to go with the Magnum (21'x30'). With the Treewalker (20'x35'), I get a little more foot room lengthwise. Like I said in the original post, I am going to check them out Friday so I have never actually laid my hands on one. But, it is 15lbs lighter than the API Magnum. I am, in no way, endorsing the Treewalker. I may not even come back with one. But, if it's as good as it sounds to me, I'll give a review in a couple of weeks or so (if that's allowed on here).

    August 17, 2011 at 9:10am
    A comment titled: Tree Lounge in response to a report titled: Treewalker tree stand

    Mike, Back in the late 80's, the mercury dropped to 6 degrees. At that time I had the old style tree lounge. When I went up to Wolf River WMA, there were only 4 other hunters signed in for the day which was very rare (normally 10 times that many). Well, I brought a camoflauge cocoon style sleeping bag with me to hunt all day (the body heater suit wasn't out yet that I knew of). With the chill pad and the sleeping bag, I was toasty warm. At a little after 1100 I killed a decent 6pt out of the cut over at about 125 yds. After the shot, I was quick to zip the bag back up. I think I sat there for at least 30 minutes dreading the thought of coming out of my down filled womb.
    I had the Margarette Special with all the bells and whistles. The chill pad was probably the best feature. I have the new lighter weight one now with no extras. Still comfy, but not near as warm without the chill pad. If you know anyone looking for a light weight tree lounge, please let me know. I'll be asking around $200 for it. When I gun hunt these days, I have at least one of my daughters with me. So, I either hunt from a ladder stand of ground blind.

    August 17, 2011 at 8:44am
    A comment titled: Mike, Please reread in response to a report titled: Treewalker tree stand

    I said the Tree Lounge was 'the most comfortable stand I've ever hunted from'.
    And, my biggest complaint about the Ole Man was that the sides close in relative to the diameter of the tree your in. I could loose weight, but then I would loose all of this insulation. HeeHee I'm also looking for more platform area. Both the Summit and the Ole Man have platforms that don't stick out as far as my knees when I'm seated with my back against the tree.

    August 15, 2011 at 4:09pm
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