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Old 12-23-2017, 05:48 PM   #1
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Got my new tower stand up today.



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Old 12-23-2017, 05:52 PM   #2
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You would have to be in shape to hunt that stand all year
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Old 12-23-2017, 05:53 PM   #3
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you better leave for the stand a lot earlier than you have been.
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Old 12-23-2017, 05:55 PM   #4
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The angle compensation for a bow shot is mind boggling.
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Old 12-23-2017, 05:56 PM   #5
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Mile High Club in that blind!
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Old 12-23-2017, 05:56 PM   #6
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One word "Parachutes"
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Old 12-23-2017, 05:56 PM   #7
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Feeder must be 1000 yds away
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Old 12-23-2017, 05:57 PM   #8
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Gonna be fun when it’s icy.
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Old 12-23-2017, 05:59 PM   #9
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You would need a long-range rig for something at the base of the stand.
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Old 12-23-2017, 05:59 PM   #10
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Old 12-23-2017, 06:01 PM   #11
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Dont drink coffee before the am hunt without "dropping off your donation to the Obama administration"
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Old 12-23-2017, 06:10 PM   #12
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Missing the elevator..
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Old 12-23-2017, 06:15 PM   #13
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Fire towers are cool but not sure I have the juevos to climb one.
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Old 12-23-2017, 06:36 PM   #14
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Tower of Babel. Cause you'll be babeling from lack of oxygen after climbing it.
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Old 12-23-2017, 06:50 PM   #15
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Tower of Babel. Cause you'll be babeling from lack of oxygen after climbing it.
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I know that's right!!!!
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Old 12-23-2017, 06:59 PM   #16
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wow, not sure i could sit that high up....
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Old 12-23-2017, 07:47 PM   #17
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That would be a great lookout stand over a property.
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Old 12-23-2017, 07:48 PM   #18
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You guarding a prison?


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Old 12-23-2017, 08:22 PM   #19
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Are you seriously gonna hunt from this?


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Old 12-23-2017, 08:58 PM   #20
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u da man!!!!!
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Old 12-23-2017, 09:02 PM   #21
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Old 12-23-2017, 09:05 PM   #22
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Nose bleed territory and oxygen masks are a necessity!
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Old 12-23-2017, 09:29 PM   #23
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Absolutley. I shoot a 6.5 Creedmore...
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Old 12-23-2017, 09:32 PM   #24
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How tall is it?
Doesn't really seem like it would increase your chances of seeing more deer. But it is freaking awesome.

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Old 12-23-2017, 10:04 PM   #25
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Trump got that wall built and It didn’t make the news? What shift you working on wall watch? 6.5 creedmore should work!

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Old 12-23-2017, 10:39 PM   #26
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We had (8) 50 tall tower blinds on our lease in S Texas. You can see for miles out of them. Shot several deer over 300 yards out of them. Its like shooting 100 yards out of a 10 stand. We are all getting older and dont feel like climbing that high anymore.
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Old 12-23-2017, 10:41 PM   #27
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Nice, reminds me of the lookout tower they use to have at Hagerman but it wasn't that dang tall though.
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Old 12-23-2017, 10:44 PM   #28
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You can just drop an arrow straight on them if you put a feeder underneath it.
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Old 12-23-2017, 10:50 PM   #29
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Looks a little tall for my liking
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Old 12-23-2017, 11:08 PM   #30
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You hunt Africa from that stand in Brazoria County?
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Old 12-23-2017, 11:08 PM   #31
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Trump got that wall built and It didn’t make the news? What shift you working on wall watch? 6.5 creedmore should work!

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I'm joking as most of you probably know.. I think this is a forestry service lookout tower BUT I'm game for "WALL WATCH". I work the DuPont schedule so I'm game for a few days here and there.. Oh I don't own a Creedmore. 7mag Sendero will have to do..
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Old 12-23-2017, 11:11 PM   #32
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Don't laugh there's some ranch in S TX that has one that tall on it. They bought on old fire look out tower from the forestry service.

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Old 12-23-2017, 11:12 PM   #33
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You hunt Africa from that stand in Brazoria County?
I'm still working on my shooting skills.. Still working on doping that earth curvature..
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Old 12-23-2017, 11:13 PM   #34
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I would love to set in that dude with a spotting scope and a bottle of Rebecca Creek.
No gun.. Just looking..
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Old 12-23-2017, 11:16 PM   #35
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I would love to set in that dude with a spotting scope and a bottle of Rebecca Creek.
No gun.. Just looking..
From what I heard it's for scouting from.
You drink to much you might take the express down.

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Old 12-23-2017, 11:19 PM   #36
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You drink to much you might take the express down.

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Nah I would set it out.. Let it wear off..
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Old 12-24-2017, 08:05 AM   #37
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What gets me is there are no guy-wires on that thing.


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Old 12-24-2017, 08:11 AM   #38
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Yall laugh, but one of the main properties I hunt in east TX has an old Forest Service lookout tower on it. Its every bit that high and stands only about 300 yards from one of my feeders. Of course weve never climbed up it due to its now just a buzzard roost and cell booster......but we often joke about it.
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Old 12-24-2017, 08:42 AM   #39
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Looks like the person setting below it might be a tad out of shape double over about to puke after climbing down from that thing lol !
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Old 12-24-2017, 08:52 AM   #40
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Climbed one once, somewhere in AR right on side of the road at a tourist shop if I remember correctly

Would be neat to sit and watch a big property, figure out the preferred travel routes and then figure out stand locations
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Old 12-25-2017, 01:49 PM   #41
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I'm out, I don't work that hard for a deer hunt.
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Old 12-25-2017, 01:58 PM   #42
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I have a buddy that has one that they put back together. It’s about that size but has a bigger top. Haven’t been up on it in years, not particularly stable platforms in their old age haha!
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Old 12-25-2017, 02:26 PM   #43
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BT--
I climbed the one you are talking about years ago. I think it was on hwy. 71 up around Fayetteville. Used to climb the old oil dericks when I was still in school.
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Old 12-25-2017, 04:48 PM   #44
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at least you could do is install a slide to get down!
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Old 12-25-2017, 06:27 PM   #45
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You hunting in Lindale?...

I'd put my bow blind on the third tier-platform.
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