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Old 10-18-2018, 06:37 PM   #1
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Whatís everyone running Iíve been looking at lone wolf cop an melli
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Old 10-18-2018, 06:40 PM   #2
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I used to use a Lone Wolf Assault and 4 Lone Wolf sticks. It was great. Light, easy to set up. Once you develop a system pretty easy to get up the try quickly and not be soaked in sweat.
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Old 10-18-2018, 06:54 PM   #3
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I have been running a saddle for 3 years.
DIY modified Sit & Drag.

I also have a lone wolf assault 2 in the closet, but I havenít touched it in over 2 years.


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Old 10-18-2018, 06:55 PM   #4
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I am not a fan of the saddle. It seems people either love or hate them. I am of the later haha.
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Old 10-18-2018, 07:12 PM   #5
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I am not a fan of the saddle. It seems people either love or hate them. I am of the later haha.
It takes a lot of tinkering to figure out how to get them comfortable for each person. Some people just can't get comfortable in them. I am hoping to try one out this off season and use it for public land hunting next season. The weight savings on a run and gun setup is huge and makes it worth the try in my opinion.
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Old 10-19-2018, 05:48 PM   #6
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Lone Wolf Alpha / Lone Wolf sticks or ghost blind.
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Old 10-19-2018, 05:55 PM   #7
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Lone Wolf Alpha / Lone Wolf sticks or ghost blind.


How do you like the ghost blind?
I have been doing more and more ground sits as Iím finding bucks where thereís no trees. I have an ASAT leafy suit, and am considering a ghillie suit to further improve my camouflaging.


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Old 10-19-2018, 06:41 PM   #8
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I like the ghost bind a lot. It is not perfect for every situation but it is portable and effective. It is much better to me than a regular ground blind in that I don't feel cramped and don't have blind spots,
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Old Yesterday, 09:56 AM   #9
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XOP Vanish XT with Hawk Helium sticks with 2 ft rope aiders on each stick. Normally carry 4 but can cut down to 2 and still get 12 feet if need be. Just added a third hand bow holder this year. Those things are nice!

Molle 2 shoulder straps and a modified ILBE belt to turn the stand into a frame pack. Itís comfortable with stand/pack on it. When you forget your deer cart and lock your keys in the car and have to haul this much weight, itís not so comfortable.

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Old Yesterday, 11:06 AM   #10
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Aluminum Rapid rails, NorthStar 24x36 hang-on with adjustable seat that weighs 11.5lbs, cheap steel hang-on, Lone Wollf Wide Sit-n-Climb, Ameristep Intimidator hub blind, two other cheap 60" doghouse style blinds, and and old Archer's Den 7'x7'x60" pop-up that is wheelchair compatible and no longer made (has dual port mesh windows per wall with option to unzip full side), down to one 16 foot ladder stand that I modified with wheels that doubles as a game cart.


Adapt to the situation, and over come.

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Old Yesterday, 04:09 PM   #11
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I’ve been looking into an assault or xop vanish an there both on back order which sticks do you guys prefer?
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Old Yesterday, 05:35 PM   #12
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I am running a millennium M7 Micro Lite hang on with the muddy pro sticks. Stand weights in around 8.5 lbs and all four sticks weigh in around 10 pounds. So far I have been very happy with the set up. I will probably be adding a couple more muddy climbing sticks to the setup when they become available again to get me above the 20ft mark.
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