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lets see pictures of your favorite deer stand

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Im in the process of building a big stand looking for good ideas. Just bought windows at menards boy they dont give them away.

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I'm with FishinWebGuy,

A lone wolf, but add a Heater Body Suit.

It lets you have a heated, waterproof, and portable stand to take anywhere you want to smile

All day when it's -10, No Problem smile

Before the suit, I would get cold after a half hour, now I can sit dark to dark in January!!!

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FYI if you are in your stand in January the seasons been over for a while.

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FYI if you are in your stand in January the seasons been over for a while.

You must be one of those "opening weekend" hunters smile

FYI: Late bowseason runs from 11/30-1/03 this year. I think it was the 6th of January last year.

Late season is a great time to be in the woods! Most guys are sitting at home smile

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Originally Posted By: fishmon
FYI if you are in your stand in January the seasons been over for a while.

You must be one of those "opening weekend" hunters smile

FYI: Late bowseason runs from 11/30-1/03 this year. I think it was the 6th of January last year.

Late season is a great time to be in the woods! Most guys are sitting at home smile

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Remember this is a Minnesota HSOforum so we usually play by MN rules when bowhunting. I however wouldn't mind one bit if they extended the season a few more days like Wisconsin.

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Bman

Remember this is a Minnesota HSOforum so we usually play by MN rules when bowhunting. I however wouldn't mind one bit if they extended the season a few more days like Wisconsin.

I know, but Fishmon is a fellow Wisconsinite. He should know better smile

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Originally Posted By: Bear55

Bman

Remember this is a Minnesota HSOforum so we usually play by MN rules when bowhunting. I however wouldn't mind one bit if they extended the season a few more days like Wisconsin.

I know, but Fishmon is a fellow Wisconsinite. He should know better smile

You are right I didn't catch that, my bad.

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Originally Posted By: fishmon
FYI if you are in your stand in January the seasons been over for a while.

You must be one of those "opening weekend" hunters smile

FYI: Late bowseason runs from 11/30-1/03 this year. I think it was the 6th of January last year.

Late season is a great time to be in the woods! Most guys are sitting at home smile

pretty sure its Dec. 31 in MN... I didn't know it went that late in WI

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Here is one I just built, lumber cost me $200

Before paint

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After paint

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It is design so a guy can hunt from the roof also.

It is called the Con-DOE

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I dont have pics yet just picked up 8 - 20ft telephone poles no to get them in the ground soon hope to have the stand done by mid september building two stands

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Finally got pics. It was my Grandfathers before he passed away and now is one of my favorites. Also doubles as a bear stand.

Deerstand001.jpg

Deerstand002.jpg

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It is actually a (don't laugh)refrigerator. Hey, my grandpa liked to hunt in comfort. grin He had it set up using a car batt. and he would stay out there for 2 or 3 days at a time. Oh ya, he also has a bunk up there.

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nice condo in the sky I was just thinking thats how I want to do my stairs to get up in mine.

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Unreal, and I was excited to be hunting in my new 15', single man,open sided ladder stand this year...Now I am just ashamed...show offs! Ha Ha!

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