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harvey lee

New climber stand

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Harvey let us know what you think once you've used it a few times this fall. I've been a long time Summit guy and I know you have one yourself but if I bought another stand I think the new Lone Wolf you have would be it.

Most important for me is a quiet setup and climb, weight, and enough comfort to sit all day.

From what I have heard Lone Wolf is the best stand out there but they just aren't as comfortable as the Summit Stands.

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Wonder why they designed it with the two black knobs facing inwards. Looks like they would stick into a guys ribs. Didnt look to comfy to me.

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Wonder why they designed it with the two black knobs facing inwards.....

It certainly is a downfall of the stand. I am 5' 5'' 165lbs with the regular width stand. They don't stick into my ribs, but for a bigger guy I know they would.

I'm sure Lone Wolf had some complaints, now they make a seat that is a few inches wider (like the one Harvey bought.)

In my humble opinion they are the best all around climber available. I have used or own(ed) a Summit, API and Gorilla climber. I think this season will be my 4th with the LW, and until something better comes along it will be my go to stand.

I also bought the hand climber for it, but still prefer the sit and climb.

TIP: I didn't care for the aluminum bar that you use to sit on while climbing (I just use my arms to lift) so I took it off a few years ago.

This summer I was going to order footrests for the platform, but instead I just bolted the bar to the platform for a one-peice footrest that folds up.

I also wanted to buy the Wolf Pack backpack deal, but saved a $100 and bought an ACU Molle straps and belt. It is awesome!!

I can post some pics if anybody wants to see the modifications.

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That stand does look really comfy! Harvey, how limited are you in the trees you can put it in? I'm not sure, because I don't look at the trees with a climber stand in mind, but don't most of the trees you'd want to put it in have too many limbs to make it work? Boy, if I could make a climber work I'd sure like to...

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That stand does look really comfy! Harvey, how limited are you in the trees you can put it in? I'm not sure, because I don't look at the trees with a climber stand in mind, but don't most of the trees you'd want to put it in have too many limbs to make it work? Boy, if I could make a climber work I'd sure like to...

That is exactly why I only use hang on stands. I hunt some crazy trees and rarely are they conducive to climbers. I've thought about the hand climber for bowhunting, but I'm not sure.

I would love to see the pics of your modifications!!! I am also shocked at the price for the LW pack so I'm looking for a better way to carry.

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I to just bought the new Lone Wolf WSC and practiced on a few trees. Very lightweight, quite, folds flat and simple to climb. One concern - I felt like my hips were being squished together from the seat folding up on the side, tried adjusting the straps which, helped a little. A long sit might be hard.

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I'm lost on what is happening. Is the whole seat folding up on the sides? I would try to adjust the belts holding the seat to the metal arm a bit more. That could help if it is down to low as the sides could maybe come up around your hips or legs.

I tried mine the other day and didn't seem to have that issue.

I have not heard of to many complaining of this happening so it may need a different adjustment. I'm sure you could call their customer service and asked what may work the best.

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