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Menards tree stands

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Has anybody ever purchased tree stands from menards. My wife just called me and told me that she bought a two person ladder stand for $100.00. After i checked both Cabelas and Fleetfarm that stand is $50.00-$100.00 cheaper. Should i have to worry, or just set it up and hunt?

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They don't make them... just sell them. I bought a tripod tower there last year for less money than anywhere else and it is well built as far as I can tell.

I say "HUNT"!

Good Luck!

Ken

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i have 5 of the 2 person ladder stands from menards and they are fine for the money.i think i payed around 80 bucks for them

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take it out when you get home and make sure it has all the parts.

my brother got one last year, and when we went to put it up the arms were missing. Of course it was the day before opener.

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I bought a 2 person for about $80 last year as well. It's a good stand, but as I'd assume all doubles are it's heavy. There were a lot of bolts to assemble it initially, that took quite awhile, but once that was done, it goes up & down as well as any other double. It's plenty solid, I wouldn't worry about that.

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Hey guys, looking the get the Menards 2 person stand for my son and I. How hard is this to get set up in the tree? Can I do it by myself? Any safety issues? Thanks alot any advice greatly appreciated.

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You lift a lot of weights?

We've set up (2) of those 2 man ladder stands and they are 2 person jobs! I suppose a guy could risk injury and tr it himself, but I feel they are really a 2 man operation. The instructions say 3, think they know it's a heavy operation? On the flip side, they are comfy and if your son is young, there is ample room for the 2 of you.

Good Luck!

Ken

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I probably have the exact same stand as you Big Bucks. I'm 6'2", so it is comfy for me, but having someone else in the stand would get pretty tight. For $80, I like it. It took a bit to put it together and I had help from my dad and brother to put it up so it went well. Definitely a 2-3 person job, especially from a safety standpoint, so be sure to get some help.

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I was able to put mine up by myself without too much trouble, but I'm 6'1" with monkey arms. I just layed it so the bottom of the legs were exactly where I wanted it to stand laying face down directly away from the tree & walked it up. If it were any heavier or taller, or I was any shorter, I wouldn't be able to do it. If you miss the tree on the tilt you'd just have to let it go & start over, so I wouldn't try it with a house or vehicle or anything within drop range. I'm sure a guy could figure out how to do it with a rope tied to a top rail & thrown over a branch, but it would be a lot of work.

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