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cybermuskie

Tree Stand Lock

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He guys just thought I would let you know that I was at wally world this past week when I came across a new tree stand lock called Python made by master lock. It was camo, and looked cool, so I was checking it out. Well I wondered how it worked, so I was playing and by chance I took a key from package 2 and inserted it into lock #1. Imagine my surprise when it opened the lock. So I looked at all 4 hanging there and they all had the same key. Not sure if this was a bad batch, but I wouldn't trust losing a stand to a lock that everyone had a key to. Just thought I should share.

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Good tip on a good product. It certainly would work nice on those public spots. However, your best bet is to remove your stand on public land if there is a chance of it being taken. Good luck all!

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I am fond of a lock/cable I picked up at a bike shop. Its a kryptonite cable which is plastic coated. The first one I bought had a padlock on it and I used it to lock in my auger and house in my old pickup w/o the topper, until it got exposed to an icestorm...

After a half hour with frozen fingers and lock deicer and no luck I was able to cut it with a vice grips with cutters, but it took me twenty more minutes of knawing through it. The next one and one I really like has a combination lock on it.

To bad people aren't all honest or have dignity and we have to go through all this crap, huh...

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