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Tower Deer Stand Question

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I am building a fully enclosed tower deer stand. I would like to go to 16 feet. My question is.... will 4x4's support a 4'x6' blind at 14 of 16 feet if I fully support it with 2x6's, or do I need to go with 4x6's? cost is an isssue. Any suggestions are certainly welcome and helpful.

Thanks,

John

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Cooter

The 4x4s will be just fine, thats what we got on our 'Possum Lodge' stand. Three of us fat farts sit in it together for lunch sometimes.

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fishnhooks

I used (6) 4X4'S ON MY 5'X 8' stand with lot's of bracing and it seems to be doing fine.

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fishermn

4x4's are certainly strong enough, just make sure at that height that your stand is stable. (i.e. dig the legs in a couple feet or add some lateral bracing.)

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