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Old 18 February 2010, 02:55 PM
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Originally Posted by Wild Redhead View Post
The picture and sign are all about the deer saying Obama messed up, not the hunters.

No, we hunters are not that dumb. For instance, I comprehended right away not one hunter said anything about Obama in that picture.
Um, you know that deer can't write though, right? Of course you do, not being dumb.
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Old 18 February 2010, 03:03 PM
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Some do some don't.

Some are elaborate, freestanding cabins like this:

Some are just platforms or seats that attach to trees:

And I'm sure some homemade ones are even less elaborate & safe.

Deer stands.

So depending on the type, you could easily fall off/out of the thing & a gun could easily fall off too, & if one is drinking anything could be possible, even in the enclosed ones.
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Old 18 February 2010, 03:06 PM
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Originally Posted by Photo Bob View Post
I'm with Dropbear on this one. I jost don't see the connection.

Obama destroyed healthcare so now deer are free to buy stuff and sleep on the couch while watching TV?
Obama's expanding government handouts to wildlife!

These must be the 'welfare deer' I hear so much about these days.

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Old 18 February 2010, 03:22 PM
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Originally Posted by Wild Redhead View Post
People often make homemade tree stands that don't have a rail of any sort and are just a platform. I have seen some really scary ones. All of the Manufactured tree stands I have seen have some sort of railing to keep the hunter safely in the stand. I prefer ground stands.
I was assuming possibly incorrectly from Robertplattbell's comment

I used to represent a Deer Stand maker.....who was sued. More than once.
he was refering to a company commercially manufacturing and selling stands and would therefore be held to the safety standards in effect. I see now that "deer stand maker" could refer to anyone knocking up a deer stand not for sale - but offered for the use of others.

On the other hand, if I offered you free of charge a device I'd built myself, and in using it you hurt yourself because it was unsafe you might have a case against me - I don't know
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Old 19 February 2010, 07:45 AM
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A typical Swedish stand:

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