October 1st, 2009, 07:55 AM
What about the type (I don't recall the brand name) that allows you to lower yourself down to the ground after a fall? I have seen the commercial on TV and it looks easy and safe enough. Has anyone tried this type of harness?
October 1st, 2009, 08:00 AM
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October 1st, 2009, 08:02 AM
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October 1st, 2009, 08:04 AM
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October 1st, 2009, 08:06 AM
October 1st, 2009, 10:20 AM
I bought a Muddy last week and lovin how easy it is to put on and how light it is.
October 1st, 2009, 10:44 AM
for anybody near Cullman, Al a local retailer there has the HSS Pro Series on sale for 99.99 that is what I will be sporting
October 1st, 2009, 10:51 AM
October 1st, 2009, 10:58 AM
i like the one i got with an api stand last year, takes me about 30 secs to put it on.
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October 1st, 2009, 11:06 AM
I have the HSS reversible blaze orange/camo. It is easy to put on easy to adjust and easy to reverse. It can be a little warm while wearing it but I'd rather be warm than hurt or worse.
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October 1st, 2009, 11:47 AM
The muddy and loggy bayou harnesses are far superior in every way to the HSS or SOP and I have used all of them
October 1st, 2009, 12:11 PM
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October 1st, 2009, 12:26 PM
Can you tell us how these others are superior?
Originally Posted by bdeal
HSS seems to have a much stronger following. I like them because they are easy to put on and take off plus they are very comfortable (not too hot because of the mesh, and I barely notice it on me).
Ultimately, that makes the difference between wearing it every time and leaving it at home.
October 1st, 2009, 12:43 PM
Static line and Prussig Knot
My safety system involves running a line from above my stands to the ground. I then hook onto the line with a prussig knot and slide my way up. My current harness is a thin rock climbing harness that has 2 front chest loops that I hook onto a carbiner that attaches to the prussig knots. That keeps the lead short and in front of me as I ascend. I can slide the knot up without having to reach way above my head.I am looking for a hunting harness that has front chest loops. Anyone know of one? I ordered a Muddy last year and they looked very nice but if I used the back line to hook onto my prussig, I would have to reach up pretty high to move the knots up. That is the problem with just about any of the hunting systems. They only have lineman loops and a back strap. There is no good place to tie in for the ascents. Once I am up, I tie myself in from a back line similar to what is available on most vests. I then release from the prussig until I go down. By the way, I went to a climbing place for advice on how to stay safe. They taught tree dudes how to tie in. They have since gone out of business so I can't go back there. It is a slick way to keep yourself safe from ground to ground. Mrt.
October 1st, 2009, 12:48 PM
The muddy is so light and made with minimal fabric. You almost cant tell you are wearing it...i would never wear a harness before cuz they are uncomfortable and bulky. Not the muddy. I love it.
Originally Posted by Ray.Klefstad
I am not affiliated or sell muddy...i just really like the harness.
October 1st, 2009, 12:51 PM
I really like my muddy, don't know you have it on.
October 1st, 2009, 05:33 PM
i personally use a gorilla vest a really like it. i also got the HSS rope tree strap with the prusik, which i love. if i didnt have this i'd look into an HSS vest or a go-muddy which is identical to the loggy transformer. i havent used these 2 but they'd be my second choice
October 1st, 2009, 06:07 PM
The Trophyline Armorlite harness is by far better than my HSS,I really like it so far.
October 1st, 2009, 07:00 PM
Another for the MUDDY!!!!!!
October 1st, 2009, 07:13 PM
One word.... Muddy
My HSS Pro Series is way too heavy, I hate it.
October 1st, 2009, 07:15 PM
You should sell it. They will sell almost instantly if you put it up on AT classified.
Originally Posted by Casper16k
Comfort is very important in a safety vest, but so is ease of putting on and off.
Any vest you don't like putting on will not get used.
August 9th, 2012, 09:20 PM
it is the live wire system i believe by tree spider
August 9th, 2012, 09:21 PM
i use the gorilla g 20 series and love it. safe secure and goes on fast. comes with everything you need. tree tether and strap for 100 bucks.
August 9th, 2012, 09:29 PM
muddy. its light, comfortable, and bearly noticable unlike the vest harnesses
August 9th, 2012, 09:30 PM
what is up with the dates. looks like the thread was started in 2009
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