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Carbon Fiber Treestand

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I'm not an engineer, nor do I play one on TV:wink: But I was wondering why haven't we seen any manufacturers offer a treestand made out of carbon fiber? I know that it would cost more, but you could probably cut the weight in half over a standard aluminum stand. Imagine carrying a 7lb. climber? I would pay $200+ more for a stand this light.
Now all you manufacturers that read this and run back to your R&D team with this idea, better call my attorney first...
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I'm not an engineer, nor do I play one on TV:wink: But I was wondering why haven't we seen any manufacturers offer a treestand made out of carbon fiber? I know that it would cost more, but you could probably cut the weight in half over a standard aluminum stand. Imagine carrying a 7lb. climber? I would pay $200+ more for a stand this light.
Now all you manufacturers that read this and run back to your R&D team with this idea, better call my attorney first...

Your paying over that now, so you want a CF stand and will want to pay the same??:confused: LOL


It would be cool to see one come out, but I think my fat arse would be to scared to try it... At almost 260 pounds, it would have to have a pretty good video showing me it can take the weight.. IT would be cool though!
 

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I'm not an engineer, nor do I play one on TV:wink: But I was wondering why haven't we seen any manufacturers offer a treestand made out of carbon fiber? I know that it would cost more, but you could probably cut the weight in half over a standard aluminum stand. Imagine carrying a 7lb. climber? I would pay $200+ more for a stand this light.
Now all you manufacturers that read this and run back to your R&D team with this idea, better call my attorney first...
Sorry, I meant I would be willing to pay $200 +/- over a standard price.
 

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I like it for the weight and the less noise when setting up scout hunting. I would pay a few hundred if I had to...:rolleyes:
 

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Ol' Man made one before they went out of business. They are now back but I have not seen there new line up.
 

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I forgot who made one, maybe High Country? But didn't they produce a bow with a carbon riser back in the early 90's? If I remember correctly it wasn't too expensive. Now I don't now if the material they used is different from today's carbon fiber...
 

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What is the current litest bowhunter friendly climbing stand on the market right now?I've pondered this question myself many times.That with todays technolgy and materials they should be able to make a very lite weight tree stand.Most of them I see online or in Cabela's and Bas Pro catalogs are 18-21 lbs.
 

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Ol' Man had a carbon fiber climbing stand years ago....I'm still kickin my own butt for not buying one back then.
Yes HCA offered numerous bows with Carbon risers on them, I never owned one but had freinds that did....They were really light weight.
 

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What is the current litest bowhunter friendly climbing stand on the market right now?I've pondered this question myself many times.That with todays technolgy and materials they should be able to make a very lite weight tree stand.Most of them I see online or in Cabela's and Bas Pro catalogs are 18-21 lbs.
For a hand climber I would guess Lone Wolf- 14#
Sit and Stand, again Lone Wolf- 18#
Summit Broadhead (no longer made :cry:)- 18#
 

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What is the current litest bowhunter friendly climbing stand on the market right now?I've pondered this question myself many times.That with todays technolgy and materials they should be able to make a very lite weight tree stand.Most of them I see online or in Cabela's and Bas Pro catalogs are 18-21 lbs.
Timber Tall at11.5 lbs and they are ultra cool and adjustable while climbing. They are a little more expensive than the rest. I would imagine that is why you dont here much about them. That just goes to show you what a few extra bucks tacked on to the price will do.
 

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I would pay $700 or $800 for a 7 pound climber..
 

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Its kinda funny you would bring this up. I actually work for a huge aircraft company and have to deal with graphite fibers all the time and I've also thought of coming up with a way to make arrows and treestands.
 

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