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The Sladder… ABSOLUTE BEST Climbing method

enkriss

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And only using a lineman’s belt. That can’t be OSHA approved.
 

GCTerpfan

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Sladder System will be available soon. Weighing 1.4 lbs and the only metal is the Double J Hooks that are coated with Nylon. No additional aiders or line to purchase. It will come with 4 to 5 foot Amsteel Daisy chains on top and bottom. Extenders will be sold separately if you think you might climb bigger trees but they can be kept in your pouch so you don't have excessive line hanging unless you need it. It's very easy to climb around branches and limbs too. Additional videos to come soon.
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Fl Canopy Stalker

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And only using a lineman’s belt. That can’t be OSHA approved.
Lol use a tree squeeze or do like weldabeast and use your tether as you climb. Same principle though. The truth is none of us are creating anything new, we are just offering our spin on existing ideas maybe tweaking the material used or a small safety portion but that’s why I love these different sticks and climbing methods and even saddles. It’s just different spins on old techniques and products. I like this ladder (sladder) idea as I used it a couple years ago until I grew more confident with rope techniques. Ladders are easy ways for tree stand guys to transition over. I applaud this and am looking forward to more videos on it. (I’ve been known to purchase items to support the cause, so keep me informed when it’s available)
 

drew13

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I like this. Some good ideas here. Might have to give it a try!
 

GeoFish

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The best is what is best for you. Som of us middle-aged guys are not comfortable on multi step aiders. At 1.4 Lbs. plus the repel down equipment estimating 2 lbs. is not any lighter than my 6 treehopper steps with aiders, at under 3 lbs. and it gets me 18 to 21 feet.
 

Plebe

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The best is what is best for you. Som of us middle-aged guys are not comfortable on multi step aiders. At 1.4 Lbs. plus the repel down equipment estimating 2 lbs. is not any lighter than my 6 treehopper steps with aiders, at under 3 lbs. and it gets me 18 to 21 feet.
I like the Lone Wolf Custom Gear climbing platform best....lol. I agree there is no ABSOLUTE BEST yet. It's pick your poison. Maybe this progressive aider method will fit the need for some folks, and thats pretty cool.
 

grayskwerel

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The best is what is best for you. Som of us middle-aged guys are not comfortable on multi step aiders. At 1.4 Lbs. plus the repel down equipment estimating 2 lbs. is not any lighter than my 6 treehopper steps with aiders, at under 3 lbs. and it gets me 18 to 21 feet.
I’m 51… while some would call that middle aged my kids say that is old!!
 

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I think it's an interesting concept, for sure. I'm curious what you have going with the j-hook and Daisy chain, remote release style.. which gives me an idea
 
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