Summit Discussion in 'Ohio Bowhunting' started by osurn, Jul 7, 2012. However, the fact that you can flip up the seat on the Open Shot is a great feature, as it opens up the whole stand to allow for any shot angle. 10/25/13 @ 12:03 PM. Lone wolf or xop for a hang on stand and lots of options for sticks/steps. The flip top model is pretty interesting and I would actually like to give one a try Mix and match to create your ultimate climber combination, each Lone Wolf Climbing aid is available for individual purchase. Those would be my choices. Lone Wolf Hand Climber Combo 2 vs. The safety strap that comes with the stand, is a heavy duty quality strap, and is easy to put on. The one I carry and use the most is the Lone Wolf Alpha Hand Climber because it's so quiet and light. summit goliath. Lone wolf is more packable and quieter. Could it by chance you are a hunter who is athletically less inclined who to a great extent during all the tree climbing actives prefer to sit rather than standing well count most or even all of your climbing and sitting solution catered for by this quality tree climber and sit at the same time which come s from lone. ... 4.Summit Open Shot SD. The sit and climb would definitly be nicer later in life. It packs the same great features as the original Hand Climber with a more compact and light weight base shared by the Assault Hang-On. Reply. Link to post ... Lone Wolf hand climber. 2.Lone Wolf Hand Climber II. Summit climbing stands are excellent tree climbing systems. The x-stand is the lightest, the summit is the most comfortable (to me), and the lone wolf is the coolest....lone wolf … However, the fact that you can flip up the seat on the Open Shot is a great feature, as it opens up the whole stand to allow for any shot angle. ... and it being a hand climber seems to take a toll on me by the time i get up the tree. Summit will be cheaper and more comfortable. My brother hated his Lone Wolf and is selling it. Reply. Felt cramped in the lone wolf compared to my buckshot bigshot and as stated above, lone wolf stands don't fit bigger trees like other stands. You should check Craigslist in your area for a used stand. I absolutely hate the open front hand climbers. I use the Lone Wolf harness when climbing and in the stand. Best combination of packability and comfort, IMO. Hunting on the ground is a lot of fun. deadaim, Apr 30, 2013. deadaim, Apr 30, 2013 #7. Lone Wolf Sit And Climb Ii. It packs the same great features as the original Hand Climber with a more compact and light weight base shared by the Assault Hang-On. Lone Wolf hand climber was the lightest and packed the best. Otherwise if you are considering the lone wolf hand climber, I would get the XOP strikeforce and save yourself $200 Re: Summit Open Shot SD or Lone Wolf Assault open climber [ Re: Recurve ] #1889063 10/24/16 03:17 PM 10/24/16 03:17 PM Before buying check out Ol'Man Treestands. The Lone Wolf has a beautiful 3-D camouflage pattern and contains a bow holder and a 4six-point safety harness that is very safe. Have been trying to decide for months now. Looking at a climbing stand as I don't want to use my hang on stand and get in trouble. Could it by chance you are a hunter who is athletically less inclined who to a great extent during all the tree climbing actives prefer to sit rather than standing well count most or even all of your climbing and sitting solution catered for by this quality tree climber and sit at the same time which come s from lone. Never liked cable climbers but my Loggy with a band is still going strong after 36 seasons. I am leaning towards the Ol'Man or Lone Wolf hand climber and will be used primarily for bowhunting. I like it. Lone Wolf Flip Top Climber Wide. SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE ADD TO FAV ORTIES. Summit open shot is a 2 piece hand climber, correct, probably 3/8 braided cable? While i love the lone wolf hand climber i have, i can see it being more difficult as I get older. Solid cast paltform which is quieter and the belt also installs silently. The pros and cons.. Price. Aluminum Climbing Treestands [100 products per page when applicable] Product inventory included on this page: Lone Wolf Wide Sit and Climb II Treestand $439.99 Lone Wolf Sit and Climb II Treestand $419.99 Summit Ultimate Viper SD Climbing Treestand $399.99 Lone Wolf Hand Climber Combo Ii $379.99 Lone Wolf Assault Hand Climber Combo $369.99 Summit 180deg Max SD Climbing … For sure the moment you are reading this you should know that this is the only reliable site that offers you all the feature that you will require it to be present in simple hunting. Summit is the king of comfort. Mobile hunting for whitetails is all about making aggressive moves and constantly hunting fresh spots. I still hunt and stalk winter bow season. I have bowhunted out of Open Shot's and it's predecessor for over twenty years now. Price: Approx. The climber can carry up to 350-pounds of weight. I have it narrowed between the lone wolf hand climber, the summit open shot, and the x-stand. Lone Wolf Flip Top Climber Wide. The flip top model is pretty interesting and I would actually like to give one a try Summit Openshot SD Climber, New Sufix V-Coat Lines Refuse to Freeze for Exceptional Rattle Reel Ice Fishing Experience, Take Your Ice Fishing to a New Level with New Sufix Advance Ice Monofilament, Advanced Vertical Jigging For Late Fall Walleyes, Aqua-Vu® Pro Dr. Bruce Samson Inducted into Fishing Hall of Fame, Rapala® Baits Helped Top Bass Pros Bag Big Fish And Big Prizes. Much more balanced and doesn't snag. Moreover, the unibody design ensures there are no weak joints. A climber is probably the lowest barrier to … You all need to do some dips anyway. I've got a good bit of experience with Summit Climbers and I've always enjoyed them....once I get in the tree. The lone wolf sit and climb doesn't weigh any less than the summit viper sd. I prefer a climber. i estimate i spent 150 hours in my lone wolf last season. To me they are better everywhere except maybe comfort, but I like the firm seats. Edit: I have a steel Viper and it’s very comfortable but I’m tired of toting it around. We understand the needs of hunters because we don’t just test the products, we use them. Summit viper SD is a good balance of the two. Now just $399.99 In Stock. i have no problem sacrificing comfort for a stand that is quieter and lighter. Buckshot bigshots are hard to come by these days so I'd go with a summit over lone wolf if I were buyin. The sticks? Lone Wolf hand climber. I've been using the Open Shot for several years now. Be aware that for the big footed hunter, that this foot platform is shorter than the Lone Wolf. Lone Wolf Climber. The Lone Wolf has a beautiful 3-D camouflage pattern and contains a bow holder and a 4six-point safety harness that is very safe. I swapped to a millennium lock on and hawk sticks this year but I just plain didn’t like it. Lone wolf will be lighter and quieter. It should be observed that this is a hand climber, as the name suggests, not a sit-down climber, but an optional belt that enables you to use it as a sit-down stand can be purchased. Once ur in ur spot all is great. Even with the high cost, any serious hunter … I have a lonewolf hand climber and it is amazingly easy to climb with, light, and quit. I have the standard and o can fit in it fine, but more room wouldn't hurt. They’re bulky and loud in comparison to lone wolf. It's smaller than the LW, so if you're a bigger guy, you may feel a bit cramped, especially if the seat is down and you're standing. Also it has a lock on feel to me once you’re in the tree. No problem. I have the standard and o can fit in it fine, but more room wouldn't hurt. Price. Pretty much the viper but the top is a couple inches wider and those couple of inches make a big difference. ... Lone Wolf Sit And Climb Ii Wide. The pros and cons.. The open shot has a smaller platform than the Viper, so I would assume that it works better for smaller hunters, than larger ones, but I really don't know. I can spend a whole day in that stand, easy. Mix and match to create your ultimate climber combination, each Lone Wolf Climbing aid is available for individual purchase. There are several option of lone wolf stands..the sit n climb, hand climber and a flip top model. ... and it being a hand climber seems to take a toll on me by the time i get up the tree. Here’s a comparison of the three most popular platforms. Summit Open Shot Sd Climber. If you want a climber for long walks in on public land I would look at the Lone Wolf hand climber. The Assault™ climbing treestand is the lightest and most maneuverable climber in the Lone Wolf pack. Be weary when standing to shoot or adjusting yourself. Once ur in ur spot all is great. The open shot has a smaller platform than the Viper, so I would assume that it works better for smaller hunters, than larger ones, but I really don't know. Summit Open Shot Sd Climber. Just curious if anyone has any input. All rights reserved. That’s why mobile hunters need lightweight and easy to use hunting platforms. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Perhaps you have a Hand Climber "Combo" that gets a workout during the bowhunting season, but you'd LOVE a Wide Sit & Climb top for gun season. The Lone Wolf Hand Climber Combo II comes with a durable 30 by 19.5” cast aluminum platform. Buckshot bigshots are hard to come by these days so I'd go with a summit over lone wolf if I were buyin. Summit was the first to bring the safety harness to market. The only complaint that I have is it can be a little uncomfortable on a long sit. The summit is the compromise so it got the most use unless there was a long sit or long pack in. I feel like I can't get to my draw length or achieve proper form without my limbs hitting the stand. I have a summit viper and I use it for bowhunting and just have to stand to shoot. Packing flat is important to me because of the terrain and brush I have to hike through. Link to post ... Lone Wolf hand climber. If you do decide on a lone wolf, i may would look at the wide model sit n climb. ... Lone Wolf Hand Climber: Weight: 17.5 lbs. Perhaps you have a Hand Climber "Combo" that gets a workout during the bowhunting season, but you'd LOVE a Wide Sit & Climb top for gun season. If you can't eat horns why do meathunters shoot bucks? Its lighter and less bulky than my climber and does not take me any longer to get up the tree. Lone Wolf has two basic styles of their Sit and Climb model, and a few different hand climber options for the more daring. Lone Wolf Hand Climber Combo 2 vs. Some people say they are difficult to climb with, but i have never had a problem with it as long as you follow the directions on how to climb. Can’t comment on your specific question but adding some stabilizer straps for $15 from Thirdhand Archery will give you unbelievable feeling of safety and comfort knowing the stand is fixed to the tree once you tighten those straps. I like Cranford rope steps because they are small and light and I can set them 2' apart. Jun 15, 2007 #11 strutandrut Active Member. Makes putting the stand up easier as I dont have to support the stands weight while attaching to the tree. The original big man tree stand is very roomy. I absolutely hate the open front hand climbers. ! Otherwise if you are considering the lone wolf hand climber, I would get the XOP strikeforce and save yourself $200 Re: Summit Open Shot SD or Lone Wolf Assault open climber [ Re: Recurve ] #1889063 10/24/16 03:17 PM 10/24/16 03:17 PM Hey all, I have trouble shooting from my climber, especially with my 58" and 62" bows. Might as well spend a couple hundred on a stand then a ticket right. The summit has a sit and climb bar that can be folded away once you are set up. Your Price. So that larger platform helps ease my mind a bit when up there 25 ft above Mother Earth. Or prefers a different climber. They both weigh 20lbs. Felt cramped in the lone wolf compared to my buckshot bigshot and as stated above, lone wolf stands don't fit bigger trees like other stands. Now just $499.99 In Stock. Summit Openshot SD Climber. I know they're not for everyone, but 95% of everyone I know of much prefers sticks to a climber- but only once they are well versed and comfortable with them. Treestands are engineered to serve several simple roles - namely, to provide the hunter more visibility, while keeping the hunter out of a deer’s direct line of sight, as … I know that's what she said.She was right. You can pick them up cheap. Im trying to decide if I want to go with a legit lone wolf top or summit open shot top. Lone wolf will be lighter and quieter. Copyright @2020 TigerDroppings.com. I had a summit viper. Climbing Tree Stands are popular products among the archers who shop at … Best $15 I ever spent on hunting accessories. Could be the tops of climbing sticks, screw in steps, lone wolf hand climber top, wild edge steps. Now just $459.99 In Stock. Specifically the Lone Wolf hand climber or the Summit Open Shot. ... Lone Wolf Hand Climber Ii. It’s less comfortable than a summit and seems to fail more frequently than summits. Best climber for bowhunting there is......PERIOD. Its the Razor model. Summit climbing stands are excellent tree climbing systems. No problem. I have owned two Summits (Open shot and viper) and I have a Lone Wold hand climber. The Lone Wolf hand climber is second to none. Summit Titan Sd Climber. I'll take a Summit Open Shot any day of the week. Biggest complaint is the platform size. Very similar to my assault imo. Anyway I'm between the two listed above. Love the hand climber stand, but if you are not in shape, older, or not real cooridinated, the sit and climb style would be the way to go. For sticks I like Muddy stagger steps, not the lightest but the safest imo. The Lone Wolf Assault Climbing Tree Stand is the lightest and most maneuverable climber in the Lone Wolf pack. i have no problem sacrificing comfort for a stand that is quieter and lighter. It’s light but I think the fact that it lays flat against your back helps tremendously. 2.Lone Climb II and Wolf Sit-lightest hand climber treestand. New climber- Ol' Man vs. Lone Wolf vs. Now just $259.99. But I bowhunt exclusively, so no bar is normal for me. There are several option of lone wolf stands..the sit n climb, hand climber and a flip top model. I like Lone Wolf stands but their climber is ridiculously overpriced. i estimate i spent 150 hours in my lone wolf last season. Not to mention Im about 240lbs and stand 90-95% of the time on stand, pardon my pun. The goliath is able to hold 350 pounds while only being 21 pounds. At least for ease of use, quietness, and weight. Have you climbed with a saddle using the open shot top? Mostly because my API was an open front climber. The millenium wins out for pure comfort and the lone wolf is at the other end for portability/silence. Love the hand climber stand, but if you are not in shape, older, or not real cooridinated, the sit and climb style would be the way to go. Another plus is it's WAY cheaper than the LW. Otherwise, the Summit Goliath is a king Kong climber from a comfort standpoint. ... Lone Wolf Hand Climber Ii. If you do decide on a lone wolf, i may would look at the wide model sit n climb. I can't even believe people consider the LW especially at the price but that's the beauty of variety I guess! You would need a saddle, linemans belt, tether (which wraps around the tree and connects to your bridge) and some platform to stand on. deadaim, Apr 30, 2013. deadaim, Apr 30, 2013 #7. The Lone Wolf's are made to be quiet, pack in and out easier, and to actually be able to shoot. The sit and climb would definitly be nicer later in life. Then you want to take a good look at the lone wolf. Thread starter Huntinfool; Start date Jul 7, 2010; Jul 7, 2010. Sold it after the second hunt. You would need a saddle, linemans belt, tether (which wraps around the tree and connects to your bridge) and some platform to stand on. Early season and the rut I hunt from trees. Lone wolf hand climber for a climber friendly woods. My favorite all around was a Lone Wolf Sit & Climb with a Hazmore seat in place of the factory seat. I picked up a Summit Open Shot for $75. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Phil Mickelson Here With An Important Tip... Jose Canseco Ready To Fight Logan Paul After This Exchange About His Daughter, SEC Kickoff Times, TV Networks Announced For Thanksgiving Weekend, SEC Announces Football Scheduling Flexibility, Four SEC Games Have Been Postponed This Weekend, Updated College Football Rankings - Week 11, The LSU-Florida Game Has Officially Been Postponed, Terrace Marshall Jr. Apr 30, 2013 #8. From climbing stands and ladder stands, to hang-on stands, harnesses and accessories, every product Summit makes must meet our standards for silence, security, concealment and comfort. the best upgrade i've made for treestand hunting in the mountains was buying a lone wolf hand climber. It is the fastest and quietest cable attachment system ever invented. All Lone Wolf climbing aids and platforms are interchangeable. Style of hunting and your fitness lvl tho needs to be considered. Another plus is it's WAY cheaper than the LW. I got rid of my Summit Open Shot my arms were getting huge... 0. Can't comment on Summit, as I use API. Go to top ; Share this post. How much practice and use do you have with the sticks? ... the Summit Open Shot is the best climber for bowhunting that I have used . Look how compact the LW hand climber goes down to. If your not comfortable using a climber and you do everything then the summit viper sd is really hard to beat for an all around stand. The difference between the two climber types is a matter of what holds your top half while you lift the bottom. Lone Wolf Sit & Climb Combo II Climbing Tree Stand. Summit’s QuickDraw cable retention system is an important innovation in climbing treestands. However, my favorite is this giant beast of a stand - I don't even remember the brand name or when I bought it. The options for platforms are endless. The options for platforms are endless. jmo. 2.Lone Climb II and Wolf Sit-lightest hand climber treestand. The summit openshot is pretty light and has a much bigger seat than the lone wolf. Now just $259.99. LSU Loses Commitment From Defensive Tackle Anthony Hundley, Ed Orgeron Comments On The Offensive Line Play vs. Texas A&M, LSU's Tory Carter, Racey McMath Both Out vs. Alabama This Saturday, Orgeron Says, Ed Orgeron Comments On The Direction Of The Program & Team Culture During Monday's Presser, Ed Orgeron Previews The Upcoming Alabama Game, Devin Hester Compliments Jay Cutler, Then Completely Slams Him, This Technical Foul Called In UNC vs. Stanford Game Was Ridiculous, Shaquille O'Neal Has Worn An NBA Jersey In Every Color Of The Rainbow In His Career. Packs flat and is light. Lone Wolf Sit And Climb Ii. Not sure about the newer Ol'man but you better have a big tree or it will be tight around you with the older model. Jun 15, 2007 #11 strutandrut Active Member. i still have my summit but i've probably only used it twice in the last 2 years. 5 Lone Wolf Hand Climber Combo II Climbing Tree Stand. The lone wolf weighs 4lbs more than the summit viper elite and if you compare the LW to an open face summit climber like the cobra, the summit weighs 2lbs less. Too bulky and too noisy installing the cables in the hollow tubing. If you bow hunt only look at summit open shot and lone wolf hand climber or flip top. Have not used my climber since I bought these 3 or so seasons ago. Not very comfortable. $389.99. The summit has a sit and climb bar that can be folded away once you are set up. In this video we review the Sentry SD Open Front Climbing Tree Stand from Summit. Most of the guys that grew up in the south with Summit's hate lone wolf. The good news is, you're not looking at the Steel Viper which is responsible for some of the most miserable days in the woods I've ever experienced; so you're off to a good start. The summit is also advertised at 2 lbs lighter. Leaning more towards the Lone Wolf. jmo. Go to top ; Share this post. Period. Lone wolf is also rated for 350#. Edit: it looks like the open shot is about 150 dollars cheaper than the lone wolf on amazon. All Lone Wolf climbing aids and platforms are interchangeable. Summit Discussion in 'Ohio Bowhunting' started by osurn, Jul 7, 2012. Now just $459.99 In Stock. and with the summit viper you have a front rail vs nothing with the lone wolf. Jul 7, 2010 #1. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to get the latest updates on LSU Football and Recruiting. Now just $499.99 In Stock. Summit Open Shot Sd Climber . Could be the tops of climbing sticks, screw in steps, lone wolf hand climber top, wild edge steps. The safety strap that comes with the stand, is a heavy duty quality strap, and is easy to put on. Have been trying to decide for months now. Also, lone wolf makes a bracket you hang the stand on. In this video I show you guys a sit and climb tree stand made by Lone Wolf. Cost a little more but you can get one on sale after season. I only weigh 200, but it is a much stronger stand then the summit. Apr 30, 2013 #8. ... 4.Summit Open Shot SD. Thread starter #1. Summit’s QuickDraw cable retention system is an important innovation in climbing treestands. The x-stand is the lightest, the summit is the most comfortable (to me), and the lone wolf is the coolest....lone wolf … It is the fastest and quietest cable attachment system ever invented. 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I’d venture to say they’re safer, can’t say I recall seeing many summit failure threads, but lone wolf climber failures happen with a decent frequency. Its the Razor model. It works pretty well. I have it narrowed between the lone wolf hand climber, the summit open shot, and the x-stand. the best upgrade i've made for treestand hunting in the mountains was buying a lone wolf hand climber. Now just $399.99 In Stock. I have the lone wolf hand climber. I really like it. Do any of you have a similar issue? New climber- Ol' Man vs. Lone Wolf vs. Copyright © 2020 Lake-Link Inc. All rights reserved. 3. My climber is a summit viper. it's a no brainer to me. ORIGINAL POST. The trouble with climbers is you never really know how you're going to like them until you get up in the tree. I have used the LW since 2009. Summit Open Shot Sd Climber . While I cannot attest to the comfort of the Open Shot, it appears to pack identically to the Bushmaster and has a few minor modifications. They are used to the big arse clunky and cheap Summits, that are comfortable and safer feeling. Aluminum Climbing Treestands [100 products per page when applicable] Product inventory included on this page: Lone Wolf Wide Sit and Climb II Treestand $439.99 Lone Wolf Sit and Climb II Treestand $419.99 Summit Ultimate Viper SD Climbing Treestand $399.99 Lone Wolf Hand Climber Combo Ii $379.99 Lone Wolf Assault Hand Climber Combo $369.99 Summit 180deg Max SD Climbing … got a lone wolf sit/climb cool if you weigh less than 170lbs seat not comfortable at all on me . Summit will be cheaper and more comfortable. Not a fan. It should be observed that this is a hand climber, as the name suggests, not a sit-down climber, but an optional belt that enables you to use it as a sit-down stand can be purchased. Huntinfool Senior Member. In that case, Summit Openshot, Summit Specialist (my recommendation), and Lone Wolf Hand Climber are all great options, weighing in around 15lbs. ... the Summit Open Shot is the best climber for bowhunting that I have used . I was scared to death the whole time I was in my lone wolf. I got rid of my Summit Open Shot my arms were getting huge... 0. Summit Titan Sd Climber. got a lone wolf sit/climb cool if you weigh less than 170lbs seat not comfortable at all on me . If you want a climber for long walks in on public land I would look at the Lone Wolf hand climber. It is to my knowledge that the Summit Bushmaster has been discontinued and has been replaced by the "Open Shot." More than likely you’d stall your truck trying to tear it in two, and probably still stronger than the welds on the aluminum. 2.Lone Wolf Hand Climber II. I live in Mississippi now and hunt a lot of public land. Mostly because my API was an open front climber. I want to replace my broken xop hand climber top. i still have my summit but i've probably only used it twice in the last 2 years. ... Lone Wolf Sit And Climb Ii Wide. Supercomfy, net seat, shooting rail reverses downward as foot rest for bowhunting. I am leaning towards the Ol'Man or Lone Wolf hand climber and will be used primarily for bowhunting. In this video I show you guys a sit and climb tree stand made by Lone Wolf. Climbing with Any hand climber takes a little practice, but the trade off is an extremely light and portable setup.