Make climbing into trees on your next hunt easier with the Ameristep Grizzly Tree Step. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > Nov 23, 2010 #1 ... Screw in tree steps are dangerous imo, i had a brand new one break, still had the tag on it, and haven't used them since. Available as a 6-pack, these screw-in tree steps are knurled and rated for up to 1,100 lbs. Kit also includes a 20' camo gear-hoist rope, and 2 screw-in bow and gear holders. Try and avoid loose bark trees like shagbark hickory and oaks. Bit constructed of rugged aircraft-grade aluminum for durability. Screw the 2-inch portion of the step into a tree, ending with the 3-inch portion pointing downwards to the ground. It’s my understanding you can not screw anything into trees as they cause damage to them, and he says yes you can use them, so long as you remove them at the end of the season. Includes (1) L Tree Step. From the Manufacturer powered by Syndigo The way I take it is that you can use climbers as well as ladder stands. The kit offers a 4.25" step area. Boar, turkey, etc. Installation is easy and doesn't require any tools; the self-tapping 2-inch screw at the base of the Step-Up tree step easily screws into any weight-bearing tree. 1 – 8 Tree Steps Shipping: $8.95: 9 – 75 Tree Steps Shipping: $14.95 $27.36. Climbing Sticks & Tree Steps . Highwild Screw-in Tree Step Blinds Step Up Climbing Tree - Pack of 8 - S. $25.99. These steps are made with aircraft-grade material. Falling out of a tree stand is bad enough, but even with a full-body harness the challenge isn’t over. C $64.02 8 bids + shipping . You may choose to pre set 10 trees on your private property. Easy to put on the tree and never had a problem with them. Lot of 10 used Tree Stand steps. The Step-Up Tree Step from Ameristep features a 4-inch step area that can hold a maximum weight capacity of 750 pounds. 25 pack does not include a pouch. A ladder stand with ratchet straps holding it on I take it is ok. That is how I look at it. 4" Step width. Four Folding Screw-In Tree Stand Steps with Carry Pouch. However, because of the mounting time and effort involved, they are best used if you know the stand is going to be in one place the entire time. For hunters who use hang-on treestands, this means stocking up on tree steps, climbing sticks and other tree climbing equipment to help make scaling to the top of your chosen tree a little easier. The screw should now form two separate “L” shapes, connected with the center 3-inch portion. HUNTING ACCESSORY LOT OF 9 HEAVY DUTY HOMEMADE SCREW-IN TREE STEPS TREE STANDS. American-crafted with the tree stand hunter in mind! I have some stand locations, on MY land, that I have screw in steps in the trees....Some for over 10 years. 7.9 x 4.3 x 0.5. For use with our Tree Step Drill Bit. But ready for hunting season. I use a cordless drill and drill a 3/16 dia pilot hole first. Menards has the screw in steps that I prefer. To keep your tree as safe as possible: Be conscious about the type of nails or screws you use. From there on up I use single hang-on steps. On the downside, screw-in steps are difficult to attach to a tree, which can be time-consuming. This should leave a 7-inch portion of the screw perpendicular to the tree … If they are not, they can bend under a hunter’s weight, and then break. Free shipping . Climbing Sticks & Tree Steps. As for spacing, I put my foot on the last step then put the next step even with my knee. Realizing this, I always test each step first before putting weight on it. Bearclaw Single Step – $15.00 Tree Step Only - Lag bolt sold separately . Bolts are 6 inches in length. BULK ORDERS: Please call to place your order at 401-536-4771 to be eligible to receive deeper discounts for larger quantities. Also, watch out when putting steps in mature white oak trees. I've used 1/2" lag bolts for tree stand steps for over twenty years until I came up with a better idea. Bearclaw Tree Steps come with a money-back guarantee - buy them and if you don't like them send them back and we'll refund your money in … Tree stand climbing steps. That way I can decide on a daily basis which stand I want to go to or take a climber or my Lone Wolf for a tree that is prepared but the stand is not hung. Make it easier to screw in tree steps with the Ameristep® 3/8'' Tree Step Bark Bit. With 12 lightweight steps, the Silent Approach Climbing System will enable you to climb over 20 feet in a just few minutes safely and without exertion. If you have to hunt out of one of these trees, there will have to be some work done first. We have been manufacturing high quality tree steps and hunting accessories since 1974. Public land hunters also opt for screw-in steps because they are inconspicuous and keep you safe from other hunters. Make sure all the gear you need makes it up into the stand with as many Grizzly Tree Steps as you need; all mount easily with a 2-inch self-tapping screw. I feel much safer using climbing sticks. C $12.80 + shipping . Stronger and more convenient then screw-in steps. I'm with the majority here, the sticks are great, and if you're buying them once, it's a whole lot better than steps … The Silent Approach Climbing System is PERFECT when matched with a tree saddle or lightweight hang-on stand. Tree steps can be individually screwed into the trunk using self-tapping screw … Material. ... Also, the course shows how to use a lineman's safety belt when hanging a stick ladder or putting up screw-in steps. 12-piece tree step kit; 3/8'' thick steel Step-Up tree steps - 300 lb weight capacity; 4-1/2'' knurled surface for sure footing; 12 self tapping tapered tree steps $25.99. Tree Stand Accident - Screw in Steps Discussion in 'Michigan Whitetail Deer Hunting' started by jmoser, Nov 23, 2010. If it screws easily in the tree, the wood around it is probably dead – danger! No tree damage. Special Features. 4NAS061 Ameristep Grizzly Screw-in Tree Steps Stand Climbing Ladder 8 Pack NEW. Portable and packable Tree Steps can be used independently or in conjunction with other Tree Climbing Gear. The polyester tire-cord rope, extremely strong and durable, adjusts to fit trees up to 17 inches in diameter. Shop Sportsman's Guide today for a great selection of heavy-duty Climbing Sticks and Tree Steps. This drill bit fits in a 3/8" cordless drill to quickly and easily drill tree steps in or out. A bit dirty from use. This extra-large tree step is a beast. Hunters may have to screw and unscrew the steps multiple times before they … The EZY® Climb Folding Rope Tree Step provides an alternative for climbing where screw-in steps are prohibited. $17.95 + $8.40 shipping . 4"x4 angle iron an inch and a half wide with a hole drilled near the end. No brand markings on them. The sturdy 4-inch step area makes climbing and descending less precarious, and you can set them at points that are comfortable for your height. We love watching hunters experience the ease of use and quality of our products for the first time. I knew that screw in steps were illegal, but alot of guys use climbing sticks with lockons, so that part isnt a problem as long as the stand itself is legal. Depth of drill bits is 2 1/2 inches. Genesis has the math about right, but don't overlook the part about manuevering around the back of the tree, it's always easier, and safer to step onto your stand from behind, or to the side. Screw-In Treestand Tree Step - Large. $3.50 Ameristep tree steps . … But there are downsides. The steps are easy to install, tapered and self-tapping. Box stand Steel. Free shipping . This will be a great blend of mobility and simplicity. The Grizzly Tree Step features an extended 6-inch step area and holds up to an impressive 1,250 pounds. Free shipping . Works just right. Remove the bark from where you will hang your stand and screw your steps in. This keeps the tree from swallowing the step. I use 3-4 screw-ins to get started (easy to start in the tree if your on the ground, once your off the ground there a pain). Have an argument going with a coworker on the legality of using screw in tree stand steps in the National Forest. EZY fold up hunting tree stand screw in steps 3 pack climbing hook easy EZ climb. You can't build a stand say out of nail and wood and put them into the tree. I started using Deer Me rope-on steps in the 1980's, when there wasn't a screw-in step made that could penetrate a tree without encouragement from a hammer and an act of God. Overall Dimensions. Tree Steps & Climbing Sticks Choose Climbing Sticks from Lancaster Archery Supply and reach your Bow Hunting Stand quickly and safely. I think the cheapest I could find them was about $1.85, which isn’t terrible by any means. Hanging stands connect to the tree with chains or cables at the desired height. C $46.08. Some people also use 3/8 inch pole barn spikes (really big nails) as … Has anybody found a good deal recently on tree stand screw in steps? Maximum Weight Capacity. A properly installed screw-in step is as stable as the tree is strong. I feel as comfortable sitting in a tree stand as I do sitting on the ground. The API Skyhooks and the Gametrackers are good, but these are better! They dont really mess up a tree, but are gonna dig in further than climbers. Truth is, drilling a screw or hammering a nail into your tree will inevitably leave a wound. Step folds for convenience. These steps screw in to the tree trunk allowing the hunter to climb up to a tree stand for hunting deer. View Return Policy. Then screw the step in. Steps have a 300 lb weight capacity and 2'' of screw-in threads. Ameristep Step-Up Tree Step - Two-inch long threads on these self-tapping screws make installation and removal easy. I have now switched to putting my stands up with climbing sticks and a few screw in steps and then pulling the sticks out with me. How to drill into a tree or hammer a nail without hurting it. A tree that you can safely hang a stand on, climb with ease and last but not least, a healthy tree. To get up to a hanging stand hunters use ladders or sections of ladders secured to the tree (called "climbing sticks"), or they use screw in steps that screw in the tree and allow the hunter to climb up to the stand. As always, Sportsman's Guide offers Tree Climbing Equipment and Climbing Sticks from top brands that you trust and all for the lowest prices...guaranteed! EZY Climb isn't just our trademark, it describes our products. Those, Im not sure about. 300 pound. The tree tends to die around the step it gets loose. But if the task is done the right way on the right tree, you can avoid serious, long-term damage. Remove that step and screw it in nearby – into fresh live wood. Screw-in steps barely give under foot and offer a sense of permanence and security. I use a 3/8" x 2 1/2" lag bolt to secure it to the tree. It should be mentioned that regular screw in steps can be used effectively, where legal. I use a 16" pipe wrench to unscrew the steps (1) turn each in Feb after the season. 7 folding steps 3 fixed steps All in great shape. For all rod-style screw-in tree steps. Cranford Manufacturing is an American company, located in North Carolina. I’m thinking bulk, 75-100 pegs. You can use the screw in style steps or any of that. Most screw-in tree steps must be driven in completely to work effectively. Regular Return . They are rock solid. Very good step for going into hardwood trees. There on up I use a 16 '' pipe wrench to unscrew the steps multiple times before they my. 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