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« on: August 12, 2018, 10:25:46 PM »
Plan on building a 6x6 enclosed deer stand 6 feet above the ground.  Will 4x4 locust posts be strong enough for the legs?
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Re: deer stand
« Reply #1 on: August 12, 2018, 10:56:31 PM »
   I have a 6X6 and an 8X6 shooting house built on locust posts and they are not bigger than that.

   The 6X6 is about 9' high on the high side and 11' above ground on the low side. I did put some cross pieces between the poles to help keep it from ricking. 
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Re: deer stand
« Reply #2 on: August 12, 2018, 11:28:06 PM »
You planning on shooting a 20mm from that? If not I would say you are fine. I have seen many higher with nothing more under them. 
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