These would be a very good buy,
I usually fasten them to the tree with a ratchet strap. Then use a length of chain in a decent thickness with an armoured padlock to lock the seat to the tree.
It's not totally thief proof but it provides a good bit of an obstacle to anyone trying to take it, and it doesn't cost that much to...
Have a look at section 13.10 of the home office guidelines.
This is what your FLO should be going by so don't be afraid to mention them to him.
All you require is a booking through a guide, you don't need any of your own land.
The big difference between the two manufacturing plants is the Germans have a workers union that demand a minimum 7% pay rise per year and they get 10 days extra holiday.
Buy German so their workers can go on a summer holiday each year! :roll:
The scope components and glass are identicle...
The Roe deer I shoot in Fife have the very best of feeding and most are on Carrots, Turnips, unharvested cerials strips, and gamecrops so manage to get a good bodyweight.
Good spring shot bucks regularly reach 18-19kg with feet and head off, this is on the scales at Highland Game in Dundee...
I have several of the above trays I bought off Ebay,
The view from Cadha Mor above Easter Fearn on the south side of the Dornoch Firth is very nice! It's only a couple of miles off your route over the Dornoch Bridge so well worth a look on the way past.
The standard forestry fee is usually £2 and acre for an exclusive lease, some pay a lot more, some pay less.
If it works out at £100 per beast, regardless of species or sex, then you've got it for what appears to be the average figure for a forestry lease.
A spotting scope is a handy tool in the springtime in my area when I'm out after Roe Bucks. You can have a good look at a beast away across a 50 acre field and see if he's a likely candidate!
I've got a 30x60 Optolyth rubber armoured drawtube style scope in a leather case, second hand off...
I've done plenty with the power washer method when preparing for clients but I think I'll give the maggots a try with my next personal trophy, I'm not in any hurry that way.
Do the maggots strip all the fine nose cartalidge as well?