Very cool! and the price is right!
I'm not really familiar with bear territory. How often do you see bear, when you're just out and about or scouting/ building this stand? Do you normally carry a firearm when you go out?
I've been bear hunting for five years and finall got 1 this year! I was the only bear I have seen and now he is at the taxidermist. I some times carry a pistol if on foot and baiting but if on the atv, not.
If you want to properly preserve velvet antlers, you will have to inject & brush them with formaldehyde or some of the new less toxic chemicals (4 in 1 solution works great as does Knobloch's antler in velvet tan) as its easier to use however, both will work.
First, using rubber gloves take a razor blade and make small incisions at the tips of all points about 1/8". Next hang the antlers upside down, allowing the blood to drain. Starting at the bases inject the solution into the...