One of the bad things about a Model 11 shotgun is there is no sling on it. Boo! Its one of the only things I dislike about it. Getting it into a tree stand is a dog's breakfast at best, with paracord tied pull ups from the ground.
I don't like that. There is an alternative that I do kinda like. H/T Uncle.
With this I can walk to a stand in the dark and have my extra stuff there in the pack part. Of course, I'd not have a shell in the chamber. Extra stuff? Like the cleaning gear, and extra warm clothes and an energy bar. Just need the camel back reservoir to be insulated so I can bring coffee. With a headband mounted light my hands would be free to do anything.
Reading: Simon Morden - Some of his novels -- the "Metrozone" books I'm reading right now -- won the Philip K. Dick award and I can see why, but Simon Morden's work reads mor...
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