I have to admitt it...I'm a Tree Stand-Aholic! LMAO [;)]
Lets see....I have a Big Game Partner-Plus Ladder Stand for 2-people,it has a fold-down bench seat and fold-down shooting rail,I have a 15' Big Dog 1-man ladder stand,and ended up buying a second one and a 3rd one that was on sale this Fall,I have a Rivers Edge 17' foot ladder stand that is very nice with a larger seat and landing to stand on,it also has the nice side rails,a fold-up seat and a removable shooting rail...liked it so much I bought another one that was also on sale too. Lets see...I'm up to 6 ladder stands and I bought a new Rivers Edge Ground Blind for Turkey Hunting and Bow Hunting...Oh and I have 1 Hunters View Climbing Stand.
I must say that I feel safer in a ladder stand,I can move around better and the Rivers Edge ladder stands are made very good,they are more comfortable and they have some really great features on them compared to the other ladder stands I own.I also use the AmeriStep magnetic camo leaf strips to conceal the ladder rungs.It so much easier and quieter to just climb up into a ladder stand and sit down and harness my safety harness than to noisily climb up 15-20 feet in a climbing stand,then have to get situated,strapped in and pull my Bow or Gun up to me. [:@]