Turns out, Kauffman didn't need a chopper. As the owner of an excavation company, he had all the tools he needed. He used a bulldozer to push the bus up a ramp onto the fuel tank. An old hay-bale elevator serves as stairs up to the stand, and every window opens to various shooting angles. Best of all, the stand can accommodate Kauffman's entire family. "That's what deer hunting is about anyway," he said. "Spending time with your family."