Have You Seen Any of This New Gear?
As someone who spends a lot of time in the deer woods, I'm all about me some deer gear. It's part of why I love hunting. Using new tools of the trade is fun. So check out these new ones from the 2017 SHOT Show.
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The New Legend L Series from Bushnell comes in either 8x42 or 10x42 powers. These have ED Prime glass and feature RainGuard HD along with Phase 3 Coating. They come with a lifetime warranty.
Vanguard's new Spirit RT 10x42 binoculars are in a world of their own. Simply put, they're nice. They have a 332-by-1,000-foot field of view and a 6.9-foot near focus. It has a weight of 22.9 oz. It comes in Realtree camo.
This backpack from Allen is a good one. It's 25 inches tall, 18 inches wide and 11.25 inches deep. It has a 4,500-cubic-inch capacity. It has a great bow or rifle carrying system, too. It's an all-around great pack.
Still need a backpack for this next hunting season? The Trail Blazer from Crooked Horn is a good way to go. It comes with a bow/rifle pouch. It comes with a rain-proof pocket and knife and flashlight sheaths. The straps are padded for extra comfort. It comes in Realtree AP and Max-1.
Vanguard also makes optics. Their new Pioneer 1,000 RT is an incredible pack. It's 11.8 x 3 x 17.3 inches. It has a 23.8-pound max load. It weighs 4.2 pounds. It comes in Realtree Xtra. It's listed at $119.99.
This new jacket by Field & Stream is a great hunting garment that will keep you warm and hidden in the woods or on the prairie. It features the hydroRepel technology so you stay warm. It also utilizes NoScent C3 technology to help reduce the scent factor.
Winchester's Deer Season XP is incredible. And while it's not new for this year. There are new offerings in this hot ammo line. Now, starting in 2017, it is offered in .223 Remington and 6.5 Creedmoor.
The Magnum Ammo Pouch by Crooked Horn is a great little addition to your gear bag. It holds ammunition in place and you can put it wherever you need it to suit you. Keep your bullets dry, quiet and very secure.
The Magnum Series by Crooked Horn is the best way to go when it comes to keeping your binos secure and easy to access. Don't forget to grab yours before turkey season. They make things much easier.
The hot new Blackhawk by Covert has a 52-degree field of view and runs off 12 AA batteries. It has a .65-second trigger speed and a 100-foot flash range with invisible flash technology. It has a 2-inch color viewer and accepts up to a 32 GB SD card. It even has a reinforced tripod mount.
The Outfitter G2 by Traditions is a nice rifle. This model is chambered in .44 Mag. It has a shorter 22-inch barrel and comes with a 3-9x40 Duplex scope. It comes dipped in Realtree Xtra. It's MSRP is priced at $586.
Looking for a new stabilizer? The Sport Hunter Xtreme 8-inch stabilizer from Bee-Stinger is a solid option. It's made from 100-percent carbon. It enhances balance, reduces vibration and increases accuracy.