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Henry Rifles Will Honor Cody Stampede’s 100 Years

February 11, 2019 by admin in Great Gear

Henry Repeating Arms is creating a limited series of rifles in the iconic caliber of .45 Colt to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Cody Stampede Rodeo.
Proceeds will go to preserve the history of Cody, Wyoming, the Rodeo Capital of the World.
Baron Engraving embellished the rifles with detailed scrollwork engraving on the bright silver receivers, surrounded by the 24K gold-filled lasso motif. The top of the receiver is engraved with the words, “1919 – Cody Stampede Centennial – 2019.”
The rifles are built on Henry’s Big Boy Silver platform featuring a blued steel octagonal barrel, fully adjustable semi-buckhorn sights and a brass bead front sight, and fancy-grade American walnut stocks.
The 50 rifles will sell for $1,919 each through the Cody Stampede office and at Rocky Mountain Discount Sports in Cody. For information, go online to info@codystampederodeo.com or call (307) 587-5155.

YOLOtek Offers Improved PowerStick Gen2

February 11, 2019 by admin in Great Gear

YOLOtek, from Kansas City, announces PowerStick-53” Gen2, the only powered GoPro mount designed for fishing boats. It plugs into the standard navigation light ports on the back or front of boat, no tools required.
The company set out to improve on its popular Gen1, used to power GoPro, Garmin VIRB and other action cameras. The ball, joint and power unit were designed.
The new PowerStick, made of aircraft grade aluminum and beautifully anodized, extends from 34 to 53 inches for many points of view. Its multiple threaded locking collars are rated for up to 70 mph.
The FLW fishing tour now requires boats to have a camera on board to record every catch, and other tours are expected to follow suit. YOLOtek is the official power mount provider of Major League Fishing and FLW.
PowerStick-53” Gen2 was on sale for $129.95 at the website yolotek.com.

GutDaddy Is a Smart New Field-Dressing Kit

February 11, 2019 by admin in Great Gear

Hunters can field-dress big-game animals faster, safer and more effectively with the new GutDaddy field-dressing kit, which solves common problems hunters encounter cleaning game animals in the field.
The kit features well-placed posts to secure the legs in an ideal gutting position plus rib hooks and a set of knives, all secured in a durable scabbard.
The GutDaddy case cradles the animal securely in place, the uprights with leg restraints secure the front legs and the one-of-a-kind rib spreaders allow access to the chest cavity.
The knives include a stainless-steel gutting knife with gut hook, a knife for caping and skinning and a handy folding bone saw.
The set was designed to teach new hunters how to field-dress a large animal and create independence for physically challenged hunters.
The full set is $99.95 at GutDaddy.com. The field-dressing kit only is $69.96 and the knives only $49.95, with sharpener.

Mossberg Offers Three New Shockwaves

February 11, 2019 by admin in Great Gear

Mossberg is introducing three new 12-gauge, pump-action 590 Shockwave models – the Nightstick, the Shock ‘n’ Saw and the Shockwave SPX.
Each 590 Shockwave is 26 inches long with a 14-inch, heavy-walled barrel, plus non-binding twin action bars, positive steel-to-steel lock-up, an anti-jam elevator, dual extractors and an ambidextrous top-mounted safety. Bird’s head grips provide greater control while reducing recoil.
The Nightstick (pictured) has classic wood stocks and a leather strap, listing for $539. Shock ‘n’ Saw has an aluminum railed forend, for $560, and SPX offers an aluminum side saddle with seven polymer shell-holder units and a top rail for sight options or accessories, also for $560.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives classifies the 590 Shockwave platform as a “non-NFA firearm,” requiring no tax stamp for transfers. Purchasers must be at least 21 years old. It may be prohibited by some state and local laws. More information is at Mossberg.com.

Radian Introduces California Version of Its Model 1 Rifle

February 11, 2019 by admin in Great Gear

The popular, amidextrous Radian Model 1 rifle is now offered in a California-compliant model that includes a SilencerCO ASR compensator or a Dead Air Armament compensator, plus a Shark Fin pistol grip and non-adjustable Magpul stock.
The rifle’s ADAC system allows the user to lock the bolt in the rearward position by drawing the bolt to the rear using the Raptor charging handle and depressing the magazine release button. This patented feature gives the operator unmatched functionality among AR-15 style rifles.
Every professional-grade Model 1 is assembled by hand by a trained gunsmith who inspects, test fires and cleans the weapon to guarantee it meets rigid quality standards. It was designed and manufactured in the United States. Weight is 6 to 8 pounds depending on configuration.
Products made by Radian, formerly AXTS Weapons Systems, can be seen at its website, radianweapons.com, which also has a list of its dealers.

Mission Bows Feature Realtree Camo Finish

February 11, 2019 by admin in Great Gear

Mission Archery, of Sparta, WI, introduces four high-value bows to its 2019 lineup, all offered in Realtree Original camo finishes. Features include adjustable cam technologies, new riser designs and refined grips.
• MXR bow offers accuracy and speeds traditionally found in higher-priced bows; the 7-inch brace height enhances accuracy.
• Mission Switch is Mission’s most versatile platform with Fast Fit cam technology that offers half-inch draw lengths for a wide range of adjustability.
• Hammr is designed for growing archers and also has the Fast Fit system, with draw lengths from 17 to 29 inches to fit virtually any archer.
• Radik is for young archers and weighs just 3 pounds, uses Fast Fit technology, and its range of weight adjustability, 10 to 50 pounds, offers years of growth potential.
Products by Mission Archery can be seen at missionarchery.com.

Rumpl, Yakima Join for Outdoor Art Blanket

February 11, 2019 by admin in Great Gear

Rumpl and Yakima have come up with a new high-tech puffy camping blanket collaboration, this time with the Oregon artist Stockfort (aka Adam Haynes), to showcase Mount Hood and the Columbia River Gorge.
A portion of proceeds will go to Friends of the Columbia River Gorge to aid restoration after the recent fires.
Rumpl makes blankets and Yakima makes tents and outdoor gear. Their teams decided to feature their mountain home, Mount Hood and the Columbia Gorge, so they brought in Stickfort to design the blanket. The blanket is sized to fit Yakima’s SkyRise Rooftop tent. It is stain- and odor-resistant, handles cold temperatures and folds up small.
The Mount Hood blanket lists for $159. Go online to rumpl.com.

 

Minimalist Backpack Inspired by Life in New York City

February 11, 2019 by admin in Great Gear

Solo New York set out to create the best bag for minimalist travelers and came up with the Unbound Backpack, part of Solo’s new Urban Nomad Collection.
Inspired by the hustle of the city, the bag is efficient, sleek and TSA-approved, with everything travelers need and nothing they don’t.
The Unbound has a full zipper, opening to lie flat so there is no need to take the laptop out for most airport screenings. The body measures 19” by 13” and weighs 1.96 pounds. It has a padded, 15.6” laptop compartment, internal iPad pocket, front zippered pocket, front quick pocket, side mesh pockets, a back panel that slides over the luggage handle, plus padded back and back straps.
Solo New York has been making modern bag and tablet case designs since 2008, inspired by the streets of the city. The Unpound Backpack lists for $86.99. For more information, go to solo-ny.com.

Aimpoint Offers Red Dot Sight for Small Guns

November 30, 2018 by admin in Great Gear

Aimpoint, originator and leader in red dot sighting technology, introduces a new line of red dot sights, the ACRO (Advanced Compact Reflex Optic) P-1 Series. The unique small sight design was developed for use with pistols and other weapon platforms.
Users have requested a small, enclosed red dot sight to fit on handguns. The P-1 offers an enclosed system that is more durable than open systems, and it is the only sight in its size category fully tested for shock, vibration, temperature span and other environmental stress.
The P-1 optic adds only negligible size and weight to the equipment and was tested with more than 20,000 rounds on a .40 cal pistol slide, proving its ruggedness and reliability.
While designed for direct integration onto pistol slides, the P-1 sight can also be used as a backup sight for magnifying scopes, personal defense weapons and on any system where a small red dot is applicable.
For more information, go online to aimpoint.com.

Buck Adds SpitFire Lightweight Knife to Custom Shop

November 30, 2018 by admin in Great Gear

Buck Knives has added the popular 722 SpitFire model to its Custom Knife Shop, giving it a range of handle colors and materials, blade steels and finishes as well.
The 722 SpitFire is a lightweight, everyday carry knife first released in 2013. Options include different handle colors and materials, including aluminum, G10, and carbon fiber. Different blade steels and finishes are offered in satin finish, mirror polish and Cerakote coated colors.
The SpitFire was added to the Custom Knife Shop to offer a customer a vast array of selections when designing a knife, including the option to engrave on the blade and handle. Customers can mix and match hardware, spacers, and clips to create their own unique versions.
The 722 SpitFire base price before customization is $55. For more information, go to buckknives.com.

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