Volume 26, Number 2 February/March 2018

Archive for the ‘New Products’ category

Inspired by WWII U.S. Air Force pilot watches, the A-3T Navigator’s vintage dial is painstakingly authentic. Set in a sand-blasted, matte finish, 42mm solid titanium case that offers unmatched durability and comfort, the watch features Swiss-made quartz movement, a hardened sapphire crystal, durable screw-down crown and case back, high-performance bands, and a rugged U.S.-patented Unibody design. SRP: $300, nylon band; $350, leather band. (bertucciwatches.com)


The Treehouse pack is a hanging gear-quiver explicitly designed for treestand hunters. The pack features quiet interior fabrication and two fiberglass rods that allow the face panel to open to 45 degrees, securing its contents from falling out while providing easy access to gear while on a stand. Multiple interior sleeves and pockets have been incorporated for organizing calls, rangefinders, and other essentials. Front compression straps provide a secure attachment for a bow or lightweight treestand, and side water bottle pockets and compression straps securely fit tripods and bow hangers. Other features include a 500D Cordura fabric exterior and YKK zippers, top haul loop for hanging from a tree by a hook, front stretch-woven stash pocket for gloves, jacket, or other quick items, and side pockets. SRP: $250. (mysteryranch.com) 


The cable-closure system of the BOA Ravine Boot provides on-off convenience. It is also quickly adjusted, even while wearing gloves, and never comes untied. The lightweight boot features EnerG technology underfoot. It provides comfort and sustained support through an energy-returning core sandwiched between layers of EVA and TPU within a dual-density midsole. The Anti-Torsion Chassis offers underfoot support on rocky ground. A rubber outsole with multi-tiered lugs provides traction on uneven terrain. The self-cleaning lugs shed debris with every step.

A contoured last mirrors foot shape, and lace-to-toe eyelets help customize the fit. The uppers provide a quick-dry lining to wick away foot moisture, UltraDry waterproofing, and a memory foam collar. A CuShin Comfort tongue provides shin comfort. ScentBan helps eliminate boot odors. Armatec technology adds durability and abrasion resistance. Offered in 7-inch and 9-inch heights, with non-insulated and 400-gram options. Sizes: 8–14 , half sizes, 8.5–11.5, in medium and wide. SRP: starts at $199.99. (irishsetterboots.com)


The Model 9015 One 3 Position is a high-end target air rifle built expressly for air rifle 3-position disciplines. The modular design allows a shooter to create a custom fit, allowing for precise shooting at a very high level. SRP: $4,295. The Model 9015 One Basic 3 Position offers the shooter a solid 3-position rifle with the well-known Anschutz cheekpiece and buttplate adjustment. This model includes the newly developed One hand stop, which improves the shooter’s grip. In addition, the One aluminum rail allows the shooter to mount a variety of forend riser blocks. With the extensive Anschutz accessory program, the air rifle can be expanded and adapted to the shooter’s requirements. SRP: $3,250. (anschuetz-sport.com)

Model 9015

The Model 9015 One 3 Position is a high-end target rifle from Anschutz.


Tactical, Nikon

Nikon’s Tactical Spur.

The Tactical Spur red-dot mounts on handguns, has a 3 MOA red-dot reticle, and weighs .9 ounce. The Black X1000 riflescope series is now the FX1000 line with a first-focal-plane configuration and MRAD reticle option. Models include 4–16x50mm and 6–24x50mm. The P Tactical line includes a 1.5–4x20mm, 2–7x32mm, 3–9x40mm, 4–12x40mm. The M Tactical line includes 1–4x24mm, 3–12x42mm, 4–16x42mm. (nikonsportoptics.com)


Storm Sight Shooting Targets are printed on weather-resistant paper that can be used even in nasty weather conditions. A double-sided print design offers the shooter a choice of common marksmanship exercises, and the high-contrast orange-on-white reticle helps to identify shots at greater distance. The targets use unique reticle designs borrowed from the military and competitive design logic to score and improve shooting. Common paper dimensions help builders and reloaders keep a paper binder on ammunition and firearm performance. SRP: $11.95 per pack. (riteintherain.com)



CCI remains the undisputed leader in rimfire ammunition, and it has two new loads for 2018. The Mini-Mag 40-grain Segmented Hollow Point features a bullet engineered to split into three equal-size parts on impact, creating three distinct wound channels that quickly take down small game and varmints. SRP: $9.95, box of 50. If devastating varmints or drilling targets at long range with a rimfire makes you grin, CCI’s new VNT .17 HMR load features a Speer bullet that should turn that grin into a mile-wide smile. It has an extremely thin jacket and a polymer tip that team up to offer flat trajectories, long-range accuracy, and explosive terminal performance. SRP: $17.95, box of 50. (cci-ammunition.com)


The Goal Zero Yeti 400 Portable Power Station allows you to camp in comfort or power through an unexpected outage without the noise and fumes of a traditional backup generator. It can be charged by connecting a compatible solar panel or by plugging it into a regular wall outlet or even a vehicle’s 12-volt adapter. The design of the charger also allows it to be securely chained in place. SRP: $449.95. (goalzero.com)


The Skyway USB rechargeable flashlight features a powerful white LED with 2,200 lumens of brightness. It also has high, medium, and low settings, and a large power bank (5200 mAh) that will charge two to three smartphones. It also features a 26650 lithium-­ion battery with a built-in USB charging port and USB power out for charging other devices, and a dual tail-cap switch with separate controls for mode selection and on-off. The non-slip ribbed aluminum body and tough polycarbonate lens are waterproof and submersible to 3 feet for 30 minutes. Overall length is 7.7 inches.SRP: $119.99. (browning.com)


The new Empower Automatic Series has been designed to deliver tactical performance in an everyday-carry blade. The series will include four color variations that all feature an S30V blade that’s deployed with the push of a button. The handle scales are photo-chemically etched to provide a solid grip. SRP: $125. (gerbergear.com)