you know, I travel to plenty of trade shows during the off season. I do have
the opportunity to see a multitude of new product that will be hitting the
market for the upcoming season. It is not often that a product just stops me in
is exactly what happened when I saw the Bow Spider. I was walking through the
archery section of the Great American Outdoor Show. While I was passing the Bow
Spider Booth. I saw that one of the men in the booth wearing a backpack. He grabbed
a compound bow that was affixed to the backpack. He held up the bow in front of
him and then seamlessly dropped it back into place on the backpack. I had to
see what this guy just did.
Bow Spider is made up of two main components- There is a post that is affixed
to your bow or crossbow and there is a receiver that mounts to your backpack.
You slide the post into the receiver and it is locked into place by gravity. It
gives you the ability to be completely hands free. You can grab your bino’s and
glass, climb your treestand or just spot and stalk. What an amazing piece of
bow hunting gear!
It are additional attachments so you can attach the bow to your waist belt. You
can have your bow at your hip for quick easy access. You can connect it to the
back of your cars head rest while driving. You can also connect it to your
hunting stand so you can sit and glass comfortably without having to hold your
bow or crossbow all day.
is believing. This simple and easy mounting system will change the way you
As an outdoorsman, I am always
looking for new activities to do in the outdoors. I had passed by the MineLab
trade show booth dozens of times over the years. This year, for some reason, I
stopped in to take look at their line of metal detectors. I would have to say
that I dove into metal detecting head first with the Vanquish 540 Pro-Pack.
are so many bells and whistles on the Vanquish 540 Pro-Pack that it is
difficult to know where to begin to explain. The Vanquish is equipped with
Multi-IQ Technology. Multi- What? Yeah, that’s what I said. The Multi-IQ
Technology gives you the ability to simultaneously use multiple frequencies to
search any surface for any type of metal. You can search the park, fields or
beach and find jewelry, coins, gold or silver.
The Vanquish 540 Pro-Pack is easy to
navigate. It has fully customizable search modes. The search mode has 25 levels
of discrimination of sensitivity so you can zero in on exactly what you are
searching for. It even has blue tooth connect head phones.
The Vanquish 540 only weighs 2.8
pounds and with the collapsible snap lock system, it makes it easy to pack
& transport. The Vanquish 540 Pro is great for both beginner and pro. It is
a great way to spend more time outdoors with family and friends.
540 PRO-PACK - Metal Detector (minelab.com)
The Mystery Ranch High Water Flip is the
perfect backpack for your every-day outdoor adventures. If you plan on hiking through
the back country in wet weather or taking a whitewater river trip, this is the
backpack to bring with you.
The Mystery Ranch High Water Flip is
constructed with ballistic nylon that is coated with a layer of thermoplastic
polyurethane on both sides of the material that provides waterproofing and
other performance enhancing properties. All of the seams and zippers go through
an RF-Welding Process which consists of taking two materials and bonding them
together through radio frequency energy that creates a strong leakproof bond
and a high strength weld to the material.
The High Water Flip only weighs 2 pounds
and measures 18”x10.75”x9.25” It features a flip top lid with an easy access web
designed pocket on the top of the pack to store cell phone or other small
necessary gear. It is fully equipped with padded body panel and adjustable,
padded shoulder straps for a comfortable day on the trails. It has two interior
pockets that can fit a 15” laptop and other items. You can head out on the
river with confidence knowing that your laptop and other gear will remain
completely dry. It is also equipped with side and back compression straps for
This is quickly becoming my go to backpack
for a day (or days) out in the field when I am unsure of what mother nature
will throw at me.
Water Flip | MYSTERY RANCH Backpacks
are packing up your hunting gear for a destination hunt, you want to be sure
that your gear is in tip top condition. Nothing can ruin a trip more than
unpacking your gear and finding your bow was damaged during transit.
Stealth Crossbow case is constructed with a Hybrid EVA light weight foam injection
molding that provides your crossbow with exceptional protection and durability.
It is light weight and is specifically designed to give you easy access to your
bow while providing enough space to have the ability to store additional gear if
need be. There is an interior compartment where you can store your broadheads,
tools and more.
interior, your crossbow is secured within the high-density foam walls and
Velcro tie down straps. The Plano Stealth Crossbow case measures 39”x23”x12.5”.
It is sealed with easy glide zippers with an additional buckle for easy access.
It is fully equipped with a shoulder strap to carry your gear.
Crossbow case and I look forward to this season where I can really put it to
Crossbow Case - Plano (planooutdoors.com)