New Products - August 2016

ALPS OutdoorZ Big Bear X Backpack

ALPS OutdoorZ Big Bear X

ALPS OutdoorZ Big Bear X lumbar-style pack can be worn using a harness and also has a built-in expandable “daypack,” effectively making it two packs in one. The day pack folds out of the lumbar pack when you need it and folds down into the lumbar pack when you don’t. Made of 1680D Nylon Ballistics fabric throughout with Hypalon built into the lashing points. Lycra shoulder straps and a molded foam waist belt. Two side pockets, one front pocket and a roomy main pocket. Adjustable and removable hook lets you hang a bow on either side of the belt. MSRP: $139.99. Contact: ALPS OutdoorZ, Dept. FFG, 4575 Hwy. 185, New Haven, MO 63068; (800) 344-2577;


Weatherby Element Synthetic Waterfowler Max-5

Weatherby Element Synthetic and Waterfowler Max-5 shotguns couple reliable inertia-operated semiauto action with durable Griptonite® stocks and forends. The receiver is crafted from aircraft-grade aluminum alloy. Offered in 12 and 20 gauge with 3-inch chambers in 26- and 28-inch barrels. Improved Cylinder, Modified, Full, and Long Range Steel screw-in choke tubes included. The inertia-operated action directs carbon and gas out of the barrel, helping to keep the gun clean and functioning smoothly shot after shot. Chamber, bore, bolt head and carrier all chrome-lined for easier cleaning and corrosion resistance. The dual-purpose bolt release lets you unload shells safely from the magazine without chambering them first. Other key features include a drop-out trigger for easy cleaning and a ventilated rib with fiber-optic green bead front sight. Synthetic comes in a matte bead-blasted finish; Waterfowler comes clad in Realtree® Max-5® camo. Synthetic MSRP $749; Waterfowler $849. Contact: Weatherby, Dept. FFG, 1605 Commerce Way, Paso Robles, CA 93446; (800) 227-2016;


Proforce NDuR 9-piece cookware mess kit with kettle

Proforce ND?R 9-Piece Cookware Mess Kit with Kettle provides everything you need to cook a great meal outdoors. Made of anodized aluminum to combine the best attributes of a very hard surface with quick, even heat transfer. Extremely lightweight and easy to clean. Includes a 61- and a 47-ounce pot, 7.5-inch fry pan and frying pan/plate, 27-ounce kettle, two 5-ounce mugs, and a gripper that can be used with all of the pots and pans. Nested size 7.5 by 5 inches, total weight under 2 pounds. Held together with a strap. Comes with mesh carrying pouch. MSRP $69. Contact: Proforce Equipment (305) 436-7984;


Bell and Carlson Remington Short Action target/competition riflestock

Bell and Carlson Remington Short Action Target/Competition Riflestock is a “drop-in” fit for the Remington 700, short action, BDL floorplate and Varmint barrel contour. Comes with two front sling studs, a rear sling stud, adjustable cheekpiece and Pachmayr Decelerator recoil pad. Like all Medalist line stocks, the computer-designed full-length bedding system has been CNC machined out of aircraft grade 6061-T6 aluminum block that extends through the forearm and also has an aluminum “tail piece” from the bedding block through the grip area for even more rigidity and strength. Designed to be “free-floated.” Stock weighs 3.5 pounds; total length 32-1/4 inches, forearm width 2-1/2 inches. Standard length of pull comes set at 13-3/4 inches. Cheek piece is 1/2-inch below boreline in the “down” position with 1-1/8 inches upward adjustment. Cheek piece posts incorporate 1/8-inch spaced e-clip positions for quick removal and replacement without losing the desired height setting. MSRP $565 or buy online from Bell and Carlson for $395. For more information contact: (620) 225-6688;


millennium marine r-series spyderlock four-rod holder

Millennium Marine R-Series Spyderlock four-rod holder provides plenty of room for quick pick-up and also lets you individually adjust the height of all rods and lock them in with a patented teeth system. Side-to-side angle also locks into place with a grooved turret. Crossbar rotates 360 degrees, and each holder rotates 360 degrees, so you can lock in any angles you want. The pedestal is adjustable for a crossbar height from 12 to 20 inches, and the pedestal baseplate sits flush to the deck so you won’t be stubbing your toe. You need no tools for adjustments, and the entire pedestal removes easily at the end of the day without tools. Made of heavy-duty anodized aluminum. Contact: Millennium Marine, Dept. FFG, 201 Fairmont Plaza, Pearl, MS 39208; (601) 932-5832. Available online for $162.95 at: