SPOT Gen3 and Trace
SPOT allows you to track assets, notify friends and family of your location, mark waypoints, track your progress or notify rescue officials in an emergency. Through 9/4/17, get 50% off SPOT Gen3, SPOT Trace and Service Upgrades. Go to the following link to take advantage of the offer: http://bit.ly/2q9Er4J
Heatmax HotHands Hand Warmers
Providing up to 10 hours of safe and natural heat, HotHands Hand Warmers are single-use, air-activated heat packs that are compact and fit nicely within most gloves and mittens. We’ve used them for over a decade on both hunting and fishing trips, and always keep some handy on outdoor adventures when its cool or cold, especially when children are along. Each package contains a pair of warmers. HotHands also makes toe warmers, foot warmers, insole foot warmers, and body warmers. Visit Alaska’s Fred Meyer stores to find HotHands products.
Frontier Safety Backcountry First Aid & CPR classes
Frontier Safety and Supply offers certification in CPR/AED, First Aid and Wilderness First Aid. Take your learning to a new level through these classes. They include relevant urban and backcountry information, including CPR for drowning and hypothermic victims, delayed response, calling for help, tourniquets, wound packing, fish-hook removal, cold-water immersion, burn treatment, patient assessment skills and more. Classes are available at their Anchorage training center or schedule them to come to you.
SG-20 Adhesive Sealant
SG-20 is made of a proprietary blend of two-part polyurethane adhesive material that attaches to neoprene, polyurethane and canvas, making it ideal for repairing different styles of waders,Muck Boots, Frog Toggs, foul-weather and hunting gear. Compromised gear can be fixed quickly in the field by wiping away surface dirt and water from the damaged material and applying SG-20. When mending lightweight breathables, apply SG-20 to the inside of the waders.
Otis Technology Long Term Protectant
When storing your firearms for an extended period of time, protect them from the harsh effects of moisture and humidity with Otis Long Term Protectant. This product uses water displacement and leaves a thin waxy film to protect against corrosion, oxidation and rust for long-lasting protection. It protects firearms for up to 12 months if used indoors, which makes it a great solution for end-of-season storage and it is available in a 4-ounce aerosol can.
Delorme inReach Explorer
With the inReach Explorer, your family and friends know where you are on the globe, even in the most remote wilderness. Send and receive text messages, trigger an interactive SOS, get weather updates, navigate terrain and create waypoints you can route back to later. The inReach gives you peace of mind, both out there and back home.
Plano 153200 Pro-Max Double Scoped Rifle Case
Plano’s Pro-Max cases are crush-resistant and include security features to keep firearms safe and free from damage. They feature thick-walled construction, molded handles, padlock tabs and Plano’s PillarLock system. Considering the quality and range of features, Plano’s Pro-Max cases are a solid value for transporting firearms. Plano makes a wide range of hard cases to accommodate pistols, rifles, shotguns, bows and crossbows.
MaxxDry Heavy-Duty Boot & Glove Dryer
This high-performance dryer will dry a variety of footwear and gloves within about an hour. Utilizing forced-air heated to 105 degrees Fahrenheit through four drying posts, users can dry four garments at the same time without warping or shrinking them. It incorporates a 3-hour timer, two removable 16-inch tubes for drying taller boots, and a heat/no-heat option.
SKB Cases 3i-4214-AR
SKB’s 3i-4214-AR iSeries Custom Watertight AR Case measures 42.5 x 14.5 x 5.5 inches and is the perfect solution for longer tactical assault-type rifles. There are six cavities to hold ARs and accessories, with adjustable pullout foam plugs to fit scoped guns with overall lengths up to 41 inches. The 3i-4214-AR case features wheels for easy transport, is made in the U.S.A. and backed by SKB’s Lifetime Warranty and $1,500 Content Coverage.
Globalstar Satellite Phone GSP 1700
MSRP: $500 (service plan required)
Rental Price: $75/week unlimited talk time from Frontier Safety and Supply
Do you like to roam? Then you need a satellite phone. Powered by 100% satellite technology, the GSP-1700 works where cell phones don’t and provides crystal-clear voice quality with no “tunnel sound” or voice delay during conversations. Globalstar provides true interoperability for the public and private sectors to communicate within and across agencies and jurisdictions via voice, data or video-on-demand. With the lowest priced airtime plans and handsets available, Frontier Safety and Supply sells and rents these phones as well as Kachemak Electric in Kenai.
Leupold VX-3i 3.5-10x40mm Matte Duplex Riflescope
The VX-3i riflescope features a new optical system called The Xtended Twilight Max lens system, which optimizes light management and extends hunting time as hunters can see better in low light conditions and across a broad spectrum of wavelengths. The power selector is easy to grasp, even with gloved hands, and allows a hunter to change magnification settings with ease. The scope features a Dual Spring Precision Adjustment System in 1/4 MOA adjustments that will deliver a lifetime of accuracy. It’s built tough: second generation Argon / Krypton gas resists thermal shock and the lenses are coated with DiamondCoat 2 for serious scratch resistance. Leupold stands behind their product and provides the Gold Ring Full Lifetime Guarantee which insures that the scope is rugged, reliable and waterproof.
Otis Ear Shield
MSRP: $19.99 for the 26dB model; $24.99 for the 31dB model
Otis Technology presents a smarter way to protect your hearing while improving your response to range commands and other communication. Ear Shield’s new Sound Reduction Chamber Technology changes the sport shooter experience. Now you can shield your ears from high-decibel noise comfortably while clearly hearing other sound frequencies, such as speech, without removing your gear. Unlike muffs, Ear Shield’s compact design won’t get in the way of achieving the proper cheek weld. They are lightweight, collapsible and adjustable to fit any shooter.
Tipton Best Bore Brush
MSRP: $2.99 to $18.99
Tipton Best Bore Brushes have been designed to fit calibers from .20 to .50 and will not scratch or harm the finest bore. The core of the brush is made from a brass wire that is passed through the threaded brass coupler. This ensures that the two will not separate in the barrel of your firearm. The brush’s bristles are made from bronze, which is much softer than gun-barrel steel, yet can scour lead and copper fouling as well as gunpowder residue. Brushes meet or exceed military specifications.
Otis Ripcord for 12-gauge shotgun
For times in the field, perhaps on a ptarmigan, grouse or snowshoe hare hunt, when you need a quick and effective cleaning of your 12-gauge shotgun, try the Otis Ripcord. This convenient tool, which is heat-resistant to 700°, cleans from breech-to-muzzle in one quick and easy pass. The molded rubberized core and Nomex fibers, in addition to three leading edges, create a more effective way to trap and remove fouling.
Greatland Laser Green Rescue Laser Flare
The Green Rescue Laser Flare is a hand-held laser signaling device that provides an effective way to signal a rescue party both day and night. The waterproof device can run for up to five continuous hours and under optimum conditions has a visibility range of 30 miles at night and 1- to 5 miles during the day. The Greatland Laser Green Rescue Laser Flare is convenient, built tough and a smart item to have in your survival kit.
Otis Technology Star Chamber Cleaning Tool
Take the awkwardness and difficulty out of cleaning the chamber area of an MSR/AR style rifle with the use of the chamber cleaning tool. This tool, which is available in 5.56mm and 7.62mm, quickly and effectively cleans the star chamber in just a few twists. It features a scraper to remove fouling build-up and felt pads to pick up the fouling loosened by the scraper. The nose piece centers the tool in the chamber for proper cleaning. With 8-32 threads, a chamber brush or other scraper components can be attached to this tool for added cleaning.
Diamond D Leather Guide’s Choice ™ Chest Holster
This Guide’s Choice ™ Chest Holster has been designed, tested and handmade in Alaska, and is an excellent choice for a chest holster to carry your bear-protection pistol or revolver. It’s very comfortable to wear, which is something we can attest to firsthand after using one for nearly a decade. The holster provides excellent access to your handgun, and is positioned on your chest to avoid interference with your clothing or other gear. We have found that it is easy to fish, hike and hunt while wearing the holster. It’s available to fit most common handguns with various accessories such as the Guide’s Choice ™ reload shown in the picture.
Pacific Eyewear Shooter’s Edge
MSRP: $12.99 to $14.99
Shooter’s Edge by Pacific Eyewear is the company’s entry into the shooting safety glass market and includes four frame styles: Echo, Tango, Skeet and Semi, as well as two over-the-glass style frames (OTG) to fit over both small prescription frames (OTG 1) and large prescription frames (OTG II). Several of the styles are vented and offer adjustable temples for best fit. Polycarbonate lenses come in clear, yellow and brown.
MSRP: $300 for “The Alaskan” package, which includes stock, scope, barrel, action and rings; Individually: $100 for dipping a riflestock; $150 for barrel and action; $80 for scope
Through a process called water dipping, Alaska Hydrographics can take any solid, water-safe object and put a range of patterns onto the object, including camouflage, woodgrain, carbon fiber, stone, abstract and more. Objects that have been treated include parts from motorcycles, snowmachines, ATVs, vehicles and airplanes, as well as firearms, rod blanks, fish mounts and fishing reels. For an extensive list of patterns and a price list, consult their website.
Otis Technology Elite Cleaning System
Having all the right tools in a portable cleaning system allows hunters to keep firearms in top condition at camp, at the range or at home. This system will clean a range of firearms, including .17 to .50 caliber rifles and pistols, .410 to 12- or 10-gauge shotguns and all in-line muzzleloaders. Among other items, the system includes bronze bore brushes, memory flex cables for breech-to-muzzle cleaning, obstruction removal tools, tools for cleaning hard-to-reach places, optics cleaning gear and a removable Tactical Cleaning System for carrying into the field.
LED Lenser H14R.2
Weighing a mere 12 ounces, this powerful headlamp can produce an 850-lumen beam that stretches beyond 300 yards. It also contains a connectible rear light and a rechargeable battery system that will provide 4 continuous hours at 850 lumens and up to 40 hours at the lowest setting of 60 lumens.
SKB Watertight MIL-STD Single Rifle Case 3i-4909-SR
MSRP: $159.99 black / $169.99 tan or military green
The 3i-4909-SR iSeries Injection Molded Watertight Single Rifle case is constructed of ultra high-strength polypropylene copolymer resin and features a gasketed, waterproof an dustproof, submersible design that is resistant to corrosion and impact damage. Molded-in hinges and stainless steel hinge pins, a patented “trigger release” latch system, four reinforced padlock locations and an automatic ambient pressure equalization valve all contribute to its military-grade design. The interior measures 49 x 9 x 5 inches and features an Expanded Polystyrene and foam base with foam lid for stable positioning of your rifle.
Tipton Gun Butler
The Gun Butler is a cleaning station. It contains a series of compartments and slots to hold firearm cleaning supplies like bore solvent, jags, brushes, mops, a cleaning rod, spray lubricant and tools. It also comes equipped with two forks that hold the gun in place while cleaning. This unit comes in handy for those who clean their guns at places like the range and provides a secure and convenient way to transport all of the necessary tools. It is designed so that the forks fold down into the tray for storage, and it comes with a carrying handle.
Otis Technologies Elite Cleaning System
Designed for .17 to .50 caliber rifles/pistols and .410 to 12/10 gauge shotguns, as well as all in-line muzzleloaders, this comprehensive kit was designed to give the gun owner the tools needed to keep firearms clean. It’s comprised of over 40 cleaning components, which includes 22 bronze bore brushes, six Memory-Flex cables of varying lengths, obstruction removal tools, specialized tools to allow the user to breakdown and access hard-to-clean areas, as well as optics cleaning supplies. It also includes a removable Tactical Cleaning System for those times when you’re headed to the field.
Rivers West Felt Gun Case
This lightweight fabric case is a good addition to a hunter’s gun-storage arsenal and worked well in transporting guns on floatplanes where weight is a premium and bulky hard cases are not necessary. It also served to protect the gun from the elements when in hunting camp.
Caldwell Natural Series Deer Target
The Caldwell Natural Series Deer Target teaches shot placement on a life-size deer. The cardboard-backed, life-size color photograph target illustrates both the vital organs and skeletal structure of a mule deer. The illustrations can be easily viewed up close, yet disappear at a distance, allowing the hunter to learn where to shoot a deer in a natural setting.
SSI, Sight-Rite Bore Sighter
Sighting System Instruments (SSI) introduced an end-of-barrel laser bore sight system that worked well on the multiple calibers we tested it on. The versatile system works on a range of calibers, from .17 to .50. The Deluxe Master Kit also offers compatibility components for 20-, 12- and 10 gauge shotguns. The durable, machined aluminum construction and dual o-ring fitting system is designed to limit metal-on-metal contact. The green laser is visible out to 100 yards.
Otis Technology HardCore Hunter Cleaning System
This comprehensive cleaning system offers hunters a wide range of tools to keep firearms clean and in top order. The system includes bronze bore brushes to clean .22, .270, .30, .38 and .45 caliber rifles and pistol, as well as those for 10-, 12- and 20-gauge shotguns. Also included are patches to clean an even wider array of calibers and gauges, as well as Memory-Flex cables in 8-, 30- and 34-inch sizes for effective breech-to-muzzle cleaning. The system includes tools to remove obstructions, and the kit fits in a compact, soft-sided container, coming in Realtree AP or Mossy Oak Break Up patterns.
Bog Pod BOS HD-3 Tripod
The new state-of-the-art tripod, BOS (Built On Strength) HD-3 from Bog Gear features a larger leg tube diameter than previous tripod models, heavy-duty leg connections, custom lever locks that are smooth and quiet, and a choice of a tall or short model. The beefier tripod integrates with the Switcheroo Shooting System, allowing a user to switch from shooting-rest to camera-mount to bench-rest to optics-mount quickly and easily. The tall model ranges in usable height from 22- to 68 inches, with a closed carrying length of 33 inches and 3.5 pounds. Inch markers are present on the middle leg sections to quickly reach the correct height; the all-terrain foot system features rubber feet with steel tips for grip on slippery surfaces, and the rubber handles on the legs are now honeycombed for better grip. A very useful tool is now even better.
Looking to spice up your target shooting routine? Tannerite targets are safe, easy to handle and make an impressive, fire-free “boom” that can be heard for miles. There’s no doubt when your bullet hits this target.
Otis Technologies Tactical Pink Cleaning System
Otis Technologies recognizes that men’s gear isn’t always developed with women in mind—that’s why they’ve created the Tactical Pink cleaning system. With this breech-to-muzzle cleaning system you can be prepared for any situation or condition. The kit contains the brushes needed to clean .22, .270, .30, .38, and .45 caliber rifles/pistols and 12/10 gauge shotguns. The patch cleans all .17 to .50 caliber rifles/pistols, .410 to 12/10 gauge shotguns and all in-line muzzleloaders. Included in the kit is 8-, 30- and 34-inch Memory-Flex cables for effective and correct breech-to-muzzle cleaning, six firearm-specific bronze bore brushes remove deposits and other fouling, a lightweight soft pack case with pink accents and belt loop for convenient carrying, and T-handle and obstruction removal tools for jammed cases and other blockages.
Caldwell Shooting Supplies Lead Sled DFT
When it’s time to zero your rifle in preparation of an annual hunt, you can custom-fit this rest, utilizing Caldwell’s Dual Frame Technology. Front-cradle stability is also better in this model, featuring an improved elevation ram for the task, and both rear and front adjustments allow the shooter to quickly adjust for wind and elevation. A baffled weight tray keeps lead bags in place and accommodates up to 100 pounds.
Bog Pods new PSR (Precision Shooting Rest) has just become available to consumers January 2011. It’s specifically designed to be used with handguns, AR style rifles, and crossbows. The Switcheroo Shooting System by BOGgear is designed so each accessory can be attached and removed from a tripod in seconds.
Bushnell Magnetic BoreSighter Riflescope Accessory
This boresighter is hot in Alaska. The magnetic feature makes it incredibly easy to mount on your rifle and zero in your scope. You’ll only need minimal adjustments at the range. It’s compatible with all calibers and firearms.
Plano Double Gun Hard Case
With Plano’s Double Gun Hard Case, you know your guns are getting the protection they need from the patented Pillarlock system, six heavy-duty latches, and Poly tie-down straps. The case is big enough for two scoped rifles and the handle is lockable and airline-approved.
Sentry Safe 14-Gun Fire Safe
This SentrySafe FIRE-SAFE® 14-Gun 59” Electronic Lock Gun Safe provides ETL verified fire protection for a 1/2 hour up to 1400° F and has a solid steel pry-resistant door with concealed hinges to protect against theft. These are sold at Fred Meyer in Alaska.
We’ve seen the Bog-Pod XSR used in the field by hunters of all ages, and we’re impressed with the added stability and accuracy it brings to the sport. Crafted from lightweight aluminum and designed to work with the quick-change head system of the Bog-Pod tripod shooting sticks, it offers the steadiest portable rest we’ve seen. The XSR cradles the gun in two places and allows it to be in “ready” position at all times, if desired. Lightweight, durable and just what you need to hold steady on long range shots.
The Bull Magnet™ is a fiberglass megaphone that serves five useful functions to moose callers and/or hunters. It is hand-crafted in Alaska by guide Wayne Kubat.
Adventure Medical Kits SOL Origin Essential Tool
We all know safety is important. With the SOL Origin™ Essential Tool, now it’s easy, too. The Origin has TinderQuik firestarting tinder, an emergency sewing and fishing kit and everything in between. Adventure Medical Kits squeezed all that, plus 60 pages of backcountry expert Buck Tilton’s survival instructions and a fully-functional folding blade knife, into a package that fits in the palm of your hand. Looks like your last excuse not to take this tool along on your next hunting trip has just been eliminated.
Little Hotties Hand Warmers
Whether hunting, snowmachining, fishing or hiking in Alaska, Little Hotties Hand Warmers are the perfect tagalong for staying warm during outdoor activities in the Far North. Utilizing all-natural ingredients, these air-activated warmers simply slip into a glove with toasty-warm hands as the result.
MSRP: $169 for the product. Additional service required.
Turn your smartphone into a satellite communicator with the new SPOT Connect. Utilizing Bluetooth technology, SPOT Connect links your smartphone to communication satellites, allowing hunters to send messages and GPS coordinates from virtually anywhere in the Alaska bush. This is just the thing for staying in touch with updates while in the field, or critically, to stay safe in the case of an emergency.
Point Blank Venom Series Predator Calls
When searching for predator calls, you want a wide-range of sounds to help coax in wary prey. Be it fox, coyote, wolf, lynx or bears, these calls work. Originally developed by Larry D. Jones some 30 years ago, the company has since changed hands and the calls have undergone an upgrade. Thanks to re-tooling efforts and discrete changes, Point Blank Hunting Calls has unveiled the Venom Series, which is available in cottontail, jack rabbit and rodent sounds.
Hogue Overmolded Nylon Rifle Sling
and 1 1/4-inch Poly Swivels
MSRP: $19.95 for Sling; $7.95 for a pair of Poly Swivels
The nylon sling integrates an over-molded synthetic rubber shoulder pad. The pad is non-slip, making it easy to keep the gun steady on the stalk, and it stretches slightly to absorb bounce. We installed the sling with Hogue 1 1/4-inch Poly Swivels and it can be installed using any 1-inch or larger sling swivel or mount. Poly Swivels are quiet, will not mar stocks and are made from high-strength polymer.
Otis Technology Ripcord
This product is a great solution for times in the field when you need a quick and effective gun cleaning. The tool cleans guns from breech to muzzle in one quick and easy pass. The molded rubberized core and Nomex fibers efficiently trap dirt and remove fouling. It’s available in .223 /5.56mm, .30, 9mm, .40 and .45 calibers.
Plano Field Locker Mil-Spec Case Series
MSRP: $94.99 to $249.99
The Plano Field Locker Mil Spec Case series offers six high-end gun cases that are watertight, dustproof, built tough and contain double-density foam layers that can be cut to fit the shape of your firearm.
Pristine Ventures T.A.G. Bags
MSRP: $8 for a single bag; up to $86 for a set
T.A.G. Bags (Technologically Advanced Game Bags) are the lightest and toughest synthetic meat bags on the market. The rugged and highly breathable fabric is six times lighter than cotton and offers superior protection against spoilage threats. T.A.G. Bags offer hunters a quick-dry fabric that isreusable and easily cleaned in the field, and they are setting a new standard for game bags. Bags are available in various sets.