I would argue the true magic in Gear Gripz is not the grip itself, but the adhesive used in the grip tape. Gear Gripz calls it an "industrial adhesive," and it is certainly is strong. Yet the true question with Gear Gripz is how does the industrial adhesive impact the item it is placed on long term?
Read Gear Gripz Grip Tape Review on the 1800Gear Blog.
Just recently, I received the opportunity to get my hands on an inflatable, belt-style personal floatation device called the Onyx M-16 Low Profile Personal Floatation Device (PFD). This unit is rated by the U.S. Coast Guard as a Type V PFD, but it can function very well as a comfortable floatation aid or Type III device. The most important part I recognized immediately was the small, lightweight design.
Read Onyx M-16 Belt Pack PFD Review on the 1800Gear Blog.
Another hunting boot to consider is the Under Armour Fat Tire™ with Gore-Tex®. This very lightweight boot is one of the best selling boots in the UA lineup. Weighing a mere 18 ounces, they feel like you are barefoot with cushion! The Fat Tire by UA is a great boot for early-season hikes, scouting and hunting.
Read Selecting The Best Hunting Boot on the 1800Gear Blog.
Bownet makes sophisticated training devices for football, soccer, baseball and more. When it comes to complex football training equipment, the Bownet QB5 Training Net is just the right solution. It’s compact, easy to install, and can take the most powerful shots athletes can throw
Read Bownet QB5 Training Net on the 1800Gear Blog.
when the Black line was expanded to include a laser rangefinder, I looked forward to testing one with great expectations. The very first animal I ranged with the new Nikon Black RangeX 4K was a black beef cow. To my surprise and sheer delight, the reading came back instantly on the very first try: 891 yards. This is simply outstanding performance!
Read Nikon Black RangeX 4K on the 1800Gear Blog.
The problem with using your actual safety harness you use for hunting is that it exposes the harness to sweat, odors, wear and tear. Hunter Safety System, the premier safety harness manufacturer in the industry, offers a wide variety of styles for every age and size hunter. One of the newest safety harnesses they offer is the HSS Hanger Harness.
Read Hunter Safety System Hanger Harness Review on the 1800Gear Blog.
The SIG Sauer Kilo 1200 is another great addition to the Kilo family of laser rangefinders, and it boasts everything you've come to expect from SIG Sauer. We're talking attributes like sturdiness, ease of use and the highest precision for the money.
Read SIG Sauer Kilo 1200 Rangefinder on the 1800Gear Blog.
Spypoint combined its superior cellular technology with an innovative solar panel and introduced it as the Spypoint Link-S. The Link-S is my favorite trail camera in the Link Series and will surely be a favorite among hunters seeking a perfect high-tech scouting advantage. The Link-S has allowed me to scout property in NE Kansas from Alabama.
Read Spypoint Link Series Review on the 1800Gear Blog.
While fly reels are important to keep your line in check, fly rods come in various weights, lengths, and actions to meet the fly angler’s needs. Rods can be chosen for a specific application or can be purchased for a more comprehensive approach.
Read How To Choose A Fly Rod on the 1800Gear Blog.
Unlike spin casting and bait casting options where drag and gear ratio are important, the features of fly reels are less important. Basically, most fly anglers need a reel just to hold the line. Most fly angling or fish wrangling is accomplished through line management techniques alongside the angler versus on the reel.
Read How To Choose A Fly Reel on the 1800Gear Blog.
For the second time since the move from Salt Lake City to Denver, thousands of attendees and exhibitors converged upon downtown Denver for the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market. This industry-only convention showcases the best new products in categories like hiking, camping, fitness, and outdoor lifestyle.
Read Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2018 on the 1800Gear Blog.
Nikon surprised us this week with a new variant of last year's award winning Monarch HG 8x42 and 10x42 Binoculars. This newest Nikon binocular was announced almost out of nowhere, as Nikon had previously refrained from unveiling any new binocular models at this year's SHOT Show in Las Vegas.
Read Nikon Monarch HG 10x30 Announcement on the 1800Gear Blog.