A Quick Look at 8 New Hunting Products

From gun-cleaning accessories to these Savage bolt-action shotguns, here's a quick look at eight innovative products for the legions of fall hunters gearing up for a new season.

A Quick Look at 8 New Hunting Products

Photo: Trophy Taker's Smackdown Lockup Rest

RamRodz Bore Cable Kit

The Bore Cable Kit from RamRodz features a 48-inch bore cable with triple-layer design and female threaded 8/32 crimped brass ends for use with the included four adapters that allow cleaning long guns from .22 caliber to 12-gauge. The Bore Cable Kit can also be used with most standard gun cleaning equipment. The Bore Cable Kit includes two green rifle adapters and two orange shotgun adapters. The triple-layer design includes a galvanized steel core with a vinyl coating and paracord sheathing. www.ramrodz.com

Quest Centec and Centec NXT

The Centec and Centec NXT bows from Quest Bowhunting, by G5 Outdoors, were designed with center grip technology and come standard with removeable and exclusive “grip assist” to promote proper grip and consistent form. The Centec measures 32 inches axle to axle with adjustable draw length of 24.5 to 30 inches and 40 to 55 or 55 to 70-pound limbs. The Centec NXT is 26 inches axle to axle with an adjustable draw length from 19 to 26 inches and 15- to 45-pound limbs. Both bows are available bare or with a Designed to Hunt package that includes a four-pin sight, rest and quiver. MSRP: $379.95 - $579.95. www.questbowhunting.com

Trophy Taker Smackdown LockUp Rest

The Smackdown (SD) LockUp rest from Trophy Taker is a limb-driven fall-away rest that features a mechanical locking mechanism designed never to fail. The SD LockUp is made of precision machined aircraft-grade aluminum alloy with stainless-steel hardened components and a full containment ring with built-in sound dampening system. With a secure three-point mounting system, the SD LockUp provides increased windage block adjustments by 0.25 inches to accommodate 1-inch riser designs. MSRP: $129.99. www.trophytaker.com

Hunter Safety System Hybrid and Ultra-Light Harnesses

Hunter Safety System has redesigned the Hybrid and Ultra-Light harnesses with high-tech mesh material, making them 10 percent lighter than their predecessors. The Hybrid sports the mesh material on the shoulder straps, while the Ultra-Light uses the mesh on all material parts. The Hybrid harness offers unrestricted freedom of movement in the upper body, combined with the functionality of a multi-pocketed vest on the lower portion for the best of both worlds. The Ultra-Light provides the most flexibility and range of motion. The Hybrid now weighs 3.3 pounds and the Ultra-Light weighs only 2.9 pounds and both incorporate ElimiShield scent control technology. MSRP: $99.99 - $119.95. www.huntersafetysystem.com

Firefield Monopod Shooting Stick

The Firefield Monopod Shooting Stick extends from a closed length of 31.7 inches up to 67.4 inches fully extended. Constructed of aluminum with a carbide tip, rubber boot and trekking basket, the Monopod Shooting Stick provides a steady rest in any terrain. The integrated rubber rest won’t scratch firearms and can be removed to expose a standard bolt for attaching a camera or optics. The Monopod Shooting Stick weighs 12 ounces and features a non-slip cork grip. MSRP: $23.99. www.fire-field.com

Lyman Products Pachmayr Alume Grip Series

Lyman has introduced the Pachmayr Alume Series grips by Raffir for the 1911. The material used in making the Raffir Alume grips is a composite with aluminum mesh encapsulated in a translucent epoxy resin. The material has a unique 3-D texture with contrasts between satin light gray aluminum and deep colored, semi-transparent resin. Pachmayr is offering the Alume Grip series in five colors for the 1911 including Dark Knight, Emerald Rush, Blue Storm, Crimson Wave and Copper Canyon. The high-gloss polished finish is almost indestructible and is impervious to water, weather and chemicals. MSRP: $99.98. www.lymanproducts.com

Savage Bolt-Action Model 212 and 220 Shotguns

The bolt-action Model 212 and 220 shotguns from Savage are built around the Model 110 rifle action, machined from steel bar stock and secured three-dimensionally along its entire length by the AccuStock internal chassis. The 22-inch free-floating carbon steel barrel is secured to the receiver using a Model 110-style locking nut that ensures shot-to-shot consistency. The AccuFit system on these shotguns allows the hunter to adjust the comb height and length of pull for a custom fit. The AccuTrigger is also user-adjustable. Model 212 and 220 shotguns feature detachable two-round magazines, one-piece synthetic stock with Mossy Oak Obsession camouflage and a one-piece rail for optics. Additional features include an oversize bolt knob for easier operation with gloved hands and an interchangeable extra-full turkey choke with Win. choke threads. MSRP: $695.00 - $779.00. www.savagearms.com

Primal Treestands Emergency Descender

The new Emergency Descender from Primal Treestands automatically lowers the hunter to the ground immediately after a fall. The hands-free operation means even if the hunter is injured or unconscious, the Emergency Descender will gradually and automatically lower the hunter safely to the ground. The Emergency Descender is designed to be used in conjunction with a hunter’s full-body safety harness and is rated for hunters weighing between 120 and 300 pounds. The Emergency Descender weighs only 2 pounds and is small enough to fit in a pocket or treestand pack. The one-time use Emergency Descender can be hung as high as 25 feet from the ground uses a friction-based system to provide a controlled-rate descent. MSRP: $50.00. www.primaltreestands.co


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