Tuff Tribe Spotlight: Randy Cooling Gear Dump
I’ve been bow hunting big game for 46 years and have always had a fascination with trying out different gear. I’m sure that I have thrown away and given away more gear than most hunters have owned in a lifetime. There are lots of good products manufactured today. Some of the following items I’ve been using for years and some are fairly new but proven in the field.
BOW: 62” Black Widow PMA II Graybark 64# @ 29”. Custom Cooling grip and inset sight window
QUIVER: Arrow Master back quicker. Prototype Safari Tuff 2 Arrow bow quiver.
STRING: Mountain Muffler X99. BCY nocking point serving.
LIMB ACCESSORIES: Stiktamers. Limb tip protectors on both limbs
ARROW REST: Springy Rest
CLICKER: Crick-it. Convert chain to BCY Crossbow cocking cord.
ARROWS: Black Eagle X-Impact 300 Spine
FLETCHING: Vanetec HP 2” and 3” AAE Trad Vanes 3”. FLETCHER: Arizona ez fletch mini. Bitzenberger.
CRESTING: Onestringer wrap.
BROADHEAD: Valkyrie Jagger
FINGER PROTECTION: Safari Tuff Prototype calf hair tab.
BOW CASE: Safari Tuff Transformer .
CLOTHING: Sitka Gear. Timberline pants, Traverse shirt, Traverse gloves and Kelvin Active jacket.
SOCKS: Fox River Tramper.
BOOTS: Schnees Granite 200 mountain boots.
BINOS: Swarovski 10x42 EL
RANGE FINDER: Nikon Prostaff 7i.
BACKPACK: Kifaru Muskeg (backpacking). Kifaru Antero or 14er (carry on).
TRAVEL DUFFLE: Eagle Creek soft roller duffle.
WATER PURIFICATION: Steri pen.
TENTS: Hilleberg Niak. Cabelas Alaskan Guide.
SLEEPING PAD: Thermarest Neoair.
SLEEPING BAG: Still looking for the perfect one to fit my shoulders. KNIFE: Havalon Rebel.
GAME BAGS: T.A.G. Bags
MISC: Leuko Tape.