and it seems versatile and produces nice sounds (at least in his hands). They have a nice selection of new
calls under the MAD brand and they should be worth looking for when they finally get across the border. I'll try and leave here with one at the end of the show so I can give a field report as to how it works.
I think most of us know the MAD brand name more for e-callers than anything else, and they have a comprehensive line of those as well. From big rigs complete with decoy to small units with just the basic features. Here's a picture that gives you an idea of their line up. Remember these are being handled by Flambeau now...
Bipods are always an important accessory for any coyote hunter and I found a neat one of those.
Vanguard has a line of folding bipods that attach to your rifle now too. They tilt and swivel and the legs extend to varying lengths. And Vanguard is one of those companies that actually seems interested in getting their stuff into the Canadian market. I've been seeing some of it on shelves and the prices seems good.
Moving on to rifles. Here's a new configuration from CZ. This is their standard 527 rifle in 223 Remington, but with a camo coating.
If you've never used an ultrasonic cleaner on small bits and pieces before, you're in for a treat. They work like magic. I grabbed a picture of the case preparation centre but didn't get the ultrasonic unit. At least there are no worries about getting Lyman stuff across the border as they are well represented by most major Canadian retailers.
I caught the Forster booth as well today, and found they have a new die for us obsessive compulsive handloaders who have to have everything perfect. It's a bushing die that allows you to control how much the necks are resized through the use of different diameter bushings. Depending on how you set up the die, it will also bump the shoulder of your case down to the correct headspace. This should allow control of those two measurements while maintaining concentricity of the case. From the outside it looks a lot like an ordinary die, the magic is on the inside. It's called a Bushing Bump Neck Sizing Die.