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Chris - Staff Picks

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Hunting Style: Archery
Favorite Species: Mule Deer
Dream Hunt: Desert Bighorn
Next Gear Purchase: Big Agnes Sleep System
Other Pursuits: Bow Technician, Hiking/Camping, Backpacking, Family

Weapon Setup

Bow: Xpedition Xcentric SD, Draw Length: 26.5", Poundage: 68 lbs
Strings: Pro-Line Bowstrings
Sight: Spot Hogg Fast Eddie XL Adjustable Sight
Rest: Hamskea Archery Hybrid Hunter Pro Rest
Release: Scott Backspin (Levi Edition), Scott Sigma Thumb Release
Stabilizer: Stokerized Stasis 15" (w/Quick Disconnect)
Arrows (and weight): GoldTip Kinetic Kaos (400)
Quiver: Tight Spot 3 Arrow
Broadhead: Kudu Point, Epek Headhunter, Wac'em 4 Blade

Clothing Setup

Body Type: Slim, average
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 175 lbs

Jacket: First Lite Halstead (M),Under Armour Early Season 03 Jacket (M) Kryptek Borealis (M)
Insulation: Kryptek Kratos II Jacket (M) First Lite Cirrus Puffy Jacket (M)
Pant(s): First Lite Kanab 2.0 Pants (M), Kryptek Valhalla Pant (M) Under Armour Early Season  03 Pants (M)
Base Layer Top: First Lite Minaret Long Sleeve (M) Kryptek Merino QZ (M)
Base Layer Bottom: First Lite Allegheny Bottoms (M) Kryptek Merino Bottom (M)
Gloves: 46Rail Precision Gloves (M), First Lite Merino Glove (M), Kryptek Gunslinger (M) Under Armour Infrared Speed Freek Glove (M)
Rain Jacket: First Lite Boundary Stormtight Jacket
Rain Pant: Coming Soon
Footwear: Solomon Speedcross CS (8), Under Armour Fat Tire Low GTX  (8) Crispi Nevada GTX Hunting Boot (8.5)
Socks: Darn Tough Micro Crew
Other: BlackOvis Anchor Point Belt (M)

Essential Gear

Binos: Vortex Talon HD 10X42
Spotting Scope: [NEW] Vortex Razor HD 85mm - Angled
Knife: Outdoor Edge Razor-Lite
Game Bag: Caribou Gear, Ovis Sacks
Pack: Badlands Diablo, Easton Bowhunter, Slumberjack Snare Pack
Trekking Poles: Easton Hike Carbon 3
Tent: Coming Soon
Sleeping Bag: Coming Soon
Stove: jetboil Flash Lite Stove
Rangefinder: Vortex Ranger 1000
Bino Harness: Alaska Guide Creations C.U.B. Bino Harness

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