This is a list of various hunting equipment I've found on the internet. I have not tried most of these products but there are a lot of good ideas out there. Let me know of any of these you've used as well as any other links it would be good to include.
Big Sky Imagination
Extreme 4x4 Wheelchair
The MANN Stand
Mightyhunter Game Calls
Nimrod Pack Systems
PCBA Adaptive Products
The PETT Toilet System
Randy's Custom Rifles
Ripchair 3.0 Extreme Off-Road Chair
SR-77 Rifle Rest
Sure Grip Sports Glove
TenPoint Crossbow Technologies
The Action Trackchair is the ultimate in off-road wheelchairs. You’ll go places you didn’t think possible. Mountain roads, campgrounds, the woods, the beach, mud, snow, etc. Now you have a choice to stay on the hard surface or go off-road.
Ameristep makes this blind which works for a wheelchair. There are several different models but this is the one I use. It has worked well as it's easy to set up and if you put it in the woods a few weeks before you sit in it, the deer walk close.
BE Adaptive Equipment LLC is committed to producing the highest quality adaptive equipment for all ranges of physical limitations. Their goal is to help physically challenged people get back into doing the activities they love. Their company designs and manufactures activity trays, shooting rests, hand controls & much more.
"Our special joy is finding ways to help the disabled. If you have an idea - let's talk and see what we can come up with! At Big Sky Imagination the sky is the limit!" Scot has a machine shop and has already created several products for the disabled, like the binocular holder, flashlight holders, and rifle rest shown below. He is also very willing to create new products.
The intention of this web site is to share the design of this crossbow to help others find archery solutions for their disabilities. The converted crossbow cannot be purchased from this site.
The converted crossbow is a result of several years of trial and error. It has been used for many years, by different individuals. They have all had success shooting archery and/or bowhunting.
These bands are about the thickness of a handkerchief when dry, but they're filled with beads that expand and hold water. All you need to do is soak them in ice water and they work great to keep you cool on the hot days. I use one myself because my MS is really sensative to heat and they work great.
Cost is $5.00 apiece plus $1 shipping. You can contact Carol by email.
Give yourself benchrest accuracy, at any angle, right from your treestand. Caldwell's ultrastable DeadShot TreePod mounts to the floor of most treestands, and fully supports the entire weight of your gun or crossbow. Quiet, multibearing swing arms allow smooth and stable movement for following a trophy, ensuring the best line of sight at your target, even at extreme angles. Achieve precise alignment across your entire shooting range with tension-adjustable tilt so you're ready for any shot from long range to directly below your treestand. Length-adjustable forks accommodate guns and crossbows of varying lengths. Rubber-overmolded forks with retention straps secure your weapon at all times. With your rifle or crossbow secured, the entire upper unit swings out of the way so your hands are free to glass. Anodized aluminum and powder-coated steel construction ensure multiple seasons of use. Imported
This is one of the neatest adaptaions that has come across my desk in a long time.The rifle rest is a deadshot treepod which is very well made. Rich over at handy help had a bracket made for his outdoor wheele chair to hold the rest in place. We are going to do something simular to use here next year.
This is a unique design as they go with high quality recurve limbs and shoot harder and faster than many compound crossbows. Excalibur crossbows guarantee that every crossbow they produce is capable of shooting groups of 3" or less at 25 yds. It is made for archery hunting and hunters with physical limitations. They also have a very informative forum on their site.
Access to Recreation carries a few very neat looking extreme power chairs that are surprisingly affordable. In addition to the one pictured, they have one with tracks instead of wheels. Options are available such as camouflage, gun mounts, etc.
The Go-Getter™ allows a physically-challeneged person and a friend to roll through the woods and experience the freedom to enjoy the outdoors. This product was designed and built by Jerry Haynes and his son Brady. While they were developing it, Brady threw a tire in the back of his pick-up and blew out a disc which went into his spine, paralyzing him. Brady ended up in a wheelchair at age 17 and has since been helping many disabled people get back into the outdoors.
The Go-Getter™ has been routinely used for the past 4 or 5 years, with great success and acceptance. The Go-Getter™ hooks up with 4 bolts to a four-wheeler; recommended size is 500cc's or more. Approximate cost: $1995.00 (plus S&H. For more info, please call Bob &/or Andi Gibbs at 720-254-4676, or email Bob at email@example.com.
From Rich: "I wanted to create a website where people who were physically challenged could exchange ideas and equipment they had found or created to make life easier for themselves. After my initial injury I was amazed by the prices of products and equipment that were made specifically for persons with disabilities. Some of the same equipment can be found available on regular websites and catalogs at a much more reasonable price. I have also realized in many local communities there are skilled individuals more than willing to help you create something you need or might find useful."
Rich has developed quite a website that includes many adaptations he's come up with. Everything doesn't deal with hunting but he does have things like a trigger adaptation, etc. Rich has added an "Inexpensive Gun Mount", a "Poor Man's Trigger Adapter", as well as several other things to his website.
The Huntmaster, a wheelchar accessible hunting blind, is designed for hunters who can no longer climb or choose not to climb trees to reach hunting blinds. The Huntmaster can quietly go from ground level to a comfortable elevated position of 21 feet. It features a 6' X 5.5' compartments, a failsafe hydraulic system (powered by a heavy duty 12V deep cycle battery recharged by a solar panel), four steel beam outriggers and adjustable stabilizers. The Huntmaster comes completed with shooting openings on all sides, and at a gross weight of 5,500 pounds can be towed by almost any vehicle with a standard trailer hitch. Hydraulic controls in both the inside and outside allow for one person set-up and operation.
The Mann Stand is mobilized to a location on the small trailer towed by a 4 wheeler or other means.The stand is balanced on the trailer so it maneuvers easily by hand when detached from the 4 wheeler. It only takes a few minutes for the setup.
A 12V-DC hydraulic remote controlled motor powers the stand. Once the motor is engaged it only takes a few seconds to ascend to its height. The lower platform line of sight, when elevated, is approx. 16’ and the upper platform is around 20’. When not in use the stand is raised and left in the up position.
I had to figure out a way to use a turkey call with one hand and the mass production ones had very poor sound. These folks helped me out by making a couple tube type calls that I can use without any dexterity. They will custom make them to your specifications.
Contact Ron directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
These are made to work on a backpack but I just received one and it mounted well on my electric scooter. They also have several accessories which would fasten on a wheelchair to carry the phone, GPS, pistol, etc.
This site has a huge list of products known to the PCBA as a possible benefit to physically challenged sportsmen and women. Well worth looking at!
A truly portable, easy to use, and sanitary means of human waste disposal that sets up in seconds. The three legged, portable toilet folds into briefcase size, weighing only 7 lbs., yet is the same height as a standard toilet. Special degradable, puncture resistant, landfill approved bags contain a powder that gels liquids, catalyzes decay, and removes odor.
He can custom build a rifle to fit most shooters. Requests have included lighter weight, short barrel length, custom stock to fit shoulder size, disabilities, a take down rifle for traveling, etc.
A device that can be mounted on the scope or on a wheelchair to view and/or record what is normally seen through the scope.
Developed by Howe and Howe technologies, Ripchair 3.0 is the ultimate off-road
chair. It's the only off road set up that accepts your existing chair. Essentially,
Ripchair is the ultimate power chair upgrade.Each Ripchair is completely customizable,
from hand controls to extras such as cup holders gun racks fishing and holders
and storage compartments..
For sale now call 1-207-247-2777. Check out some of the videos on their site!
The Superstand Standing Wheelchair is a very unique piece of equipment. It will allow someone who is normally confined to a seated position in a traditional wheelchair, to STAND UP (and stretch out) with ease and safety ... at any time ... in any place. Manual and power chair are available.
Finally a sport where the quad can be competitive. With the SR-77 Shooting Rest and a little practice, you can shoot a three shot pattern as well as anyone. With a mouthpiece or a joystick you control the movement left and right, up and down, and when zeroed in on target, a sip on a vacuum tube will touch it off. The shooting rest is totally hands free and easy to use.
The Sure Grip Glove has been invented to enhance the abilities for disabled people. Examples are for those people with arthritis, missing fingers or other hand/finger disabilities.
"While we don't have any programs directed to/for handicap hunters, our Acudraw is used by thousands of handicapped archers to let them be able to cock the bow for themselves." In addition to being available for all TenPoint crossbow models, cocking devices can be retrofitted on Excalibur, Bear-Jennings Buckmaster, and the Horton Yukon and other Horton models that use the Horton Hunter stock design.
The superior maneuverability of the IRV 2000 personal mobility vehicle provides for an active lifestyle in winter, spring, summer, or fall. Don't let physical challenges keep you from enjoying the activities you love. The IRV 2000 personal mobility vehicle travels up to 12 miles. The track system allows you to cross ruts, sticks, boards, cables, cords, and most any object that is less than four inches (100mm) high. The tracks may be operated in full flat position for snow or mud and half track for normal running in sand and grass. Also, the IRV 2000 personal mobility vehicle can operate in the "three point" mode for smooth surface or on carpet. The IRV 2000 is the choice of people who want to get places other types of power chairs will not take them.