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    hunter alert

    A mate of mine has invented a little gadget that you turn on when you go hunting and everyone in your party has one.
    When you head away hunting the units will give a low beep if a member of your party has is within a hundred meters of you alerting you that someone is close.
    They will be aimed at hunts course students and new hunting groups and a possibility for hire at hellicopter sights.
    They will be reasonably priced and about the size smaller than a packet of cigarets.
    They are not the b all and end all to stopping shooting accidents.
    They will be at this years sika show.
    I would be interested on what hunters have to say about such a unit.

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    Sounds like a bloody good gadget but the problem I see is that if there is a hunter from another party within 100 of you, you won't know if he does not carry the same gadget, but if the caught on yes it would be a good safety measure for all hunters to own one.
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    Yes thats a problem .
    Will be interesting to see if they take off.
    Would be good on private blocks or as a party thing .
    A good thing for the younger generation and us older buggers to get into and promote

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    Great idea. Would be good to see it work.
    The only time in my life I have run into other hunters on the hill is when I have gone somewhere new for the first time or in the North Island. We are lucky on the coast in that respect.
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    The new game callers out these days are so realistic could work well with these also.
    I get nervous in heavily hunted areas when a stag roars , cant pick the callers all the time mainly the sika callers

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    I am suprised that someone hasn't come up with a bracket that attaches to the chest so one can carry a laptop into the bush...there is that much stuff to carry now days, one would have to dump the deer to get all the gadgets home.
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    Great idea, very interested to know what they will cost.

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    Wish I could prise the laptop from my boy and get him into the hills.

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    Not a hundred percent certain I think the $140mark to the $160 dollar mark, I will find out

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    I can see its place for sure. But if a party with them is hunting public land it could just maybe lull them into a false sense of security that no hunters are in the area.
    "Hunting and fishing" fucking over licenced firearms owners since ages ago.

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    May well become another safety item along the lines of PLB's. Optional, but may just save yours or someones elses life.
    I know of a few occasions where we have planned a hunt when leaving the hut then had a change at some stage of the day.
    If they go into production at an affordable cost then I would be interested. May be the future of hunting.
    A good feature would be a low battery alert

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    well i know for a fact I'd buy one for hunting on Public land,then for a fact I'd know full well that there are other humans in the area. This is the sort of device that should be strongly encouraged by the NZDA...

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    That's a good point .
    Hoping that they take off and become popular so the more people that have them the better.

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    Will find out about the low battery alert but another helpful point. Cheers

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    My gps picks up and shows my hunting buddies location (rhino). But I'm not really that concerned about who I hunt with its the others. How do I ensure they are using the same system as I?
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