Plano, IL (2018) – Plenty of hunters kill gobblers by setting up close to the roost, staying put and placing trust in their calling. But experienced turkey hunters know that the birds aren’t always this predictable, especially as the season progresses. Hunting pressure, breeding competition and the subtle nuances of any given morning can knock a tom out of his pattern faster than a load of copper-plated five-shot. So once mature toms show signs of henning-up or hanging-up, savvy turkey hunters turn to mobility to help fill their tags.
Running and gunning is a demanding technique, requiring a quarter-mile stalk, 100-yard dash or 50-yard belly crawl at any given moment. Combine this with turkey hunting’s gear-intensive nature, and you’ll need a specialized pack that’s fully up to task. That pack is Tenzing’s new TZ TR18 Turkey Recliner.
Tenzing makes the best high-tech hunter-friendly packs for every hunting situation, and their new TZ TR18 Turkey Recliner represents the ultimate in function and comfort for today’s turkey hunter.
Whether waiting out Ol’ Tom at his morning strutting zone or chasing him down along his milk route, the TZ TR18 is in a class by itself when it comes to keeping calls, shells, decoys and other critical gear secure, quiet and accessible. Most importantly, perhaps, it allows its wearer to sit motionless and in total comfort once the big show begins. And best of all, at just 5.25 pounds, it’s Tenzing’s lightest turkey hunting pack/chair ever.
Available in Realtree Edge or Mossy Oak Obsession, the new TZ TR18 Turkey Recliner combines a structured internal aluminum frame with two silent, spring-loaded legs and a dual-layer foam seat to quickly and quietly convert into a self-supported hunting chair. Hunters can sit comfortably amongst the thick stuff without a tree or log to lean against, while gear remains at the ready in a multitude of specialized pockets, including dedicated compartments for box calls, diaphragm calls, pot calls, strikers and shells. Of course, there’s even a special compartment for a phone. For even more utility, the TZ TR18 Turkey Recliner’s quick-detachable front pocket sections can be laid across the hunters lap to minimize movement while accessing calls or other items. When it’s time to make a move, the Turkey Recliner’s legs and seat stow in a flash as pack, gear and hunter move efficiently to the next set-up.
When the hunt is through, the TZ TR18 Turkey Recliner provides ample room to tote a tom inside its extra-large turkey compartment; its generous size and easy access opening accommodate even the heaviest of birds without causing damage to delicate feathers. A lightweight aluminum frame, channeled and air-cooled back pad and contoured fit dual waistband straps combine to make for a comfortable walk back to the truck.
Tenzing TZ TR18 Turkey Recliner Features
• Structured internal aluminum frame for rigidity when using recliner
• Spring-loaded, adjustable aluminum legs
• Dual layer foam seat provides soft cushioning and support
• Air-cooled, channeled/padded backrest
• Detachable pocket design for customizable hunts
• Spring-loaded, adjustable leg system for ultimate comfort
• Multi-layer design for comfort keeps its form and provides easy access to calls and accessories
• High performance air-mesh back panel and shoulder straps for superior comfort and breathability
• Unique quick-tack striker pockets provide easy access and secure storage for 3 strikers
• Dual pot call compartments holds up to 4 calls
• Angled box call pocket for easy access
• Zippered front compartment with 7 shot shell loops
• Large left & right zippered hand-warmer pockets /additional storage
• 5 Interior mesh zippered pockets with custom phone compartment
• Extra-large turkey compartment with easy access opening allows you to carefully insert your bird without damage
Tenzing TZ TR18 Turkey Recliner Specifications
• 3200 total cubic inches
• 5 lb. 4 oz. total weight
• Main Back Pocket: 21″ x 14″ x 9“
• Hand Warmer Pockets (2): 12” x 10” x 2”
• Box Call Pocket: 8” x 2.5” x 2”
• Zipper Shot Shell Pocket: 8” x 4.5” x 1.5”
• Striker Pockets (3): 8” x 1” x 1”
• Slate Call Pockets (Holds 2 each): 4” x 4” x 2.5”
• Seat Dimensions: 12” x 13.5” x 2.5”
• Available in Realtree Edge (SKU #TNZBP3000) or Mossy Oak Obsession (SKU #TNZBP3001)
• MSRP $219.99 / MAP $199.99
Calling in a trophy gobbler requires skill, preparation and patience. But killing him requires more. Hunters who can stay mobile, set up anywhere and then remain comfortable and motionless once they get there have what it takes to defy a turkey’s keen eye. Tenzing’s new TZ TR18 Turkey Recliner helps make successful hunts happen. The most advanced turkey pack available, it’s the only one mobile hunters need to slip in, set up and work the birds to a successful outcome.
About Tenzing ™
Born in the Idaho backcountry, Tenzing gear is created to remove all limitations for hunters in pursuit of game and their own personal goals. Offering a complete line of high performance hunting packs, vests and accessories for any hunting situation, Tenzing ensures that absolutely nothing slows your pursuit. Tenzing proudly stands behind the quality and performance of all our gear. If one of our products ever fails in the field, we will make it right. Learn more at tenzingoutdoors.com.