Bowhunting Gear Review Broadheads, arrows, rests, bows, and more... read the latest reviews of hot new gear items related to archery and bowhunting.

Copper John!!!!

Old 09-14-2005, 12:16 PM
  #1  
Nontypical Buck
Thread Starter
 
Muliefever's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Idaho,Stationed in Ludington,Mi
Posts: 1,324
Default Copper John!!!!

Well I hunted really hard this last couple weeks. And I am a little dissapointed with the strength of the pins on my Copper john sight. I broke three pins in 6 days.... It is a good thing I am a worry hound and take extra's of everything. I just kept on putting new ones on! I have a true-glo sight on my other bow(which I let my dad shoot) and it held up like a champ. So needless to say I am considering a new sight!
Muliefever is offline  
Old 09-14-2005, 05:12 PM
  #2  
 
Washington Hunter's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location:
Posts: 6,006
Default RE: Copper John!!!!

That's odd, I hunt hard too, and Ihaven't had a single pin break.

Well, I broke when when the rope I was using the haul my bow up into my practice stand broke and my bow fell about 10 feet.

Other than that the bow has been through thick brush, up and down trees, pushed into the dirt, everything you can imagine.

Interesting...
Washington Hunter is offline  
Old 09-14-2005, 06:15 PM
  #3  
 
alwyshntn's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: IA/MO
Posts: 742
Default RE: Copper John!!!!

NO PROBLEM HERE EITHER.....
alwyshntn is offline  
Old 09-14-2005, 07:35 PM
  #4  
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Posts: 64
Default RE: Copper John!!!!

Not for nothing, but copper john invented the CUP...I'd suggest it if you keep breaking stuff...way cheaper in the long run.
TimDevlin is offline  
Old 09-15-2005, 07:53 AM
  #5  
Boone & Crockett
 
PABowhntr's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: Lehigh County PA USA
Posts: 12,157
Default RE: Copper John!!!!

Did you break the pins because of having them snagged on brush or just by shooting. If it was the former then I agree with the C.U.P. suggestion. I have one on my 3D rig and really appreciate the protection it provides.

On the other hand, if they broke because of recoil/vibration then I would agree that another sight would be in order. In which case I would recommend the Cobra Sidewinder Radiant. It will be adorning my hunting bow come this fall.
PABowhntr is offline  
Old 09-15-2005, 01:33 PM
  #6  
Giant Nontypical
 
GR8atta2d's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: North Lima Ohio & Clarion Pa
Posts: 6,453
Default RE: Copper John!!!!

Yeah I snapped a few also..never during a shot..but an occasional branch while walking in/out in the dark. I also snagged one on a thorny rotten little bush, once when pulling my bow up to the treestand. Figured I see Ol'big that evening for sure since I couldn't shoot!!
GR8atta2d is offline  
Old 09-15-2005, 01:50 PM
  #7  
Fork Horn
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Jefferson City TN
Posts: 156
Default RE: Copper John!!!!

Love Mine!!!
Lung Buster is offline  
Old 09-15-2005, 02:49 PM
  #8  
Nontypical Buck
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: auburn new york USA
Posts: 2,050
Default RE: Copper John!!!!

they just started selling the sights with stronger fibers.. theyll send you em if you dont want to then buy a cup
Allseasonhunter7 is offline  
Old 09-15-2005, 03:55 PM
  #9  
Nontypical Buck
Thread Starter
 
Muliefever's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Idaho,Stationed in Ludington,Mi
Posts: 1,324
Default RE: Copper John!!!!

I am not sure how they broke??? Somwhere in between the 4-wheeler and the jungle that I hunt! If they only had a stronger pin! Maybe I'll have to give the new ones a try!
Muliefever is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
CharlieNY
Archery Gear
1
01-05-2007 12:42 PM
KONK
Left Handed Section
1
04-14-2005 05:42 AM
ewolf
Archery Gear
0
01-06-2005 04:40 PM
Elkcrazy8
Official IBO.Net Forum - 3-D Shooting
4
12-14-2004 02:07 PM
Honna
Bowhunting Gear Review
10
01-06-2004 06:33 AM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


Quick Reply: Copper John!!!!


Contact Us - Manage Preferences - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service -

Copyright © 2024 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.