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Old 05-15-2010, 07:14 AM
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I'm planning on buying a new set of sights for my bow. I have a $40 TruGlo set on it now that is old and dinged up.

I've seen the recommendations that you've all posted, and I respect your opinions. My question is this: What do the more pricey sights have that the $40 TruGlo doesn't? I'm familiar enough with hunting gear to know that many (most) times you get what you pay for. I've never messed with a nice sight, so I don't know what the advantages are.

I've been looking at the G5 sights (mostly just to match the camo and G5 logo on my bow). I'm not hung up on just one name though. I'll probably end up spending somewhere around $100 on whatever I buy. But what will I be gaining by spending an extra hundred bucks?

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Old 05-15-2010, 11:14 PM
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Higher prices sights tend to be more durable, have easier adjustments, more repeatable adjustments, finish is better, many have "tooless" adjustments, Better/more fiber on the pins, and some have 3rd plane adjustment to name a few things.
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Old 05-16-2010, 07:43 AM
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Thanks for breaking it down for me cartman. Now it's just a matter of finding one that looks good on my bow

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Old 05-16-2010, 06:28 PM
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with more money comes better specs, you need to ask your self, do i need all that.
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Old 05-17-2010, 12:58 AM
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Originally Posted by hunt12ga View Post
Thanks for breaking it down for me cartman. Now it's just a matter of finding one that looks good on my bow

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Yep! It's gotta look good!!
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Old 05-17-2010, 05:05 PM
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The extra expense will be for the micro adjustments and the extra durability in machining technology.

Take the Spot-Hogg series sight for example. Initially very expensie compared to what other sights can be purchased but they are 2nd to none in adjustability and durability. Bomb-proof and super bright!
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Old 05-17-2010, 06:03 PM
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i just put a bone collector 4 pin on my destroyer 350. i really like it tooless adj. and all green pins 99.00 hard to beat it
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Old 05-19-2010, 03:32 PM
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I have a G5 with the light,my only complaint is the cost of the little batteries{$5 a piece}
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Old 06-12-2010, 08:24 PM
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My favorite sights...
1) Cobra Mini Marksman-$27.99 a clear pin guard makes a difference!
2) PSE Top Gun F-22 - $80 2nd&3rd Axis Adjustable
3) HHA 5019 $90-100
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Old 06-13-2010, 03:15 PM
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Check out the black gold flash point sights or tru glo micro brite sights. also the hha sliders are nice if you like sliders?
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