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Old 01-10-2008, 07:31 PM
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Default Why not pendulum sights??

I dont shoot them, but my buddy is wanting to put them on his new bow.Advantages are quite obvious. What are the disadvantages of pendulum sight systems?
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Old 01-10-2008, 07:33 PM
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I dont shoot them, but my buddy is wanting to put them on his new bow.Advantages are quite obvious. What are the disadvantages of pendulum sight systems?
Disadvantage= A VERY limited yardage.
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Old 01-10-2008, 08:03 PM
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Mine stuck all the time. I missed 2 deer because that sight was stuck in some postion.
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Old 01-10-2008, 08:13 PM
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Inherently noisier due to moving parts.
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Old 01-10-2008, 08:41 PM
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Never had a problem with one.....ever. I have used them for almost 20 years on and off. Always going back to them.
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Old 01-10-2008, 09:41 PM
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Ididn't realize they have been around for 20 years. I just figured that everyone would use them if they were so great. Anyone else??
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Old 01-10-2008, 10:37 PM
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I have used a Keller for years and it gets the job done. It fits what i need for treestand hunting. I don't take shots past about 30 yards anyway so distance is no concern. The noise has never been a problem either. I will continue to use one until i find a reason not to.
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Old 01-10-2008, 11:04 PM
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Just one more piece to fail in my eyes, and it limits the range frome a tree stand.
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Old 01-11-2008, 05:05 AM
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Kinda like fixed and mech heads, some love them some don't. I don't shoot one but my buddy does and it works for him..
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Old 01-11-2008, 05:31 AM
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Ive been using them for over 15 years and have never had mechanical issue with one. For tree stand hunting they work well for me. I use regular pins for my target bows.
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