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Old 03-28-2008, 07:45 AM
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60 yards.
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Old 03-28-2008, 07:47 AM
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40...MAYBE 45 but thats pushing it.
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Old 03-28-2008, 08:11 AM
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This past year my comfortable range was 30 and I was confident I could take a shot at 35 if the opportunity presented itself and I felt comfortable in the situation. This offseason I'm gettin comfortalbe at 35 and 40.
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Old 03-28-2008, 08:12 AM
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40 yards
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Old 03-28-2008, 08:15 AM
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I practice at 40 - 50 yards regularly and I can probably go further cause I do have a 60 yard pin. In those conditions no problem at 50 yards and probably 60.
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Old 03-28-2008, 08:18 AM
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I would be totally comfortable letting one fly @ 50 yards. I'll kill that deer, no question. That's not to say I'll actually shoot, though. I don't really WANT to kill one from that far. Isn't that why we hunt w/ a bow, to get them in close?? Is for me. But.....if it's a good buck out there that I really wanna shoot, and he's straight up 50 yards........Aluminum torpedo out, running hot and normal.
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Old 03-28-2008, 08:26 AM
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I've bow hunted about 40 years, never taken a shot past 25 yards and 95% were closer than that...
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Old 03-28-2008, 08:44 AM
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Taking out all the variables other than the bow and myself. Well, then since my farthest pin is 85 yards (assuming I would keep it on for the hunt, which I really probably would not) and that would be my max distance I can confidently hit the vitals of said deer every time. Also assuming I am 'in the zone' as I like to be.
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Old 03-28-2008, 08:49 AM
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I clear my shooting lanes to 30 yards
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Old 03-28-2008, 08:52 AM
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Not more than 40, and that would have to be the perfect scenario. Open, no wind, relaxed deer, feeling good.
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