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Old 02-28-2009, 03:28 PM
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I posted this on technical too, but my question is wich one is used for lower light and wich one is used for more accuracy and is there that much difference in accuracy, I have been having problems seeing them as well as I used too. What would you guys recomend.
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Old 02-28-2009, 03:44 PM
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On most sights the bigger fiber will be brighter. Alot of folks don't like .029 for longer yardages....but if its low light your worried about, you won't be shooting a long ways anyhow (most likely). Probably if you have an.029 on your top pin (20 yd?) and you should be fine. On my sight I can see my top pinpast the time where I can see the deeranyhow, soI would think you should be fine.
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Old 02-28-2009, 03:45 PM
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The smaller pins are more accurate, the larger pins are used for low light. However the sight such as a Spothog with a wrap you can still use very small pins in low light.
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Old 02-28-2009, 03:45 PM
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i switched from .029 to .010 last year and i'm very happy with them. they are still very bright. the smaller the pins will be more acurate, but the bigger fibers will gather more light, so they should stay bring for longer.
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Old 02-28-2009, 04:21 PM
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I like the small pins the best. They do just fine for me in low light.
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Old 02-28-2009, 05:27 PM
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I posted this on technical too, but my question is wich one is used for lower light and wich one is used for more accuracy and is there that much difference in accuracy, I have been having problems seeing them as well as I used too. What would you guys recomend.
I use .019 and .010 pins on several sights.

I also however use a verifier lens as I don't quite see like I used to either.

A verifier lens for those that don't know is a lens in your peep that slightly magnifies/clears your pins and helps you see them. It does however slightly blurr the target but not enough that you cannot shoot accurately. I can still make out everything I need to make out when shooting such as nocks, creases, rings etc...The verifier stops my pins from elongating which they started to do or see double heads on the pins.

I find .010 just as bright as .019s and .029's look like bowling balls out there.
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Old 02-28-2009, 06:13 PM
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I prefer .19 over .29 - especially for longer range shots.... JMO
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Old 02-28-2009, 06:20 PM
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Thanks guys, at what range about does the .029 get too be two big like 25 or 30 or more.
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Old 02-28-2009, 08:32 PM
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depends on the target size....

if your aiming at a larger target, the pins wont cover it as much...

as you get farther the larger the pin, the more target it covers...

also depends on how far your pins are from your eye on how you actually see them...

a good site with good pins, size doesnt seem to effect visibility in low light compared to lower quality pins...

my truglo had .029s...my viper has .019 on top and .010s for the rest...my viper is probably visible longer than the tru glo pins were...and my .019 and .010s fad about the same time..very little difference in light when i loose my .019 compared to .010...but when they fad, its way to dark to shoot...

if your an accuracy freak, .019s or .010s will be a world of difference and will shrink groups...the smaller and finer you can aim, the more precise of a shot you can make...


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Old 03-01-2009, 06:21 AM
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Let me take apic of my .010's with the blinds closed, lgihts off, and no camera flash.....



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