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Old 07-10-2010, 11:45 AM
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I got sight's and 5 arrow's yesterday & I've got my bow for the most part sighted in to 20 yard's & I figure I'll stop at 30 yard's I just wanted some opinion's Should I make my top pen my 10 & 20 yard my middle pen 30 and last pen 40 or just go 10,20,30? What do ya'll do?

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Old 07-10-2010, 01:13 PM
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If it is a modern compound bow, you will probably have 1 pin at 20 yards, 1 pin for 30 yards and 1 pin for 40 yards.

From 25 yards in you should be able to shoot it with one pin.
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Old 07-10-2010, 01:30 PM
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I have a very nice 4 pin sight..so far..I only use the top 2 pins..Top pin is set at 20 the 2nd one at 30...That 's probably as far shoot as I will take...For me 30 is a good shot. My last shot today was just in the outer edge of the bull's eye at 30 yds..a normal shot for these newer bows I reckon.
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Old 07-10-2010, 01:43 PM
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My bow is'nt knew its a older bow prolly atleast 7 probably older it a high country supreme.. if that helps at all
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Old 07-10-2010, 01:50 PM
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I'm set at 20, 40, 50, and 60. Last year I took a shot at 50 yards and nailed a mulie. That's a longer shot than I would like but the conditions were perfect. I practice at all the ranges that my pins are set regulary and would feel comfortable with a shot that far. I would take a shot at an elk out to 60 if it had it's head down feeding and everything was just right. I would prefer all my shots at 20 or less yards.
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Old 07-10-2010, 02:07 PM
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3 pin sight 1st pin 20,30,40 I wouldn't shoot at a deer out at the 40 yrd mark unless the conditions were perfect.
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Old 07-10-2010, 03:16 PM
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20 35 45 50 for mine, They were too close if I did 20 30 40 50 so

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Old 07-10-2010, 03:24 PM
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20,30,40,50,60 on mine.
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Old 07-10-2010, 03:38 PM
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thanks guys but something else I just put into consideration is ya'll are probably shooting more poundage than me I'm set at 55 pounds right now
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Old 07-10-2010, 03:50 PM
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I shoot a adjustable one pin sight that I set to my cornpile--Distance?? Its according to what cornpile I'm setting on.LOL--I set my single pin for 25yds and my arrow is in the kill from 0 to about 37yds--little low up close//little high further out.
I also shoot High Country Bows--An old Safari and a less old Premiere Pro both set at about 62 lbs or somewhere close.The best thing is to shoot from 5yds increments with one pin and see what yore bow does.


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