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Forum: Bowhunting
08-21-2009, 02:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 863
Posted By dick_cress

I shoot Sonic 100's and they are awesome and...

I shoot Sonic 100's and they are awesome and shoot just like my field tips.
Forum: Bowhunting
08-21-2009, 02:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 921
Posted By dick_cress

I shoot with progressive glasses and they have...

I shoot with progressive glasses and they have created no problems for me but then I don't use a Peep.
Forum: Bowhunting
08-07-2009, 07:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,095
Posted By dick_cress

DEAD-ON Range Finder

I first called this range finder the Dead Downwind Range Finder. That was a mistake it is called the Dead-On Range Finder. It took every bit of between 5 and 10 minutes to install it and set it up...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-07-2009, 06:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 420
Posted By dick_cress

Nope, I used my last one.:violin:

Nope, I used my last one.:violin:
Forum: Bowhunting
08-04-2009, 09:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 466
Posted By dick_cress

I have a Scott Saber Tooth as a backup but am...

I have a Scott Saber Tooth as a backup but am uing the Fletcher .44 Caliper. It is a double caliper release with a very fine trigger. It is a smooth fantastic release. I prefer the strap and buckle...
Forum: Bowhunting
07-19-2009, 08:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,426
Posted By dick_cress

I agree with thedogmother. I have taken three...

I agree with thedogmother. I have taken three mule deer and one 5 X 5 Bull Elk since I made the switch. I misjudged the elks distance and shot a little low. Straight through the heart and stuck in...
Forum: Bowhunting
07-18-2009, 12:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 499
Posted By dick_cress

Hoyt Viper, By now you have recieved Red Arrow's...

Hoyt Viper, By now you have recieved Red Arrow's reply. I was wondering which Extreme Sight it is so I can be ready to help him. And thanks heaps it and awesome deal for him.
Forum: Bowhunting
07-17-2009, 12:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,377
Posted By dick_cress

I have a Bushnell Scout and like it but just...

I have a Bushnell Scout and like it but just installed the Dead On Rangefinder on my bow and will try it out this afternoon for the first time. I have it set up for elk. It is a bracketing system...
Forum: Bowhunting
07-17-2009, 12:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 499
Posted By dick_cress

Bow Sight Question

I am trying to get someone started in archery. He needs a sight for his bow but the price for a new sights is prohibitive. I was wondering if anyone on the board would happen to have an extra...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-26-2008, 09:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,520
Posted By dick_cress

Not the Monarch of the Forest . . . but

I have been bowhunting for 43 years and reach my 70th year in two days. Many days of thise years were spent chasingelk up one drainage and down another.

A week ago today I finally scored on a...
Forum: Technical
09-04-2008, 09:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,557
Posted By dick_cress

Hoyt Magna Tech

My son just picked up a Hoyt Magnatech bow and it needs a new string. But he asked me if I could find out whether it is a one peice or two piece string. Anyone know which?
Forum: Bowhunting
08-09-2008, 09:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 592
Posted By dick_cress

RE: Looking for a new target for practice.

I have the large Morrells bag target fir field tips. I need a new cover like the ones they have at Sportsmans Warehouse but it is still handling all I can throw at it. Second I have their broadhead...
Forum: Bowhunting
05-26-2008, 10:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,565
Posted By dick_cress

RE: How do you guys Fine tune your broadheads and arrows?

I shoot
Beman ICS Hunters and Sonic 100's.

I screw in the broadhead and spin it. If it wobbles I put it in a pan of hot water then rotate the broadhead to smooth out the glue. I will line up...
Forum: Bowhunting
05-15-2008, 11:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,340
Posted By dick_cress

RE: WHAT DO YOU CONSIDER A TROPHY ANIMAL ?

Any legal animal that I have taken and if it was a QUICK, CLEAN kill, I treasure it even more.
Forum: Bowhunting
05-09-2008, 09:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,543
Posted By dick_cress

RE: Learning to shoot and hunt with glasses.

I have worn glasses since I was ten years old and they are so natural that they are the first thing I put on in the morning and the last thing I take off at night. Glasses are a very real part of me...
Forum: Bowhunting
04-30-2008, 09:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,818
Posted By dick_cress

RE: DTX, General, and switch back???

I'll put my Switchbacl XT up against any of them. Very quiet, no hand shock or vibration super accurate and not at all bad to tromp up one mountain and down the other. Of the three animals I have...
Forum: Technical
04-12-2008, 12:15 PM
Forum: Bowhunting
04-12-2008, 12:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,488
Posted By dick_cress

RE: fall-away or whisker biscuit?

Iwould think you need to adjustyour rest. Though mine is afall away, I must shoot cock vane . . . but it works. ZERO contact is always best since everything that touches an arrow that has been...
Forum: Bowhunting
04-12-2008, 12:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,419
Posted By dick_cress

RE: whats your sight pin configuration?

Mine are at 20, 30, 40, 50, and 60 and have never had a problem.
Forum: Technical
02-13-2008, 10:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 394
Posted By dick_cress

High Country Parts Needed

I have a friend that wants to get into archery ans he picked up a High Country 'Trophy' model bow. He needs to find a 26" draw module to get the bow set up for him to shoot.

We need to find this...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-27-2007, 09:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,001
Posted By dick_cress

RE: how to remove "hitch hikers"

Sounds like what we always called "Beggar's Lice" I always take them off with my fingers.
Forum: Bowhunting
10-21-2007, 06:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,203
Posted By dick_cress

RE: Bowtech online dealers

If at 69 years old I can ride my bicycle 20 miles round trip to buy a tomato . . . you can ride yours 17 miles to get your bow.
10-21-2007, 11:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,563
Posted By dick_cress

RE: I am soooooo finished with Bass Pro Shops!!!

I buy a lot from Cabela's and have never had a problem with them even when it came to returning a produce. But when it comes to my bow, it goes to my Pro Shop!
10-21-2007, 11:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,403
Posted By dick_cress

RE: what are the best sights of 07-08

I started out with a Copper John Dead Nuts Hunter (5 pin) but had extreme difficulty seeing the pins even in normal daylight so I changed to a Toxonics K9-HD. This is the brightest sight I have ever...
10-21-2007, 11:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 30,882
Posted By dick_cress

RE: Fred Bear Element

For those of you with the Element, I am interested in details of your set ups.

After all these years my son traded his Remington (740 I think) for a new FB Element. He is not rich and has to add...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-11-2007, 09:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 786
Posted By dick_cress

RE: Shooting at bedded animals

I am well studied in the anatomy of all cervids and I have no problem in determining an ethical shot. What opened this question was a bit of apprehension. This late Elk Season we may well be hunting...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-10-2007, 10:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 786
Posted By dick_cress

Shooting at bedded animals

I am looking for resources and information on shooting at bedded deer, elk, etc. Anyone have any suggestions?
Forum: Bowhunting
10-01-2007, 06:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 809
Posted By dick_cress

RE: Blood Colors

Will do . . . they almost have to be out there somewhere.
Forum: Bowhunting
10-01-2007, 04:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 809
Posted By dick_cress

Blood Colors

I have been discussing blood colors with some of my partners and have a weird request.
I am looking for pictures of blood colors; i.e. lung, heart, artery, liver, gut, muscle/bone,etc. [8D]
Does...
Forum: Technical
08-24-2007, 01:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 939
Posted By dick_cress

RE: peep or no peep

No-Peep from Timberline is the only way to go.
Forum: Technical
08-24-2007, 01:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,019
Posted By dick_cress

RE: Elevated Shooting

I shoot with a No-Peep and no allowances are needed as long as the Black Dot is centered in the Green Circle.
Forum: Bowhunting
08-20-2007, 10:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,039
Posted By dick_cress

RE: Hello from Newbie

Welcome . . . glad to have you aboard.
Forum: Bowhunting
08-15-2007, 11:29 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,950
Posted By dick_cress

RE: Which broadheads do you guys hunt with?

I just installed and indexed a dozen Sonic 100's. I am looking forward to seeing if they shoot as well as promised.
Forum: Bowhunting
08-15-2007, 12:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,046
Posted By dick_cress

RE: Releases

I shoot the Scott Sabertooth (it is a double caliper release) It is an awesome release. I lightened the trigger pull and it doesn't take much pressure to trigger the release. The thing I DIDN'T LIKE...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-15-2007, 12:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,426
Posted By dick_cress

American Broadhead Sonic Broadheads

I am seriously thinking of switching from Thunderhead 100's to American Broadhead's Sonic 100 broadheads. Does anyone here have any experience with them?
Forum: Technical
05-20-2007, 12:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,414
Posted By dick_cress

RE: Who is the best bow manufacturer of the past 5 years?

I took the question literally . . . "Who is the best bow manufacturer of the past 5 years?" Not who sold the most or who had the best customer service.

Each of us will probably name the bow that...
Forum: Bowhunting
05-20-2007, 12:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 956
Posted By dick_cress

RE: 1st back tension shot = lost arrow

My response has nothing to do with Back Tension . . . I tried it a couple years ago and did not do too well with it. Rather, my comment relates to 3-D shooting . . .not NFAA sanctionedshoots . . ....
Forum: Technical
11-15-2006, 10:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 880
Posted By dick_cress

RE: Has anyone used the no-peep system out there?

I'm into my fourth year with mine and I'll never change to anything else or go back to a peep. It can be tricky to set up but with careful thought and patience it will become the most important tool...
11-08-2006, 07:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,702
Posted By dick_cress

RE: which sight?

I first tried the Copper John's but while it is a well made sight the pins are not very bright. I changed to the Toxonics K9 HD for my Switchback XT and it is the best hunting sight I have ever used.
Forum: Technical
11-06-2006, 03:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,194
Posted By dick_cress

RE: Best hunting sight

After disappointment with seeing the pins on the Copper John, I changed. I put the Toxonics K9 HD on my Switchback XT. WOW what a difference. The pins have continued glowing long after others would...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-06-2006, 02:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,967
Posted By dick_cress

RE: Under Armour ????

YES!

I purchased the 'Cold Gear' Under Armour- Bottoms, tops, balaclava hood, skull cap, and gloves. Yes it is pricey but well worth the price. I plan to add a second full set for next year to...
Forum: Technical
10-31-2006, 06:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By dick_cress

RE: Need advice

I am going to shoot the Sonic 100 BH next year.

I use Beman ICS hunter 400 for target use and ICS Camo Hunter 400 for hunting.
Forum: Technical
10-31-2006, 01:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,348
Posted By dick_cress

RE: DRYFIRED MY BRAND NEW SUPER SLAM

This does not address strings slipping off the cams or any othere possibilities. A tip from my Pro shop . . .NEVER DRAW YOUR BOW WITHOUT AN ARROW ON THE STRING !!!!:eek:
Forum: Bowhunting
07-25-2006, 07:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,029
Posted By dick_cress

RE: Guess I will carry 3 different broadheads

I'll stick with my Thunderhead 100's.

If it ain't broke don't fix it and I have kept my freezer stoked with venison for many years.
Forum: Bowhunting
07-25-2006, 07:41 PM
Forum: Bowhunting
07-25-2006, 07:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,173
Posted By dick_cress

RE: Time for change... Hunting sight suggestions?

I have the Toxonics K9 HD (harmonic damper) on my Switchback. It is an awesome sight and really comes into its own in the low light conditions of dawn and dusk.
Forum: Bowhunting
07-17-2006, 11:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 308
Posted By dick_cress

Broadhead Target

My local Archery Club has asked if I might take on the task of creating a Broadhead Target for our Practice Range. Before I tackle it I need some good ideas.

If anyone has any ideas or can tell...
Forum: Bowhunting
07-15-2006, 10:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,010
Posted By dick_cress

RE: recommendations

I your F.O.C. calculation would determine what weight to use as to brand that is a personal choice. I use Thunderheads, but Muzzy, Montecs all are fine broarheads as are MANY others.

I shoot...
Forum: Bowhunting
07-14-2006, 09:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 630
Posted By dick_cress

RE: Yellow Jacket Target Question

Thanks guys.

If paint workd then the circles I cut out last yeae that we attached to our old foam target with rubber cement should work till I get to town for paint.
Forum: Bowhunting
07-14-2006, 07:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 630
Posted By dick_cress

Yellow Jacket Target Question

Are pins or tape the best to mount the target sheets?
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