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Forum: Bowhunting
09-15-2017, 06:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,305
Posted By BGfisher

Carbon bows do not produce better results than...

Carbon bows do not produce better results than aluminum ones. They may be a little lighter, but only about 1/2 lb. or so. No need to spend the money for carbon.

I checked out the website you...
Forum: Technical
09-11-2017, 04:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 603
Posted By BGfisher

Without having a pic of you shooting and your...

Without having a pic of you shooting and your description this is just a guess, but your anchor might be too high. You might try lowering your anchor and raising your peep accordingly.
Forum: Bowhunting
05-30-2017, 07:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 626
Posted By BGfisher

There's a pretty good chart on...

There's a pretty good chart on www.archeryreport.com It shows pretty much what I've found with my personal setups. For instance, an arrow sighted in for 20 yards, using the 20 yard pin held dead...
12-14-2016, 03:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,041
Posted By BGfisher

Thread is 5 months old, but your point is still...

Thread is 5 months old, but your point is still noted. I think he meant "competition" but then who knows for sure. How many people don't know how to use the proper form of "There, their. or...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-19-2016, 08:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 788
Posted By BGfisher

I'm going to go another route here so forgive me...

I'm going to go another route here so forgive me if I ruffle some "feathers". Regardless of who or how those arrows were fletched the ultimate responsibility for their failure, in this case, falls...
06-19-2016, 02:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,392
Posted By BGfisher

You two guys do realize that this thread is 10...

You two guys do realize that this thread is 10 years old, right? LOL
Forum: Bowhunting
05-16-2016, 09:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 564
Posted By BGfisher

I can agree to some extent. $100 for a dozen...

I can agree to some extent. $100 for a dozen arrows as an example; that's pretty reasonable these day. I remember getting chastised for paying $95 for a dozen ACC's and components back in 1995. ...
Forum: Bowhunting
04-06-2016, 07:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 487
Posted By BGfisher

Central Pa. for me. Middletown to be specific.

Central Pa. for me. Middletown to be specific.
Forum: Technical
03-29-2016, 07:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,529
Posted By BGfisher

Have to agree with Bronko, especially about the...

Have to agree with Bronko, especially about the draw length. If it can't be adjusted to fit you then it's not a good deal at any price. Do you know what draw length you SHOULD shoot? If not then...
Forum: Bowhunting
12-06-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,899
Posted By BGfisher

Don't know if you're serious but this was almost...

Don't know if you're serious but this was almost certainly a joke.
Forum: Technical
11-27-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,086
Posted By BGfisher

Site is down and presumably for sale.

Site is down and presumably for sale.
Forum: Bowhunting
11-24-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,163
Posted By BGfisher

With your apparent knowledge or lack of (being...

With your apparent knowledge or lack of (being new) I would suggest NOT buying off Ebay or any mail order place. A good local shop can measure you for draw length and see what draw weight you can...
Forum: Technical
11-10-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,241
Posted By BGfisher

Not sure about the Redline, but I remember Hoyt...

Not sure about the Redline, but I remember Hoyt having the Magnatech in the early 2000's. Like 2003-2005.
Forum: Bowhunting
11-10-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 274
Posted By BGfisher

To post a pic you scroll down to the message...

To post a pic you scroll down to the message block and start your message.. Right below it click on "Go Advanced" In the next window click on "manage attachments". Then upload the pic from your...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-17-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 487
Posted By BGfisher

Read what the thread is about before you post. ...

Read what the thread is about before you post. He got a crossbow and likely the draw weight is around 185#.
Forum: Technical
10-12-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,554
Posted By BGfisher

I'd bet they would vote for Hillary, too. LOL. ...

I'd bet they would vote for Hillary, too. LOL.

Seriously, I coach a girl that was shooting a WB when I first started with herat 9 years old. Three weeks into her lessons I removed the WB and...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-30-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,290
Posted By BGfisher

Good points by both guys. Another reason for...

Good points by both guys. Another reason for single pin is that as your eyes get older (I'm 68) and bows get faster the pins are closer together and just become a rainbow, and I can't differentiate...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-30-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 887
Posted By BGfisher

Bronko is right in what he's saying. From 15' up...

Bronko is right in what he's saying. From 15' up and shooting at a target 30 yards out your range finder will read just about 1 yard farther (actually it's 1.8'), so even if you'd set your sight for...
Forum: Technical
08-09-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 835
Posted By BGfisher

If the spine is OK right now there are weights...

If the spine is OK right now there are weights that you can screw into the back of the inserts. You need to remove the nocks and Gold Tip makes a loooong Allen wrench to fit theirs. Check with...
Forum: Bowhunting
07-14-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,819
Posted By BGfisher

Made by Wing Archery, early to mid 70's. Wing...

Made by Wing Archery, early to mid 70's. Wing went out of business decades ago. Maybe late 70's. Probably about 18-20% letoff. Steel cables and Dacron string for sure. Value? Not much--$25 if...
Forum: Bowhunting
06-20-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,998
Posted By BGfisher

Good ole Loggy Bayou. Some will say it was junk,...

Good ole Loggy Bayou. Some will say it was junk, but I had one and have to admit that it was light and climbed very quietly. Of course there aren't very many stands that are noisy. There are just...
Forum: Bowhunting
06-09-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 591
Posted By BGfisher

Yep, for gun season I just make the seat straps...

Yep, for gun season I just make the seat straps longer like you do. I used mine some years ago in Illinois (bow hunting). 13 hours a day and I swear I got more sleep in the stand than I did at the...
Forum: Bowhunting
06-08-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 24,709
Posted By BGfisher

Here's a rare one of me with a girl I have...

Here's a rare one of me with a girl I have coached for 2 years. She, at 11 years old, won her first state championship in April. PSAA Indoor/ Cadet Female BH-Unl, winning by a margin of 106 points.
Forum: Bowhunting
06-08-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 591
Posted By BGfisher

This may be your opinion, but one I share. ...

This may be your opinion, but one I share. While the front rail may get in the way for a close up shot I think the added security it adds far outways the possible lost shot, if it ever arises. If...
Forum: Technical
04-19-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 589
Posted By BGfisher

I think I'll go out on a limb here on this one. ...

I think I'll go out on a limb here on this one. I'd guess, that like many others, the draw length of the bow is too long and the draw weight is much more than you can handle.

If you have never...
02-23-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,183
Posted By BGfisher

Not really. A bow and arrows are two different...

Not really. A bow and arrows are two different pieces of archery gear. A bow's primary function is to launch an arrow. Without getting technical about itsome bows do this faster than others. Once...
02-09-2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,183
Posted By BGfisher

I've kind of been stuck on Gold Tip Ultralites...

I've kind of been stuck on Gold Tip Ultralites for the last 6 years or so. Prior to that, and still my favorites are Easton ACC shafts. I've also used Easton and Beman ICS.

Frankly I find little...
Forum: Bowhunting
01-06-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 520
Posted By BGfisher

Being an old retired steel worker there are a few...

Being an old retired steel worker there are a few things I learned. Carbon steel takes a better edge and retains it better than stainless. Stainless is actually softer than carbon steel. My...
Forum: Technical
12-31-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 18,535
Posted By BGfisher

I know this is an old thread and as usually...

I know this is an old thread and as usually happens the OP has not followed thru with letting us know how he's done, but here is my input.

7/16x20 is really an odd size for any hole on a bow. ...
Forum: Technical
12-31-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,681
Posted By BGfisher

It could be a spine issue, but there is no way of...

It could be a spine issue, but there is no way of telling as you haven't listed the details of your setup.

How is your broadhead group scattered? Up? Down? All over?
Forum: Bowhunting
12-26-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,074
Posted By BGfisher

Kind of a short statement. Why do you say it's...

Kind of a short statement. Why do you say it's dangerous while climbing? I never thought mine was and that's when I used the old style SOP deluxe.
Forum: Bowhunting
12-10-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,498
Posted By BGfisher

Thank you. I've also always kept one thing in...

Thank you. I've also always kept one thing in mind. I don't HAVE to fill my tag just for bragging rights. I'm my own police officer in the woods. At home I have look in the mirror and admit...
Forum: Bowhunting
12-08-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,498
Posted By BGfisher

With 35 years of experience behind me I would...

With 35 years of experience behind me I would agree with this. With a good broadhead a bow will kill cleanly about as far as the bow will shoot---probably in the 300 yard range. The limitations are...
Forum: Bowhunting
12-08-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,663
Posted By BGfisher

One of the lightest I ever had was a Loggy Bayou...

One of the lightest I ever had was a Loggy Bayou followed closely by a Northstar and Timbertall Legend.

The easiest, safest and most comfortable was a Summit Viper. It's rated for up to 250#, but...
Forum: Bowhunting
12-01-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,221
Posted By BGfisher

Correct draw length is one of the most important...

Correct draw length is one of the most important things about buying a compound bow. Therefore, you should choose a bow that is adjustable either by changing a module or one having a rotating...
11-19-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,559
Posted By BGfisher

The last several years I've been using strings...

The last several years I've been using strings from www.bowstringdepot.com

Hutch builds as good a sting set as I've ever had. Even better than Winner's Choice. He builds them to my specs which...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-13-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By BGfisher

Most of my experience is with Ten Point, but...

Most of my experience is with Ten Point, but I've worked on crossbows in the past. I'm sure Barnett has improved, but I replaced too many limbs on them in the past to recommend one.

All my past...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-30-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,130
Posted By BGfisher

That leaves me out. I joined in 2003.

That leaves me out. I joined in 2003.
Forum: Bowhunting
09-22-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 516
Posted By BGfisher

OK I was wondering what you were asking because...

OK I was wondering what you were asking because a scope is a lens. You are asking about the sight guard I assume. It's tough removing them. I believe they are Loctited and therefore not so easy....
Forum: Bowhunting
09-22-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 628
Posted By BGfisher

Don't get the Zebra strings. These have been the...

Don't get the Zebra strings. These have been the most hyped and horrible strings money can buy. Just because they are marketed by Mathews doesn't mean much. The Winner's Choice is a much better...
Forum: Technical
09-11-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,072
Posted By BGfisher

Not only is momentum to be considered, but what...

Not only is momentum to be considered, but what type of broadhead being used. If it was a mechanical then it's common knowledge that a certain amount of he KE and momentum is used to penetrate the...
Forum: Technical
09-10-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,479
Posted By BGfisher

Get on Archery Talk and search "form". Alan Lui...

Get on Archery Talk and search "form". Alan Lui is the form guru there and has helped literally hundreds of guys. There are lots of threads, most with pictures, and Alan (Nuts&Bolts) is sure to...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-10-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 348
Posted By BGfisher

5500 has a .029 pin. 5519 has a .019 pin.

5500 has a .029 pin.
5519 has a .019 pin.
Forum: Bowhunting
08-01-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,546
Posted By BGfisher

I could probably count on one hand the amount of...

I could probably count on one hand the amount of arrows I've lost in 15 years. I know two of them were bare shafts that said goodbye while trying to tune. The other few? Can't remember, but the...
Forum: Bowhunting
06-06-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 592
Posted By BGfisher

Probably shouldn't unless the spine is right on...

Probably shouldn't unless the spine is right on the edge. For weight consider that if your arrows weigh like 9 gpi then 3/8" will only mean 3 grains difference. I'll be wiling to bet your field...
Forum: Technical
05-14-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 864
Posted By BGfisher

I would concur wholeheartedly. I began shooting...

I would concur wholeheartedly. I began shooting compounds back in 1974, hunting and competitively and never saw an Outers bow. Unless you are a collector I'd pass on it. Frankly I've given better...
05-13-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,528
Posted By BGfisher

I've always had doubts about the PNP system. ...

I've always had doubts about the PNP system. True, it can elminate the peep, but no matter how you look at it (pun??) you still have to anchor correctly and then line up two points to get accuracy. ...
Forum: Bowhunting
05-06-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,091
Posted By BGfisher

Me, too. That and Arrow Mate NPV. Neither are...

Me, too. That and Arrow Mate NPV. Neither are fast setting, but they don't get brittle either so last for many years. I've got ACC's fletched with NPV that are just about 17 years old.
Forum: Bowhunting
05-06-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 503
Posted By BGfisher

Might have been John Mraz, aka Bucknasty. Made...

Might have been John Mraz, aka Bucknasty. Made me a set and it was better quality than the Winners Choice on my one bow. These days I use www.bowstringdepot.com.
Forum: Bowhunting
04-30-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,885
Posted By BGfisher

I was a shooter for XI back in the 90's. Legacy...

I was a shooter for XI back in the 90's. Legacy was my first two shooter bows. 1993 to be exact. Yes they did have some limb problems which were solved with the Fusion Force limbs on the Nemisis...
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