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Old 08-19-2006, 04:54 AM
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WB or Drop-Away.....HAHA!! No really I don't care anymore!!

I just put on a newfibre sight that over all is smaller than the dinosour pin sight I took off. Now I'm setting up the pins, but I'm noticing I'm having troubles being consistent. I had better groups with the old sight whether I'm hitting the target where I want or not. So I'm looking through the peep and I see a LOT of air between the inside edge of the peep and the outside edge of the new sight. I'm spending more time adjusting the sight in the peep than I am setting the pin on the target....
So what I'm after here is, should I consider a smaller peep?
Wouldn't that create a smaller area to gather light in low light conditions?

Right now I'm shooting a tru peep. Should I consider a tube style peep??

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Old 08-19-2006, 07:55 AM
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just center the pin in your peep...or center the site housing in your peep. somehow my peep is the SAME exzact size of my sight housing. for consistancy sake i shoot when my peep covers up my housing perfectly. you could goto a smaller peep but like you said, thats going to give you a smaller hole.
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Old 08-20-2006, 05:09 AM
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I asked myself this too, and decided to stick with my prong style rest
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Old 08-20-2006, 06:40 AM
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I have a tru peep and my sight housing (circular) fits perfectly inside the peep when looking thought it. I had the tube style before but will never go back.
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Old 08-20-2006, 12:54 PM
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There are peeps available with different size holes in them. You may need a smaller peep to better fit your new sight. Smaller peeps transmit less light, though. Your sight picture may appear less bright. Using a peep with tubing won't change what you're experiencing now. Since you're not using the tubing now, you'd be going backwards to start using one.
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Old 08-20-2006, 10:27 PM
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I've shot both but the QAD doesn't hurt speed at all compared to the WB. JMO
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Old 08-21-2006, 08:22 AM
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I've shot both but the QAD doesn't hurt speed at all compared to the WB. JMO
Masterdiver, you're on the wrong thread. The original question conserns peep sights, not rests.
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Old 08-21-2006, 12:20 PM
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Well, I don't know what to do now. I may just have to switch to a smaller hole tru-peep, shoot outdoors a bit and see how it is... Thanks!!
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