Traditional Archery Talk Trad-bows here!

Bow cant and eyes...

Old 11-15-2004, 06:09 PM
  #1  
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location:
Posts: 42
Default Bow cant and eyes...

1) is it an accepted or common method to shoot with both eyes open?

2) Should gap shooters cant their bow? I'm shooting a recurve, though I have not been gap shooting I thought about trying it. I'm terribly inacurrate past 20 yards. I hit the target but with no consistency.
SaroorHai is offline  
Old 11-15-2004, 10:15 PM
  #2  
LBR
Boone & Crockett
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: Mississippi USA
Posts: 15,296
Default RE: Bow cant and eyes...

In my opinion, it's much better to shoot with both eyes open. It allows for depth perception. For many years, I closed one eye (compound/peep habit). It took some work, but I now shoot with both eyes open, and it does help.

Canting your bow gets it out of your sight picture. If you are used to this, no reason to change if you start to gap. Just remember to cant your head at approximately the same angle.

Chad
LBR is offline  
Old 11-16-2004, 06:37 PM
  #3  
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location:
Posts: 42
Default RE: Bow cant and eyes...

I don't cant, though I tried it today and it was very awkward.
I like to shoot with both eyes open and I shoot alot better that way. It feels more natural to me, kinda like shooting a shotgun maybe.
SaroorHai is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
Vabowman
Bowhunting
56
08-04-2008 10:41 AM
IL-Cornfed
Trail Cameras
10
06-25-2007 02:12 PM
vangunsmith
Fishing Gear
1
03-16-2005 02:27 AM
mauser06
Freshwater Fishing
8
06-15-2003 07:51 PM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


Quick Reply: Bow cant and eyes...


Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service -

Copyright © 2024 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.