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Old 03-02-2009, 07:48 PM
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I just bought me a new sight for my bow and I was just wandering which all of yall preferred. Three or Four pins?

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Old 03-03-2009, 01:23 PM
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I only got 2 right now. But I have 4 total, so I'm going to put the others on this spring.


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Old 03-03-2009, 01:54 PM
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Single pin adjustable for me. Won't shoot anything else. WCL
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Old 03-03-2009, 07:35 PM
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I have three pins but always wanted and needed a 4th but I think my next sight will be a 5 pin.
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Old 03-03-2009, 09:17 PM
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Yeah, the sight that I bought came with three pins. But I bought an extra pin and put it on to make it a four pin. What yardage do yall normally prefer to set them at?
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Old 03-05-2009, 04:09 AM
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1 pin. Once you get more than 2 or 3 it starts getting confusing, especially for new shooters. Once you mastered 1 pin thats all youll ever need.
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Old 03-05-2009, 06:28 AM
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Single pin adjustable for me. When I hunt, I keep it set at 25 yards, im good out to 30 without having to adjust anything.
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Old 03-05-2009, 08:09 AM
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...which all of yall preferred. Three or Four pins?
Actually I prefer 5, and many sights come with that many. I use this not only for hunting, but for 3D and the distances shot in competiton are often more than what I would shoot at a live animal.

Lots ofpeople, I think, aren't fond of many things that smack of math, but I always figured numbers are our friends. So I don't even bother to set the pins easy at 20, 30, 40, etc but rather use an odd array like 25, 33, 40, 46, 50 yd. I will range objects ahead of time (rocks, trees) so I know how far a deer is when it arrives, then pick the pin I want. Again - for hunting - the first 3 pins are all that come into play.

I also use a single-pin adjustable (Sure Loc) for my target rig and the trick with it is to remember to set the pin properly for each distance. Old brains sometimes forget to do that.
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Old 03-05-2009, 04:08 PM
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one pin for me, knowbody should really be shooting over 30 yds on deer anyway. 25 yd sight in and your good to go from 0 to 30 yds with these new bows.
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Old 03-05-2009, 04:33 PM
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knowbody should really be shooting over 30 yds on deer anyway
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