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Old 01-09-2005, 05:25 PM
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I am very finicky when im aiming. i am not steady in the least bit. is there anyway to help make me more steady?
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Old 01-09-2005, 05:27 PM
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rest your left elbow [if your right handed] on a stationary object. you can also lean the left side of your body against a tree or solid object. do the opposite if you left handed
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Old 01-09-2005, 05:36 PM
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yes, but even when doing that im not very steady. im mainly talking about just straight up standing and shooting though. not leaning.
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Old 01-09-2005, 05:39 PM
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when standing up and shooting i dont know if there can be anything done to help steady yourself. when shooting a bow, i know that the heavier the bow is [within reason] the steadier i can hold the bow. ex. when i put a stablizer on my bow i could hold it a little steadier. maybe someone else can help.
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Old 01-09-2005, 05:49 PM
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If you are hunting out of a stand try a paded rail to rest your gun on.
Or if you have the room buy a porta bench that varmit hunters use and mount it in your stand
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Old 01-09-2005, 06:20 PM
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Learn how to use a tight sling. Don't fall for the hasty sling. When you've mastered it I'll tell you how to make a "Ching" sling.
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Old 01-09-2005, 07:18 PM
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ive taken alot of shots offhand, and i usually only use it when i have to make the shot quick or i absolute have to because of low vegatation. Try and take a knee if possible, or lean your arm against a tree. keep the gun tight to your shoulder. try to calm your breathing. In a stand, get a padded rail or a Level Lok. I can't imagine using shooting sticks for deer, as i think they would just take up too much space in the day pack.alot of times in spots where i could actually use them, i just try and lie prone. shooting prone is by far the deadliest position when you're shooting at a deer.

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Old 01-09-2005, 08:07 PM
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ive heard there is some kind of pill that steadys you. maybe not.
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Old 01-10-2005, 02:39 AM
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YOU NEED A SHOOTING STICK..CUT DOWN A SAPLING THAT HAS A Y IN IT. MAKE IT TO THE HEIGHT YOU NEED FOR STANDING KNEELING OR SITTING.

AS FOR THE PILL THING HOPE YOUR JOKING.........MAYBE TRY A BI-POD?
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Old 01-10-2005, 02:43 AM
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try to make sure your not grabbing the bow. let the handle rest in your hand
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