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Location: cecil pa
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hey guys i want my bow to be basically dead on. Im going to be using a copper john deadnuts sight setup for 10,20,30,40 yards and a whisker biskit droptine arrow rest what are some ways to make the bow shoot 2-4 inch groups and be consistent and forgiving?

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Location: Summit, IL
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what Kinna bow and speed?? dual cam or single cam??? Release aid or fingers??? And with that question racer PLEASE tell me that you want it for NEXT YEAR because you arent ready for this year...Concistancy is only about 30% bow with the quality of most your Bows nowadays...and forgiveness lies in 2 things....Axel to Axel length and Brace height....The rest is PRACTICE and setup tuning which is best if you have your local proshop help you with...Not trying to be mean with the you aint ready for this year statement Racer but you are young and impatience comes with youth....We owe it to our beloved deer to take them quickly and humanely and that requires MANY MANY hours of diligent practice with a Bow!!!! As far as setup and grouping I personally HATE the wisker rest (will get snapped on for that by a few on here I know) But I just dont like them or thier design...Granted I like the idea behind them for not letting your arrow fall off the rest but since I dont walk with an arrow noched I dont have that problem...Just dont like the fact that those brissles are contacting my arrow and fletchings... ANYWAY....Practice is Key buddy and dont think any advise from me or anyone else on here can replace that or even speed it up...Take it to your local Pro shop and Ask them for aid in Paper tuning and setup to make sure you have proper arrow flight and proper arrow spine for your setup..Also make sure that the pro has a looksie at your draw to make sure that the bow fits you properly and your form is on...good luck Thumbs up

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yea i had a bow before this but was not impressed by its consistency and i wanted one that was a little better it is a o6 reflex excursion two cams 29 inch draw and cx 300 arrows.

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release aid or fingers? Reflex bows are fine bows for the money. They are the secondary production line from Hoyt... The only reason they are cheaper is that they dont Market them like thier top line bows. Very forgiving and quick bows. Take it to your Bow shop as I suggested and make sure all is in tune with your style of shooting...Also have them instruct you on how to do all this yourself by SHOWING you....Reading and advise is all well and fine but NOTHING can replace hands on experiance. (get rid of that wisker rest and get you a good drop away rest) Lord Im gonna get smacked for that Laugh Laugh

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release aid and i plan on buying a new rest.

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K...One thing I would strongly suggest is a String loop tied in...Not those metal ones they are WAY too loud...It will help alot on form in case your anchor point is a little incosistant. And on the new rest the new drop away styles (there are alot of good ones to choose from) eliminate alot of other tuning problems. Most people think taking thier bows to a Pro shop is expencive but its really not when taking in concideration what you are using it for. Thier knowledge is priceless (as long as its a good one) and most will be more than happy to show you how to tune your own bow and maintain it at home. Also I will say again have them watch you shoot it so they might be able to see any incocistancies in your form. The cx 300's are great arrows...Tizz what I shoot as well...Have one thats been through 2 bucks and 2 does so far and all I did to it was refletch...Good thing about carbons...they are either straight or BROKE...No worries there.... Might I also suggest you try the G5 Monotech broadheads...They are fixed blad but out of My bow (298.3fps) they fly dead on with my field tips and WOW do they penetrate well....Lil salty on price 29.95 in most places but they are resharpenable and well worth the price...Blew through a Buck Year before last at 35 yards and the arrow STILL went 8 inches in the ground after. Best broadhead I have ever used so far and I have tried MANY. Good luck to ya

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cam69, What do you mean a whisker biscket is'nt good,hav'nt you seen them advertised all over,there the best things on the market,your a jerk because you don't like them and I do!...........HA HA..........just kidd'n P.S...I feel the same way,I don't want anything touching my arrow after it's released except theTWO LUNGS INSIDE THE DEERS CHEST!

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Location: cecil pa
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I think im gonna get a muzzy zero effect drop away rest. Also i already got broadheads they are crimson talon and crimson raptors. I like them although i have yet to hit a deer with them but have missed a lot with them??

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Never tried them broadheads...The raptor looks like it may be changing your point of impact by design....Have you tried practicing with them attached to your arrows? I was reading the stuff on the raptor and it says it has "stabilizing technology....THAT could be why you are missing in the field...It could be that your broadheads are fighting your fletchings throwing your point of impact off.

The muzzy zero effect is a good product,,,Had one on my old Hoyt and it did its job well...There are cheaper on the market though that do the job just as well..The NAP quick tune 3000 drop away is VERY tunable and MUCH less cost...You can also get a little dealy that will hold your arrow in place till you draw...Take a looksie at that as well if you wish...Not knocking the muzzy at all but its just a little too salty for my taste and a little heavier in weight as well...Highest price dont ALWAYS mean its the best...Neither does more advertisement...Look at Mathews...They are High as heck but yet they seem to be copying everyone elses design improvements...BowTech comes out with Parrallel limb design...then next year here comes Mathews with it and so on and so on...

Yeah Yeah Yeah Buck Imma butthead Laugh A butthead that agrees with the through the lungs statement Thumbs up

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i can get the muzzy for 64.99 on kcs. And i uses the crimson talon while target shootin before and it was onelike my field tips.

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hey racer965,sounds like this hunting thing is something ya really like......good stuff..............goooood stuff..aint it.Take your time w/the bow hunting there's alot more to learn than w/the gun,and you won't believe how much more you will know about deer behavior,Your deer will mean so much more to ya when ya hunt w/a bow.From what I've read this cam69 guy might know a thing or two about hunting and if I can help ya just ask.

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