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#1 Ambush

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Posted 05 February 2018 - 07:36 PM

Well yes or no?

With a true surprise release how do you not drop the bow?

Hatch, yes I'm over thinking it!

I shot-shoot a wrist-index trigger, thumb,and hinge. But a true surprise release seams like I almost drop my bow, regardless of inpact thats not a option.

So I guess Im moving to a strap.

Thoughts?

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Posted 05 February 2018 - 08:22 PM

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Posted 05 February 2018 - 08:22 PM

Ignore it once it's on

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Posted 05 February 2018 - 08:49 PM

. I'm thinking it's just more junk on a bow when it comes to go time..I say no.

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Posted 06 February 2018 - 04:24 AM

I like as little stuff on my bow as possible.  I dont have a counter weight on front or a wrist strap.  Your hand wont let you drop the bow.  That being said, I do hunt with a predator decoy strapped on the front which is a bulky, but, I have seen them work to many times not to use it.


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Posted 06 February 2018 - 09:03 AM

Never used one... index finger touches the front of riser. Ed F



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Posted 06 February 2018 - 09:38 AM

They are either tight enough to cause torque, or loose enough they aren't worth a hoot.  

 

Ed knows his stuff, be like Ed...  


Give me a bow, a topo and two weeks and I guarantee I kill two weeks!

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Posted 06 February 2018 - 09:04 PM

Never used one either. Results vary and I have limited success and have owned a cat, once. So take my opinion for what it is.

Edited by Arrowslinger, 06 February 2018 - 09:05 PM.

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Posted 07 February 2018 - 04:46 AM

No strap either- but never shot a true surprise release.

Those I know that do one uses a strap and the other used stabs so that after release the bow didn’t want to fly out of his hand.

Like Ed my index comes around to the front of the riser, but I use a trigger

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Posted 07 February 2018 - 08:08 PM

No wrist strap on a compound???? Won’t the bow drop after the shot? Wrist strap causes torque???? Damn now you guys got me over thinking.

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Posted 07 February 2018 - 08:17 PM

I've known guys that would over think a glass of water..be the arrow..what would ishi think of a bow strap? Hmmm

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Posted 07 February 2018 - 08:51 PM

Guys, if it makes me shoot better I'd do about anything. Might as well test it.

Worked up a strap out of some cord, tested it, no diffrence. Still havent dropped my bow, strap gone, or like MJB said just hanging there.

Edited by Ambush, 07 February 2018 - 08:53 PM.


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Posted 08 February 2018 - 08:56 AM

Guys, if it makes me shoot better I'd do about anything. Might as well test it.

Worked up a strap out of some cord, tested it, no diffrence. Still havent dropped my bow, strap gone, or like MJB said just hanging there.

 

I missed an opportunity on a few critters because it took the extra second to get the hand in there, stupid pigs and turkeys not staying tied to the pasture...


Give me a bow, a topo and two weeks and I guarantee I kill two weeks!

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Posted 08 February 2018 - 03:10 PM

It's on my bow.  Never use it.  But, what do I know. 


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Posted 08 February 2018 - 03:44 PM

I think target guys rely more on straps then hunters.

All about reputation. I don’t care if you white knuckle the riser- reputation is key. Then figuring out what you want to replicate that makes you a better shooter.

Hatch- didn’t you miss a forky two years ago overthinking things?




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