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Been discussed before.... But for those who use or know of guys who use buckle trigger release what's been good to you??

I have been using a Fletcher caliper .44 for 5 years. Getting a little stretched out and I have some BPS gift cards to burn. Guys always talk about Scott and Tru Ball, but are they twice as much better? Read some of Ulmer's comments, but I don't know how much smoother a trigger can be to really make a difference or a trigger puller?
 

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I've used a Scott for 10 years, two different ones, and I have no complaints. I'm going to get a whole new set up this year so I'll probably check out a few others but I'll buy another if nothing else blows my socks off....
 

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I liked Scott of those two. The truball kind of creeps open where the design of the Scott is it is closed, until it breaks.

If you want a super nice trigger like a fine rifle, I had a carter 2Shot that broke as nice as the best rifle around.

But in the end, its the Indian that matters, not the equipment.

I have a truball thumb release I'd let go super cheap if ya want.
 

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My crowd all shoot Scotts, zero travel is a must. Most seam to like the buckle strap, I seam to like velcro for that perfect custom fit.Watch camofire for a Scott wildcat fairly cheap. That said im shooting a thumb trigger release.
 

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Thanks gents.

The closest to what I have been shootin is the little bitty goose release. Anyone shoot that guy?

I honestly don't "push/pull" with my finger on the trigger. Not a puncher, but I know when I am releasing (just train myself not to react). So I don't know if a smooth release will help?

BC- thanks for the offer. Just never tried a thumb and not sure I am ready for a change as I do ok with a trigger. I am 5% black foot, so I got that going for me.
 

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I use the tru fire hardcore and really like it.
 

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JNDEER said:
I am 5% black foot, so I got that going for me.
5% Black Foot
5% Big Foot

But the reall key to your success is that lucky Rabbits Foot....
 

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Everyone still using the pinch design or the single hook?

I like the hook....you don't have to take your eyes off the target if you practice enough
 

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I shoot a Carter Quickie. the hook is nice if you shoot a D loop. They are making them with different spring weights to adjust the trigger.

Forrest Carter is an avid Elk Hunter. If you call them he could talk to you about what you like about your current release and recommend a model.

Carter Enterprises
P.O. Box 19
487 N. 2290 E.
Saint Anthony, ID 83445

Phone: (208) 624-3467
Fax: (208) 624-7515
 

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The thumb I have, isn't a back tension release so it has a trigger, but isn't a normal release for sure.

I had a little bity goose as primary and backup for years. The buckle plus the easily adjustable length makes it easy to get perfect.

Good luck.
 

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Well had my cuz try a few releases we (brother, cuz, and me) liked. He actually preferred our cheap Fletcher but said the little bitty was nice as well.

Got BPS to price match so I should be testing it out soon.
 

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Thanks forky.

I just got it in the mail yesterday. Going to play around with it, but doubt I will be ready to switch before my pig hunt at the end of the month.

If all goes well... Hoping it is better then my current one (at least for durability).
 

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I've had mine for 5+ years now, still as good as the day I got it. Every once in a while something will get stuck in the roller and it causes the trigger to not move smoothly. I'm always checking it in the field, I've never had it mess up a shot though. I try and keep my release turned around to the backside of my hand to keep from putting it in the dirt up until I'm getting close to a shot.
 
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