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#3092016 - 12/23/12 06:48 AM Re: 5-pin sight [Re: deerthug78]
yamaha200
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Registered: 01/31/12
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I just have a 3 pin sight. I shoot one out to 30 yards. The second is for 35 to 40 yards. The 3rd pin I don't use, cause I don't feel comfortable shooting past 40. If you have a flat shooting bow I don't see a need for 3 pins to get you out to 30 yards.
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#3092087 - 12/23/12 07:58 AM Re: 5-pin sight [Re: yamaha200]
TNDeerGuy
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Registered: 11/28/06
Posts: 6004
Loc: Old Hickory/Mt.Juliet, TN

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I have a four-pin sight and they are set at 20, 30, 40 and 50. Due to my heavy arrow weight, I have too much drop between 20-30-40 to feel comfortable in possible rush situations to mentally adjust the pin for the calculated drop difference—I would rather put a selected pin on the target and focus on making a good shot, rather than take some of that focus on how high/low to hold. All that being said, my longest shot ever has been 28 yards.
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#3092097 - 12/23/12 08:11 AM Re: 5-pin sight [Re: TNDeerGuy]
BowGuy84
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Registered: 09/16/07
Posts: 4904
Loc: Nashville, TN and Louisville, ...

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Shooting an 09 PSE X-force I am slet 20-60 in 10 yard increments roughly.

I like it, but am looking towards going to a sight with a floating/adjustable pin/pins. It will make holding dead on at longer between yardages possible. I like the thought of that.

Again, my farthest shot on a deer this year is 36 yards. So it is probably a mute point.

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