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#3243910 - 05/10/13 07:38 PM release suggestions?
r'ville a-bolt
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Registered: 01/28/13
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I prefer index finger releases and gonna buy a new one soon any input would be helpful
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#3243956 - 05/10/13 08:34 PM Re: release suggestions? [Re: r'ville a-bolt]
Bootlegger
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Registered: 04/26/13
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Loc: Crossville,TN

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I use a True Fire Hardcore Max and love it. You can get the on Ebay for around $91- $100 shipped. I gave $91 for mine.
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#3243976 - 05/10/13 08:54 PM Re: release suggestions? [Re: Bootlegger]
Crow Terminator
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Registered: 10/23/99
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For index trigger releases, I use a Carter RX2. I like a crisp trigger that I can't feel any "give" in. I also prefer hook style releases over caliper style jaws. But that's just me.
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#3243981 - 05/10/13 09:00 PM Re: release suggestions? [Re: Crow Terminator]
r'ville a-bolt
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is the hook style stable on the loop
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#3243987 - 05/10/13 09:06 PM Re: release suggestions? [Re: r'ville a-bolt]
Crow Terminator
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D-Loops are what hook style releases are designed for. They are smooth and break clean from the loop.
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#3244000 - 05/10/13 09:24 PM Re: release suggestions? [Re: Crow Terminator]
TNDeerGuy
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Registered: 11/28/06
Posts: 6168
Loc: Old Hickory/Mt.Juliet, TN

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I use an old tru-ball caliper style, can't even remember the name. Which ever one you pick make sure it is adjustable both for trigger poundage and length, and make sure you shorten it to where it is not on the tip of your finger and it is deeper in your knuckle.
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#3244045 - 05/10/13 10:08 PM Re: release suggestions? [Re: TNDeerGuy]
TheAirMan
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Registered: 06/18/01
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Loc: Moss, Tennessee

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I like the Scott Deluxe Little Goose I use.
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#3245164 - 05/12/13 11:26 PM Re: release suggestions? [Re: TheAirMan]
cleatus2506
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Registered: 02/03/06
Posts: 489
Loc: Lynchburg, TN

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I shoot a Scott Rhino XT. It is a single sear hook release and it can be set with a little heavier trigger pull so it is a little easier to shoot with proper back tension. I also like the hook style because it is easier for me to hook onto my loop without looking when I have a deer close.
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#3245257 - 05/13/13 07:19 AM Re: release suggestions? [Re: cleatus2506]
Bootlegger
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The Hardcore Max does have trigger travel adjustment and tension adjustment from 3-16 ounces.
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#3245553 - 05/13/13 03:27 PM Re: release suggestions? [Re: Bootlegger]
UTGrad
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Registered: 12/01/07
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Loc: Franklin, TN

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The Carter Like Mike is an excellent hook style index release. I shot one for 2 years. The adjustability is excellent with a trigger weight from 1-10 lbs. It's a great release especially executing back tension.
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