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#3264696 - 06/09/13 05:28 PM Re: Long Distance Practice [Re: DMAG]
UTGrad
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Registered: 12/01/07
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 Originally Posted By: DMAG
Shoot out to 100 all the time and when you step up to 50, the target looks like a ups truck. I got an elk hunt in about two months so I been at it hard.


Good luck! Which broadhead are you going to use for elk?

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#3264740 - 06/09/13 06:30 PM Re: Long Distance Practice [Re: DMAG]
Grill-n-man
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Registered: 01/10/13
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Loc: rhea county tn

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Shoot out to about 65 yards mostly, thats as far as I can get here in the yard. Love it when I can get some where to stretch it out. Lots of fun and makes 40 yards in a chip shot
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#3264803 - 06/09/13 07:32 PM Re: Long Distance Practice [Re: Grill-n-man]
Crow Terminator
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Registered: 10/23/99
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I can shoot very long distance here at the house but I seldom do though. Some of the local shoots will have novelty shoots where you can win prizes or money for shooting long distance, so it's always a good idea to have a pin or yardage marking for 80-100 yards on there...just in case you want to try for one of the prizes. I won $140 some odd dollars last yr at a shoot on one of these types of games, long dot shooting @ 100 yds.

If I shoot at longer distances a lot, I've noticed it sort of hurts my short yardage game. I get over confident thinking they are chip shots if they are closer than where I've been shooting from the most. I shot a 3D shoot Saturday in Known 45 class and was drilling 12 rings at the longer distances from 40-46 yards...but had four 8s that I shot...and all 4 of them were on short distance targets. Go figure.

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#3264874 - 06/09/13 08:33 PM Re: Long Distance Practice [Re: Crow Terminator]
DMAG
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Registered: 11/13/10
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Loc: Bradley County, TN

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Im not %100 sure yet, I know 125s for sure. I may end up with Crow's favorite ol' 2 blade rage. All my friends use 100 grain 2 blade rages and 350 blue streaks, which is what I shot anyway. They said they have never had an arrow not pass through. Il keep you posted. Oh Yea and Happy Birthday!!!!

Edited by DMAG (06/09/13 08:34 PM)

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#3267600 - 06/13/13 04:20 PM Re: Long Distance Practice [Re: DMAG]
plinker22
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Registered: 02/07/05
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I must just be old! \:\(
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#3267835 - 06/13/13 09:59 PM Re: Long Distance Practice [Re: plinker22]
DKO77
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Registered: 03/29/13
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Loc: TN

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don't know the exact distance but I shot one over the trees when my loop broke at full draw - used to have a bad habit about pointing bow up when drawing- needless to say I learned not to - so, however far you can shoot a 70lb draw pse pointing upwards is as far as I've shot - hope its not in a rooftop somewhere - other than that - 60 yards
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#3268754 - 06/15/13 11:50 PM Re: Long Distance Practice [Re: DKO77]
Poleaxe
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Registered: 09/08/12
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Another good thing with the longer shots it you have plenty enough arrow flight time to see if your arrow is flying straight or thus needs further adjustments.
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#3270489 - 06/18/13 04:45 PM Re: Long Distance Practice [Re: DMAG]
knightrider
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Registered: 09/27/10
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sometimes I stretch it all the way out to 40 yards lol
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#3271308 - 06/19/13 03:38 PM Re: Long Distance Practice [Re: DMAG]
Lady's man
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Registered: 09/30/08
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Loc: knoxville, tn

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Never shot more than 40. My bow isnt fast enough to shoot at that distance. And i have my single pin set dead on at 24yrds so i dnt like moving it. But wen i step up next yr (new bow) i might give it a try
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#3272001 - 06/20/13 01:49 PM Re: Long Distance Practice [Re: DMAG]
muddyboots
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Loc: savannah, tn., usa

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Yep
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