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#3297422 - 07/21/13 09:35 AM String Splitter Peep Sights
DKO77
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Registered: 03/29/13
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Was wondering if anybody has used these - I know they are heavy and expensive but if they work in low light like they say I may be interested cause I have had some big deer get by me at low light. I was looking at the fly , it is an 1/8 inch opening and weighs 7.5 grains I believe. If I can get better accuracy with a smaller peep but still show daylight like a 3/16 or a 1/4 I'm going to. Just looking for opinions , Thanks guys.
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#3297436 - 07/21/13 09:51 AM Re: String Splitter Peep Sights [Re: DKO77]
Radar
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I prefer a 3/16" Meta Peep myself . Perfect size for hunting , and not too large to hamper accuracy . Ideally , you want a peep to surround your sight guard at full draw , so you can center it .
I have never had an issue seeing deer through my peep sight during legal shooting light .
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#3298377 - 07/22/13 08:26 AM Re: String Splitter Peep Sights [Re: Radar]
TNDeerGuy
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Registered: 11/28/06
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Loc: Old Hickory/Mt.Juliet, TN

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1/8th is awfully small for a hunting application in my opinion. I have used a 1/8th before for 3d and there have been a few times during the day that I was having light issues, due to shade/cloud-cover, etc.... I would recommend for hunting either the 3/16", like Radar stated, or a 1/4"—whichever one will have the ring of the sight housing in perfect alignment with the ring of your peep. I use the 1/4" meta peep and the ring of my raptor sight fits perfectly on the edge of peep window.
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#3298423 - 07/22/13 09:04 AM Re: String Splitter Peep Sights [Re: TNDeerGuy]
Headhunter
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Registered: 11/14/00
Posts: 4000
Loc: LaVergne, TN USA

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anchor sight, I got rid of peep sights years ago. best move i ever made.
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#3299563 - 07/23/13 09:27 AM Re: String Splitter Peep Sights [Re: Headhunter]
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Mud Dauber
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I used a string splitter for part of a season. I had problems getting it oriented correctly. I have also read reports of them collapsing. I ditched it.
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