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#3369770 - 09/22/13 12:27 PM shooting left.
Eric Kilby
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I am shooting great groups at 40 yards but I keep shooting a inch to the left, adjust the sights and I'm still shooting left. Its not a major concern but it irritates me..
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#3369784 - 09/22/13 12:41 PM Re: shooting left. [Re: Eric Kilby]
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Either you are subconsciously pulling it, or holding just off of it, or you have not walk-back rest tuned it and that is slightly off. Those would be my guesses.
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#3369826 - 09/22/13 01:28 PM Re: shooting left. [Re: TNDeerGuy]
Eric Kilby
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I must be pulling it, I just don't see how I shoot with my hand open on the riser. I may be dropping my arm or something
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#3369849 - 09/22/13 01:57 PM Re: shooting left. [Re: TNDeerGuy]
bowhunter163
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 Originally Posted By: TNDeerGuy
Either you are subconsciously pulling it, or holding just off of it, or you have not walk-back rest tuned it and that is slightly off. Those would be my guesses.
I doubt it's his rest . As long as fixed blades and field points are still hitting . I would assume you are doing something to pull them to that spot . You can shoot with an open hand and still put torque on the riser . It could be all mental too . Once your mental game gets messed up who knows where it's going . Lol


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#3369870 - 09/22/13 02:38 PM Re: shooting left. [Re: bowhunter163]
Eric Kilby
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At 40 I can still make arrows touch but they are always freak in to the left side its depressing guess I need to quit being a perfectionist
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#3371203 - 09/23/13 01:31 PM Re: shooting left. [Re: Eric Kilby]
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Check your 1st 2nd and 3rd axis on your sight.
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#3371324 - 09/23/13 02:46 PM Re: shooting left. [Re: Eric Kilby]
TNDeerGuy
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 Originally Posted By: Eric Kilby
At 40 I can still make arrows touch but they are always freak in to the left side its depressing guess I need to quit being a perfectionist


I just read it again...."1" to the left @ 40yds"(I initially overlooked that)———seriously????? \:D You need to find a different hobby. LOL
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#3371371 - 09/23/13 03:25 PM Re: shooting left. [Re: TNDeerGuy]
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Lol . A lot of ppl think a volley ball size group at 40 is acceptable.if I cam do a soft ball size I feel really good about it .
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#3371377 - 09/23/13 03:29 PM Re: shooting left. [Re: southernhunter]
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I have a tendency to pull my shots to the left too. I know it's me because my most confident steady shots are usually centered well. pardon me I'm going to go shoot a few right now.
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#3371894 - 09/23/13 09:17 PM Re: shooting left. [Re: catman529]
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I start to pull my shots to the left if I'm starting to get tired.
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#3371931 - 09/23/13 09:33 PM Re: shooting left. [Re: UTGrad]
utvol5
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Does your sight have a level on it....if your bow is not level (at full draw) it will pull one way or the other.
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#3371985 - 09/23/13 09:50 PM Re: shooting left. [Re: utvol5]
Eric Kilby
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No level on my cheap sights, its not bad enough to stress about I'm just a perfectionist so it irritates me
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