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#3548041 - 01/15/14 06:19 PM Glove, tab or fingers ??
FOX FIRE
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Registered: 08/01/11
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What are shoot'n with ??

Most of the time I just use my bare fingers, even used to shoot my compound the same way, but was feeling the sting tonight tho, the bow was a (new to me) grizzly at 55#, my other is just 50#, but the 55# has a custom string & I think thats made a difference.

Now I'm thinking its time to get something to keep the skin on my fingers.
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#3548129 - 01/15/14 06:54 PM Re: Glove, tab or fingers ?? [Re: FOX FIRE]
eddie c
Old School
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Registered: 08/09/01
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I'm currently using a glove, been using a tab for years. 2 years ago while I was in south Texas, one of the guys I was hunting with asked me about my tab. I told him I never found a glove that fit. he handed me one of his and my groups tighten up. i tried to hand him the glove back and he said that wasn't his glove, that it must have been mine. \:\) he had it so long the only thing on it that we could ID was the Made In USA flag tag. the only glove I've found close to it is a Bear Paw that is was made in Germany.
my tab is made like a Super Glove tab.

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#3548205 - 01/15/14 07:36 PM Re: Glove, tab or fingers ?? [Re: eddie c]
FOX FIRE
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I've tried both & always favored a tab, even used it with a compound before the release was a "must have" item.

The gloves always hindered the feel of the string & I was forever rolling the string off my fingers, tabs were slick as a whistle but wore out fast, but with either the were the cheapos, never had anything of real good quality.
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#3548375 - 01/15/14 09:25 PM Re: Glove, tab or fingers ?? [Re: FOX FIRE]
southernhunter
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Registered: 09/08/10
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Loc: alabama

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i went in another bow shop i was passing the other day ,and he had tabs and gloves , i was going to buy one of each but then noticed the tabs were small size. so i ended up with a glove but plan on trying to buy a tab as well.
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#3548640 - 01/16/14 08:09 AM Re: Glove, tab or fingers ?? [Re: southernhunter]
Grill-n-man
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Registered: 01/10/13
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Loc: rhea county tn

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If I use a tab it is only when bowfishing, glove tends to get slick and stretches when wet. I use a glove and like you had a hard time getting a good fit ( I got short fat fingers). The ones I got now were just a little small but I use a good oil to wet them then put them on and let the glove stretch to fit. Kinda like breaking in a new ball glove.
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#3548661 - 01/16/14 08:21 AM Re: Glove, tab or fingers ?? [Re: Grill-n-man]
eddie c
Old School
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when I am bowfishing I use a tight thin glove on both hands for grabbing the line when pulling the fish in the boat. I was using a tab but a rope burn changed my mind. I usually buy the cheap thin glove at dollar general.
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#3549895 - 01/16/14 11:36 PM Re: Glove, tab or fingers ?? [Re: eddie c]
FOX FIRE
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Bought a (Neat brand) new tab today,only about $8 so figured I would roll the dice on it, but am gonna start look'n for a glove to try also.
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#3590311 - 02/16/14 11:33 PM Re: Glove, tab or fingers ?? [Re: FOX FIRE]
sneakybow
Spike


Registered: 08/11/12
Posts: 50
Loc: Tennessee

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I shoot one of the Rod Jenkins tabs made by Scott Teaschner. Great tab and has a 5 year unlimited shooting guarantee on it.
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#3590468 - 02/17/14 07:52 AM Re: Glove, tab or fingers ?? [Re: sneakybow]
pressfit
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Registered: 12/28/09
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I always had those rubber things on my string to protect my fingers..
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#3655842 - 04/26/14 12:37 PM Re: Glove, tab or fingers ?? [Re: pressfit]
Locksley
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Registered: 10/23/01
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 Originally Posted By: pressfit
I always had those rubber things on my string to protect my fingers..
No-Gloves are good 3Rivers Archery: Dale Karch Installing No-Gloves
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YrRl8DYm4mc
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