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#796565 - 06/25/08 09:30 PM Extreme sights?
paradis1142
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I just ordered an extreme rt-900 4 pin sight for my vectrix xl. Does anyone have any experience with the extreme sights? I hope that I made a good decision.
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#796589 - 06/25/08 09:37 PM Re: Extreme sights? [Re: paradis1142]
Double Drops
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I had those sights on my Drenalin last year. They are great sights for the money. The pin housing is small, but I really liked that. The pins were extremely bright. Overall, not a bad sight at all.
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#796754 - 06/25/08 11:26 PM Re: Extreme sights? [Re: Double Drops]
plinker22
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I hate to bring bad news, but I used this sight last year and replaced it as soon as the season was over. For practice, I loved the sight. For hunting, I DO NOT recommend it.

While hunting, the fiber optics were VERY easily broken. I replaced many pieces of fiber optic last year. For some reason, briers and vines could very easily make their way into the exposed area of the fibers and break them.

I love the look of the Extreme, but would not recommend it at all for hunting. Sorry Bro.
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#796929 - 06/26/08 07:45 AM Re: Extreme sights? [Re: plinker22]
Double Drops
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Extreme makes a sight cover that I used while walking to and from my stand. I can see how briars could come in contact with the fibers if you didn't use one.

They are only $8 and well worth the money.

http://www.bowhunterssuperstore.com/extreme-archery-scope-sight-cover-p-5881.html
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#797162 - 06/26/08 09:49 AM Re: Extreme sights? [Re: Double Drops]
plinker22
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 Originally Posted By: Double Drops
Extreme makes a sight cover that I used while walking to and from my stand. I can see how briars could come in contact with the fibers if you didn't use one.

They are only $8 and well worth the money.

http://www.bowhunterssuperstore.com/extreme-archery-scope-sight-cover-p-5881.html

point well taken DD, I did not know that product was available. Bad design = Make a Sight cover
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#797197 - 06/26/08 10:08 AM Re: Extreme sights? [Re: plinker22]
Double Drops
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 Originally Posted By: plinker22
 Originally Posted By: Double Drops
Extreme makes a sight cover that I used while walking to and from my stand. I can see how briars could come in contact with the fibers if you didn't use one.

They are only $8 and well worth the money.

http://www.bowhunterssuperstore.com/extreme-archery-scope-sight-cover-p-5881.html

point well taken DD, I did not know that product was available. Bad design = Make a Sight cover


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#797454 - 06/26/08 01:03 PM Re: Extreme sights? [Re: paradis1142]
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I have the 9000 series on my Hoyt and they are very nice sights, I am changing this year though I only need one pin out to 40 so there is no use in having 4????

Good Choice though you won't be dissapointed!!!
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#811544 - 07/07/08 04:42 PM Re: Extreme sights? [Re: ]
stik
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BOWdacious shot an extreme for a while but she likes her viper much better.
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