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    The biggest mistake is to try and make a perfect...

    The biggest mistake is to try and make a perfect tape in one effort. Just make one and shoot with it and then make a new one a little longer or shorter.

    I like to make one and shoot at 35 yds and...
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    The first mistake you are making is assuming your...

    The first mistake you are making is assuming your bow is dead on, it isn't. So move the windage until you are missing on both sides and mostly hitting g dead on.

    Of course you should learn to...
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    Sight tapes are not something you make one time...

    Sight tapes are not something you make one time and then forget them, they are something you continue to tweak. Just print a new one and go from there and keep dialing it in.
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    You need to learn how to control your string and...

    You need to learn how to control your string and peep, to do so turn your d-loop so that it is always straight off the back of the string as your first step. Then as you put a half twist into the...
  5. To me both of them have advantages and you simply...

    To me both of them have advantages and you simply have to lay out your needs for the arrow to live up to and then build that arrow. If I was going to be shooting in very gusty conditions where there...
  6. Im not a traditional guy but I have watched long...

    Im not a traditional guy but I have watched long distance olympic stuff where the arrow continued with the archers paradox all the way to the target, so it is there.

    The key with a recurve is to...
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    I use a vertical piece of black tape to dial in...

    I use a vertical piece of black tape to dial in my windage usually at 50 yards and it amazes me each time that I can basically hit it easily even at that distance and it is more precise than when I...
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    Here is something that I have been giving to many...

    Here is something that I have been giving to many people and for them it has given a totally different approach to aiming.

    Take a look at the target with naked eye and through your binos and...
  9. I have ran into guys shooting two classes at...

    I have ran into guys shooting two classes at local end of year shoots so they could qualify for prizes and have more than one chance to win a bow and I never liked it. It just leaves a bad taste in...
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    I went throught this crap and have settled on a...

    I went throught this crap and have settled on a speciality peep with a aperature kit and a 4x lense and .19 pin with a green fiber. Then you simply change aperatures until you find the one that you...
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    Three or so years ago back when I was still not...

    Three or so years ago back when I was still not set on one specific arrow I actually had my specialist tuned where it was shooting really solid with:

    400 spine carbontech cheetas

    400 spine...
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    My suggestion to you is to actually take a step...

    My suggestion to you is to actually take a step back and actually look at your real float, I usually referr to this as your "Natural Float". To do this all you have to do is for a couple weeks...
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    One more thing that has really helped me is that...

    One more thing that has really helped me is that I don't shoot at visible dots anymore, I am primarily a asa guy so I draw with a sharpie my scoring rings on cardboard and have 3 or so sets of the...
  14. I got my Specialist in 2010 and have been...

    I got my Specialist in 2010 and have been shooting indoor and 3d with it nonstop ever since, it has become something that I can depend on to shoot really strong day after day month after month...
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    I think for me two years ago when the practice...

    I think for me two years ago when the practice bags were only 60 yds from the pro shoot down and about 30 minutes before it was going to start I saw Levi Morgan shooting at 50 yds and I went over and...
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    To me it comes from having expectations of...

    To me it comes from having expectations of drilling the shorter distances perfectly and because of this pressure that you put on yourself you end up forcing things and being disappointed.

    There...
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    Just because you are hitting right doesn't mean...

    Just because you are hitting right doesn't mean your bow needs tuned, I am a really good shooter and it amazes me how during even one shooting session my bow can hit to the right for 15 minutes and...
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    I don't shoot aluminum but I do shoot gold tip...

    I don't shoot aluminum but I do shoot gold tip xxx and x cutters and I do bare shaft tune both of them and it works great. There is no reason you can't do it with the aluminum ones also.
  19. I like the things that I am hearing from Mahly in...

    I like the things that I am hearing from Mahly in this thread and if there are some new hinge shooters out there reading this stuff make sure that you pay attention to the way he is talking about his...
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    Don't screw around and just get a used modern bow...

    Don't screw around and just get a used modern bow out of the classifieds and some arrows and a release. If you look you can find some decent ones that will come with a rest and sight ans some arrows.
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    I have two ht brass hinges the medium ht pro...

    I have two ht brass hinges the medium ht pro brass and the hbc medium, both of them are awesome and shoot great. I strongly suggest that you set your new one very very very stinking slow and then...
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    More than likely it is just you flinching on the...

    More than likely it is just you flinching on the shot just as the bow fires because you anticipated the shot and this flinch makes the arrow fly off to the side and you see poor arrow flight.

    The...
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    Find the baldy destroyer 350 tuning thread in the...

    Find the baldy destroyer 350 tuning thread in the advanced search and read it, it will give you a good look at tuning a bowtech. Just by reading the couple posts that you have made in this thread I...
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    Made a sight tape.

    Made a sight tape.
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    Another thing you need to do is go out on a windy...

    Another thing you need to do is go out on a windy day and do this drill and for me it has really changed how I shoot in the wind.

    Come to anchor and settle in and then as your pin is approaching...
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    Usually a really strong shooter will be a good...

    Usually a really strong shooter will be a good shooter with both a hinge and a thumb trigger but for some personal reason one of them is their primary choice. The other release then becomes...
  27. I will do that next week when I get into the...

    I will do that next week when I get into the indoor range, I have done it before for a few shots but never done it for 30 or so shots.

    When you mentioned that changing releases changed your...
  28. Before I started setting up my hinges with a soft...

    Before I started setting up my hinges with a soft hand and also a j-hook grip I had to deal with this problem all the time, to me the problem comes from your fingers being curled up just enough that...
  29. I haven't thought about your shooting for a long...

    I haven't thought about your shooting for a long time but do remember talking to you a few months ago, to me just reading through this thread you are a very interesting shooter.

    I am going to...
  30. Mahly, when I listen to you talk about shooting...

    Mahly, when I listen to you talk about shooting in the wind I can hear some of the concerns that I also had just a little over a year or so ago. I carried a index finger release in my 3d stool just...
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