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    I felt so bad, Padgett.

    Tonight I went to the bow shop to get in a hour and a half of indoor shooting and when I walked in the door the owner grinned and said "It's here". And there it was my first new bow in over 3.5...
  2. Thread: New arrows

    by Padgett
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    I would get some gold tip ultralight 400's and...

    I would get some gold tip ultralight 400's and that will give you a new lease on life, I would also use razor feathers which saves around 10 grains. Don't leave gold tip, you will waste a year or...
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    Make sure and look at the tru ball fang index...

    Make sure and look at the tru ball fang index finger releases, the tru ball wrist straps are really nice and the fang has a hook which is awesome for hunting.
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    Yep, that is the one. Once you loosen the set...

    Yep, that is the one. Once you loosen the set screws for speed and then loosen the set screw in the moon the rod will push out.
  5. I got a bunch of free releases from scott and tru...

    I got a bunch of free releases from scott and tru ball to test and shoot this year and I gave my scott longhorn pro brass to a buddy, I shot and competed with my other hinges almost all summer and...
  6. Awesome, I am impressed that you felt...

    Awesome, I am impressed that you felt comfortable enough to shoot a group like that with as much wind as you had. It takes a lot of maturity as a hinge shooter to be able to float and shoot in the...
  7. I know, I talked to scott this summer about the...

    I know, I talked to scott this summer about the fact that they needed a micro adjust on the longhorn hinges. I shoot the tru ball ht and the honey badger also and the fact that they have the micro...
  8. Awesome, If that longhorn is irritating when you...

    Awesome, If that longhorn is irritating when you adjust it becasuse it moves funny when you tighten down the screw then take the screw out and use a very fine file or sand paper and flatten the end...
  9. Padgett, Hinge speed Sessions You know the more...

    Padgett, Hinge speed Sessions
    You know the more I shoot hinges I am finding that hinge speed is a huge influence on your training and overall success or suffering, the more I shoot hinges I find...
  10. Both extremes either to hot or to cold can cause...

    Both extremes either to hot or to cold can cause big problems, If it is to hot then you are scared that it is going to go off when drawing and getting set up for the shot and you create very tense...
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    Just take something like a small drill bit and...

    Just take something like a small drill bit and push on the rod and it will slide out.

    You really should use my hinge setup routine to set up the backspin, the backspin creates more rotation than...
  12. Now the thing I really think you have got to do...

    Now the thing I really think you have got to do is work on your hinge speed more, just having it set cold just isn't good enough. I do a lot of work on my hinge speed and I can't imagine not...
  13. This is a ongoing thing for me, I train with a...

    This is a ongoing thing for me, I train with a variety of methods and one of them is pure back tension and for me pure back tension requires much more attention to little details than my other...
  14. With the compounds we shoot today almost all of...

    With the compounds we shoot today almost all of them require a low grip because of the almost flat nature of them, the bows of yesteryear forced the high grip you still see with the olympic shooters...
  15. Thread: Enough arrow?

    by Padgett
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    I think that a 250 maxima is a 400 spine and if...

    I think that a 250 maxima is a 400 spine and if that is the case then you are good to go. I would have a buddy make a sharpie mark between the berger holes on the arrow when you are at full draw and...
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    You know the main thing I would warn you about is...

    You know the main thing I would warn you about is screwing up strands of your bow string, So many times when I was first learning I would slide my peep or use a string splitter or something stupid...
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    Sometimes you can get lucky and one of the three...

    Sometimes you can get lucky and one of the three vanes will produce decent group tuning when being used as the cock feather, I personally like to group tune my bare shafts so that I can fletch the...
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    I like the meta peeps and the red fletcher peep...

    I like the meta peeps and the red fletcher peep if you want a cheap one that will get the job done, On my target bow I have a speciality hooded peep and they are the ultimate system with aperatures...
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    Yeah, When I first started trying to shoot a...

    Yeah, When I first started trying to shoot a hinge the only term used was back tension. Since then I have found that there are many different ways to fire a hinge or thumb trigger or index finger...
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    The more I become a solid hinge shooter I am...

    The more I become a solid hinge shooter I am realizing that different methods produce different amounts of usable rotation in the hinge. Right now I have my hinge set up to a really good setting for...
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    Cool, You are learning that some simple little...

    Cool, You are learning that some simple little efforts like turning nocks can totally move the arrows together. So many people take a perfectly tuned bow and they broadhead tune their bow and move...
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    My index finger was a problem for me for a long...

    My index finger was a problem for me for a long time but as I have progressed and became even more solid as a shooter the problem has vanished in the last season.

    So lets think about what you are...
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    Regardless of the draw length anytime you change...

    Regardless of the draw length anytime you change the ata of a bow to something different than you have been shooting the string angle is going to drastically chang how the bow fits. So if you were...
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    Visualizing, have you?

    Three to four years ago I made a goal for my 3d shooting that I would like to be able to shoot 38 out of 40 targets without flinching or jerking, for almost 2 years I failed and I really don't think...
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    Visualizing, have you?

    Three to four years ago I made a goal for my 3d shooting that I would like to be able to shoot 38 out of 40 targets without flinching or jerking, for almost 2 years I failed and I really don't think...
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    If a bow is tuned there is no corrections to be...

    If a bow is tuned there is no corrections to be made from the time the arrow leaves the string and you certainly don't have to wait for it to travel 20 yards for it to get corrected so you can shoot...
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    Well unfortunately all of the reasons that you...

    Well unfortunately all of the reasons that you seem to be considering this different release are wrong, you get into thumb triggers because they are a great way to learn back tension and shoot very...
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    I just love the mental side to archery, to me...

    I just love the mental side to archery, to me this is where you can really go two ways either cracking and never enjoying your shooting or you can make some simple decisions and then begin enjoying...
  29. Sticky: Poll: The fang has been a awesome release for my...

    The fang has been a awesome release for my daughter and she loves it, It is easy to operate and the choice between a open hook that you use when shooting multiple arrows or closing it and allowing...
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    Secondly: Your grip, to me I have found that...

    Secondly:

    Your grip, to me I have found that I was shooting with a lot of pressure very high in my grip for decades because I started shooting in the 70's and a high grip was very popular back...
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