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  1. it would either be my Solution2 hinge, or my...

    it would either be my Solution2 hinge, or my Vegas "top gun" scope, or my Sure-Loc sight. I really don't know which is older, because I bought all three of them used, right around the same time.
  2. all the upward and sideways sight movement. ...

    all the upward and sideways sight movement.
    now, you might say that the "upward movement" is just return from lower drift. some of it might be, but when float is evenly dispersed, there is an...
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    the problem, is that no-one ever said, that,...

    the problem, is that no-one ever said, that, "float cannot be improved", or "cannot be worked on". that is simply your interpretation of what you read. what I find ironic, is a person who claims to...
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    rick!, do a search using "shot window...

    rick!,
    do a search using "shot window timing", there's allot of information about the specific occurrence of that short period of stillness in your sight picture. the "shot window timing drill"...
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    the quality of your "hold", produces the range of...

    the quality of your "hold", produces the range of movement that is the "float" you see in the sight picture. whether it s dead still or moving from one side of the white to the other, it is your...
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    Padgett, your last paragraph, couldn't be more...

    Padgett, your last paragraph, couldn't be more exactly to the content of what "float" is....good on you.
    the element of only having to have access to that "abort button" while executing the...
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    your very last paragraph, is the down fall of...

    your very last paragraph, is the down fall of your entire post, my estimation. everything above it, is sensible,.... and then you state that float refers to "accepting visible movement". if we could...
  8. Thread: Cruise Control

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    there's not much more "cliché" than a guy that spends 15 years contending that "back tension is a myth" and then chastises someone for using the term "float". "float", needs no context, it's a...
  9. Thread: Cruise Control

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    sounds like you've got your engine running well...

    sounds like you've got your engine running well !.
    that said, I do have a question for you..... in your description, you specifically use the word "float" . I assume you accept the idea that the...
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    as far as the functional dynamics of a stabilizer...

    as far as the functional dynamics of a stabilizer goes. if anyone this making the m out anything but the very lightest body of the stabilizer they can obtain, providing that it is stiff enough, they...
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    cbrunson, just wondering,..... have you ever...

    cbrunson,
    just wondering,..... have you ever been to the Vegas tournament ?.
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    to me, "float" it doesn't mean wandering on the...

    to me, "float" it doesn't mean wandering on the white. I think some of you guys have the conception that when someone says "float", they're talking about a guy that you see his stab wobbling around...
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    [QUOTE=Lazarus;1072676913]Have you ever seen the...

    [QUOTE=Lazarus;1072676913]Have you ever seen the first "300" target shot in major competition by Bob Bitner? Have you ever seen Terry Ragsdales targets from his first clean Vegas round?

    Now.
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    you know when I first heard the term........

    you know when I first heard the term..... "float",..... right here on AT in about 2000, I was not a member before then. is that the "years ago" that you refer to ?. surely you, Lazerus, were on this...
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    I shot Merlins for years, they had a tendency to...

    I shot Merlins for years, they had a tendency to really jump out of your hand, on the shot. actually had to look for a more docile bow, because I was getting arthritic, in my big thumb knuckle and...
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    you might consider try a slightly longer draw...

    you might consider try a slightly longer draw length. by slightly longer, I mean a twist or two or three. it's that critical ! a jerky float, is usually a sign of have a just slightly short draw...
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    you can only assume that they can hold in the...

    you can only assume that they can hold in the middle. it's pretty hard to see in a video, from some distance, just how much float they are experiencing at the time. it can only be assumed that the...
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    I've got the "rest scar", on the top of my thumb...

    I've got the "rest scar", on the top of my thumb knuckle as well !. mainly from years of shooting bows that were much more reactive to the shot than my Supra.
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    where have I suggested the notion, or any kind of...

    where have I suggested the notion, or any kind of theory, that your hold, "cannot be worked on" ?.
    you will not find a single coach in existence, that will not contend, that the release...
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    that will happen with a finger sling or a regular...

    that will happen with a finger sling or a regular bow sling, if you forget to put your hand through it.
    don't ask me how I know this !.
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    nope.

    nope.
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    I think it's just that the 35+/- inch bow is the...

    I think it's just that the 35+/- inch bow is the best compromise in string angles produced by a still somewhat desirably short ATA vs. peep distance from eye, that fits the average person's...
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    yup, I've found that finger sling has a tendency...

    yup, I've found that finger sling has a tendency to relax my hand better than a typical bow sling. I don't really know why, and to be honest, I don't really care why !.
    they are a bit more of PIA...
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    i'll pose a couple questions here,.....for those...

    i'll pose a couple questions here,.....for those who think "holding in the middle", is the essence of shooting well.

    #1,....if you are holding well in the middle and punch the trigger, or...
  25. Thread: Cruise Control

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    "cruise control", is actually a really good...

    "cruise control", is actually a really good analogy.
    we all have a natural cadence to our shot that works best for us. when you're on "cruise control", is when that cadence itself, is generating...
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    if you're shooting those score regularly, i'd say...

    if you're shooting those score regularly, i'd say you pretty well know what your doing. on the Vegas face, you have 3 or so shots that you should have let down on and on the 5 spot face, you have 2...
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    I've built my own strings for as long as I have...

    I've built my own strings for as long as I have ben shooting with the exception of only couple sets. I've a few for other people, for a few bucks to cover the material, but not many, because I didn't...
  28. Thread: Walking Dead

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    I didn't know that ! I don't always catch...

    I didn't know that ! I don't always catch "Talking dead"!. most of the episodes I watch are recorded.
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    you guys are right !,.... my mistake. old dog...

    you guys are right !,.... my mistake. old dog disease got me again !.
  30. Thread: Walking Dead

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    Rick's going to wake up from a coma, in the...

    Rick's going to wake up from a coma, in the hospital, where the first episode started, and what we've all been watching, is what ha been going on in his head, during the coma.

    I have to...
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