December 8th, 2009, 11:06 PM
Don't know if they make these or not, but I got tired of walking to my tree stand or back to the truck in the dark and not being able to see what was in front of me so I made a quick disconnect flash light/stab for my bow...
December 8th, 2009, 11:10 PM
The hat lights just were not cutting it for me....
December 8th, 2009, 11:21 PM
That is just brilliant (no pun intended). I love it. That is so simple and obvious it is the kind of thing that takes a really creative guy to come up with.
I'm impressed. Well done.
P.S. I'm not sure what the game warden in my area would think of it, even if electronic devices attached to the bow were legal in ND. It's still brilliant.
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December 8th, 2009, 11:22 PM
That's cool. I had thought about doing that as well, but never got around to it.
Looks good, but if you are gonna leave it attached to the bow during the hunt you may want to cover that gloss finish though.
December 8th, 2009, 11:24 PM
I probably will, I just finished it about 30 minutes ago...
December 9th, 2009, 07:06 AM
hawglite makes stab flashlights
December 9th, 2009, 08:15 AM
Someone used to make a replacement rear cap for a small MagLight just for this purpose!
As long as you keep it down to a 2 AA sized light the NY wardens don't have a problem with them.
Never know though when one of them might be having a bad day,or a dry spell at home!
December 9th, 2009, 08:58 AM
COOL !! Just a bit heavy ehhh ??
I did the same thing about 15 years ago using a small penlight that uses 2 AA batteries. Not so much as a stab, but to have hands free lighting. Retired it after realizing it wasn't worth it. Stilll have the light in a drawer somwhere.
December 9th, 2009, 09:19 AM
Sort of looks illegal, though.
December 9th, 2009, 09:48 AM
I want to say it is illegal in most states. looks good though
December 9th, 2009, 10:07 AM
I am gonna check and see if it is illegal or not, I don't know if it would be considering it is only a flashlight and not a spot light and it is a 2 C Mag Light... It really is not that heavy for me.. Only 16.74 oz overall
December 9th, 2009, 11:07 AM
here is a link these are awesome lights,
December 9th, 2009, 11:35 AM
December 9th, 2009, 11:37 AM
I remember when they were around for the AA maglights, not sure if they're still made thought. I'm just speculating here but chances are if they're not illegal a game warden can easily give you a very hard time about them. Even if they're not illegal per se it could easily be used to light up a deer at 20 yards.
Originally Posted by Drod0025
December 9th, 2009, 12:07 PM
In Mich the DNR would love you. (Deer Season)
Lose your bow and a fine. Shooting after dark with a spotlight would be the ticket (s).
Illegal use of artificial light with bow and arrow or firearm
$100 to $500 fine and/or 90 days in jail, plus revocation of hunting licenses for remainder of year convicted, plus next consecutive year.
They could also get you for;
Violation of permits, season, bag limits, shooting hours and methods of taking game
$50 to $500 fine and/or up to 90 days in jail.
Here is the link;
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December 9th, 2009, 01:18 PM
Put your bow in a Primos Sling and carry the flashlight in your hand?
Neat idea but seems like a waste and in MI would get in lots of trouble
December 9th, 2009, 01:39 PM
During deer season, yea a Game Warden may give you a hard time
but we can hogs here 24-7 in Texas and you can use it for varmits also.
December 9th, 2009, 01:46 PM
That is mostly what I am after is hogs, they are very abundant where I hunt. It aint easy trying to get away from a hog loaded down with gear considering their rushing method
December 9th, 2009, 02:01 PM
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