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    Question berger button

    what exactly is it ? and where is it ? any pics would help. not real familiar with all the terminolagy



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    Quote Originally Posted by scottherman1 View Post
    what exactly is it ? and where is it ? any pics would help. not real familiar with all the terminolagy
    Technically,
    a berger button is also known as a plunger button.

    Usually, folks are referring to the berger hole.
    Every compound bow comes with two sets of holes
    on the riser, just above the riser shelf.

    If you were a fingers shooter,
    then you could install a plunger button
    in the berger holes.

    Most folks just use the hole to install the bolt
    that holds their arrow rest.
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    Quote Originally Posted by scottherman1 View Post
    what exactly is it ? and where is it ? any pics would help. not real familiar with all the terminolagy
    Technically,
    a berger button is also known as a plunger button.

    Usually, folks are referring to the berger hole.
    Every compound bow comes with two sets of holes
    on the riser, just above the riser shelf.

    If you were a fingers shooter,
    then you could install a plunger button
    in the berger holes.

    Most folks just use the hole to install the bolt
    that holds their arrow rest.



    That's a plunger button.
    Recurve shooters use it
    and compound fingers shooter can use it.

    For a recurve bow,
    you screw it into the hole
    and the tip (spring loaded) will push the arrow shaft the correct distance away from the riser (centershot).
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    not all risers have 2 holes for it.

    But if they do its the rearward one that's being considered.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nuts&bolts View Post
    Technically,
    a berger button is also known as a plunger button.

    Usually, folks are referring to the berger hole.
    Every compound bow comes with two sets of holes
    on the riser, just above the riser shelf.

    If you were a fingers shooter,
    then you could install a plunger button
    in the berger holes.

    Most folks just use the hole to install the bolt
    that holds their arrow rest.



    That's a plunger button.
    Recurve shooters use it
    and compound fingers shooter can use it.

    For a recurve bow,
    you screw it into the hole
    and the tip (spring loaded) will push the arrow shaft the correct distance away from the riser (centershot).
    so the berger holes are where the rest bolt to as well as the sight ?

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    It's the hole that your rest bolt goes through.
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    Plunger Button - a fine-tuning device consisting of a spring-cushioned tip inside a housing. The plunger button screws through the riser so that the tip emerges above the rest. The side of the arrow is in contact with the tip when the arrow is on the rest. The spring is tuned so that it allows a certain amount of movement of the arrow towards the riser on release, bringing the arrow to the ideal "centre shot" location. The plunger button provides some degree of "forgiveness" of bad releases, since it removes some of the resulting excess sideways energy. The device is also known as a pressure button or Berger button (after its inventor, Vic Berger).
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    burger button

    as stated before a burger button is a hole in the riser to install a spring loaded plunger or cushion, where the center of an arrow as it passes threw the rest would coshion the paradox of an arrow released by a finger shooter. as some of us rember all arrows bend its common for a release shooter when the arrow is released the bend or paradox is up and down~~~~~~~ when an arrow is released by a finger shooter the arrow tends to bend side ways there fore a man by the name of burger invented a cushion plunger for recurve bows and it was made by several people but alwats seemed to maintain the name burger button hope this helps

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    I'm supprised that this has'nt come up yet.....but the "Berger button" was origionaly named after Vic Berger one of the first "Professional Archers" in the country. Vic was a recurve finger shooter back in the 60's and 70's

    Paul
    Last edited by Paul Payne; April 7th, 2007 at 12:02 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by edthearcher View Post
    as stated before a burger button is a hole in the riser to install a spring loaded plunger or cushion, where the center of an arrow as it passes threw the rest would coshion the paradox of an arrow released by a finger shooter. as some of us rember all arrows bend its common for a release shooter when the arrow is released the bend or paradox is up and down~~~~~~~ when an arrow is released by a finger shooter the arrow tends to bend side ways there fore a man by the name of burger invented a cushion plunger for recurve bows and it was made by several people but alwats seemed to maintain the name burger button hope this helps
    I hope your call name does mean "educate the archer"....we are not going to McD's for "burger's" I believe the first guy that asked the question had the spelling correct which is "Berger"

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    Berger button

    Quote Originally Posted by HEINZE57 View Post
    Plunger Button - a fine-tuning device consisting of a spring-cushioned tip inside a housing. The plunger button screws through the riser so that the tip emerges above the rest. The side of the arrow is in contact with the tip when the arrow is on the rest. The spring is tuned so that it allows a certain amount of movement of the arrow towards the riser on release, bringing the arrow to the ideal "centre shot" location. The plunger button provides some degree of "forgiveness" of bad releases, since it removes some of the resulting excess sideways energy. The device is also known as a pressure button or Berger button (after its inventor, Vic Berger).
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