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I was wondering why some sights are much more expensive than other sights. For example why is a CBE, Spot Hogg, Axcel and so on $250-300 when a TruGlo that appears to be the same is $120?
 

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It depends on where it's made and materials used. All aluminum, made in USA is going to cost a little more. Stainless steel bolts cost more. A good anodize finish is more expensive also, I agree with you on some aspects, look at Sword sights, well made (in Ohio, along with Viper), and they don't cost a fortune, but they are heavy. Then you get to features like micro adjust for each pin, custom pins, etc. and the price goes up. Advertising also adds to the price-a lot, depends on what you are doing if the features are worth it to you. Cheers--BB
 

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you do get what you pay for. I have used lots of sights over the years, and now only use spot hogg, and one spot hogg has been on 3 diffrent bows. get a good sight and you will use it for years.
 

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When you're starting out, most any sight will work. As you improve your skills, you'll begin seeing the deficiencies in your equipment and you'll look to upgrade. When I was hunting in low light, I found out I wanted a brighter sight. When I started getting out to 80 yds, I found out I needed 2nd axis adjustment and when I started shooting up and down hill at distance, I found out I needed 3rd axis adjustment. I tried quite a few different sights and now equip my bows with Spot Hogg ITs or Tommy Hogg.
 

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you do get what you pay for. I have used lots of sights over the years, and now only use spot hogg, and one spot hogg has been on 3 diffrent bows. get a good sight and you will use it for years.
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Better quality materials and manufacturing process, and made right here in the USA. Darn near indestructible IMO. You get what you pay for and I think it is worth paying more. I have broken plenty of cheaper sights.
 

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Thanks for the insight. I know you get what you pay for but wasn't sure the differences were.
 
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