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08-18-2011, 10:43 AM
What if anything have you updated for hunting this year? Why?
08-18-2011, 11:14 AM
my sights,i had a four pin that my daughter broke 2 of the optics off so i bought a new 5 pin tru glo,and i wanted the extra pin,next im getting a NAP 360 rest.
08-18-2011, 11:29 AM
went from a single pin to a multi pin just to try it. i like it better. using slick tricks n Harvest time arrows instead of the GT 5575 and whatever heads i can get my hands on. im getting way more particular w my setup than i have in years past. decided to stick with Viper sights(looking for a couple more),slick tricks,Trophy Taker rests,and HTA arrows and changed from Truball to Trufire releases.
08-18-2011, 11:38 AM
My entire set up is new this year. I have it set up just for hunting.
2011 Rytera Nemesis 60# 28.5. TT SmackDown. Sword sight 3rd plane custom 6 pins with extension bar. Another Paradigm Archery SOS stabilizer. new D loop and Wrist sling. New Peep from fletchers. New Harvest Time Archery HT-2, 400's. Magnus 100 grain 2 blade stingers, 6 of them in the mail. Scott Quick shot release. New Camera to attempt to film my kill shot. Canon vixia HF S 30 Turkey Package from Campbell's Camera's. New Boots in the mail.
And a set of three Buck Pak Lite knives.
08-18-2011, 01:20 PM
My Ross bow and firecat are new this year,will be using Ross first up,code red rest is new.Got a new tree hanger for my bow,my camo under wear is new,bout it............
08-18-2011, 01:40 PM
Nothing new but the custom string!:rolleyes: Why mess with perfection!!! :p:p
08-18-2011, 02:37 PM
Actually downgraded my BH's, gone to cheaper heads for better economy and better confidence. With more expensive heads I was a little apprehensive on some shots, scared of loosing to much $$.
08-18-2011, 06:33 PM
I bought an Onza 3. Nuff said.
08-18-2011, 06:57 PM
My camo under wear is new
Oh Hell nO !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :eek:
08-18-2011, 07:32 PM
After the string failure this spring, I am sporting a new Hutch N Son string, a new draw mod, (found out I was 31", not 29"), there fore I have new arrows, Victory VForce, new WB, and hopefully next week my new sight will be here. My pendulum sight was rattling real bad, well, I think the axle finally broke, so I am waiting on the arrival of a Sword Apex Hunter 4 pin. Might need to try a tube less peep, but still up in the air.
08-18-2011, 09:39 PM
New FireCat 400,with all new acc,and new arrows Carbon Force X-Weaves.
08-18-2011, 09:51 PM
Bought a new old stock Martin Cougar III Magnum bare bow earlier this April and added a Trophy Taker Original Drop Away, an Extreme Challenger 850 Sight, Martin 8-1/4" Shockwave Stabilizer, a RidgeRunner Custom Bow Sling, Extreme Astro Flight Bow Strings[plus backup set], peep and D-Loop, and a Tru-Fire Hurricane Extreme Buckle Spring Loaded Trigger Release. Total cost $370 over a 120 days. All setup and tuning done by me.
That is the setup on the bottom of this image:
Smarten Up and Martin Up
My 2011 hunting season update is my rangefinder.
After looking over several of the new models models out now, decided I'm retiring my old Bushnell Yardage Pro Sport and ordered a Leupold RX-1000 TBR DNA.
08-19-2011, 06:56 PM
Alien X and a hunting licence. Haven't hunted in, well a long time.
08-20-2011, 09:16 AM
More new stuff arrived this morning. More HT-2 harvester arrow shafts. Plus my Magnus Stinger 100 grains and some Boots arrived also. I haven't decided whether I stay with my Fobs or go with 3 inch fusions. I'll be doing some Bh testing and finding out soon. My Muley hunt starts Sept 1.
08-20-2011, 03:45 PM
I haven't decided whether I stay with my Fobs or go with 3 inch fusions.
Not completely happy with the fobs?
08-20-2011, 06:58 PM
Not completely happy with the fobs?
They don't allow Fobs in most Sanctioned tourney's besides Spots. That's the only reason I have been fletching vanes. After shooting about 2 dozen arrows, half fobs and half fusions with 100 grain Magnus Stingers I'll be happily sticking with Fobs for hunting. :cool: Fusions stayed toe to toe out to thirty yards then the fusion groups were all over the place. Out to 70 yards with Fobs. :cool:
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