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    Im looking to change releases and was curious about what others use, like and why? I used Fletcher releases for years and switched to Scott a few years ago. Currently Im using a Little Bitty Goose. It works fine Ive just never really gotten a good feel with this one........Im looking at some of their new models, but Im trying to find the best of both worlds all in one. Id love to find one thats good for 3D and hunting..............ideas welcome!
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    I use a truball stinger! I love it i always used to shoot cobra but they never felt all that smooth so i switched last year! The stinger is very smooth and it locks shut instead of open so it is quiet for hunting pull the trigger and hook it on my cobra locked open and you had to hook it and close it! If you were not careful it could be a little loud!
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    Truball Pro Diamond, easily the best choice for 3d and hunting (imo). Has all the accuracy of a back tension release with the ease of use of the thumb trigger, whisper quiet, easy to establish a consistent anchor, Very adjustable, and has a great feel i dont see myself changing anytime soon.
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    Quote Originally Posted by WildWilt15 View Post
    Truball Pro Diamond, easily the best choice for 3d and hunting (imo). Has all the accuracy of a back tension release with the ease of use of the thumb trigger, whisper quiet, easy to establish a consistent anchor, Very adjustable, and has a great feel i dont see myself changing anytime soon.
    X2 same here, love it!
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    Scott Wildcat; its a small caliper with a hair trigger that's more forward than most others wich helps with my short draw. It's quiet and easy to use. The wrist strap is a leather buckle, so I can draw back with all the weight on my wrist which keeps the tension out of my hand for a more relaxed trigger. I also know if I'm pulling with the strap I'm using my back muscles to draw instead of my triceps so , I don't have a tendancy to let my draw creep...
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    T.r.u.ball cyclone sweet release works for me and well.





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    Tru-Fire Fold Back. I love the foldback feature, nice trigger, adjustable length, buckle strap. Best release I have ever shot.
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    Went from a Cobra index to a Truball Loop Master to a Fletcher .22 and finally at Trufire 3D Hunter ... I'm done looking for a release. Love this one!
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    I"ve used so many over the years. Always liked the Fletchers but got away from them in the laste 70's. I've used several back tension styles, even for hunting. I guess about the last 12 years or so I've been using a Cascade model 8 (got 4 of them) simply because it helped with my target panic and can be set for jst about no trigger travel and being a thumb relax model you can't feel what little travel there is. These were all rope releases.

    Just recently I got the urge to try a wrist strap type again so I could use a string loop. So I headed out and shot s ton of them and ended up getting a Scott Sabertooth with the forward trigger and buckle strap. Like wabbitt I have short draw length so need to preserve all I can. Guess what? I'm shooting it off the string right up against the nock and it's working fine.

    Not to criticize anybody or get personal, but I shoot for a sales rep and can get any TrueFire I want for free. I've tried almost all of them and compared them with others I've shot and decided they weren't for me. I could get the best they have, but at the end of the day it would still be a TrueFire.

    You guys have heard the old cliche about "you get what you pay for". This is especially true with releases.
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