Thumb Release??

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Thumb Release??

Postby Goose » Sat Oct 11, 2008 10:15 am

Anybody else use a thumb release while hunting? This is my first year using one and I like it so far. Its nice having it already locked on to the loop all I gotta do is grab and pull.
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RE: Thumb Release??

Postby hunter480 » Sat Oct 11, 2008 11:38 am

First I`ve heard of this......is it awkard at all?

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RE: Thumb Release??

Postby Goose » Sat Oct 11, 2008 12:19 pm

No I really like it so far, I feel I get alot more of a solid anchor. My first two knuckles are solid against my jawbone. I also feel it helps me with punching the trigger.
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RE: Thumb Release??

Postby Blazed » Mon Oct 13, 2008 4:37 am

Goose what is the name of the one you use, or who makes it? Also what did you use before?

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RE: Thumb Release??

Postby Highlander Archery » Mon Oct 13, 2008 6:03 am

If you are using the TRU BALL ones, they are great. Ideally, they are fired via back tension though they do give you the option to rush the shot if needed. I use the Pro Diamond and wouldn't change for anything.

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RE: Thumb Release??

Postby Squirrelhawker » Mon Oct 13, 2008 6:19 am

Interesting. I have use other TRU BALL models and I like their stuff. I have used a ROLL-Aid for the past 6 years or so and I have liked that also.
 
This year I went to a Fletch-Hook and I think it's fabulous.
 
Squeezes like a fine rifle trigger or I can rest my index finger on it and use back tension.

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RE: Thumb Release??

Postby Sailfish » Mon Oct 13, 2008 6:48 am

This is my first year ever archery hunting.
 
I tried both styles.
 
The thumb was very awkward for me.
 
My hunting pal, loved it.
 
He swears he gets a more solid anchor point too!
 
 
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RE: Thumb Release??

Postby Goose » Mon Oct 13, 2008 9:31 am

I use the carter choc. lite, like stated above you can get a nice back tension release but you can still rush one if needed.
Jake

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RE: Thumb Release??

Postby Highlander Archery » Mon Oct 13, 2008 1:01 pm

ORIGINAL: Goose

I use the carter choc. lite, like stated above you can get a nice back tension release but you can still rush one if needed.


Carter makes some of the best releases out there. I used a Hole Thing for years.

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RE: Thumb Release??

Postby Goose » Mon Oct 13, 2008 3:13 pm

Yeah it made me sick paying for it but I sure do love it.
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