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Old 09-11-2017, 07:45 PM
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Hey guys so I have been shooting single pin adjustable for some time now but wanna switch over to multi pin. Just wondering what you all prefer for sights (brand and make) and how many pins do you use?

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Old 09-11-2017, 08:43 PM
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I have a Black gold Ascent Verdict with 4 pins. So far I really like it! A lot of guys like the Spott Hogg or CBE as well. If you go with one of those I don't think you can go wrong.

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Old 09-11-2017, 09:23 PM
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I use the trophy ridge react..really like it as you sight in the 20yard and the 30yard and the 40,50 and 60 yard are automatically set
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Old 09-11-2017, 09:57 PM
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I like my spothogg but have been eyeing up those option archery sights, they look to be the best of both worlds.
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Old 09-12-2017, 07:03 AM
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7 pin IQ sight. Horizontal pins (the only thing I initially didn't like), bright pins, IQ Retina Lock, slightly heavy, but my body fluctuates more in an 8 hour period than the sight weighs so not a concern.

I have in the past used a PSE single vertical pin slider in combination with a Timberline No-Peep (liked that, still have it and may go back to it). As well, a Trophy Ridge 5 vertical pin stationary in combination with a Timberline No-Peep (again, really liked the vertical pins). But whatever has resided on my bow(s) over the last 20 years, I've always had a No-Peep / IQ style of alignment device on my bow without a string peep. More than sufficient for hunting ranges, tells me when I'm torqueing the bow and allows for correction prior to the shot and most importantly indicates when strings are getting tired and needs replacing (happened on several occasions)

Although I like the IQ sight, I miss the vertical pin style of sights. Less clutter within the sight frame, better view of target/animal.

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Old 09-12-2017, 12:13 PM
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I have a Black gold Ascent Verdict with 4 pins. So far I really like it! A lot of guys like the Spott Hogg or CBE as well. If you go with one of those I don't think you can go wrong.

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I have the Trophy Ridge React Pro. Was able to get a wicked deal at WSS at the time, so that was a factor. I'm really liking it so far, nice bright pins and the auto-calculated pins are cool, although the construction still feels a bit light to me.

It was either that or the Spott Hogg Hunter. That's a very nice one.
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5 pin Montana black gold PURE gold Slider. It's been awesome so far, just bought it this spring. Top 3 pins are .019", bottom two are .010"
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Old 09-12-2017, 12:56 PM
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5 pin Montana black gold PURE gold Slider. It's been awesome so far, just bought it this spring. Top 3 pins are .019", bottom two are .010"
I have the same pin size configuration on my Ascent deficit slider! It has worked really well thus far.

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Old 09-12-2017, 04:00 PM
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I have the same pin size configuration on my Ascent deficit slider! It has worked really well thus far.

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I use my 50 yard pin as my slider and it has been virtually bang on as long as I do my part, out to 80 yards. I have room to get to 100, but haven't hit anything that far yet. Only targets that get set that far were at the camp hehoha shoot. I'd never take a shot at a live animal past 60, and it varies from year to year, depending on how much practice I've put in. This year, I'll feel comfortable out to 50
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Old 09-12-2017, 10:39 PM
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Love my axcel armortech
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Old 09-12-2017, 10:50 PM
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I use my 50 yard pin as my slider and it has been virtually bang on as long as I do my part, out to 80 yards. I have room to get to 100, but haven't hit anything that far yet. Only targets that get set that far were at the camp hehoha shoot. I'd never take a shot at a live animal past 60, and it varies from year to year, depending on how much practice I've put in. This year, I'll feel comfortable out to 50
Yup same here, 4th pin @ .10 is the slider pin. I have mine set up so I can go from 20 - 100 with the slider if I need to but 99% of the time it sits at 50 and slides down for longer practice shots.

As for the OPs question, if you go with a quality sight you are going to be happy with what you have. The guys saying Axel, CBE, Spott Hogg, Black Gold all like the sight because that is what they have and likely they all picked them because of some personal preference. For me I went with Black Gold because of their warranty, customization, customer service (I actually talked to the guys at the company about the product before buying) and the brightness of the pins. It might not be the prettiest sight but it just downright works for what I have put it through so far.

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Old 09-14-2017, 09:22 PM
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I went with a Spot hogg fast eddie xl 3 pin.
Very good sight, may change the sight hood to a 5 pin or 4 pin custom next
year.

For now the 3 pin is fine.

Only reason I may upgrade is because the more I shoot at distances beyond
45 yards the easier it gets.
Didn't think it would matter out past 50 yards.

My biggest improvement has not been the sight but rather the change in the stab. (6"coil dead weight to a 12" bestinger).

Left and rights are about all but gone at any range and hand torke is cut in
half or more reguardless of grip stile.
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Old 09-28-2017, 10:46 PM
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I use the Hoggfather, but I was a fan of the IQ when I had it
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Old 09-29-2017, 05:23 AM
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I have the Black Gold Ascent Verdict in 3 pin. I have a Trophy Ridge React on my other bow that I like as well. I really am liking the 3 pin better. It doesn’t clog up the sight picture as much and with the hybrid style sight I can still shoot out to 100 yards, but in one yard increments, or leave it fixed and have my 20-30-40 set up.
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Old 09-29-2017, 07:55 AM
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Montana Black Gold.
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Old 10-03-2017, 09:43 AM
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Montana black gold ascent verdict from me as well! I run the 5 pin and love it.
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Old 10-03-2017, 10:49 AM
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Montana Black Widow Maker. 5 pin. Love it!


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Old 10-10-2017, 08:42 PM
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Love my axcel armortech
I love my Axcel Armortech 5 pin as well. Easy, quick adjustments for windage and elevation. A few different brightness levels at night. Great sight
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Old 10-11-2017, 02:36 AM
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3 pin is not enough for me.
Would go with a 4 or 5 pin at least.

I am happy with my Spot Hog but.. it's really heavy.

So I'ld ask these guys with the other sights just how heavy
are they ?

I expect most will come in about 1/2 as heavy as spot hog.
As far as hunting it's not a concern but target shot after shot it is.
You'll find your bow arm dropping.
And you have to compensate for that.

So if you looking for a sight to use both target and hunting...
Ask these posters how heavy is that sight ?

If someone claims a really light weight ask them about a "buz or noise"
when they shoot.

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Old 10-11-2017, 05:35 AM
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I'm using a spot hog hunter right now 5 pin model but thinking of buying a 3 pin slider one pin at 25 one 35 one 45 bow reign 7 is fast enough that my pins are basically on top of each other
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Old 10-11-2017, 09:04 AM
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I have a Reign 7 and am using a 4 Pin Black Gold Ascent Verdict. The pins stack nicely in 10 yard increments with nice gapping. If your going to a 3 Pin it will definitely clean up the sight picture and the Reign has plenty of speed.

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I have a Reign 7 and am using a 4 Pin Black Gold Ascent Verdict. The pins stack nicely in 10 yard increments with nice gapping. If your going to a 3 Pin it will definitely clean up the sight picture and the Reign has plenty of speed.

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How do you like the reign??
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Old 10-11-2017, 01:54 PM
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The Reign 7 is unreal!!! Stays in tune, time, quiet, accurate and absolutely no vibration. Also easily adjustable! Honestly I have likely put more shots through the bow in one month than most put in a year and have absolutely no issues or concerns. I have it set up with a hunting set up but also have used it in a target set up and itís great. If I do my part the bow does it. Before buying I shot a lot of different bows and it was close with a couple front runners at the end but now owning the Reign for 6 months, I know I made the right choice.

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Old 10-11-2017, 02:02 PM
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The Reign 7 is unreal!!! Stays in tune, time, quiet, accurate and absolutely no vibration. Also easily adjustable! Honestly I have likely put more shots through the bow in one month than most put in a year and have absolutely no issues or concerns. I have it set up with a hunting set up but also have used it in a target set up and itís great. If I do my part the bow does it. Before buying I shot a lot of different bows and it was close with a couple front runners at the end but now owning the Reign for 6 months, I know I made the right choice.

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That's awesome, I am asking because I'm thinking about buying one myself. I'm torn though, because I really love Hoyt bows. However, when I look at the price difference, I wonder if maybe it might be time to try something else. I have heard nothing but good things about the reigns. I have yet to shoot one, but after holding it in my hands, the grip just seems to fit my hand so nicely. I will keep you posted, if I do end up with one. Thanks for your input!
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Old 10-11-2017, 03:23 PM
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I love my reign 7 very quiet and dead on shot Fast by far favourite bow Iíve owned and Iím not brand loyal either but if they keep it up my next one will be bowtech again
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I like the looks of the trophy ridge Alpha v5. Might try that this year instead of the trophy ridge react-one pro
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