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Old 10-19-2017, 06:25 PM
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Wondering if anyone on here has tried a quivalizer? So far I am shooting my bow without a stabilizer or a quiver. I don't mind the no stabilizer thing so far although I would like to balance the bow a bit, but hunting without a quiver kinda sucks. The quivalizer looks like a cool idea but I'm wondering if I'd be better off with something like the hot rodz western hunter 2 bar setup and a dedicated quiver? The 2 bar setup was pretty short so more maneuverable thrn a quivalizer in down position but would it be as effective? Thoughts anyone?
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Old 10-20-2017, 02:40 PM
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I had to look up that quivalizer after I saw your post. Looks sweet, I'll be grabbing one next time I'm down in the USA. Thanks, never knew it existed until now.
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Old 10-20-2017, 03:48 PM
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Took me more than half my life to try a longer stab.
It's made more of a difference for the better than any other thing,
I've tried for bowhunting/target shooting over the years.

Going from fingers to a release, going from nothing on the string to a peep,
going from a burger button flipper rest to a drop away, going from 50 percent
let off to 80 etc.

A longer, tuned stab. made more of difference than any changes in the above
paragraph.

My only suggestion to you would be try a tightspot quiver and try a middle of
the road stab. for hunting like 10"-12" long. It's still really depends upon you,
your bow and arrow set up, but none the less, going from no stab. or a 6" dead weight stab. to a 10 - 12 or more for hunting is not a problem when drawing on an animal out of the stand.

The benefits of the reduction in left/rights and hand torke are over whelming.
You only need now to focus on drop and best guess yardage of how far away.

It takes 50% (horizontal) almost out of the equastion, now you really only need to focus on the vertical.

A too high or too low hit means an animal you may not recover but survies and most likely is not mortally wounded or in sever pain.
A too far left or right hit is a gut or chest shot, the worst that can happen.

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Old 10-21-2017, 11:34 AM
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Thanks bones that's good to know.. I hadn't realized the tightspot was adjustable until just now which is a plus it sounds like. Horizontal movement is definitely my biggest issue. I mainly hunt spot and stalk in thick timber bit now that I think about it my arrow sticks out more then 12" so a stab that long wouldn't make any difference. These changes really aren't in the budget till after season anyways so I got some time to think.
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Old 10-28-2017, 03:15 PM
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Yup :-) and it's never a good idea to change horses mid-stream so,
any of the the changes I mentioned should be tried after the season is
over this fall. Try that stuff out for next year.
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Old 10-28-2017, 06:14 PM
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That is good advice for sure.. I just bought a qad rest off a member here and am resisting the urge to start tinkering with my bow till after November 30
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Old 10-28-2017, 07:53 PM
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Yea, and there is some young and some old simple stupid people out there too.

Bow hunting is not for everyone.
It requires the wait factor.

Many things like come into play when hunting with a bow that do not
otherwise.

Wind, twigs, animals body stance when up close
facing away, facing to you, broadside, walking, stopped
(what do you call that ?)

Body lanugage. Relaxed or on alert ? Does your preiferal vision pick up on
the other's looking at you when you draw back the bow ?

All these things are about hunting not really the equipment so much but
none the less is much more important to recodnize at the time of the shot,
the squeeze of the trigger.

Or not to touch the trigger.

Hard descidtion for anyone and more so for a bowhunter with an animal so
close. Could spook a at moments notice.

Some people understand the whole idea, some don't.
Of the defintion of fair chase.

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