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Published by csd58 on 25 Jun 2012

Sure Loc Icon

Wanted to give everyone a heads up on the Sure Loc Icon. I recently purchased the Icon 550 with 9 inch extension from a web store. I was very excited to try this new site with the Zero Gravity technology. My enthusiasm was quickly met with disappointment. I put the site together and noticed the vertical frame did not seem square to the mount. The vertical form almost looked bent out from the bottom. My next issue was with how hard the site elevation adjustment turned to make adjustment to various distances (Although this did losen up after awhile.) The windage adjustment was just as difficult. However worse then that was the ‘Cant and third axis adjustment they were next to impossible to change by trying to use the knob, even with the set screw backed out all the way. The only way to make the adjustment was by Allen wrench but if this was by design why have the knobs? Here’s the last complaint and this is a killer. When the site was together there was actualy some play between the vertical form and extension bar. Not good for any site let alone a micro adjust target site. So I called Sure Loc the only thing I can say is there customer service was worse then the site. I was greeted by an automated answering system that told me if I was calling between business hours (8:00 am to 5:00 pm) they were experiencing high call volumes. Which I guess occur all the time because no human did ever answer the phone between those hours. I called several times and left a voice message as instructed. They never returned my call so I shipped the site back to the dealer and purchased an Axcel. I bought my first Sure Loc about 18 year ago and loved it but that was back when Steve Gibbs was still running the company God rest his soul he must be turning in his grave.

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Published by CrookedHorn on 19 Jun 2012

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Published by Laporte Archery on 09 Jun 2012

2012 Laporte Archery “Bow-Trap” US Demo Tour From June to August

Laporte Archery would like to introduce you to a new archery sport; the Bow-Trap!

We are organizing an introductory tour in the states of Virginia,West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, North & South Carolina from June to August with a possible extension to September.

 

You can request from us a free initiation day for your Archery club or shop by email or by phone.

You will find bellow some YouTube video links.

The Archery Trap is unique and extraordinary! This is the first automatic trap in the world capable of offering aerial and moving targets.The machine is called the Phoenix and is designed for fun and competition.The Game is called Bow Trap and can be enjoyed by all ages and abilities.The Rules can be as creative or as formal as the occasion demands.

 

The initial market response has been remarkable and is proving that this is the most exciting new development in Archery for decades, as it offers a whole new dimension to the sport.

 

Archery and clay shooting make compelling partners, with Archery able to offer the following:

 

Ø  A totally environmentally friendly activity – the targets are non-toxic and re-usable and the arrows are easily collected after.

There is no noise, no pollution and no permission required. 

Ø  The machine can be set-up in 5 minutes, enjoyed for hours and then packed away without leaving any trace of having been on-site

Ø  Bow Trap is suitable for all ages and abilities and will attract a whole new client base

Ø  Can be enjoyed indoors,outdoors or at night under floodlights

Ø  Offers the ideal activity to accompany Summer Barbecue’s

Ø  As you already have the infrastructure and suitable land, your investment is restricted to the machine and archery accessories only.

Ø  With the Laporte Safety Arrow (available for indoor and outdoor use), the sport becomes completely safe for everyone to enjoy.

The machines are simple in design, user friendly and safe to operate. They are portable with a 12V battery that can launch 5000 targets with a single charge.

It offers a range of trajectories to suit all archers from beginners to professionals.

The Targets are available in 13in and 10in diameter and are re-usable with each target capable of withstanding over 500 strikes with the Flu Flu arrows and indefinitely with the Safety Arrow.

Targets are waterproof and washable. They are orange in colour, making them suitable for all backgrounds and television.

 

The target density is designed to stop Flu Flu arrows and allow for easy extraction. Bows that can be used include Long, Recurve and Compound bow with draw weights of up to 50 lb.

 

The machine comes with a 2 Year Guarantee.

 

The Phoenix is available as a complete “Ready to Start” Package – including targets, bows, arrows and arm protectors. This offers the added commercial benefit of hiring out the equipment.

The return on investment for the Phoenix is very attractive and expected to be inside 6 months.

 

Wherever the Archery Trap is being used you can hear the laughter, see the enjoyment, feel the pleasure and sense the spirit of competition between the participants.

What better environment can you create for your customers?

 

Please go to the following links to see the videos of the machine.

 

-Events: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sBdVsFq3lIY

-Indoor Archeryhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K82gRPYM6C0

-Laporte Trap Demo: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5na-ICHj1vg

The Phoenix Trap Presentation: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p14bsKRK_3c

X-Tests: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gXU3nP0tj4E

 

Best Regards,

 

Alain Cluber

Laporte Archery Representative for the USA

Office USA : 1 (276) 644 0094

Email : alain@laporteamerica.com

Website : www.laporte-archery.com

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Published by bowhunter1922 on 01 May 2012

Nocked-Outdoors

Looking for reviews on specific products? Need advice or hunting strategies? Unsure of what to get to help you in the woods? Want answers? Go to www.nocked-outdoors.blogspot.com and ask questions. Make requests for reviews anytime. Always get an open opinion to help you make those big hunting decisions. Check it out today. Leave comments or ask for specific things. Don’t make that big crutial decision alone.

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Published by Shaman on 29 Apr 2012

Vital X Vision – Customer Review

Hi Folks,

Attached is a customer review of the new Vital X Vision (3Pin).

Highlights:

  • Metal Pins with pass through fiber
  • Longer Arms
  • Micro Adjustment Clicker Windage
  • More cut-outs for a lighter product.
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Published by c-lo on 21 Apr 2012

3 arrows and some whiskers

For my birthday I bought some new carbon arrows, not many just three.

I was rounding out a dozen where I’d lost, or destroyed a few. Rounding out my dozen makes me feel good. There is some security for an archer in that, not having a dozen makes me feel incomplete somehow lacking, sort of the way opening your refrigerator and finding it mostly empty feels.

Part of becoming arrow whole again is to get those arrows fletched, which I’m doing as I write this, one vane at a time. Fletching jig at my side, I glue one on, blog rhapsodize myself silly, then glue another and so on. Becoming whole again.

Fletching arrows while I blog myself silly..

I thought I’d also work on my whiskers. Laurel and the kids got me brown whiskers for my birthday, something I’ve always wanted, although I didn’t know it until a few months ago.

Whiskers or string silencers absorb vibration coming off the bowstring making it quieter, making me stealthy and badass so beware all you critters out there that I’ve not yet ever hunted!   Plus they are appealing traditional gear that looks nice, nothing wrong with that.

Putting them on is a whole other matter though, I checked the web and right away ran into a Mana’o Productions Youtube video on the subject. It’s on the long side but this dude has his quiver in order, real pro, liked him right away. I’m including it below for those of you who want to take the time to learn a new skill, polish up or just check it out. If you don’t care just skip it.

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gyGuPxe1BMA&w=853&h=480]

Lashing them cat whiskers on
My whiskered bow.

As soon as I was done I went outside and shot a few ends and was amazed at how well they work. On this light 35 lb bow I only lashed on two but I will do the four that Mana’o recommends on my heavier bow and see how it goes. The whiskered approach is meant as a refinement in further quieting an already quiet tool, certainly for bowhunters. I would think the soul searchers would appreciate them also, providing them with an easier, quieter path to the introspection they seek.

Check out my personal blog at:    http://charlesarcheryblog.wordpress.com/

 

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Published by ElkAssassin96 on 11 Apr 2012

Dead-On-Rangefinder

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Published by Big Game Treestands on 29 Mar 2012

Big Game Treestands Facebook page

Hey Guys! Big Game has a new Facebook page and really would like to get more “likes” come like us for a chance to win a safety harness valued at $50.00!!!

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Published by jmtompki on 29 Mar 2012

Attention Outdoorsy Women!

For the last two years I have been working on developing my own women’s outdoor apparel line. Recently I received my samples from the manufacturer and to save time/money they used what materials they had to build the basic form. The fabric they used on my light weight shooting jacket was a brown with gold thread, making it shimmer. I liked the look of it, and asked other hunters if it would affect birds when hunting in the field and they said no.

Would you wear a jacket like this?

All of your input and suggestions are greatly appreciated!

Jess

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Published by ardelet123 on 16 Mar 2012

e-Mail picture of Scratch? LOL- “Ted Nugent Blog-“Be Ready”

www.Archerytalk.com: For Sale,Hunting Bow” 2011 Pse EVO is for sale w/scratch so small it will not picture.
Person writes,”Can you take a picture of the scratch and email it to taylorfootball_@hotmail.com ”
Ted Nugent write to be “ready” and yet some people are worried about a scratch on the bow they might buy?
LOL, is that not TO FUNNY,lol?
This country is so obsessed with Perfect that we miss the problems with getting things right. Used items have little scratches, but the problem is what about people starving out there,while some are looking@@ for scratch free used Bows?
Boy have we gotten off track in the good old USA ? or what?
Just adding a note about the insanity that is about “NOT BEING READY” as Ted Nugent writes,being, while we are looking for scratches, others are GETTING it done in the real world. People that are ready probably spend less time on “Scratches” and more time on a Real Life.
I grew up going to Ted Nugent concerts and I see why now,(coming from Full Blood Indian), it is all about the Land and being ready for what is going on. Little details need attention,with less time spent on “Scratches”. I see and shed a tear for what is seen,(trash) on the road side,while some are looking to get e-Mail pictures of Scratches sent to them,before they think of buying a used Bow.
Go Figure?
A”SAD” commentary on what is important for some in the USA today.
Please lets hear about your thoughts about, being “READY, IE: Ted Nugents Blog” and OR the e-Mail “Scratches” you are looking for, OR not in your life.

 

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