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    Default Indoor archery and the sight level

    When shooting indoor spots, how many of you really pay attention to the level. I have read where some say that it is not neccessary to look at the level when shooting 20 yards. I level my bow and then more or less forget about. When I shoot outdoors, I see the level my entire shot. What do you guys do?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hoyt1945 View Post
    When shooting indoor spots, how many of you really pay attention to the level. I have read where some say that it is not neccessary to look at the level when shooting 20 yards. I level my bow and then more or less forget about. When I shoot outdoors, I see the level my entire shot. What do you guys do?
    as I am drawing and settling on the spot, i refrence my level, then I sort of forget about it as I concetrate on the spot......
    I cut things up and split them down!

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    i don't use the bubble. I find it more distracting than anything else... that's what having the cross hairs in my HHA sights are good for. With crosshairs, leveling is inharently part of the sight picture.
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    I used to pay close attention to it during the beginning of my shot sequence but now sometimes I forget its even there. But usually when I do check its right on.


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    I always check it as part of the shot routine. The vertical distance between the sight and the arrow is too great NOT to check it. If you bounce from one side of the X to the other, not checking it can be a reason why. Obviously, the error becomes greater with more distance.

    You check it once you come to anchor and then forget it. However, you'll see any subtle movement in the bubble during the aiming and shot execution phase.

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    Sights have levels?
    That look on my face is not concern, its shock at your utter stupidity!

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    The level is a very important part of shooting high scores indoors... but if y'all can't shoot a 300 with a high 50 plus X count it won't matter whether you use it or not... and those who shoot high 50's ain't gonna ask this question they already know..
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    The further the sight pin is above your arrow the more important the level is. If you lean the bow right or left you WILL shoot right or left, all other things being the same. It might not seem like much but it does matter.

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    i don't use a level on my indoor set up just because I can't see it in my 29mm scope housing.

    I've been thinking about mounting a level above my scope and looking at it as I come into anchor......not really sure how well that would work out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pred8er View Post
    Sights have levels?

    Aye, Chief! Of course for us surface folks, it's not as important as to the Bubble Heads
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    Default Not watching my level yesturday at times

    Cost me some points indoor.
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    Default Javi you are right on

    The best way to answer this question is to find a hooter-shooter and shoot your bow in it at different bubble slants using the same arrow each time and find out how much bubble will do what. I think you will be suprised as to how little a half bubble will effect impact.
    OUTDOORS is a different matter altogether.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pred8er View Post
    Sights have levels?
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    Quote Originally Posted by JAVI View Post
    The level is a very important part of shooting high scores indoors... but if y'all can't shoot a 300 with a high 50 plus X count it won't matter whether you use it or not... and those who shoot high 50's ain't gonna ask this question they already know..
    So it is just for you great shooters then. Ok thanks for your help.


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    Quote Originally Posted by BowhuntnHoosier View Post
    So it is just for you great shooters then. Ok thanks for your help.
    That's correct, so please don't use the level..
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    Thanks for the replies. There has been some good feedback from some very good and knowledgeable archers. I like this forum, it's not real busy and it seems you get a better quality reply. Thanks again, Randy

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    Quote Originally Posted by BowhuntnHoosier View Post
    So it is just for you great shooters then. Ok thanks for your help.
    He saying you wont shoot high 50's without a scope.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Daniel Boone View Post
    He saying you wont shoot high 50's without a scope.
    DB
    But first I need to shoot low 30's..............


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    Quote Originally Posted by BowhuntnHoosier View Post
    But first I need to shoot low 30's..............
    Level will help you. Just 20yrds, how hard can it be
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    Quote Originally Posted by Daniel Boone View Post
    Level will help you. Just 20yrds, how hard can it be
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    You have never seen me shoot. Or you would not say "how hard can it be".


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