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Old 11-27-2011, 11:12 PM   #1
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Whats the best bang for the buck thumb release?
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Old 11-28-2011, 04:16 AM   #2
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A used Carter or TruBall.Theyre made so well and theyre expensive ,most people who buy them take good care of them . Stay away from the Truballs that dont have the silverish ****ing lever on the back.

I own 8 or 9 currently . Bought them all used, looking for " the one" in terms of" fit " . I havenyt bought a bad one yet, but have releases that I like more then others. I like the open hook heads the most.
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Old 11-28-2011, 06:14 AM   #3
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New High end thumb activators depretiate about 40% instantly and if well kept hold 50-60% of theyre value indefinetly. Much like a Spot Hogg "Hogg It" Pin sight.
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Old 11-28-2011, 09:42 AM   #4
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Is there anyone near you that you could try one, say a friend or dealer?
The fit and feel of the release in your hand can be very personal, even more so than bows. At the least, trying a few to see how they feel and fit in your hand could give you an idea for shopping for used ones.
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Old 11-28-2011, 11:56 AM   #5
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I ve used and like Carter's Just-B-Cause

right now I'm using a Stan Shoot-off. I love the adjustment of this release without changing a spring. It fit good in the hand too.
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Old 11-28-2011, 07:49 PM   #6
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I've shot the TRU Ball for awhile. Can't go wrong with a TRU Balll.
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Old 11-28-2011, 07:55 PM   #7
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I use the Carter chocolate , when shooting spots !
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Old 11-29-2011, 04:01 AM   #8
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I use the Carter chocolate , when shooting spots !
And you told me your gear is as old as the indians????Nice one Master
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The best bang for my buck is the best product available....reason being most of the good thumb triggers are gonna cost a pretty penny anyway. Carters are all in the $180 range. Stans are $200...TRU Balls are $165-200 for the top end they make a Max line now that is much cheaper but they don't hold a candle to the others and for me aren't worth my money. The Hot Shots are $175 the Hoggs are $120.

For me I want quality and what fits my needs and what I like.....that is what gives me the best bang for my buck/ When you buy that $80 release that you aren't happy with or that isn't any good and you have to spend another $150 on something else.....your buck just got bent over and banged.
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Old 11-29-2011, 09:47 PM   #10
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Old 11-30-2011, 03:21 AM   #11
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It is , I've owned that release for about three years , did buy it new back in one of my had to have it days when I only brought only the latest and best stuff !




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I am currently shooting the stan shootoff and love the adjustments on this release
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It is , I've owned that release for about three years , did buy it new back in one of my had to have it days when I only brought only the latest and best stuff !




I went through that day too...............notice I said day as my wallet isn't near as fat as some salt miners we know.
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I went through that day too...............notice I said day as my wallet isn't near as fat as some salt miners we know.
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Old 12-02-2011, 07:10 PM   #15
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I went through that day too...............notice I said day as my wallet isn't near as fat as some salt miners we know.
I charged it to your account , better check some of your old charge account receipts !

And you thought I brought it at the company store !

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I charged it to your account , better check some of your old charge account receipts !

And you thought I brought it at the company store !

You know now and you are !


No worries.........I opened that account up using Westy's name.
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No worries.........I opened that account up using Westy's name.
Wonder if I can use that account for a new Hoyt bow ?
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Old 12-09-2011, 08:49 PM   #18
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Wonder if I can use that account for a new Hoyt bow ?
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Don't cry , it won't hurt until you got to pay the bill !



As stated before I'M a tighta$$ and i never paythe bill,you'll have to take that up with loveyee
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I went through that day too...............notice I said day as my wallet isn't near as fat as some salt miners we know.
I'll have you know that I'm so poor , that I'll won't be paying , as I'm a slave anyway , any attention to your statment !

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Guess this message is in code again !

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Guess this message is in code again !

Can't wait to get my Queen's edition translater !
I hate spending money!!!! I stand back and always let the wife pay!!!! thats what she goes to work for isn't it??? message decoded Swammie
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Loveyee : Wife ,lover, significant other enough said
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stan isn't the cheapest but the customer service and ease of adjustment is the greatest very very nice releases IMO worth the money
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i like the truball boss-x release.
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I shoot a TRU ball lil boss. Have tried a bunch over the years and this one just fits me.
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Old 12-20-2011, 12:14 PM   #29
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stan isn't the cheapest but the customer service and ease of adjustment is the greatest very very nice releases IMO worth the money

I agree, just sent in my shoot-off cause it was tearing loops up.

They had it repaired and sent back to me in no time. I was planning on changing to a hinge during the repair and never even had time to set the hinge up before it was returned. Awsome service
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