Archery Forums 3DShoots.com
Find Archery Shoots near you  |   Advertise on 3DShoots.com

Go Back   Archery Forums 3DShoots.com > Archery Forum > General Archery Forum
 

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 03-06-2006, 11:07 PM   #1
Mad-Man
Member
 
Mad-Man's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Indianapolis, In
Posts: 52
Mad-Man is on a distinguished road
Default How did getting glasses affect your shooting?

Hi all. Im new to archery. Just starting out but im smoking right out the gate! I tear my arrows up shooting groups at 20 yards. Im so good at shooting 20 yards in the 3 days that i've been shooting bows, that its not even fun to me. The real fun is 40+ yards for me. Only problem is, I have EXTREAMLY bad vision. I cannot see those bullseyes from 30 and 40plus yards. I need some specticals. Needed them for some time now but put it off cause I dont want them. Always fogging up, getting dirty. I work construction and am outdoors a lot so I didnt want them in my way. But, alas, to shoot my best I will need them. My question is, how did they affect your shooting when you had to get them? Do they interfere with your form? Do they make it harder to look through your peep? Did they affect you at all? Thanks.
__________________
2006 Hoyt UltraTec
Spot Hogg Hogg-It
Muzzy Zero Effect
STS Front Mount
Winners Choice Strings And Cables
MD Custom Bow Slings
Fletcher True Peep 1/4
Muzzy 100 Grain 3 Blade
Mad-Man is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-07-2006, 06:37 AM   #2
CoyoteHunter
Member
 
CoyoteHunter's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Illinois
Posts: 39
CoyoteHunter is on a distinguished road
Default

I got my glasses about 5 years ago and they helped my shooting alot I was like you didnt want them but had to have them ya there a pain in the butt sometimes but I can hit the target at 30+ yards now go get them you wont regret it
__________________
A Country Boy Can Survive
CoyoteHunter is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-07-2006, 09:08 AM   #3
XT4ME
Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Virginia
Posts: 65
XT4ME is on a distinguished road
Default

GLasses helped me out alot hunting and shooting. But I will tell you this if they are filthy and you wipe them off with your shirt they aint gonna last. Get a couple of thoses cleaning cloths from your vision center and keep one everywhere you go.
XT4ME is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-07-2006, 10:38 AM   #4
MoBowman
Senior Member
 
MoBowman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Lee's Summit, Mo.
Posts: 595
MoBowman is on a distinguished road
Default

Only problem you may have with glasses is if you have to get bifocals. I have two different pairs. I don't wear my Bi's while I'am shooting or hunting, just my regular ones. Even if you have the line/less there is still that transition area. But wearing my glasses has definatly helps my shooting. Good Luck



MoBowman ```---------->
__________________
www.Missouriwhitetails.com
Trophy Rock Pro Staff
Hunt Hard, Hunt Safe, Pass It On
MoBowman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-07-2006, 11:04 AM   #5
cparcher-louer
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 5
cparcher-louer is on a distinguished road
Default Glasses

I normally wear contacts, however when i wear my glasses my point of impact changes ever so slightly. I asked an optometrist why, and he said that you look through the lenses of differentent glasses and contacts at different points while focusing at different angles. All I did was marked my sights for adjustments for when i wear glasses or contacts. That's all gonna change again when i get my corrective eye surgery in a couple of months, because i'll look through my natural lens different than I look through my contacts or glasses lenses. Some archers never see a noticible difference, hopefully you don't, but you'll definetly increase your accuracy.
cparcher-louer is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:07 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 2004 3DShoots.com