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Old 01-23-2018, 09:45 AM   #1
Justin Spies
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I am getting ready to rig up a new bow. I am looking at putting a Spot Hogg Fast Eddie double pin on it. I was shooting the Tommy Hogg before this. The guy at my local shop was telling me he can get it regular or in XL with a dovetail. I have never had a sight with a dovetail on it. How do you guys like dovetails on your hunting bows? Can you just take the housing on and off without it effecting your accuracy?
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Old 01-23-2018, 09:59 AM   #2
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I have a dovetail on my Trophy Ridge React One Pro that I hunt with. After sighting it in initially, I purposely removed it and remounted it to see if anything changed. Everything was still spot on. I've had it on my bow for a year and a half now, and haven't had any accuracy issues (outside of my own ). I wouldn't hesitate to go the dovetail route again if I changed sights.
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Old 01-23-2018, 11:12 AM   #3
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I have a dovetail on my Trophy Ridge React One Pro that I hunt with. After sighting it in initially, I purposely removed it and remounted it to see if anything changed. Everything was still spot on. I've had it on my bow for a year and a half now, and haven't had any accuracy issues (outside of my own ). I wouldn't hesitate to go the dovetail route again if I changed sights.
Thanks for the input man!
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Old 01-23-2018, 12:00 PM   #4
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I've been hunting with a dovetail for years; as long as you put it back in the right index it will be spot on.

I shoot Spot Hogg as well, great sights.
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Old 01-23-2018, 12:44 PM   #5
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I have the Axcell Accutouch with a dovetail. I never take it off so I'm not too concerned about.
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Old 01-23-2018, 02:24 PM   #6
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I shoot a HHA Kingpin single pin sight on the dovetail target mount... I like it because you can increase the sight radius quite a bit by extending the sight farther out front of the riser. I remove the sight each time I put it in my hard case... reinstall it to the same notch on the dovetail bar and it shoots the same hole (if I do my part)... If both mounts are available, I'll pick the dovetail mount every time.
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Old 01-23-2018, 07:48 PM   #7
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Got dovetails on my target and hunting sights. Mark where you got it locked down at and put it in the same spot every time. No problems.
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Old 01-23-2018, 08:20 PM   #8
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Love my dove tails
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