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Old 10-30-2019, 11:09 AM   #1
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I often have this shot presented to me and I have never taken it. In my mind, the deer would respond by spinning away from the arrow resulting in a skin slice or even a glance through the ribs and out the brisket, if it gets that far.

Would you take this shot and if so, where would you aim? 8-10 yards.
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Old 10-30-2019, 11:10 AM   #2
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Yes. Right between them and about 1" higher
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Old 10-30-2019, 11:11 AM   #3
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Unless you're shooting a Matthews....that deer is dead at 10 yards on your blue dot.
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Old 10-30-2019, 11:12 AM   #4
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Blue dot everyday all day!
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Old 10-30-2019, 11:13 AM   #5
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Blue dot at 10 yds is a dead deer every time.

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Old 10-30-2019, 11:13 AM   #6
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Yes. Right between them and about 1" higher
agreed, about right here (red dot) goes through all sorts of good stuff
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Old 10-30-2019, 11:14 AM   #7
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Blue dot everyday all day!
I shot a doe in a similar position this year.
[IMG]Dead die rage extreme by Jarrod Stone, on Flickr[/IMG]

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Old 10-30-2019, 11:14 AM   #8
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That’s a blood bath shot. Blue dot but a shade higher
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Old 10-30-2019, 11:14 AM   #9
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Head down, quartering away, send it.
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Old 10-30-2019, 11:15 AM   #10
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From the ground level...Blue dot....with or without a Mathews..
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Old 10-30-2019, 11:17 AM   #11
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At 8 to 10 yrds that deer ain't spinning away from anything.

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Old 10-30-2019, 11:18 AM   #12
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The OP's dots are a little low
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Old 10-30-2019, 11:18 AM   #13
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i like the red dot myself
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Old 10-30-2019, 11:19 AM   #14
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The OP's dots are a little low
Not at 10yrds
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Old 10-30-2019, 11:23 AM   #15
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I vote for the red dot
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Old 10-30-2019, 11:24 AM   #16
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Top left corner of the blue dot (and that's splitting hairs)...



Send it!
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Old 10-30-2019, 11:26 AM   #17
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Aim for the off shoulder and let it fly. The very best shot you can take.

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Old 10-30-2019, 11:34 AM   #18
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Right between the two is where I normally try to send it. They die really fast.
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Old 10-30-2019, 11:38 AM   #19
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Mathews is the only thing that could kill it, sling two arrows at a time take both dots out
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Old 10-30-2019, 11:39 AM   #20
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Right between the two is where I normally try to send it. They die really fast.
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Old 10-30-2019, 11:41 AM   #21
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Easy....between both and a couple inches higher
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Old 10-30-2019, 11:44 AM   #22
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agreed, about right here (red dot) goes through all sorts of good stuff
Red Dot all the way
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Old 10-30-2019, 11:44 AM   #23
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Focus where the arrow will exit, not where it enters. IMHO any of the three dots will kill at 8-10 yds.
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Old 10-30-2019, 11:49 AM   #24
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Red is dead
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Old 10-30-2019, 12:16 PM   #25
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The blue dot shot will take all the plumbing out of the Pump.
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Old 10-30-2019, 12:21 PM   #26
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8-10 yards? Blue dot will work. So will red . Its the shot I'd take(a little bit larger margin of error with this shot). Stay away from the yellow!
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Old 10-30-2019, 01:11 PM   #27
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I like the red dot up above. I would take that shot all day long. In your mind you should aim to break the offside leg.
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Old 10-31-2019, 12:12 PM   #28
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Itll kill but I prefer less angle. The target size for both lungs is smaller than ideal.
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Old 10-31-2019, 01:09 PM   #29
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agreed, about right here (red dot) goes through all sorts of good stuff
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Old 10-31-2019, 02:06 PM   #30
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Unless you're shooting a Matthews....that deer is dead at 10 yards on your blue dot.
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Old 10-31-2019, 02:08 PM   #31
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Unless you're shooting a Matthews....that deer is dead at 10 yards on your blue dot.
My Matthews would be killing that deer dead on that blue dot at 20 yards...
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Old 10-31-2019, 02:11 PM   #32
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i like the red dot myself
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Old 10-31-2019, 02:13 PM   #33
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Old 10-31-2019, 02:25 PM   #34
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Old 10-31-2019, 07:18 PM   #35
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All day long on the ��
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Old 10-31-2019, 07:46 PM   #36
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Unless you're shooting a Matthews....that deer is dead at 10 yards on your blue dot.
Iím not Mathews guy but the best hunting bow on the market last two years is a Mathews. I shoot other brands but it doesnít matter what bow an accurate shot and sharp broad head goes a long way
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