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Old 04-11-2018, 08:07 PM   #1
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Just curious to see who all has one on their hunting bow. When I started out I had one and it really helped develop my anchor points. I went away from it for several years, but today while setting up my new to me rig I decided what the heck and put one on for the first time in about 10 years


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Old 04-11-2018, 08:26 PM   #2
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Used to, but no more.
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Old 04-11-2018, 08:31 PM   #3
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I did away with my Peep Sight and only use a kisser Button now. I improved my groupings a lot by doing so. The peep I was using always seemed to turn at the Moment of truth and now it is one less thing to worry about.
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Old 04-11-2018, 08:31 PM   #4
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Old 04-11-2018, 08:35 PM   #5
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I've never had one but thinking about putting one on when I restring this offseason.
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Old 04-11-2018, 10:57 PM   #6
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I use one, it helps verify my anchor is correct when wearing a face mask. I use d-loop material vs a button though, accomplishes the same purpose while saving a little weight on the string!
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Old 04-11-2018, 11:00 PM   #7
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No, slows your FPS. Practice on an anchor point.
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Old 04-11-2018, 11:04 PM   #8
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Got rid of mine a few years ago. Makes me focus on multiple other anchor points, rather than just one.


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Old 04-11-2018, 11:33 PM   #9
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Yes and have a nock for my nose
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Old 04-12-2018, 08:08 AM   #10
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I use a crimp on nock that I touch on the corner of my mouth. Doesn’t really add any weight to the string but it’s big enough that I can feel it.
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Old 04-12-2018, 01:15 PM   #11
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I'm thinking of getting one.
I hunt pigs at night. New place I get to hunt on doesn't have many good rifle shooting lanes, roads on 2 sides houses on 3.5 sides....
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Old 04-12-2018, 01:20 PM   #12
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Old 04-12-2018, 01:21 PM   #13
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Old 04-12-2018, 01:24 PM   #14
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I've only been shooting a bow for about 4 years now. I had one put on 2 years ago and it seems to help me get a consistent anchor every shot.
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Old 04-12-2018, 01:32 PM   #15
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No, I've got enough crap on my string to worry about.

If you have a solid anchor point and the proper sized peep to sight housing reference.....why add some more crap on your string. KISS
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Old 04-12-2018, 01:48 PM   #16
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Yes for me when shooting a compound. A kisser is not complicated, no more so than a peep. A compound is already a complicated device, so we broke the KISS rule simply by shooting one vs a trad bow. I like them for an extra point of reference on awkward angled shots. We are all different so use what you are confident in.
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Old 04-12-2018, 04:16 PM   #17
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No, I've got enough crap on my string to worry about.

If you have a solid anchor point and the proper sized peep to sight housing reference.....why add some more crap on your string. KISS
I don't have string leaches like most people do, but I figure the one kisser button probably weighs less than the typical 2 string silencers.
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Old 04-13-2018, 07:56 AM   #18
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No, I’ve never even shot with one
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Old 04-13-2018, 09:09 AM   #19
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I used to love a kisser button, until it sent half my mustache down range one day. Instantly removed it.


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Old 04-13-2018, 09:24 AM   #20
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What's this?!?!?!?!? Any archery related thread on TBH? it can't be!


No kisser button for me. I've never used one. So I'm not opposed. I'm just without opinion on this one..... I know, I know.... me of all people without an opinion! That carrys about the same odds as an archery related thread being posted to TBH!
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Old 04-13-2018, 09:44 AM   #21
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I never used them back in the day, but since I started shooting shorter A2A bows I use one now.

Since my nose doesn't touch the string on the shorter bows I need that extra reference point. I also use a crimped brass nock and not a full on kisser button.
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Old 04-13-2018, 10:27 AM   #22
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I've shot kisser button and no peep, peep and no kisser button, and kisser button with a peep. I actually prefer the later as it gives me two anchoring reference points and I feel like I shoot tighter groups at all yardages. I'll take accuracy over speed any day, and the weight of a kisser button is not going to slow the bow down enough to notice.
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Old 04-13-2018, 03:59 PM   #23
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It's something I've considered.

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Old 04-13-2018, 04:07 PM   #24
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Learned to use multiple anchor points and no kisser. After taking a break from archery for a while, getting back into it I put one on my bow and was shooting like I was before in no time. Shot with it for a couple ears and decided I didn't need it anymore. I'm really considering going back to one, especially when shooting at different angles you cant always rely on other anchor points and with the kisser you always know without a doubt in the heat of the moment you're anchored right.
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Old 04-13-2018, 11:31 PM   #25
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Yes and have a nock for my nose
Same here and no peep
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Old 04-13-2018, 11:50 PM   #26
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Small nock point tied in for a kisser. Keeps my form in check.
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Old 04-14-2018, 11:26 AM   #27
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Being a big guy whose fat cheeks keep his nose from touching the string, I am finally considering using a kisser button to help improve my anchor accuracy by giving me another reference. I used to be more concerned with a few more FPS than adding another reference but not anymore. I have caught myself recently being "set" in the heat of the battle and then realizing I am not as aligned as I needed to be. Hopefully it will improves my consistency and therefore my accuracy.
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Old 04-14-2018, 11:39 AM   #28
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kisser and no peep.
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Old 04-14-2018, 02:59 PM   #29
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Good info. I like the tied on kisser nock idea. Never even heard of nose nock. Awesome!
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Old 04-20-2018, 02:16 AM   #30
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Nope; peep for me.
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Old 04-21-2018, 08:38 PM   #31
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I tied one on my old bow string using some serving string. It wasn't pretty but it was effective. I'm going to try a Pine Ridge Nitro Button on the new string and see how that works.

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Old 04-22-2018, 01:12 AM   #32
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I don't have string leaches like most people do, but I figure the one kisser button probably weighs less than the typical 2 string silencers.
Remember itís not weight but location of weight. 10g up by cams isnít as hard to move as say.. 6g towards the middle of string.

Not enough to make a shootable difference in speed.... but I personally donít shoot one
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Old 04-22-2018, 02:56 AM   #33
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Yep
My groups are consistent out to 60 and anchor on that sucker every time
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Old 05-01-2018, 12:36 PM   #34
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I had one on when i first started shooting but then i removed it one i put a new string on.
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Old 05-10-2018, 03:14 AM   #35
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I do not use a kisser buttom, but I am thinking about trying one out.
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Old 05-10-2018, 02:35 PM   #36
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Yes for me...
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Old 06-30-2018, 12:41 AM   #37
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Old 06-30-2018, 08:16 AM   #38
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Got mine installed. So far I am digging it.
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Old 07-08-2018, 02:15 PM   #39
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No, slows your FPS. Practice on an anchor point.
yeah because 3.176 fps matters so much.
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Old 07-08-2018, 02:25 PM   #40
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I like it. Don't even think about it, but every consistent anchor point matters to me.

Some of you are better and don't need it.
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Old 07-08-2018, 02:42 PM   #41
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yeah because 3.176 fps matters so much.


That was my thinking as well. Iíd rather have another anchor point check than a couple FPS.

Still liking mine a lot.
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Old 07-08-2018, 04:13 PM   #42
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Iím not a fan of them, but itís all about what YOU are comfortable with


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Old 07-08-2018, 04:18 PM   #43
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Old 07-08-2018, 04:31 PM   #44
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Why? The OP stated that he doesn't use string leaches so there is no extra weight and or loss of speed and the kisser button is one of the most fail proof ways to practice and monitor your anchor point.

So what is the reasoning behind the no kisser button theory? I'm seriously interested not trying to start an argument at all.
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Old 07-08-2018, 10:16 PM   #45
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Kisser on all my bows i realized along time ago my anchor can change just a bit with a mask on, a big buck, and leaning down and to the side for a shot.
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Old 07-08-2018, 11:26 PM   #46
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Why? The OP stated that he doesn't use string leaches so there is no extra weight and or loss of speed and the kisser button is one of the most fail proof ways to practice and monitor your anchor point.



So what is the reasoning behind the no kisser button theory? I'm seriously interested not trying to start an argument at all.


Iím just going to assume some like a single anchor point.. and some like multiple checks.

Personally I practice like heck and still find myself off a tad of one of my checks when in the heat of drawing on a deer. I lost my first deer in 7 years this past year( did manage to get him later) but it made think I might like the extra check point... so I added it. Muscle memory can be a tricky deal when you arenít standing with your bow parallel to the ground shooting at a target or itís 30 degrees out. So far I like it. Of course Iím also not trying to squeeze out every FPS I can like I used to way back when. Ive even gone to heavier arrows and broadheads . To each their own. Weíll see if it pays off in future consistency.
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Old 07-09-2018, 12:06 PM   #47
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Iím just going to assume some like a single anchor point.. and some like multiple checks.

Personally I practice like heck and still find myself off a tad of one of my checks when in the heat of drawing on a deer. I lost my first deer in 7 years this past year( did manage to get him later) but it made think I might like the extra check point... so I added it. Muscle memory can be a tricky deal when you arenít standing with your bow parallel to the ground shooting at a target or itís 30 degrees out. So far I like it. Of course Iím also not trying to squeeze out every FPS I can like I used to way back when. Ive even gone to heavier arrows and broadheads . To each their own. Weíll see if it pays off in future consistency.
Makes sense. Thinking of doing the same thing.
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Old 07-09-2018, 12:21 PM   #48
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Not I.
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Old 07-10-2018, 04:20 PM   #49
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I don't have a kisser but i anchor with my nose on the fletching. IMO as long as it allows you to be consistent and repeatable in your accuracy its all good. Just my opinion.
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