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Old 01-01-2018, 07:54 PM   #1
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Old 01-01-2018, 07:56 PM   #2
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Whisker Biscuit for sure, just try your best to not pull the arrow out by hand because it can mess the whiskers up.
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Old 01-01-2018, 07:56 PM   #3
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Whisker biscuit.
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Old 01-01-2018, 07:58 PM   #4
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Old 01-01-2018, 07:58 PM   #5
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Whisker biscuit, hands down, no comparison, fool proof, forgiving
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Old 01-01-2018, 08:00 PM   #6
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I like the drop away.
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Old 01-01-2018, 08:02 PM   #7
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Drop away all day every day.
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Old 01-01-2018, 08:03 PM   #8
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Drop away for me- used to shoot a WB
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Old 01-01-2018, 08:03 PM   #9
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Drop away.. Mine are Dead silent..
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Old 01-01-2018, 08:04 PM   #10
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Old 01-01-2018, 08:06 PM   #11
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Drop away all day every day.
And every way ! Biscuits are for gravy........
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Old 01-01-2018, 08:06 PM   #12
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Whisker biscuit, hands down, no comparison, fool proof, forgiving
May be fool proof but Iíve seen some fools use it wrong. And it slows arrow down some. Drop away all day for me!!! A QAD drop away does pretty much the same bc it locks and holds the arrow in place like the WB
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Old 01-01-2018, 08:06 PM   #13
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Drop away is quieter and 100% repeatable

The WB is ok in a pinch, but I can tell a difference.
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Old 01-01-2018, 08:08 PM   #14
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May be fool proof but Iíve seen some fools use it wrong. And it slows arrow down some. Drop away all day for me!!! A QAD drop away does pretty much the same bc it locks and holds the arrow in place like the WB


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Old 01-01-2018, 08:09 PM   #15
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Old 01-01-2018, 08:15 PM   #16
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Old 01-01-2018, 08:18 PM   #17
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May be fool proof but Iíve seen some fools use it wrong. And it slows arrow down some. Drop away all day for me!!! A QAD drop away does pretty much the same bc it locks and holds the arrow in place like the WB
No it don't slow your arrow down, the nock on the arrow has more force to overcome than any WB. Drop aways, to many moving parts, a balancing act to keep your arrow on it. I don't know how many times on hunting shows I have heard, clang..."my arrow fell off the rest!"
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Old 01-01-2018, 08:22 PM   #18
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drop-away- mine is designed where it can't "fall off"
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Old 01-01-2018, 08:22 PM   #19
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The negligible benefits of a fall away don't outweigh the downside of moving parts which can break or a rest that can fail. 3-6FPS faster is worth nothing. Slightly (enough that unless your a pro you can't tell) better accuracy. Noise is way to subjective and depends on too many factors to include, but it would be marginal.

WB all the way all the time no reason not to.
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Old 01-01-2018, 08:24 PM   #20
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I was just telling a friend that Iíve never shot a bow that shoots as well as the old Darton I have. But then, Iíve never shot a bow with a drop away before this one either. So...
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Old 01-01-2018, 08:24 PM   #21
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WB here! But I like keeping stuff simple. Like foot shift on a Honda 4 wheeler over the electric shift too.


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Old 01-01-2018, 08:28 PM   #22
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I prefer my biscuits with gravy. Just sayin'
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Old 01-01-2018, 08:40 PM   #23
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drop-away- mine is designed where it can't "fall off"
And you cant "let down" and re-draw with out "recocking a drop away
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Old 01-01-2018, 08:44 PM   #24
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I am a drop away fan. I started out with a WB but quickly converted. I opine that the DA is quiter and as accurate as the WB. They solved the arrow falling off a long time ago. All of my friends that shoot professionally shoot DA and they swear by it. With that said, if the WB works for you than use it.

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Old 01-01-2018, 08:45 PM   #25
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And you cant "let down" and re-draw with out "recocking a drop away
Incorrect............my Apache can be drawn and let down without cocking (or recocking) anything.
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Old 01-01-2018, 08:45 PM   #26
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Old 01-01-2018, 08:45 PM   #27
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The negligible benefits of a fall away don't outweigh the downside of moving parts which can break or a rest that can fail. 3-6FPS faster is worth nothing. Slightly (enough that unless your a pro you can't tell) better accuracy. Noise is way to subjective and depends on too many factors to include, but it would be marginal.

WB all the way all the time no reason not to.
You are so eloquent. Very accurate statement. Hunting in the South, most days are humid and that works on springs and moving parts causing them to fail.

WB noise is non existent.
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Old 01-01-2018, 08:47 PM   #28
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And you cant "let down" and re-draw with out "recocking a drop away
Can with a limbdriver rest
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Old 01-01-2018, 08:47 PM   #29
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And you cant "let down" and re-draw with out "recocking a drop away
This is not true. I have "let down" my bow many times and re-drawn without ever messing with my drop away.

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Old 01-01-2018, 08:49 PM   #30
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Old 01-01-2018, 08:49 PM   #31
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Old 01-01-2018, 08:52 PM   #32
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WB. Mine is dead silent.
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Old 01-01-2018, 08:52 PM   #33
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QAD can be "let down" without "re-cocking".


QUOTE=lovemylegacy;13064285]And you cant "let down" and re-draw with out "recocking a drop away[/QUOTE]
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Old 01-01-2018, 08:54 PM   #34
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Old 01-01-2018, 08:55 PM   #35
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And you cant "let down" and re-draw with out "recocking a drop away


Your legacy is getting tainted with each post on this thread... may be time to move along and research a bit next time. Just sayin....

I have both (multiple bows) and prefer my QAD.
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Old 01-01-2018, 08:56 PM   #36
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Used to shoot biscuit but sleet froze it up. Drop away for me now.
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Old 01-01-2018, 09:08 PM   #37
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Your legacy is getting tainted with each post on this thread... may be time to move along and research a bit next time. Just sayin....

I have both (multiple bows) and prefer my QAD.
I have tried both, shot both. Been shooting a WB for a long time(90s?). I have one that has 10 years worth of shots through it with never a failure, its on the Creed I hunt with. Cant beat them, plus they don't break the bank.

In field research is the best kind.

Check out post #19...nuff said
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Old 01-01-2018, 09:14 PM   #38
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No it don't slow your arrow down, the nock on the arrow has more force to overcome than any WB. Drop aways, to many moving parts, a balancing act to keep your arrow on it. I don't know how many times on hunting shows I have heard, clang..."my arrow fell off the rest!"
Not sure how it would be possoble for an arrow to "fall off" a QAD.

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And you cant "let down" and re-draw with out "recocking a drop away
Fake news. I've never once had to "recock".
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Old 01-01-2018, 09:15 PM   #39
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Used to shoot biscuit but sleet froze it up. Drop away for me now.
would a drop away not also freeze up in sleet that extreme?
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Old 01-01-2018, 09:29 PM   #40
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Old 01-01-2018, 09:30 PM   #41
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would a drop away not also freeze up in sleet that extreme?
My DA never has. My whole bow would have to freeze up.
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Old 01-01-2018, 09:31 PM   #42
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would a drop away not also freeze up in sleet that extreme?
Yup.
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Old 01-01-2018, 09:32 PM   #43
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Don't get me wrong, I like WB's, just a DA fan.
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Old 01-01-2018, 09:35 PM   #44
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My DA never has. My whole bow would have to freeze up.
I would imagine a whole bow would have to freeze up for a WB to freeze up. I could be wrong.
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Old 01-01-2018, 09:37 PM   #45
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Old 01-01-2018, 09:38 PM   #46
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I would imagine a whole bow would have to freeze up for a WB to freeze up. I could be wrong.
Would be an interesting research project.
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Old 01-01-2018, 09:43 PM   #47
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Old 01-01-2018, 09:46 PM   #48
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Old 01-01-2018, 09:52 PM   #49
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No it don't slow your arrow down, the nock on the arrow has more force to overcome than any WB. Drop aways, to many moving parts, a balancing act to keep your arrow on it. I don't know how many times on hunting shows I have heard, clang..."my arrow fell off the rest!"
I don't know about the slowing the arrow down part as I've never tested it myself. But, I've heard you loose about 1-2 fps. So, even if it's true, it's negligible.

I will have to disagree with you on the arrow falling off the rest part, at least on the QAD HDX rest that I use. The rest has a bridge across the top and locks into the closed or "up" position when the rest is rotated up manually with the thumb. Once the arrow is knocked and the rest is put into the "up" position, the arrow cannot fall of the rest until either the arrow is released and sent down range or the rest is manually let down. It really is a fantastic design. Mine have proven to be quite reliable too.

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Old 01-01-2018, 09:53 PM   #50
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This is not true. I have "let down" my bow many times and re-drawn without ever messing with my drop away.

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