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Old 03-24-2020, 07:33 PM   #1
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A few lessons learned on this one.

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Old 03-24-2020, 07:48 PM   #2
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If he is still alive, he ain't reproducing!
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Old 03-24-2020, 08:07 PM   #3
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How to make a pig a Barr using social distancing.
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Lit his a** up for sure---but almost no penetration.
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Old 03-24-2020, 08:34 PM   #5
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Lit his a** up for sure---but almost no penetration.
About 12 to 13 inches! It sounded like it hit bone. I was really suprised I got as much as I did. It is a single bevel broadhead and a 670 grain arrow though.

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Old 03-24-2020, 08:35 PM   #6
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If he is still alive, he ain't reproducing!
I dont think he made it. He was raising hell over the fence. Some poor neighbor is goi g to have to deal with him smelling the place up.
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Old 03-24-2020, 08:40 PM   #7
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I thought if you shoot a super heavy arrow with a heavy broad head it would go through anything? Guess shot placement counts for something
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Old 03-24-2020, 08:53 PM   #8
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I thought if you shoot a super heavy arrow with a heavy broad head it would go through anything? Guess shot placement counts for something
Not anything for sure. It did better than I would have thought. That pig is dead but wasnt getting in trouble getting him lol
Hitting where your aiming would be a plus as well!

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Old 03-24-2020, 08:55 PM   #9
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Not anything for sure. It did better than I would have thought. That pig is dead but wasnt getting in trouble getting him lol
I bet if he wasnít dead he wouldnít have been too happy with you when you found him 😂
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Old 03-24-2020, 09:02 PM   #10
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I bet if he wasnít dead he wouldnít have been too happy with you when you found him 😂
Been there and done that more than once!

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Old 03-25-2020, 12:17 AM   #11
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I guess I dont get taking bad shots on purpose. Penetration didnt seem that great to me either.
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Old 03-25-2020, 01:03 AM   #12
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[QUOTE=Felix40;14772578]I guess I dont get taking bad shots on purpose. Penetration didnt seem that great to me

I didnt take a bad shot on purpose bud. I explained that pretty well on the video at the end.
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Old 03-25-2020, 07:10 AM   #13
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I guess I dont get taking bad shots on purpose. Penetration didnt seem that great to me either.
Its a hog. Anything that gets one killed is a good shot. They are vermin and need to be killed or maimed in any and all manners possible.

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Old 03-25-2020, 07:40 AM   #14
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Looks like you hit him dead center right hindquarter. The good blood you saw could've been femoral artery maybe. Better luck next time.
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Old 03-25-2020, 08:37 AM   #15
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It's a hog, any placement is good placement in my book.
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Old 03-25-2020, 09:40 AM   #16
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Just a suggestion, move the feeder light more in line with your stand and you will see a lot better and you wont have that shadowing that your getting now.
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Old 03-25-2020, 10:45 AM   #17
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Just a suggestion, move the feeder light more in line with your stand and you will see a lot better and you wont have that shadowing that your getting now.
10-4 my normal stand is right behind it. I had to move because of the wind. Love my light man, you make a great product!
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Old 03-25-2020, 10:47 AM   #18
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10-4 my normal stand is right behind it. I had to move because of the wind. Love my light man, you make a great product!
Then you did the right thing by moving to get the wind right. Good luck hunting.
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Old 03-25-2020, 10:52 AM   #19
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Bad shot but that hog probably deserve it if he is anything like his buddies that visited my hayfield the other night.
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Old 03-25-2020, 11:08 AM   #20
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Why take that shot when you didnt have to?
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Old 03-25-2020, 11:25 AM   #21
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Fantastic shot in my opinion. Great video as well. The slow mo was hilarious.
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Old 03-25-2020, 11:37 AM   #22
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Great video Billy
A couple of suggestions for you to not have that problem again.
Buy a cheap Tru Glo sight housing and take all of the pins out,
Go online to Tru Glo website and order a green tritium pin. I put the tritium pin As center as possible in the sight housing, just gives you a better field of view.
It is the same brightness at night as it is in the day. No a sight light needed.
Also get a kisser button installed on your bow find your anchor point and throw your peep in the trash!
You donít need it.

http://www.truglo.com/archery-fibers...-optic-pin.asp


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Old 03-25-2020, 11:51 AM   #23
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Why take that shot when you didnt have to?
I was trying for a hard quartering away shot. I explained that in the video. No exuses, I made a bad shot man.
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Old 03-25-2020, 11:58 AM   #24
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Great video Billy
A couple of suggestions for you to not have that problem again.
Buy a cheap Tru Glo sight housing and take all of the pins out,
Go online to Tru Glo website and order a green tritium pin. I put the tritium pin As center as possible in the sight housing, just gives you a better field of view.
It is the same brightness at night as it is in the day. No a sight light needed.
Also get a kisser button installed on your bow find your anchor point and throw your peep in the trash!
You don’t need it.

http://www.truglo.com/archery-fibers...-optic-pin.asp


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I have a tru glo somewhere. I will give that a try man, thanks. I have gotten so used to recurves that I didnt think I would have a problem with the peep and pins. Its a totally diffrent animal. It was a 27 yard shot and I guess shooting a compound I got a little over confident. Hopefully it doesnt happen again but its bowhunting. OP

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Old 03-25-2020, 12:01 PM   #25
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It's a pig....


The best shot is to shoot them right in the pig.


I've shot a whole bunch in the moonlight when I couldn't tell if I was looking at the rooter, or the pooter. Can confirm, with a .444 Marlin...it does not matter!

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Old 03-25-2020, 12:52 PM   #26
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I was trying for a hard quartering away shot. I explained that in the video. No exuses, I made a bad shot man.
No worries, just curious. Looks like you have plenty more to kill.
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Old 03-25-2020, 03:16 PM   #27
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I'm thinking the recessed area on the blade, on the other side of the bevel, impedes penetration, especially through muscle.
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Old 03-25-2020, 04:02 PM   #28
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I have a tru glo somewhere. I will give that a try man, thanks. I have gotten so used to recurves that I didnt think I would have a problem with the peep and pins. Its a totally diffrent animal. It was a 27 yard shot and I guess shooting a compound I got a little over confident. Hopefully it doesnt happen again but its bowhunting. OP

Iíve used that set up for spot and stalking pigs and deer as well since itís the same brightness day or night.
Trust me brother,
It works!
Keep up the good work and donít beat yourself up.
You now know what hindered you, lesson learned and now know how to eliminate the problem.
Im currently trying out a new sight but have not had a true field test with it.
But that Tritium pin is a game changer!
Also take off or black out the glow in the dark ring on the Tru Glo housing. I usually take it off and stick it to the top of my quiver so I can see it after dark.
Eliminate anything that will blare light back at you and blur your vision.
Keep up the good work!!
Always enjoy watching your videos


Also the reason to get rid of the peep is itís much harder looking at a black animal through a black hole is hell and only makes it harder.
Since you shoot trad loosing the peep will come natural to you.



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Old 03-25-2020, 04:14 PM   #29
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Fantastic shot in my opinion. Great video as well. The slow mo was hilarious.
Thanks man.....I wish I could have retrieved him for y'all. Looked like a decent boar!
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Old 03-25-2020, 04:15 PM   #30
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Iíve used that set up for spot and stalking pigs and deer as well since itís the same brightness day or night.
Trust me brother,
It works!
Keep up the good work and donít beat yourself up.
You now know what hindered you, lesson learned and now know how to eliminate the problem.
Im currently trying out a new sight but have not had a true field test with it.
But that Tritium pin is a game changer!
Also take off or black out the glow in the dark ring on the Tru Glo housing. I usually take it off and stick it to the top of my quiver so I can see it after dark.
Eliminate anything that will blare light back at you and blur your vision.
Keep up the good work!!
Always enjoy watching your videos

Thanks bud! I will get that tritium pin and loose the peep asap then!
Also the reason to get rid of the peep is itís much harder looking at a black animal through a black hole is hell and only makes it harder.
Since you shoot trad loosing the peep will come natural to you.



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Thanks bud! I will get that tritium pin and loose the peep asap then!
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I guess I dont get taking bad shots on purpose. Penetration didnt seem that great to me

I didnt take a bad shot on purpose bud. I explained that pretty well on the video at the end.
I didn't get to the end. I pretty much quit when you released with his *** facing you. That said I suck at shots in the dark anymore. Especially when a big group is milling around and I don't have a solid time to pick a spot well. Even with a bow light and a feeder light. Eyes aren't what they used to be.

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Thanks bud! I will get that tritium pin and loose the peep asap then!

Awesome


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Thinking of losing the peep and going to a kisser button as well. Just because of the low light black pig issue. But I shoot my trad bows mostly.

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Thinking of losing the peep and going to a kisser button as well. Just because of the low light black pig issue. But I shoot my trad bows mostly.

Gary

You wonít regret it.
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Thinking of losing the peep and going to a kisser button as well. Just because of the low light black pig issue. But I shoot my trad bows mostly.

Gary
My eyes are not what they used to be as well. He was quartering away hard and I guess started turning as I was drawing. Bad shot for sure but I will learn from it. I should have made sure but with running the camera and dealing with the peep and lighted pins it turned out bad. I have shot a lot of big pigs with trad bows and never had the issues that I had the other night, going to lose the peep and try what pigstika said on the pin.
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Old 03-26-2020, 06:32 AM   #37
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It's a pig....The best shot is to shoot them right in the pig.
This every effing time!!!LMAO
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