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Old 05-23-2020, 08:14 AM   #1
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Im looking at getting a single pin sight and want recommendations from people who have used them.

I've been looking at truglo, hha, apex...... trying to keep it around no more than $150ish. Let me hear your suggestions.

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Old 05-23-2020, 08:32 AM   #2
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Never had any issues with a tru glo. I’ll see if I can find the one I had, didn’t keep it too long since I’m not a fan of a single pin for hunting
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Old 05-23-2020, 08:44 AM   #3
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Never had any issues with a tru glo. Iíll see if I can find the one I had, didnít keep it too long since Iím not a fan of a single pin for hunting
I was looking at truglo, but they seem a little heavier than others according to their weight...... not sure if that is a big issue when shooting with them
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Old 05-23-2020, 08:44 AM   #4
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Love my HHA My Daughter has a Apex on her vertix and it seems like it’s a pretty good sight as well .
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Old 05-23-2020, 08:45 AM   #5
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Axcel accutouch accuhunter. Comb for a used one to keep your price range. Well worth it for adjustability and toughness.

Before that I used a vital bow gear starslide that was great as well.
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Old 05-23-2020, 08:49 AM   #6
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Apex Covert Pro. It has cross hairs with a power dot and no pins. I ve had it for 3 years now a really like it. I think it was around your price range.
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Old 05-23-2020, 08:57 AM   #7
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Apex Covert Pro. It has cross hairs with a power dot and no pins. I ve had it for 3 years now a really like it. I think it was around your price range.
I was looking at this sight also. I think Apex is made by
By truglo..... but i could be wrong on that.
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Old 05-23-2020, 09:10 AM   #8
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Ive went back and forth. Over the last few years, I have migrated to heavy arrows and mostly fixed blade setups. As such, an adjustable site makes sense. The difference between 42 and 48 yards is needed, or at least preferred to be exact rather than rounding to the closest 10. HOWEVER, when things happen fast, I like more than 1 pin. The Spot Hogg 3 pin adjustable is really nice. Best of both worlds. If I am hunting in long range situations, Ill set the first pin to 30 and have 30-50, and then of course can micro adjust. It is a little pricey but you can surf a few forums and pickup a used one. I did use the single pin IQ for a while and liked it.
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Old 05-23-2020, 09:11 AM   #9
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I have two single pin sights right now. One an HHA king pin, I really like the sight by far the brightest pins, but the bolts rust really easy and I had to modify the yardage ring to work the way I wanted ( needed) The other is a spott hogg hogg it. This sight does not have the build quality the HHA has, the adjustments have a bit of “ slop” in them. They both work, if I could just have the best of both sights and none of the bad, it would be the perfect sight. But I would say HHA has more good then bad.
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Old 05-23-2020, 09:19 AM   #10
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I was looking at this sight also. I think Apex is made by
By truglo..... but i could be wrong on that.
I guess i am getting old and my vision is going. I had lasik 25 years ago and when i turned 50 I had to use readers to see up close. Im 59 now and I cant see 20/20 anymore at distance. Pins custered on me bad and the target was blurry. I use a white clarifier in my peep and that combo works well for me. Having no pins is the best part. You can see the whole animal or target. It has 10 power settings that are great. Low power for low light and high power for bright light.
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Old 05-23-2020, 09:44 AM   #11
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I’m diggin my Spot Hogg Fast Eddie.
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Old 05-23-2020, 09:59 AM   #12
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I guess i am getting old and my vision is going. I had lasik 25 years ago and when i turned 50 I had to use readers to see up close. Im 59 now and I cant see 20/20 anymore at distance. Pins custered on me bad and the target was blurry. I use a white clarifier in my peep and that combo works well for me. Having no pins is the best part. You can see the whole animal or target. It has 10 power settings that are great. Low power for low light and high power for bright light.
Please explain the ďno pinsĒ part of your setup...and the power settings. Iíve tried a clarifier but am not familiar with these.
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Old 05-23-2020, 09:59 AM   #13
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Montana Black Gold Ascent....solid piece of equipment.
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Old 05-23-2020, 10:00 AM   #14
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Im looking at getting a single pin sight and want recommendations from people who have used them.

I've been looking at truglo, hha, apex...... trying to keep it around no more than $150ish. Let me hear your suggestions.

Thanks
Jeff
I have an HHA 5519 with tapes Iíd let go for $75tyd. I just upgraded to a couple of HHA Tetras.
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Old 05-23-2020, 10:01 AM   #15
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I've got 2 HHA and they work great
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Old 05-23-2020, 12:43 PM   #16
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Please explain the “no pins” part of your setup...and the power settings. I’ve tried a clarifier but am not familiar with these.
Not hi jacking your thread OP. Rather just show with pics than try and explain it all.

The +/- increases and decreases the illumination of the dot.
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Old 05-23-2020, 01:00 PM   #17
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HHA Optimizer Lite will run about $95 pre tax on some websites. Had one for about a year and loved it.
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Old 05-23-2020, 02:20 PM   #18
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There's a video of Lee Lakosky killing a big horn sheep at 110yrds with a single pin. Definitely caught my interest. Going to Cinnamon creek in July or August to get a completely new set up and was thinking about going this route with a single pin.
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Old 05-23-2020, 03:58 PM   #19
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I have a couple of HHA king pins now and like them well enough but have been looking at the ultra view scopes.
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Old 05-23-2020, 09:18 PM   #20
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I have an HHA 5519 with tapes Iíd let go for $75tyd. I just upgraded to a couple of HHA Tetras.
I appreciate the offer. Let me think on it and make a decision on which sight I end up going with and I will let you know if I want to take you up on your offer
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Old 05-24-2020, 09:01 PM   #21
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Just bought a Montana Black Gold Ascent Verdict. Only shot a few arrows, but like it so far.

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