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Old 05-21-2021, 10:51 AM   #1
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What are some recommendations for a long range sight? 50-80 yards. Needing it for western hunts. I'm guessing a lens magnifier would help? Never used one. Just looking for some opinions. Thanks.
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Old 05-21-2021, 10:53 AM   #2
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You would need to check regulations. I think most western states won't allow a magnifier on a bow sight.
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Old 05-21-2021, 11:26 AM   #3
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Oh! Good point. I didn't think about that.
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Old 05-21-2021, 11:33 AM   #4
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Mbg 3 pin slider is probably my favorite for western style hunting.
I really like my axcel accutouch carbon pro though for single pins
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Old 05-21-2021, 12:01 PM   #5
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Black Gold and spot hogg are probably the best for long range shooting IMO. As far as magnifier, like Trumpkin said, I doubt it’s legal you should check the regs in the states you plan to hunt. I have a custom black gold that I love that I’ll probably shoot for the next 10-15 years I’m sure. I run a 5 pin slider myself as that’s just my personal preference because inside 60 yards I don’t want to be wasting time trying to slide my sight to the correct yardage. As far as distance goes the biggest thing is making sure your pins are as small as possible so it’s not covering up your target. With .010 pins I was able to 10 ring a caribou at 106yds and 8 ring an elk at 112yds at TAC this year with no issues of pins covering up my target too much or not having a clear sight picture.
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Old 05-21-2021, 01:37 PM   #6
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I have a cbe 3 pin hybrid. Any 3-5 pin slider will work
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Old 05-21-2021, 03:14 PM   #7
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Not to complicated. Most bows now a days shoot pretty flat out to 30 yards.
Find a six pin and you are out to 80. That's what I use for my out west hunts.
Made a mistake my first year with a single pin set at 45 yards and figured I would have time to dial up or down. Ya, you're not gonna have time to adjust at times so. I'd advice against a single pin when hunting.
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Old 05-21-2021, 04:08 PM   #8
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I have a cbe 3 pin hybrid. Any 3-5 pin slider will work
I have the CBE mentioned above as well as the Shot Hog Hog Father on my bows, both 3 pin hybrids. The CBE is on my #1 bow, the Hog Father is on the back up.

CBE is a bit smaller, seems lighter and easier to deal with IMO but i have had it longer... Both are good for what your are looking and I wouldn't hesitate using either one of them!

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Old 05-21-2021, 04:10 PM   #9
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Not to complicated. Most bows now a days shoot pretty flat out to 30 yards.
Find a six pin and you are out to 80. That's what I use for my out west hunts.
Made a mistake my first year with a single pin set at 45 yards and figured I would have time to dial up or down. Ya, you're not gonna have time to adjust at times so. I'd advice against a single pin when hunting.
X2 I lived and hunted out west for over 20 years and would never use a slider as I know for a fact it would cost me shot opportunities.
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Old 05-22-2021, 10:50 AM   #10
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Mbg 3 pin slider is probably my favorite for western style hunting.
I really like my axcel accutouch carbon pro though for single pins
Just put this on my bow for elk trip. Great sight
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Old 05-25-2021, 01:41 PM   #11
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Axcel Accutouch. 3 or 5 pin. Sight the sight in so your lowest pin is just on top of the level inside the scope. You should be able to get 100 yards plus easy.
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Old 06-04-2021, 08:52 PM   #12
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+1 for the Axcel Accutouch.
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