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Old 09-15-2018, 12:08 PM   #1
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Anybody use lumenoks or similar products on their arrows/bolts? Worth it?
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Old 09-15-2018, 12:13 PM   #2
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I use Nocturnal on my arrows. Had a bad experience with customer service from Lumanok so I wont ever buy or use there products. The Nocturnals are bright. Battery last days on end, and dose help in recovery of missing arrows. Couple times I couldnt find arrows, id just go back out at night and find the glow, bam there is my arrow. Wipe it off,clean mud dirt of and good to go

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Old 09-15-2018, 12:15 PM   #3
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I've used both nokturnal nocks and lumenoks. Imho lumenoks are better. They're the same price for the most part, but you can replace the battery in a lumenok. Both will cause arrows to impact slightly lower, so be sure to account for that. Also, brightness is similar, but lumenoks seemed a little better

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Old 09-15-2018, 12:19 PM   #4
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I use Nockturnals. I have tried them all but Firenocks (pricey). I have had the best luck with the Nockturnals. I really wanted to like the Clean Shot Nock Outs (Nockturnal are copying them now with the universal bushings) because the Nock Outs are made in the USA. But they just kept breaking. Once the bushing sheared and ruined my arrow. They gave me two packs to try to make it right but I just don't trust them anymore. The Lumenocks I had would flicker or go out when they hit the target. I talked to the owner and he ended up just taking them back because we couldn't figure out what was wrong.
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Old 09-15-2018, 02:15 PM   #5
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I will be going with Glory nocks this year. Made by the same company that originally made Nockturnals before Rage bought them out and much easier to turn off. Lumenoks suck IMO. I had problems with them going out when they hit the animal and coming on by mistake. Now this was many years ago so maybe they have made some changes but as far as I know they still use the arrow as a conductor and if that is still true then they will still have the same problems.
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Old 09-15-2018, 03:44 PM   #6
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X2 on what beararcher had to say bout luminocks, they keep turning on even in quiver. Went with nocturnal no issues, easy on/off and change battery if needed, but not to keen on their universal ones though

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Old 09-15-2018, 04:08 PM   #7
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I initially had the same issue, however I run mine with a tight fit. Always have pliers on me, so when I shoot it and it goes off it stays down till I back it out. Since then haven't had any flickering issues.

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Old 09-15-2018, 04:09 PM   #8
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I will be going with Glory nocks this year. Made by the same company that originally made Nockturnals before Rage bought them out and much easier to turn off. Lumenoks suck IMO. I had problems with them going out when they hit the animal and coming on by mistake. Now this was many years ago so maybe they have made some changes but as far as I know they still use the arrow as a conductor and if that is still true then they will still have the same problems.
The last ones I bought and threw away were still made that way, I have not tried the glory nocks, as ever time I try to order them the don't have them for gold tip std. Shafts. Have you got to try them yet ?
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Old 09-16-2018, 10:26 PM   #9
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Nocturnals all the way especially with the recent sales at bass pro (half off)


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Old 09-18-2018, 11:25 AM   #10
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Been using nocturnal for a while without many complaints. Will have to check out the Glory Nocks.
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Old 09-18-2018, 03:17 PM   #11
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You can see the arrow flight and impact on shots much much better. This allows hunter to know shot placement on game an help decide on wait time for tracking. Also helps recover animals IMO at night by allowing hunter to find the arrow for a possible trail for little blood or to see in the actual animal. Anything in our advantage helps so Iím %100 sold on using them every time even in morning hunts.


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Old 09-18-2018, 04:29 PM   #12
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Nocturnals all the way especially with the recent sales at bass pro (half off)


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When dose this sale end?

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Old 09-18-2018, 04:31 PM   #13
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Do they make the Glory nocks for G shafts? Ie Black Eagle Deep Impact, Gold Tip Kinetic Pierce

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Old 09-18-2018, 05:07 PM   #14
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Just another thing to keep up with I have bad luck with anything with batteries
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Old 09-18-2018, 05:25 PM   #15
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When dose this sale end?

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They ran one during Labor Day and another during their annual fall hunting promotion not too long ago


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Old 09-18-2018, 05:28 PM   #16
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They ran one during Labor Day and another during their annual fall hunting promotion not too long ago


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Yep, I bought 4 packs of 3 myself from Cabelaís during the sale. Tough to pass up at $14.99 per pack and I like the way they function so far.
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Old 09-18-2018, 05:30 PM   #17
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Dang must have missed that 1

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Old 09-18-2018, 06:17 PM   #18
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I just checked, bass pro still has them for 14.99 on there website. Looks like Iíll buy 2 packs for me and 2 for my wife.


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Old 09-22-2018, 05:12 PM   #19
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Glory Nocks all the way!
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Old 09-22-2018, 05:31 PM   #20
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Glory Nocks all the way!
Just tried them today. I like them a lot.
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Old 09-22-2018, 06:29 PM   #21
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I don't shoot anything without them. Great to see where your arrow hit. And shows up on video
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Old 09-22-2018, 06:37 PM   #22
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Just another thing to keep up with I have bad luck with anything with batteries
Tried them all a few years ago and now this^^^^is my take on them.. Maybe the new ones are better..
My goal is to see a huge, visible hole at the point of impact.
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Old 09-30-2018, 01:00 PM   #23
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JLivi1224, keep us posted on your results.
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