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#6264134 - 04/17/16 03:39 PM deciding between wrist strap and handle release aids.
Bow hunter 91 Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 05/05/15
Posts: 3
In need of a new release aid. I use my bow for hunting mainly( both out of a tree stand for whitetail and stalk and shoot for elk hunting).
Any thoughts on pros and cons and real life experience with both?

Thanks in advance.

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#6264166 - 04/17/16 04:00 PM Re: deciding between wrist strap and handle release aids. [Re: Bow hunter 91]
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Registered: 09/27/06
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Loc: Texas
I shoot better with the Trufire Edge 4 finger release but the wrist ones have the advantage of being on the wrist all the time when stalking. The TryFire foldback releases are nice that you can have them on but tucked back out of the way along the wrist when not in use.
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#6264356 - 04/17/16 07:17 PM Re: deciding between wrist strap and handle release aids. [Re: Bow hunter 91]
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Registered: 12/05/06
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I like the wrist style. With no pressure in gripping the release it's much easier to be sure of independent and focused trigger squeeze.
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#6272372 - 04/23/16 08:56 AM Re: deciding between wrist strap and handle release aids. [Re: Bow hunter 91]
Bow hunter 91 Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 05/05/15
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Thanks guys. I think Im gonna try another finger release to see how I shoot with it.

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#6297777 - 05/13/16 12:33 PM Re: deciding between wrist strap and handle release aids. [Re: Bow hunter 91]
BMowatt Offline
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Registered: 02/08/07
Posts: 7346
Loc: Bradenton Florida
I like the wrist strap

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#6299544 - 05/15/16 06:33 PM Re: deciding between wrist strap and handle release aids. [Re: Bow hunter 91]
BOBO the Clown Offline
decoy

Registered: 04/19/07
Posts: 41084
Loc: Metroplex
I shoot better with hand held, but once you shoot it through you bow right before a big elk hunt.... You will go back to a wrist. Atleast in my case bang

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#6300501 - 05/16/16 02:59 PM Re: deciding between wrist strap and handle release aids. [Re: BOBO the Clown]
cmorsch Offline
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Registered: 08/16/11
Posts: 1484
Loc: Midlothian, TX
Originally Posted By: BOBO the Clown
I shoot better with hand held, but once you shoot it through you bow right before a big elk hunt.... You will go back to a wrist. Atleast in my case bang
Thats why you get one that has a wrist safety strap.

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#6301659 - 05/17/16 02:18 PM Re: deciding between wrist strap and handle release aids. [Re: BMowatt]
chital_shikari Offline
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Registered: 08/03/11
Posts: 11387
Loc: Katy, TX
Originally Posted By: BMowatt
I like the wrist strap
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#6339151 - 06/17/16 07:42 PM Re: deciding between wrist strap and handle release aids. [Re: Bow hunter 91]
mmcan Offline
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Registered: 11/01/12
Posts: 26
I switched to a thumb release about 6 months ago, primarily because I am able to anchor MUCH better with it than with the finger/trigger release. I also like drawing my bow better with the hand held release. I never really liked having he strap always dangling on my wrist, and the thumb release is easy to take out of my pocket and loop around my wrist. Keeps my hands free and less knocking/clanging around when I'm on the move, especially with elk hunting.

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