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bow light bow laser #4129164 03/18/13 08:55 PM
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What do y'all recommend for shooting hogs at night? I have a lighted fiber optic sight but I am thinking I need a laser because the bright pins tend to wash out the target.

Re: bow light bow laser [Re: Adelbridge] #4130670 03/19/13 01:52 PM
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You need to dim down your pin light, and get a stabilizer mounted light.

I put a small piece of electrical tape on the end of my pin light, it blocked a little more than half the light coming out of it. No more washing out the pins. Now I have the Spot Hogg rheostat light, on low setting it is perfect for night hunts.

To light up the pigs, I use an Elusive Wildlife XLR-100 in green. I use the low power setting most of the time. It screws into the stabilizer hole in the riser, and the switch sticks with a piece of Velcro near the grip.


There have been a few folks fiddle with a bow mounted laser for pig hunting, but I have not yet run across a commercially available one just yet.

A laser is highly illegal in Texas for any game animal, keep that in mind.
I also use this light on my AR. Works out pretty darn good.


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Re: bow light bow laser [Re: Gummi Bear] #4133383 03/20/13 03:46 PM
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can you see thru your peep? I painted mine with glow in the dark paint but havent had the best results plus it doesnt stay "charged" for very long

Re: bow light bow laser [Re: Adelbridge] #4133906 03/20/13 08:38 PM
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A pistol; I've tried everything under the sun for night bow hunting... I'll stick with my 40 side arm.

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Thin sight pins work good too. I use my truglo with lit sights and a G3 bow lite and it works well.

Re: bow light bow laser [Re: Navasot] #4135921 03/21/13 05:00 PM
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I don't have a problem with my peep. It is just "right there" when I draw back and come to anchor.

Plenty of folks will go to a larger peep, String Splitter peep, a "No Peep" or just a kisser button for night shooting. There are a lot of creative options.


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