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Hunting without a stabilizer #7407515 01/17/19 10:42 PM
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So......in my rush to get out of the house and out to my blind, I did not grab my stabilizer for my bow, which I normally take off when not using the bow to fit it into a case and simple transport in my back seat. My question is how will not having it affect my shooting? I usually have rifle and bow in my blind.....rifle for past 40 yrd shots and the bow of they come in close. Will it affect my shooting much not having it? I shoot a Mission Blaze at around 60 pounds for pull. Thanks!!!

Re: Hunting without a stabilizer [Re: polishpreacher] #7407532 01/17/19 10:50 PM
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Very little effect on most peoples shooting, on the shot you will feel more shock in the bow hand and the bow will not be as quite. If I am walking a lot for a hunt the Stabilizer is left in the truck, why carry the extra weight and one less thing to snag on brush,

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Re: Hunting without a stabilizer [Re: polishpreacher] #7407585 01/17/19 11:55 PM
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agree with Kmon. Little to no affect. I use a $20 cabelas short stabilizer so it fits in my case with the stabilizer on my vertix. My BIL uses a 8" $150 Mathews stabilizer on his vertix. Needless to say it doesn't make him shoot better roflmao


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Re: Hunting without a stabilizer [Re: polishpreacher] #7407605 01/18/19 12:11 AM
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I cant tell a difference on my bow.

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Originally Posted by Archer Anthony
agree with Kmon. Little to no affect. I use a $20 cabelas short stabilizer so it fits in my case with the stabilizer on my vertix. My BIL uses a 8" $150 Mathews stabilizer on his vertix. Needless to say it doesn't make him shoot better roflmao


I use a short stabilizer I bought in the early 80s, that you cannot find anymore for sale. Those old short mercury stabilizers do work. Have screwed it on the end of a beestinger a few times on others bows at the shop and most tried to buy it from me but it is not for sale cheers

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Easier to shoot with a stabilizer, but shouldn't change point of impact much, if any. I used to use a 10" stabilizer on my hunting bow but after bumping the blind with it i ended up going with one of the sims dampeners. Don't really do any stabilizing, but does quieten the bow some and will fit in the case

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A stabilizer has a purpose. A 20 yard shot you may not see enough difference to think much of it. 40 yards you will.


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Been many years since I have used a stabilizer.



Re: Hunting without a stabilizer [Re: polishpreacher] #7418206 01/29/19 07:46 PM
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Leave it on the rack at Academy.

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