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Sighting in Micro

Postby sirwill » Tue Jun 13, 2017 4:58 pm

For some reason the new micro was all over the bag at 50yrds. 20/40yrds like a tack. On the next round of dialing -in I will work on the issue at 50. If resolved sight in the last pin at 60yrds.
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Re: Sighting in Mico

Postby vixenmaster » Tue Jun 13, 2017 5:21 pm

You shootin several arrows or jus one ? Shootin good from 20-40 yds n then 50 yds its all over the place. Pick one arrow n shoot it see if'en goes all over. 1st take a markin pen n put a blk dot on 1 vane, that one will go down in arrow slot fer every shot. If'en it still goes all over you have more than arrow trouble
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Re: Sighting in Mico

Postby sirwill » Tue Jun 13, 2017 5:33 pm

Sorry for the type O. I was shooting three arrow groups. After some adjustment to the Dead Zone scope 20 through 40 were tight considering the shooting table (tall backed chair). I then skipped forty and tried 50 and one almost missed the bag. I have never had a Excalibur change that much from 40 to 50. I'm guessing it was me and will finish sighting in this weekend out to 60yrds.
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Re: Sighting in Micro

Postby vixenmaster » Tue Jun 13, 2017 6:41 pm

I do all of my shootin wid one arrow, i get it right then shoot it at all yardages to make sure its right. Then i start tunin in my other arrows to get them as close to my #1 arrow as i can.
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Re: Sighting in Micro

Postby hankenhunter » Tue Jun 13, 2017 7:38 pm

I agree with mike. Use one arrow to sight in. Although it's weird that at fifty yards you're so far off. What arrows are you using? How are you finding the draw weight?
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Re: Sighting in Micro

Postby sirwill » Wed Jun 14, 2017 7:07 am

I'm using the factory quills and tips. I'm starting to be leave it was simply me with a poor shooting bench, I will try again this weekend and post a fallow-up. I find the draw weight not bad at all. The short power-stroke really helps. I'm guessing after 30/50 shots it would be time for a break/rest though...
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Re: Sighting in Micro

Postby nchunterkw » Wed Jun 14, 2017 10:39 am

vixenmaster wrote:I do all of my shootin wid one arrow, i get it right then shoot it at all yardages to make sure its right. Then i start tunin in my other arrows to get them as close to my #1 arrow as i can.


I do this same thing.......it stinks though.. when the first arrow you picked is the one that flies different from all the rest. :lol:
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Re: Sighting in Micro

Postby vixenmaster » Wed Jun 14, 2017 12:13 pm

True very true. I remember back a few yrs ago. I got in dz GT II shafts fletched them up. Did the 1 arrow thing n none of the rest hit close enuff to match fer huntin. I ended up havin to sight in several diff times. As only 2 or 3 would stay wid-in a 4"group at 30/35 yds :lol:
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Re: Sighting in Micro

Postby nchunterkw » Wed Jun 14, 2017 3:00 pm

Had the same experience with GT IIs in the past. Their NITROs are pretty good (it's a re-maketed Laser 4) as they are really stiff like a BEA Zombie, but that's about it from them for me. I like them for bigger game as they are 14GPI, but they are not as accurate as a Zombie. But I do like the weight system. Really let's you get exactly what you want.
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Re: Sighting in Micro

Postby sirwill » Wed Jun 14, 2017 6:00 pm

Great info from everyone... My compound can be very fussy with arrows but never any of my trusted Excaliburs... In time , I may look into Beman arrows and see what they make for Bolts... I have had nothing but great results with Beman arrows with my compound.
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