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You one pin guys, how do you mark your sights for yardage? I already have mine shot in and marked with pencil marks. Just looking for something different and easier to see.
 

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I don't mark anything... well, actually, I do mark my 25 yard spot just in case it moves, but that's it. I lock it in and do not move it. I practice at all yardages and make compensations accordingly.
 

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I also have my one pin sight at 25 yards and am doing the same as Peppy. When I first started with my one pin adjustable, I marked it at 20, 30, and 40. After shooting a while I removed the 30 yard mark and just shot the 20 and 40. Then after shooting and shooting, I realized that a 25 yard sight pin would do great just about all applications (for me that is). I can and do shoot out to 40 with the one pin and it gets easier every time I shoot. I don't plan on ony shots past 40 this year, but in the future who knows. Right now I am able to shoot about 3-4 times a week, and that keeps me really comfy out to 40 yards. Its all about practice and shot placement!
 

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Peppy said:
I don't mark anything... well, actually, I do mark my 25 yard spot just in case it moves, but that's it. I lock it in and do not move it. I practice at all yardages and make compensations accordingly.
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My sight came with colored yardage tapes(Ibelieve you can get them on the internet), marked in 5 yard increments. I shot the bow following the directions that came with the sight, and selected the correct tape. I'm dead on at all the yardages(from 5 to 60) in 5 yard increments. I then used a pen to make additonal marks on the tape, and my sight moves enough that I have marks all the way up to 90 yards. However, when I'm in my tree, I set my sight at 25 yards. That pretty much covers me from 10 to 35 yards, with slight compensations high or low, according to the distance. If I have time, I'll range the deer, and adjust the sight to the exact yardage. But if something comes in fast, and I don't have time to get the exact range, I know my 25 yard setting will allow me to take the shot with minimal error.
 

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I use sight tapes occasionally
They are neat for playing around
3D sight I use pencil marks on a toxonics cause they change
Hunting sight I use pencil marks until its set well then I switch to ink pen for the rain
 

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I guess I should have used the sight tape to shoot it in. I have it shot in at 50 yards with out tape.
 

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With mine, you set your pin at 20 yards, or less if you want, and you are good out to the end of the tape whether it is 50 or 125 yards. Be sure to put some clear tape over them though to keep the rain water from ruining the tape.
 

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Your tapes sound good . The hha system is good , but yours sound easier because you don't have to sight in at both 20 and 60 yards.
 

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I used to use tapes, and still actually have them on the sight. However, when your in a stand and a buck is coming in, you really don't want to have to mess with moving the sight around. I am dead on out to 20 yds, at 25 hold 2/3 up the chest and at 30 top of the back. It has worked for many of deer and elk over the years.
 

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I use the yardage tapes by HHA- they are pretty spot on. When hunting, I set my pin on 25 (shooting 280fps). Anything inside 30 gets held dead on. Outside 30- I've got enough time, and height, to move pin to the yardage without getting busted. I like putting the pin on the target with the right yardage and the confidence it will hit there...UNLESS THE NUT BEHIND THE STRING GETS LOOSE!!!
 

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Peppy said:
I don't mark anything... well, actually, I do mark my 25 yard spot just in case it moves, but that's it. I lock it in and do not move it. I practice at all yardages and make compensations accordingly.
Plus 2.

IMO, fiddling with adjusting for different yardages or having multiple pins will get you into trouble at some point in time. Been there done that.
 

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The HHA sights come with a large numebr of tapes. Each has a number assigned to it. You put on a "sight in" tape and adjust the elevation to hit dead on at 20 yards, and mark the tape with a pen. Then you adjust the elevation till you hit dead on again at 60 yards, and mark that spot with a pen. The sight in tape has a whole bunch of numbers on it. You subtract the two numbers where your pen marks are, and the number you get corresponds to the sight tape number you need for your bow. It has to do with some formula HHA uses that adjust for the trajectory(weight/speed) of your arrow, so that you will hit dead on at all yardages after you get the right tape on your sight.
 
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