Archive for bow gear

Apex Gear Game Changer

By Bob Robb

On a June black bear hunt in Idaho, I spent some time with Aaron Dusek, a serious shooter and hunter who works for TruGlo, one of the country’s leading bow sight makers. TruGlo also owns Apex Gear, and Aaron’s Apex Game Changer bow sight caught my eye.

July 12, 2012

Xtreme Sighting Solutions Terminator Bow Sight

The new Terminator Bow Sight from Xtreme Sighting Solutions offers lightweight construction and superior strength.

April 09, 2012

X-Press Archer Model Bow Press

X-Press now offers the Archer Model that works on all vertical compound bows and crossbows, and is safe and simple to use.

March 13, 2012

Blo Glo?

By Bob Robb

After 35 years in the hunting and shooting business, I have seen a lot of different products come and go. Some have been good, while some have left me asking, “How could this gizmo help me have more fun and be more successful in the woods?”

August 22, 2011

When It Comes to Fletches, Size Does Matter

By Bob Robb

Arrow fletches do several things. They provide weight to the rear of the shaft, which helps balance it against the weight of the broadhead, creating the proper FOC (Front of Center) weighting needed to keep an arrow flying straight and true. The primary function of fletching, however, is to stabilize the shaft in flight by creating drag as the arrow flies through the air. They can also force the shaft to rotate through the air, though the rate of rotation is dependent on many things.

August 03, 2011