Mechanical Releases

Discussion in 'Welcome Mat and Lounge' started by scottrobinson, Nov 2, 2005.

  1. Can anyone give me some advice on a good mechanical release?
     
  2. Maybe a stupid question, but what the hell is a mechanical release?
     

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    the thing that goes on the wrist and holds the string
     
  4. Canerod

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    Get one with an adjustable trigger pull and with both jaws on pivots. Practice it just like a rifle, hold your sight picture and squeeeeze. A lot of different manufacturers make a good release, just visit your local pro-shop. I would personally stay away from one that requires a special attachment to the string. You never can tell how long some of these companies will be in business and if you need a replacement part, you might find yourself SOL.

    Kevin Little
    Rodmaker
    Registered Maine Guide
     
  5. SJ

    SJ

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    One that swivels 360 degrees prevents string pinch. Also shooting with a loop works really well with releases. I shoot a Winns Free Flight because I like the way it all fits in the palm of my hand.