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How To Find The Right Sight For Your Compound Bow

How To Find The Right Sight For Your Compound Bow?
Written by Shawn

How To Choose The Right Sight For Your Compound Bow

Choosing the right sight for your bow can greatly enhance your shooting experience.

The sight is mounted to the riser of your bow. One could view the sight as the equivalent of a scope to a rifle.

Bestseller No. 1
Garmin Xero A1 Bow Sight Auto-Ranging...
  • Type: Auto-ranging digital bow sight automatically measures distance to the target and provides an LED pin for the shot
  • LED Pins: LED pins allow you to clearly see your target, unobstructed by physical pins
  • Range: Silent single-button trigger requires minimal movement; lets you range at rest or full draw up to 100 yards on game or up to 300 yards on reflective targets
  • Configurations: Customizable for single-pin and multi-pin configurations or manual pin selection
  • Power: 1 year of battery life with 2 lithium AAA batteries (not included)
Bestseller No. 2
Garmin Xero A1 Bow Sight, 2"...
  • Auto-ranging digital bow sight automatically measures distance to the target and provides an LED pin for the shot
  • LED pins allow you to clearly see your target, unobstructed by physical pins
  • Silent single-button trigger requires minimal movement; lets you range at rest or full draw up to 100 yards on game or up to 300 yards on reflective targets
  • Customizable for single-pin and multi-pin configurations or manual pin selection
  • 1 year of battery life with 2 Lithium AAA batteries (not included)
SaleBestseller No. 3
Trophy Ridge Joker 4-Pin Sight Black,...
  • Four ultra-bright .019” medium horizontal fiber optic pins for ultimate visibility
  • Reversible mount design for use with left- and right-hand bows
  • Properly align shots with the precision installed bubble level
  • Multiple mounting holes for added customizability
  • Green hood accent for quicker sight acquisition
SaleBestseller No. 4
Trophy Ridge Fix Series Sight 5 Pin Bow...
  • Dependable precision with micro-adjustable pins
  • Ultimate visibility with ultra-bright .019 horizontal fiber optic pins
  • Heightened accuracy over longer distances with second-axis adjustment
  • Adjust brightness to suit any Shooting Condition with the rheostat light
  • Pin adjustment tool stores on sight
Bestseller No. 5
Garmin Xero A1i PRO Bow Sight,...
  • Bow-mounted auto-ranging digital sight automatically measures distance to the target and provides a precise LED pin for the shot
  • Designed for easy setup with microadjustments for elevation, windage and laser reticle alignment
  • Automatically creates pin stack from 0 yards to the maximum distance for your bow based on arrow speed and calibration points
  • Dynamic level feature delivers leveling info right at the pin with variable sensitivity based on shot distance, so you can stay focused on the shot
  • Quick detach feature lets you easily remove and reconnect the sight from the bow riser for travel

Different types of sights

There are three different types of sights. There are fixed pin, moveable pin sights, and pendulum sights. Each have their own advantages and disadvantages.

Below, you will find a selection I made for each types of sights.

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About the author

Shawn

I have been archery hunting and target practicing for nearly 40 years now. I think it is fair to say that I know my stuff. I have compiled all my knowledge to share with others and have made a database of compound bow reviews and other archery accessories reviews.

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