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Offline DJ_Mack

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What's everyone's favorite release?
« on: August 17, 2017, 08:04:09 PM »
As the title states, I'm looking for a new release and wanted to see what people on here use, like, recommend, and wish they had.
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Re: What's everyone's favorite release?
« Reply #1 on: August 17, 2017, 08:05:35 PM »
I like the scott little bitty goose and the little bitty goose deluxe

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Re: What's everyone's favorite release?
« Reply #2 on: August 17, 2017, 08:22:44 PM »
 :yeah: for index releases you can't beat them.  My whole family shoots the Little Bitty Goose exclusively.

However, my go to hunting release is a Carter Target 3+ though.  I made the switch about 7 years ago and can't shoot index relaases anymore if I wanted to. 

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Re: What's everyone's favorite release?
« Reply #3 on: August 17, 2017, 09:33:03 PM »
I like the tru ball assassin sst on a try glo boa wrist strap.

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Re: What's everyone's favorite release?
« Reply #4 on: August 18, 2017, 10:53:33 AM »
I also run with the little bitty goose.  I love having the flexible string attachment that i can tuck into my fist when crashing through brush or whatever, it helps keep it clean and trustworthy.  Always recommend buckle over velcro.

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Re: What's everyone's favorite release?
« Reply #5 on: August 18, 2017, 11:27:24 AM »
Tru-Ball 3 finger - pure back tension.
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Re: What's everyone's favorite release?
« Reply #6 on: August 18, 2017, 12:14:27 PM »
The Scott Little Bitty Goose for me as well.  Definitely go with the buckle over Velcro.  I have been using one for years and the only reason why I bought a second is because I lost my first one in the woods somewhere while doing the post shot thing on a buck.

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Re: What's everyone's favorite release?
« Reply #7 on: August 18, 2017, 12:35:54 PM »
I like the Scott Shark.  Dual jaw, adjustable for both tension of release and length.  Also is buckle setup so no velcro to make noise in the field

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Re: What's everyone's favorite release?
« Reply #8 on: August 18, 2017, 12:42:22 PM »
Lil' Bittie Canadian Honker is me choice.
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Re: What's everyone's favorite release?
« Reply #9 on: August 18, 2017, 12:48:27 PM »
Am I missing the boat here? I see Goose, goose, goose.... I'm using the Scott Shark with the buckle and was thinking about picking up a Scott Rhino XT. Why would one choose a goose release is there a benefit?

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Re: What's everyone's favorite release?
« Reply #10 on: August 18, 2017, 12:56:53 PM »
Am I missing the boat here? I see Goose, goose, goose.... I'm using the Scott Shark with the buckle and was thinking about picking up a Scott Rhino XT. Why would one choose a goose release is there a benefit?

Honestly I think that you get used to using what you buy and then love it and recommend it.  I find that across all of my sports that if you spend to a certain level most everything is pretty good equipment nowadays.  Doesn't really help the OP at all but in a way it does I guess.  Buy something of good quality and shoot away.

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Re: What's everyone's favorite release?
« Reply #11 on: August 18, 2017, 01:17:30 PM »
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Re: What's everyone's favorite release?
« Reply #12 on: August 18, 2017, 01:31:41 PM »
Am I missing the boat here? I see Goose, goose, goose.... I'm using the Scott Shark with the buckle and was thinking about picking up a Scott Rhino XT. Why would one choose a goose release is there a benefit?

Honestly I think that you get used to using what you buy and then love it and recommend it.  I find that across all of my sports that if you spend to a certain level most everything is pretty good equipment nowadays.  Doesn't really help the OP at all but in a way it does I guess.  Buy something of good quality and shoot away.

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Re: What's everyone's favorite release?
« Reply #13 on: August 18, 2017, 05:16:52 PM »
Am I missing the boat here? I see Goose, goose, goose.... I'm using the Scott Shark with the buckle and was thinking about picking up a Scott Rhino XT. Why would one choose a goose release is there a benefit?
I just feel more confident with a single caliper release.  Doubles make me worry that it will let go through the crack, even though the rational side of me knows it won't.

So I was shopping years ago for a single caliper Scott release with a rope attachment and buckle and found a smoking deal on the itty bitty on ebay.  Loved it ever since, though the buckle is nearing the end of its life and will get replaced next year.

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Re: What's everyone's favorite release?
« Reply #14 on: August 18, 2017, 10:22:18 PM »
Another vote for little bitty goose. Been using mine for the last eleven yrs and it's still going strong. Love the buckle strap over Velcro.

 

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