Little help please

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  1. TommyP

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    Hi Guys,
    I'm new to the site but enjoy BHOD on my ROKU. I need a little help. I war progressive trifocals and when moving out to 30 yards or further I am unable to view my sight or target clearly. What is the bet way to aim at these distances to achieve greater accuracy?
    Thanks!
     
  2. NebMo Hunter

    NebMo Hunter Die Hard Bowhunter

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    i don't know the answer but my father in law has the same problem
     
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    henson59 Die Hard Bowhunter

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    If you are going to be aiming further out can you just slide your glasses down a bit on the bridge of your nose? Or can you shoot without them?
     
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    w33kender Die Hard Bowhunter

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    I'm in the same boat. I may switch to my previous prescription (non-progressive lenses) that wouldn't allow me to read just for hunting.
     
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    I wore contacts during hunting season and that helped but Lasik cured my shooting/seeing problems.
     
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    Have you tried a peep with a clarifier/verifier? Specialty Archery makes some that get good reviews.
     
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    tkaldahl2000 Weekend Warrior

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    I just had to get bifocals (needed them on the last go-round, but didn't ant to screw up my archery) and when choosing lenses I was advised that on the progressive lenses the prescription area is hour-glass shaped and that the prescription does not extend to the left or right edges of the lens. I chose the old fashioned bifocals with lines and they are working great for me now. I am still not completely adjusted to them, but I'm sure I will get there. This getting old thing sucks.
     
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    I wear those same kind of glasses and this is what I did to solve it. First I had to understand that given the glasses you arent goin to be able to get sharp focus on the pins and the target at the same time. different distances are corrected by different angles of looking through the lens. For me the pins are sharpest looking through the middle part so thats where we put my peep...just stand straight and turn your head like you would to shoot thats where the peep went...not looking up or down at all. To keep me honest doing this if I just barely touch the end of my nose to the string I get to where I want. Draw and anchor with my knuckle behind the jawbone then if I tuck my chin just a fuzz I can look through the top of the glasses for a sharp look at the target, line that up with the fuzzy pin I want then pick chin back up until string touches the end of my nose all anchored consistent focused on the sharp pin and pull through the shot. I may have done a sorry job of explaining it but if you play with it a bit you probly can see what I mean. Hope it helps.
     
  9. TommyP

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    Thanks everyone! I have been thinking of the verifier but I like the idea of moving my peep into a better position for my computer distance lens to be the aiming lens. This makes sense and I'd probably the lens I am using just need better posture and head placement when shooting.
    Thanks for the advice I'll let you know what worked later not going to change anything now with the opener this Saturday.
     

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