Rest Or Sight

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  1. Lilbowhunter

    Lilbowhunter Newb

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    Ok so im in a pickle here. I don't know weather to get a new rest or new sight? I cant really afford both. So my two chooses are the Qad Ultra rest for the rest or a trophy ridge pursuit. And I also want your opinions on what should get. Thanks!
     
  2. MichiHunter

    MichiHunter Weekend Warrior

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    I don't know anything about the Trophy Ridge, but I don't think you can go wrong with the QAD Ultra. They're awfully nice.
     
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    Sticknstringarchery Grizzled Veteran

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    What rest and sigh do you have now? That may major a little easier to give the advice.
     
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    I have a trophy ridge tree pin and trophy ridge whisker biscuit.
     
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    just made the switch from a biscuit to a QAD ultra myself and DEF LOVE the descion. if you can, wait and get both cause your going to have to resight in. you went this long using your setup, whats another month?!?! plus with the resight, you can kill two birds!!!
     
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    Nick_P Weekend Warrior

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    Resighting is no big deal, thats easy enough. The rest is always more important, rests guide arrow flight whereas sights have no effect. You can shoot a bow accurately without a sight, not so much without a rest :fro:
     
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    A WB is a tried and true rest. It's a hard to beat the reliability. There are some minor issues. A good drop away rest would be beneficial.
     
  9. grnhd

    grnhd Die Hard Bowhunter

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    I'd get the sight. Like said above the WB is a tried and tested rest, I'd have no problem going to one. I like my QAD better, but there is no flies on the whisker bisket IMO. After you get the sight you may decide you don't need to go to a different rest!
     
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    dtimm77 Weekend Warrior

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    i would go with the qad. i love mine.
     
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    SharpEyeSam Legendary Woodsman

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    I was thinking the same thing.
     
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    SharpEyeSam Legendary Woodsman

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    Good advice!
     
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    MichiHunter Weekend Warrior

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    I don't want to turn this into an argument about which rest is better, I think we all agree that the QAD and the WB are nice rests. Both work well for hunting. However, if you want to get more accuracy....Maybe you're shooting 3D or competition, or are just looking for a little more accuracy, the QAD is better than the WB.

    These are pictures of my shooting at the same range, the same distance, if you look at the holes in the target, you'll notice it's the same target. The first picture is the Whisker Biscuit, the second is 30 minutes later with QAD Ultra. That being said, I'm sure we'll also agree that all of these shots will kill a deer, but if you're interested in some form of competition shooting, whether it's 3D or 5 spot, I'd tell you to go with the QAD.

    For sake of conversation, both of these rests were set up by professionals.

    First Pic, with Whisker Biscuit

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    With QAD

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