So what's everyone using for illuminated nocks these days?

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  1. cls74

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    Going to try my old iphone sim card tray tool when I get them. Can't remember size of access hole or leverage needed.

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    FEB Die Hard Bowhunter

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    I found blue to be the least bright and the least reliable of the options, I think I tried all of them at some point. Believe it or not, pink is the brightest and what I use.
    I know, let me save ya the trouble...….. :dan:
     
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    :lol:

    If you :dan: yourself, can you really be :dan:'ed?

    What's your S. IL hunting looking like this year? You're due for a great hunt.
     
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    I'm really looking forward to it. As long as work isn't as crazy as last year, should be good to go! I killed 2 big deer last year, but I ate venison like a madman and stock is running low. Would love to kill a nice buck and 3 doe between my 2 properties :tu:
     
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    I switched to Deep Impacts this year so needed the micro offering from Glory Nock as well. Very easy to sand the little logo off and they slide in just as snug as any other.

    If anyone hasn't tried Glory Nocks DO IT. I had them on my Carnivores last year and the button style deactivating of the light is just leaps and bounds ahead of anyone else.

    They also don't have the small army of "pro staffers" regurgitating ad phrases on social media everywhere like some others.
     
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    I use nocturnals with no issues, not a fan of the switch but they never failed me.
     
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    Yes you can still trade in the old ones ... Ive done it.
     
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    Nockturnals are the best I have used. Prefer the red.


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    have only used nockturnals, never had a failure, but ive found if you use one for practice, even after turning light off its WAY easier to accidentally turn it back on, maybe I didnt set it all the way but after getting in stand and nocking an arrow the nock light turned on.

    had to quick take arrow off string cover nock pull pocket knife out and reset it again
     
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    I've used just about every lighted nock out there at one point or another, with the exception of the Glory nocks. I've yet to find one I like better than the Lumenok due to its simplicity, replaceable battery and the fact that it's bright as hell. I never had great luck with Nockturnals when I was shooting them. They just weren't that bright, and after shooting them through an animal they were plugged up with fat, hair and blood, which ruined them in a few cases. Although I would put them #2 on my list of the ones I've used. Firenocks are really nice, but they're very price prohibitive.
     
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    Use nocturnals also. Never had an issue and the batteries last a long time!
     
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    The sim card tool wasn't strong enough to lift the switch. Firenock battery is though :lol:
     
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    I've had really good luck with Nockturnal. I mainly use red but I do have green as well ( I find green harder to see during a bright day ). I am thinking about trying blue this season.
     
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    Nockturnal GT on my Hunter XTs. Super bright and easy to turn off with a field tip.


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