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  1. T.R.U. Ball Bone Collector T-Rex Thumb Button Release

    TRU Ball Archery introduced the Bone Collector T-Rex thumb button release for the 2018 season. In this video, LAS TechXpert P.J. Reilly reviews the functions and features of this T-handle, thumb button release. The T-Rex is a four-finger release that's intended mainly for bowhunters, although it's built to the same standards as competition releases. Press the moving jaw to close...
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  2. T.R.U. Ball Copperhead TC Wrist Strap Release

    TRU Ball revamped and relaunched their popular Copperhead wrist strap release for 2018. In this video, LAS TechXpert P.J. Reilly runs through the features and functions of this bowhunting release. The Copperhead features spring-loaded jaws on a head capable of swiveling 360 degrees. It has a sliding barrel with multiple screw settings, so an archer can set the head length...
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  3. Michael Braden talks index finger releases for target archery

    Michael Braden talks index finger releases for target archery

    In the bowhunting world, the index finger release arguably is the champ. You’ll see hordes of bowhunters with this release strapped to their wrists. For indoor target archery, however, the index finger release is uncommon, if not downright rare. Carter Like Mike Index finger releases are activated by depressing your index finger on a trigger mechanism. Some feature jaws that...
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  4. STAN releases review

    STAN came out with new features for several of its releases in 2016. Most notable, perhaps, is the training lock. The STAN releases that end with "TL" let you know they inlcude the training lock device. Basically, this is a pin that doesn't allow the hook on the release to open. So you can practice shooting with your own bow...
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  5. Here's your basic guide to archery release aids

    Here's your basic guide to archery release aids

    A good clean release. It's what happens when you correctly let go of the bowstring at full draw, allowing the energy stored in the limbs to be transferred to the arrow, which is propelled down range toward the spot where you're aiming. A clean release is something every archer strives for on every shot. Achieve it, and the bull’s-eyes will...
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