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BOWMAR NOSE BUTTON

gcr0003

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Outdoorsman33

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I’m using one currently just got it on a few weeks ago actually. I got a new bow a year or so ago and I just struggled getting a solid anchor right and which made my consistency with holding my bow off.So far I’m liking it a lot alittle different at first but works well for me. The package comes with 2 pieces one is large and one is very small I haven’t seen anyone do it yet and may not have too but I don’t think there would be anything stopping you from using the large one for your nose and the smaller one like a kisser button. All it could do I think is just improve your anchor more. A tip too when you put it one toy with it moving it up and down your string putting it on different parts or your nose once set try some good knots above and below the button because it can slide up and down if you don’t do this.
 

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You can wrap a piece of serving thread, dyneema fishing line etc. around your string a few times using a serving knot and set with a dot of super glue and achieve the same thing for the guys that may have the materials already laying around.
 

raisins

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Does anybody use this? Does it help with accuracy?
I use the small one.

I think it depends upon the archer. It takes me out of my "zone" and I'll probably remove it.

The issue is that I shoot a sliding pin sight. As you slide your pin, then you have to change anchor slightly. This changes the position of the nose button on your nose, defeating the purpose and making you feel like you are screwing up. The only thing it helps with is my degree of extension. If it is on the side of my nose too much, I know I need to expand my chest because I am short drawing the bow (it as at the wall, but my arm is not as straight as usual and so my draw arm is slightly back, this causes left right shift of POI for me).
 

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I use the small one.

I think it depends upon the archer. It takes me out of my "zone" and I'll probably remove it.

The issue is that I shoot a sliding pin sight. As you slide your pin, then you have to change anchor slightly. This changes the position of the nose button on your nose, defeating the purpose and making you feel like you are screwing up. The only thing it helps with is my degree of extension. If it is on the side of my nose too much, I know I need to expand my chest because I am short drawing the bow (it as at the wall, but my arm is not as straight as usual and so my draw arm is slightly back, this causes left right shift of POI for me).
I didn’t find the slider an issue. I shot out to 100 yards this summer and anchored the same at all distances


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I didn’t find the slider an issue. I shot out to 100 yards this summer and anchored the same at all distances


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Yep, but it helps when you don't have a peep :)

I set my Bowmar so that it touches perfectly when my sight slider is set at 25 yards and centered in my peep. If I slide it to 40 yards, then the sight housing is no longer centerd in my peep if the nose button is at its usual position. So, I have to move it 1/32 or 1/64" on my nose. To its credit, it does what it claims and I can tell it has shifted, but it also kills the whole muscle memory/do it the same every time thing and actually has the opposite effect.....40 yards feels "wrong".

My anchor and form is really simple and bone-on-bone and I use a peep, so the nose button really doesn't help me that much. I can see how it would be great without a peep though. I have considered going to 2 fixed pins (25 and 40 yards) so there is no slide. The nose button would also work great there, and that's probably superior for repeatability anyways since you never change anchors.
 
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