I've hunted with one, two, three, five, six and a single pin slider. I definitely liked the sight picture of the singles. In theory, the HHA slider I have is a nice idea. In practice, I never once had time to move the pin while hunting. (Not without the yardage having changed before setting it and drawing anyway as critters tend to move. LOL) The thought that I would be able to range the critter and then dial in was just not a reality in my experience(s). For folks who hunt in areas where a 30 yard shot is going to be about their max anyway, they would likely love a single pin. (Sight in at 25 and just be done with it.) The slider would maybe give them a little something extra to toy with when practicing or if they ever did come across the rare incredibly still critter at a distance.
I'm shooting five pins right now, by the way. Been thinking of putting the HHA onto a ground blind bow for turkey. (I don't shoot the Bullheads farther than 30 yards.) Just my thoughts/experience.
Hey Jer. glad you brought that point up about having the time to adjust the single pin swing sight to the proper yardage while hunting a live animal. That's a very good point. That's never happen yet for me either, well maybe it has but for the most part it happens fast. It's almost happens so darn fast I wouldn't have time to mess with adjusting it. I try to range different things around me ahead of time like bait( LOL), stumps and trees with a range finder once I'm in my treestand and or blind. I never have time to actually range the animal, I go by what I know already is the yardage from ranging it before hand. For instance, the deer I killed earlier I had no time to range it. I estimated it and knew my bow shot so flat I wasn't going to be very off if I missed to yardage by a couple of yards. I didn't have time to change a single pin swing sight. Same thing happened on the fallow deer just happened so quick.
Edited by Rowdy Yates, 28 December 2009 - 08:40 PM.