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How many gap?

Postby Keener » Mon Sep 24, 2007 8:26 pm

Just curious. I don't think it's possible to gap.
Too much to remember and instinctive is so much better. You have to, like, do math or somethin.
You'll never catch ME gapping!
I think it's all a trick or something anyway. Probably a plot by the Chinese to take our bows away.
Or PETA. Yeah, it's PETA. They buy their clothes at The Gap, don't they?










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Re: How many gap?

Postby cst » Mon Sep 24, 2007 8:35 pm

I am a member of peta and I gap.
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Re: How many gap?

Postby PAarcher » Tue Sep 25, 2007 5:13 am

I gap as well. Actually, it's more "gapstinktive" You get to the point where you are not really thinking about the gap any more and just shoot.
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Re: How many gap?

Postby Feral Donkey » Tue Sep 25, 2007 10:45 am

I'm like Mike. And actually, I'm shooting better barebow these days than I am with a sight. Sight does strange stuff to my brain and makes me forget form, creep, and colapse. Bad news. Where when I do the Hanky point form method, focus on the target, line the arrow up, and get off the string clean, they go where I want.
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Re: How many gap?

Postby stagmitis » Wed Oct 10, 2007 6:41 pm

Until I exceed howard Hills credentials I think Ill gap...

Or, Aim indirectly or use split vision... :D

But thats just me...
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Re: How many gap?

Postby Chameleon » Wed Oct 10, 2007 10:50 pm

For me, the split vision works a lot better for left-right than for up-down. Calculating gap just doesn't seem to work for me - and I was a math major! For me it is just much easier to point to bow arm, visualize trajectory, and let it fly. I use the split vision when my left-right is getting messy, or sometimes may pay some attention to gap past 30 yards....But that is out of my hunting range - unless I'm just shooting with bloodlust at a pesky hog/coyote/feral goat that needs killing really bad....
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Re: How many gap?

Postby rhust » Thu Nov 01, 2007 1:58 pm

"instinctive" up to 35 yards and gap after that.
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Re: How many gap?

Postby Gino Bruno » Sat Nov 17, 2007 3:15 pm

instinctive out to 20 or so and gap/split vision, gapstinktive or what ever you might call it after that........ lets just say that i know where the point is and how far under or over i have to hold it to make an accurate shot after about 20 yards.
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Re: How many gap?

Postby njstykbow » Mon Nov 19, 2007 8:20 pm

It's all just way too much to think about for me. You guys start talking about gapping, poa, split-vision, gapsticntive, etc...It all gets me so confused I don't even know how I shoot?! Like someone asking me if I breathe at full draw. You never give it much thought until you do...then, that's all you think about and not what you should be thinking about. Just let 'em rip...they'll find the right spot!

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Re: How many gap?

Postby BLACK WOLF » Wed Nov 28, 2007 8:51 pm

Count me in. My main aiming techinique is Gap and it's gotten to the point the gap is felt and not consciously calculated. It's what others here have called Gapstinctive or Instinctive Gap. I also shoot totally Instinctively and use Point of Aim depending on the shot and situation.

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