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Do you trust shooting an arrow through the mesh in a ground blind when bowhunting?

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  • Do you trust shooting an arrow through the mesh in a ground blind when bowhunting?

    Do you trust shooting an arrow through the mesh in a ground blind when bowhunting?

  • #2
    I've always thought bowhunting through a blind is risky. I just dont like the idea of shooting from inside a structure.

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    • #3
      I've shot through the screen windows on mine in practice and seemed to do fine. One thing bad that did happen to me once; I was looking through the peep down to my pin seeing my target just perfect BUT the arrow is 2 or so inches below the pins and when I released, the arrow passed through the solid fabric below the bottom edge of the window!

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      • #4
        No. I do not trust it. I have the windows completely open when I shoot.

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        • #5
          Better safe than sorry, open them up.

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          • #6
            There's no way that I would risk shooting through the window, too many things that could go wrong.

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            • #7
              No problems, but I use a fixed blade. Never tried it with mechanicals.

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              • #8
                I have shot my compound through it but when I shot my recurve through it the arrow lost alot of its energy and fell short of the doe.

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                • #9
                  I don't trust it either guys.

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                  • #10
                    I agree with everyone... no mechanicals only fixed blades, make sure your window is open enough so you don't shoot through it, and my blind says not to shoot a gun through it or it will catch fire.

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                    • #11
                      only for 15 yrd shots, 20 is the farthest I'd go

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                      • #12
                        Yeah I haven't had a chance to actually do it but the guys I know who have have had problems. One of my friends gut shot a buck at about 25 when he shot through the mesh, he said it should have been and easy shot but the mesh plus some buck fever through off the shot.

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                        • #13
                          No! If you pull to the side at the shot, your shot is gonna be way off.

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                          • #14
                            I would not trust a mesh net either!! It has to affect your arrow at least a little.

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                            • #15
                              i do when using a small fixed blade other than that i wont do it

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