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Post by robert84010 on 11/14/2019, 11:58 am

I bought a big bag of lobster claw bands. more than i'll ever use.

10 bands for $5.00 shipped.


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Post by adminbot1911 on 11/14/2019, 12:31 pm

robert84010 wrote:I bought a big old bag of lobster claw bands. more than i'll ever use.

How about $1.00 for half a dozen plus $1.50 to ship in one of the small padded envelopes. If I can ship them cheaper I will and refund the difference.
Can you show me a picture of how this would be used, exactly?
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Post by chopper on 11/14/2019, 5:49 pm

Colour and will work on 1" ultra dot.
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Post by robert84010 on 11/14/2019, 6:23 pm

RED to match the dot. They are 1" so they will fit.Accuracy "enhancing" bands Dscn0614

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Post by chopper on 11/14/2019, 6:55 pm

I'll take some Robert, I'll take 2 dozen if you can do that. Give me a PM and we'll work it out.
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Post by Bmitch996 on 11/27/2019, 4:07 pm

What am I missing here with these accuracy enhancing bands?  What does putting a rubber band around the sight tube do to improve accuracy?

I don't know what "I don't know" it seems.  Could someone fill me in, please.

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Post by james r chapman on 11/27/2019, 4:29 pm

Sure, the eye likes to orient concentric circles
The bands are a distinct color and the eye will try and keep the dot  , back circle and inner front circle
Concentric


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Post by Wobbley on 11/27/2019, 4:30 pm

It helps keep the dot centered.  The eye likes to see a dot in the center of the red ring.
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Post by Jack H on 11/27/2019, 5:30 pm

Have we found that the band colour makes a real difference?
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Post by robert84010 on 11/27/2019, 5:36 pm

Just what the Doctor ordered. Dr. Wong explains:


https://www.starreloaders.com/edhall/nwongmain/enhancer.html

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Post by PhotoEscape on 11/27/2019, 5:40 pm

Yes. I did a little “science” on the subject, although many can repeat it and have different opinions. IMO color of rubber band have to be same as color of the dot. So if someone shoots with green dot, I’d suggest using green rubber band. Different colors destruct eyes from concentrating on concentricity. 
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Post by bob7398 on 11/27/2019, 5:42 pm

PM sent.

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Post by james r chapman on 11/27/2019, 6:15 pm

PhotoEscape wrote:Yes. I did a little “science” on the subject, although many can repeat it and have different opinions. IMO color of rubber band have to be same as color of the dot. So if someone shoots with green dot, I’d suggest using green rubber band. Different colors destruct eyes from concentrating on concentricity. 
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How so.
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Post by bruce martindale on 11/27/2019, 8:34 pm

Hah! And I was thinking to keep a polarizer from rotation

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Post by losi b on 11/30/2019, 7:23 pm

I sent you a pm

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Post by SBWP on 4/30/2020, 2:06 pm

Sent you a PM. Hope you have some of the bands left. Thanks!

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Post by radjag on 4/30/2020, 3:10 pm

robert84010 wrote:RED to match the dot. They are 1" so they will fit.Accuracy "enhancing" bands Dscn0614
So am I correct in understanding that you have removed the standard rubber "funnel" from the back of the 1" UD and put the red rubber band in it's place?

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Post by dronning on 4/30/2020, 4:21 pm

robert84010 wrote:RED to match the dot. They are 1" so they will fit.Accuracy "enhancing" bands Dscn0614

I've been doing this for a while now.  Just to prove a point how many of you looked at the picture and actually felt a little uncomfortable because the dot wasn't in the center of the rubber band.
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Post by robert84010 on 4/30/2020, 6:37 pm

radjag wrote:
robert84010 wrote:RED to match the dot. They are 1" so they will fit.Accuracy "enhancing" bands Dscn0614
So am I correct in understanding that you have removed the standard rubber "funnel" from the back of the 1" UD and put the red rubber band in it's place?
yes, I remove the regular outer  ring.

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