RedHead XPS Caliper Bow Release
Not the release for me
Ok here goes. Keep in mind this is MY opinion based on MY experience.
I bought this release to pair with my new Blackout. I needed a release quick and didn't want to break the bank. I purchased this because I have always been a fan of Redhead products.
What I did like: The release itself is very comfortable. The strap was soft and took no breaking in. The trigger break is clean and crisp (I wish my rifle were like that). And it's an attractive release. Very appealing. If you aren't particular about your release and just need something more consistent than finger shooting OR are new to archery and need a starter release, this may be for you.
What I didn't like: This is not for a guy with smaller wrists. I'm a very big guy, but I have tiny joints. The barrel and head are very adjustable, but you can't seem to tighten it enough, just wants to come untightened. This hurt my consistency... tremendously. If you like a short release... this is not for you. Most importantly, the dual calipers on this particular release ate up my d-loop. I've ordered a Scott Little Goose. I won't shoot until I go pick it up and have my d-loop replaced.
Again, It's only $30. I would recommend it. Try it and see If you like it then hey, it was $30 well spend. If you don't, it was only $30 and you can return it.
Keep it safe and consistent!
December 31, 2011
Great low cost release
I'm trying to return to archery after a 20 year hiatus and need to get things going on a tight budget. I found a release at my local discount department store and found it very uncomfortable. Later in the week, I stopped by the nearest Bass Pro store and found this one. For only eight dollars more I was able to get a comfortable release with more features than the other one. I'm glad I kept my receipt. The Redhead also fits my large wrist/hand. I'm a REALLY big guy and have found wrist size to be an issue for some releases. This one fits with no problem.
September 28, 2011
Great first release!
I purchased this release in the fall of 2010 to get myself into bow hunting. No complaints so far. It has been great for me. Great price, great product. As I have become a more experienced hunter with my bow im now looking for a new style of release. If your starting out or just looking for an economical release, look no further.
September 11, 2011
This is one of the best releases i have have shot paired with my hoyt superhawk it is the perfect match.
August 11, 2011