Ripcord Arrow Rests
Winns relax trigger release
Equipment
Contributors to this thread:
lewis 04-Mar-18
rattles33 05-Mar-18
lewis 05-Mar-18
Buck Watcher 05-Mar-18
deadeye 05-Mar-18
Mule Power 05-Mar-18
wyliecoyote 05-Mar-18
Bowbender8 06-Mar-18
longsprings 06-Mar-18
KC 06-Mar-18
Deone H 06-Mar-18
Deone H 06-Mar-18
Ridge Rock 07-Mar-18
JCarrowthem 07-Mar-18
JCarrowthem 07-Mar-18
David A. 07-Mar-18
Wood 07-Mar-18
Teeton 08-Mar-18
JCarrowthem 09-Mar-18
Deone H 09-Mar-18
JCarrowthem 09-Mar-18
From: lewis
04-Mar-18
Curious have any of you tried this release Lewis

From: rattles33
05-Mar-18
I'm a Winn free flight hook fan, so I looked at this thread. I'm I right in that it works opposite of normal release, in that the release activates when the trigger is released, rather that depressed? If so, what's the learning curve on that as mentally its the opposite of learned triggers. Sounds damn dangerous to me, kind of like holding a grenade with the pin removed. And how easy would it be to let down without the arrow going off? Maybe I don't understand the release, but I'll pass.

From: lewis
05-Mar-18
I don’t have a clue how it works but I do like their releases Lewis

From: Buck Watcher
05-Mar-18
My buddy had one. I have 2 (not relaxed), C-10 & a Loop Hook, that I have not used in many years. Just like you would relax your fingers if a finger shooter. Hold the trigger when drawing - relax finger to release. Hard to trigger punch using a C-12.

From: deadeye
05-Mar-18
I have used the c-12 for many years. I highly recommend it!!

From: Mule Power
05-Mar-18
I’ve used a Winns regular release for literally decades. I love it! But I tried the relax trigger release and returned it the same week. I’d say that my brain is probably just too trained with the pull trigger to ever be able to make the change. I hated it!

From: wyliecoyote
05-Mar-18
When you first start changing from fingers to a release (like many of us did in the last 20 years)...it is helpful as it mimics the muscle memory of a fingers release. My oldest boy swears by his...

From: Bowbender8
06-Mar-18
I've got one. It's not bad but I never applied myself to using it all the time. I tended to take a deathgrip on the trigger and thus had trouble letting the arrow go. So mine is Very much like new. I'd happily accept an offer. I can send pics by Friday.

From: longsprings
06-Mar-18
This release is all I have ever shot when I went to a release from fingers it was a natural transition from relaxing three fingers to one finger! I still have my first one of many it is 20 plus years old ans showd no signs of wear. Purchased a few when they went out of production but am still using first one, got the hook last year but had a few early prfmature releases so its on the shelf and back to original relax release

From: KC
06-Mar-18
I have a couple of tru fire bear paw releases. They work either way. Never did get the hang of using it by relaxing my trigger finger. I like the way they fit in the palm of your hand.

From: Deone H
06-Mar-18
They are no longer made, I do know that. I have 4 or 5 that I’d sell though, a couple are brand new heads. I bought several thinking they’d be the ticket for me. I really liked them and the way they worked, but prefer regular backtension.

From: Deone H
06-Mar-18
^^^^ they are the C-12 model

From: Ridge Rock
07-Mar-18
I have been using the c-12 for 35 some years. When I made the move from fingers to release aid, it seemed to me to be an easier transition. I have tried Winns and other pull type trigger releases including back tension and didn't care for them at all. I don't ever recall having the trigger punch or target panic problem.

From: JCarrowthem
07-Mar-18
Deone, You have a P.M.

From: JCarrowthem
07-Mar-18
Can the c-12 be used with a string loop?

From: David A.
07-Mar-18
Don't recommend Winn releases, esp. not the relax. Too ez to collapse your back tension.

From: Wood
07-Mar-18
They still make them. I used the loop hook model for over 10 years but tried the C-12 and could not get used to it at all. http://www.winnarchery.com/C-12-Relax-Trigger-Archery-Bow-Hunting-Release-Free-Flight-Winn-Archery-C12.html

From: Teeton
08-Mar-18
I had a friend who had bad target panic. I believe he went to the c12 and it helped him a lot.

From: JCarrowthem
09-Mar-18
Thanks guys still trying to find if I can use it with a string lop?

From: Deone H
09-Mar-18
Yes you can. John, I sent you a text and called you yesterday. Deone

From: JCarrowthem
09-Mar-18
Thanks Deone i'll call back this evening,

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