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Kisser button... Who else use one or no
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Contributors to this thread:
coelker 25-Jul-19
BowSniper 25-Jul-19
Brotsky 25-Jul-19
Jaquomo 25-Jul-19
Hancock West 25-Jul-19
HUNT MAN 25-Jul-19
Bou'bound 25-Jul-19
GhostBird 25-Jul-19
JTV 25-Jul-19
bigeasygator 25-Jul-19
buckeye 25-Jul-19
ARROWONEPY 25-Jul-19
BGbasbhat 25-Jul-19
JTV 25-Jul-19
midwest 25-Jul-19
ARROWONEPY 25-Jul-19
x-man 25-Jul-19
longspeak74 25-Jul-19
Bake 25-Jul-19
WHOCARES 25-Jul-19
sticksender 25-Jul-19
pav 25-Jul-19
COHOYTHUNTER 25-Jul-19
Kevin Speicher 25-Jul-19
BOHUNTER09 25-Jul-19
Shawn 25-Jul-19
ND String Puller 25-Jul-19
yeager 25-Jul-19
WV Mountaineer 25-Jul-19
kentuckbowhnter 25-Jul-19
Bowboy 25-Jul-19
ground hunter 25-Jul-19
coelker 25-Jul-19
sdkhunter 25-Jul-19
Dino 26-Jul-19
Trial153 26-Jul-19
rooster 26-Jul-19
Vonfoust 26-Jul-19
APauls 26-Jul-19
Aces11 26-Jul-19
Grunt-N-Gobble 26-Jul-19
Rob in VT 26-Jul-19
TREESTANDWOLF 26-Jul-19
standswittaknife 27-Jul-19
From: coelker
25-Jul-19
So When I first started shooting the only way I got a consistent anchor was using a kisser. Of course I was in high school and new etc. I shot with one for 10 years until I got my mathews switch back and with that bow I never needed a kisser. I was/still am able to nail my anchor.

My new bow is a Vertix and last night shooting I noticed that my anchor was all over again. I was running my string the same place on tip of nose every time, but felt like my anchor was slightly different. I feel like I need to go to a kisser until I get the feel and muscle memory built with my new bow...

Any thoughts?

25-Jul-19
I had one back in the 1990's for a while but I have found different ways to anchor and be consistent. I for sure have anchor points that act just the same as a kisser.

From: BowSniper
25-Jul-19
Kisser to initially learn where to hold... and then got rid of it once I had my technique down.

From: Brotsky
25-Jul-19
I use one, rarely think about it but it's on there.

From: Jaquomo
25-Jul-19
I use one and its automatic for me. I dont think about it either, but I'm way more consistent with one than without.

From: Hancock West
25-Jul-19
i'm with brotsky, still have one. Use it all the time but rarely remember its one there.

From: HUNT MAN
25-Jul-19
I tie on a serving knot that hits the corner of my mouth

From: Bou'bound
25-Jul-19
I use one.

From: GhostBird
25-Jul-19
I use one and find it gives me confidence on my anchor, especially on less than ideal shooting positions.

From: JTV
25-Jul-19
I did use one off and on for quite a few years... I took it off last season, it will be off for this season .. if ones anchor is solid, it isnt needed... the string touches my nose and my hand anchor is solid with the Boss X, so I took it off

From: bigeasygator
25-Jul-19
No kisser for me. I've found that my release hand on my jaw, tip of the nose on the string, and, IMO the most important, lining up my peep with the circular pin guard on my sight is enough to ensure consistency. The kisser button was more beneficial to me when shooting without a peep and without the circular pin guards. Now that we've got them, I find a kisser as superfluous.

From: buckeye
25-Jul-19
Bigeasygator X2

From: ARROWONEPY
25-Jul-19
i will always have one.. take the rear sight off a gun and see if it makes a difference.

From: BGbasbhat
25-Jul-19
I use one as well.

From: JTV
25-Jul-19
thats what the peep is for, not a kisser ^^ ... for some it may help with a more secure anchor others dont need it... need to try it and find out... they will slow a arrow 2-5 fps also

From: midwest
25-Jul-19
" take the rear sight off a gun and see if it makes a difference"

The rear sight on a bow would be your peep, not a kisser.

For me, string to the tip of the nose, a knuckle on either side of the jaw, center the sight housing in the peep. No need for a kisser.

From: ARROWONEPY
25-Jul-19
just an extra sting silencer also. i use both a kisser and a peep!

From: x-man
25-Jul-19
I don't want to offend anyone but, if you have a peep, you should be touching the string to the tip of your nose. All a kisser does is weigh down your string. Totally unnecessary.

From: longspeak74
25-Jul-19
Not offended in the least, but I have a peep and my string doesn't touch my nose. My knuckle hits the same place on my jaw every draw.

From: Bake
25-Jul-19
I don't use a kisser button. I use a little rubber button. It's just a hair bigger than a brass knock point. I really probably don't need it, as I use the tip of the nose and the sight housing centered in the peep. I don't even notice it to tell the truth

However, I may need to change that. At longer ranges, with my slider, it significantly alters the view, and I think the kisser may be more important as a reference

From: WHOCARES
25-Jul-19
I use the tip of my nose too, but it points a little left due to a situation when I was younger, so I use a kisser button also. Unlike Jaq, I've found it's the only kiss I ever get!

25-Jul-19
I use a big magnum peep to minimize the low light disadvantage, but my form is exactly as x-man describes. The string goes right over my nose....it's for sure an anchor point for me as is the knuckle of my index finger on my release hand.

From: sticksender
25-Jul-19
I could live with or without, but usually run one. Don't really need it on the target range. But in real life mountain-hunting scenarios, with steep angles, leaning out or squatting to shoot, heavy brush, low light, fast action, and etc, I believe it gets me on anchor with the peep centered up a little faster and more reliably. It is for those reasons I continue to use one on my hunting set-ups.

From: pav
25-Jul-19
Yep...like has been said, pretty much automatic....but I consider it anchor insurance.

From: COHOYTHUNTER
25-Jul-19
I use a kisser and a peep. Tried to go away from it a few years ago and it just didn't feel right. Been using one for 30 years

25-Jul-19
I don't use one, peep and string touching the tip of my nose works well for me.

From: BOHUNTER09
25-Jul-19
I use a kisser and a no-peep.

From: Shawn
25-Jul-19
I totally changed my shooting style since last deer season and had to go with a kisser button to re-enforce my new anchor. I actually like it and i increased my draw by an inch as well. Shawn

25-Jul-19
X2 Huntman, a small kisser made of serving doesn’t slow the bow. I put a dab of superglue on it also.

From: yeager
25-Jul-19
Another user here.

25-Jul-19
I do. And, always will with a compound.

25-Jul-19
kisser no peep.

From: Bowboy
25-Jul-19
I've never used one yet, but have though about it.

25-Jul-19
I always use mine,,,, just like the consistency

From: coelker
25-Jul-19
Cool. So I have my old switchback no kisser just peep and my anchor is amazing and consistent all the time. Even when sitting, kneeling etc.

I asked because the only way I have any confidence now with my Vertix is with a kisser. So far my groups are coming along nicely...

I was having prep issues, issues with my glasses etc. anchor issues. Putting the peel on made all but my glasses issue got away

From: sdkhunter
25-Jul-19
Don’t use one... String to the corner of the mouth and tip of nose is all I’ve needed...

From: Dino
26-Jul-19
No. Split my fingers with a handheld release, anchor in the corner of my jaw. Which release r u using?

From: Trial153
26-Jul-19
Nope

From: rooster
26-Jul-19
In my younger days I shot with a kisser and no peep. It wasn't until my mid fifties that I added a peep to "tighten" my groups.

From: Vonfoust
26-Jul-19
Never really thought of not having one. Just one more helper that doesn't hurt anything for me.

From: APauls
26-Jul-19
Never used one. My tip of my nose is bigger after breaking my nose 2 weeks ago wonder if it will affect my anchor.

From: Aces11
26-Jul-19
Always used a peep, never used a kisser.

26-Jul-19
I use a brass nock as a kisser. Simple and easy to adjust if necessary.

From: Rob in VT
26-Jul-19
Sure do.

26-Jul-19
I asked this very question here on Bowsite.

I removed it and use a 3 point anchor.

Tip of my nose, jaw line and peep.

There is nothing wrong with using one or not, seems to be a personal preference thing.

27-Jul-19
I’m a kisser button guy.. I’m so much more accurate with it, it’s a no brained for me...

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