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HOBBYIST-SOPHOMORIC-JACKA$$
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i was just curious , since i have really long hair and a somewhat shaggy goatee, they sometimes get in the way when i pull to shoot or when i release . i can sometimes feel it graze or pull on my goatee after i let the shot go . Or sometimes my long hair tends to get in the way of my aim . i was just wondering if anyone else has the same problem now and then with a long beard or perhaps mutton chops getting in the way and perhaps affecting the trajectory of the shot . i was practicing butterfly some time last week and with the wind blowing it actually entangled my hair with the pouch a couple of times . once even while wearing it in a pony tail . am i the only one with this problem ? anyone else have this problem with long hair, beard, barbell mustaches or perhaps even hairy arm pits or just hairy overall ?

 

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Haha classic you got the face crankin! Hate to see ya bum

Yea the missus made me shave last week, prob paid off lol..
I too have nearly had a slingshot waxing on an occasion or two, it can happen to the best of us...
 

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You guys are nucking futs...
Ask Charles what he does about 'beard snatch' as he calls it. He's got one of the most prolific beards on here I think!
 

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You guys are nucking futs...
Ask Charles what he does about 'beard snatch' as he calls it. He's got one of the most prolific beards on here I think!
I love that combo beard and snatch


Ummm,or we're you talking about something else?
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Ha. Thats exactly what I asked Charles. His word for it, I just adopted it. I think if you swapped those two words around you'd then be talking about the other thing!
 

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I keep my beard fairly short and I've yet to shoot without my hair in a pony tail. Now I am curious about it, may try some shots today with my hair down. Maybe a little comparison test. With my anchor at my ear lobe I'm thinking it could be an issue. I'm believe I might (un)consciously move my anchor point away from my head a bit. Something to consider before I start hunting with one of these things.
Forehead Nose Cheek Head Chin
 

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I've got pretty long hair, and it could get in my eyes if the wind is right - or wrong.

I draw to the corner of my mouth, even when I had one length Johnny Depp style hair - I never had a problem.
 

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Yep ... I sometimes am bothered by beard snatch. I keep my long hair in a ponytail, and it does not give me a problem. But my facial hair certainly does get in the way at times. That little stub of band at the pouch tie hooks a bit of hair when I release the shot, and that does result in a deflection of the shot ... not a lot, but enough sometimes to make me miss. I tend to adjust elevation by feeling the back edge of my ear with the thumb of my right hand. I unconsciously move the thumb to be just out of contact when I release, in order to avoid my hairy visage ....

Cheers ........ Charles
 

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Ahh there you go... Hi Charles sir.
Hmmm, with all this beard snatching hairy visage, i'm off to the barber for a serious trim....
You bunch of crazy cats...
 

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I have to keep my beard and hair both fairly short, just to maintain a minimum of domestic tranquility. If I let it get to the "Armpit with eyes" stage there is no peace to be had short of a trip to the barber. But even at that, every once in a while a pouch decides it wants to collect a whisker or two on the way past. It's just a hazard of the habit as far as I can tell.
 

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