Quiver

schneep

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What do you use?? Since I hunt from a ground blind, and carry my TAC 15i to the blind cased, what is the best way to carry arrows/shafts/bolts within the case, but not attached to the TAC?
 

jon.henry755

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Hi Schneep,
I use a Tarantula Broadhead Hip Quiver that has a belt and also can be strapped to your leg about 3 inches above your knee. The model that I use can carry up to eight arrows and it can be worn on your left or right side with the arrows angled slightly rearward. You can comfortable kneel, or climb a tree with these quivers. Tarantula also makes a 4 arrow version that I believe Len Backus may carry in his Gearshop store.

If you are not looking to carry your arrows where you can easily access them, then I would suggest an arrow tube that fits neatly into the zippered arrow compartment in the TAC15 soft case. These arrow tubes can easily hold a dozen or more arrows and offer excellent protection for your arrow vanes. They also have a nice carry strap that allows one to easily throw the tube over your shoulder and go for a walk, when needed. I use these for my target arrows when shooting long distances. They are around $20. each and I think Easton Archery makes a version. I use ones that are made in the UK because the are a bit thicker in their construction of the plastic that forms the tube. All are adjustable for length, so size is not relevant to what arrows you're using.

Regards,

Jon
 

djdcsi

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My bow hunts several months a year and lives on a 4 wheeler mostly. I need very strong storage with the ability to be bungee corded if needed. I made mine using mostly scraps laying around my shop. I used cheapo black 2" PVC pipe. It's cut to about 29" overall. I installed removable caps on the ends. Originally I used the glued-on/screw-on fittings. There are many different options. I tried most of them, but currently use one of the 2" rubber caps (made for the PVC pipe) on one end, held in place by a regular hose clamp. It's simpler and can be tighten/loosened with a coin, or some have thumb screws. Both ends have foam inserted. It's almost indestructible because I do abuse it!

Then everything is "custom" camo painted using Krylon rattle cans...Same as my bow. I carry it the side pocket of my Eberlestock pack. One end slips into the lower pocket, and the upper end is strapped. I also have a couple hose clamps I sometimes secure a 1.25" strap with, but found the backpack is used most often.

Not elegant looking but it works for me.
 

jon.henry755

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Necessity, is the true mother of invention. It's either that or laziness, I'm not sure which one actually wins?

If it works don't fix it!!!

Regards,

Jon
 

WildWillie

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I've just been using the clear plastic case that came with the extra arrows I bought from here. It fits right in the pouch in the top of the soft bow case. I am going to get one of the tarantula hip quivers for stalking though.

WildWillie
 

schneep

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Thanks for the replies everyone. Since mine will only be for in and out to my blind and on the 4 wheeler, I think I will op for a tube of some kind.
 

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