Reviews — Release Aids

The Nock On Release Family

AJ Iaquinta

Tags 2 Smooth, Nock 2 It, Nock On, Release Aids, Silverback

The Nock On Release Family

I’m very open about the fact that I love virtually every product John Dudley puts out. Even when I’ve been skeptical about the application of some products I typically find their value soon after trying them. Dudley’s releases are his signature product and I own the full set. The first question I almost always get is “which one is your favorite?” and I honestly can’t say. Each release has a different method of operation and through their distinct mechanisms reveal different shortcomings and breakdowns in one’s form. I owe each of these releases with improving different aspects of my shot...


Ex-Okie Custom Knobs

AJ Iaquinta

Tags archery, Bow, gear, Release, Release Aids

Ex-Okie Custom Knobs

Hand held release aids are becoming increasingly modular straight from the factory but when it comes to the thumb knobs themselves what you see is usually what you get. Fortunately for us Ex-Okie Custom Knobs manufacture some of the highest quality aluminum or brass knobs on the market. Owned and operated by retiree couple Barbara and Vernie Broyles, Ex-Okie knobs are available in medium or coarse knurl, and in a variety of sizes up to 1” in diameter (3/8” and ½” being their most popular sellers for hinge or resistance releases and 3/4" their most popular for thumb triggers). After...