The Headhunter Micro sight by Archer Xtreme is everything a hunter needs in a sight without adding extra unnecessary features. Sometimes simple and effective is all you need. In this case, the Headhunter Micro is durable, accurate, well lit, easy to set up, and thoughtfully designed. Archer Xtreme specifically designed this sight for the famous Headhunter TV crew and they made it tough enough to withstand the harsh conditions that the crew endures.
Archer Xtreme Bow Sight Details
Archer Xtreme prides itself on innovation and using the best materials available to develop products that will meet the needs of every day hunters and extreme hunters. The Headhunter Micro sight is no exception to that. Made entirely of aluminum the sight is both tough and pleasing to the eye. The four pins use the company’s special center core pin fiber optics technology, which means that fibers run directly through the pins and are well protected against the outdoors.
Three separate colors help distinguish the four different pins and make it easier to take aim in an intense hunting moment. Each pin is well lit and perfect for various lighting conditions. They are also very small pins and have a .019 fiber diameter. Due to the smaller pin size the picture is quite clear.
Mounting the Head Hunter Bow Sight
It is extremely easy to mount and sight the Headhunter. From there on out it is merely a matter of getting used to it. Some archers end up hitting bullseyes within ten minutes of equipping the sight, it is just that accurate friendly to use.
Both right handed and left handed archers can make use of the same Headhunter model because it is designed to be convertible without losing any of the functionality. The micro windage and elevation knobs are also easy to adjust, even though they require allen wrenches. This is a minor con to consider and makes it more difficult to adjust your settings on a whim.
Headhunter Sight Lighting Specs
The 2” HD sight ring can be swapped out for green, blue, orange, pink, or red - making it possible to match your sight to your bows aesthetics or personal preference. While that may seem minor and certainly non-functional, some archers pride themselves on a pleasing compound build. It is a nice touch from Archer Xtreme. Also attached is a bubble level at the bottom of the sight housing. Even though the sight itself is very sturdy, the level may be prone to falling off after heavy use. Re-gluing it will do the trick and it isn’t a deal breaker.
An incredibly bright micro LED light comes standard with the Headhunter Micro sight, providing even more brightness when in low light situations. Most users are very pleased with the quality of the pin brightness and the LED light attachment.
Archer Xtreme Head Hunter Review Conclusion
There may not be a lot of fancy extras here, but the Headhunter sight gets the job done with impressive accuracy and it is built to last. Archer Xtreme had big shoes to fill when they created this sight for a popular hunting TV crew and they certain succeeded with the simple, elegant, and strong Headhunter Micro. It is everything it ought to be as a four pin sight and will fulfill the needs of even the most extreme hunters, regardless of the conditions or location of their hunt.
All aluminum build
Bright micro LED light
Multiple pin colors
Built in level
Micro windage and elevation controls
Multiple color options for the HD sight ring
Requires allen wrenches to adjust windage and elevation
- Bubble level may come detached after heavy use