Truglo Pendulum Adjustable Bracket 1-Pin Sight Review

Truglo Pendulum Sight Review

Great choice for bow hunters looking for a high quality sight.

Review Summary

Product Name:

Truglo Pendulum Adjustable Bracket 1-Pin Sight

Product Type:

Bow Sight


This review provides an in depth look at the quality and performance of the Truglo Pendulum Adjustable Sight

The Truglo Pendulum Ultimate Treestand Bow Sight is made for both left- and right-hand shooters. It’s reputed to be quiet. The longest distance it can atone for is thirty-five yards. The sight can be used as a pendulum for shooting in tree stands or it can be locked in place for ground use.

The sight when used as a pendulum will always be perpendicular to the ground when using it. This bow sight also comes with easy adjustable knobs to compensate for wind, height, and yards. Lastly, it has long and protected wrapped fibers.

Truglo Pendulum Sight Build

This bow sight is 5.5 x 3 x 4 inches and 1.6 ounces. It is average in size and its shipping weight is 11.2 ounces. It comes with a 0.19-inch pin designed for accuracy for beginners and amateurs but could be very helpful for advanced users as well.

Many have said that going from the five or three pins to the one pin has been the best decision they have made, and most were amateurs to advanced users. The aperture is 1.8 inches in diameter with an easy to remove and adjustable rheostat LED-violet.

It is best to make sure and have an expert look or install it for you just to make sure it is safe to use before you begin to start shooting. It’s average build and easy to use knobs makes it a lot more comfortable for the user.

The aperture, or optics, are wrapped for the users protection but also keeps the usability in place so you can still see your prey at dusk/dawn.

Truglo Pendulum 1-Pin Design

This bow sight comes with either an adjustable bracket or a fixed bracket. Both are black with green accents in color design. On the back of it, this bow sight has yardage tape, an adjustable yardage-stop for maximum distance, a yardage adjustment arm and a yardage lock screw.

Past that there are mounting screws. Towards the front of the bow sight, there are elevation lock screws, an elevation slide, a windage lock screw, a pendulum lock, aperture mounting screws, an aperture, and an optional light. With its’ average build, and simple design, this bow sight is made for comfortability and versatility.

Don’t be intimidated by the number of knobs and screws, that just helps make the bow sight better for you, the user. With slides and screws for elevation, they help with height adjustment. With a windage lock screw, it helps when the wind is incredibly high or more powerful than normal.

With the different screws and adjustment knobs for yardage, it helps to adjust for how far you are trying to aim for to make it as accurate as possible.

Truglo Pendulum Adjustable 1-Pin Sight Performance

The Truglo Pendulum Ultimate Treestand Bow Sight is very quiet and can help shoot for up to thirty-five yards. It can work with any quiver, no matter what.

It is amazing for both ground and tree stand shooting, or even in ravines. It has multiple adjustable knobs for wind, elevation, and yardage that are easy to use. Many have used it with little to no issues. They have raved about the versatility of the bow sight for both ground and height use, as well as the comfortability of it with their bow, and lastly, it’s absence of sound when in use.

It is a lightweight bow sight compared to others, so it doesn’t weigh you down when trying to make your perfect shot. The pendulum itself adjusts to gravity to make sure that it is horizontal to the ground while using in tree stands, or trees.

This helps to ensure accuracy while you’re at a certain height. Overall, it is an amazing bow sight for all types of weather, in all types of elevation to be used for shooting distances up to thirty-five yards.

Truglo Pendulum Bow Sight Features

This bow sight has many different features for your benefit. One of which is its versatility for both left- and right-hand shooters. This is adjustable by removing a screw, designated to be removed without taking away from any of the other features or its overall usability.

Another feature is its ability to work from the ground or while in a tree/treestand. This is by either locking the pendulum in place for ground use or unlocking it for usage in tree stands/trees/ or ravines. There are also many different knobs for adjustment to use in case of any wind, elevation, and yardage so as to make the experience more comfortable and easier to use for you.

There is also a light built into the bow sight, while optional, could help with night vision on night hunting trips. The sight that comes with is capable of automatically atoning for distances up to thirty-five yards. This is so you don’t have to worry about adjusting it every five minutes and can just worry about getting the shot right.

Final thoughts on the Truglo Pendulum Bow Sight

The Truglo Pendulum Ultimate Treestand Bow Sight has everything you need even if you are just a beginner or an advanced shooter. It has the comfort, the versatility, the easy adjustable knobs, and has everything you need from your worst hunting days when it’s really windy, to your easiest days. 

From features like next to no sound when in use to the lockable pendulum. Overall, this is the bow sight for you, if most of your shooting is done in tree stands and need silence during your shots so throw away your current bow sight and get this one, it’ll be the best decision you’ll make all year!


The Good Stuff:
  • It’s light weight at 1.6 ounces, which makes it easier to make your shots when you see them instead of having to consider more weight than usual.
  • It has many knobs to adjust for wind, elevation, and yardage. This is so you can be as accurate as possible, and don’t need to make any adjustments later while you’re trying to make your shot.
  • Can be used with either left-hand or right-hand shooters. This is done by removing one screw, although this doesn’t affect the usability or constrict anything else on the bow sight.
  • The pendulum can be used for ground or in tree stands with a pendulum lock. ​
  • It has an optional light to use for hunting at dusk, dawn, and night.
The Bad Stuff:
  •  The bracket isn’t strong.
  • If the bow is angled too far down, the pendulum, when not locked, will start to shift with the bow instead of staying horizontal to the ground.

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