I don't. Randy Ulmer doesn't (I just note him cause he's more famous than I am With my AM32, I could shoot just as good out to 80 without one as I could with one...so when lugging around all that weight up and down the mountains in my left hand...it usually comes off. Sometimes I would just put on an X-coil to silence things a bit...and I kept on my Tightspot, which served as somewhat of a stabilizer in the way I set it up.
Sure is nice when nerves, wind, and tired muscles get a little help from that stabilizer when your on the top of a mountain about to let an arrow fly at a critter. I would never go without.....I run a 10" b-stinger with 8oz. Tried it with 4oz and I just wasn't as comfortable with it.
For the 2012 season I did elect to run w/o a stabilizer rig simply because ... once I did some testing I was shooting the same size groups both ways and I did want to shave some weight. This year however, I am working on some things with my shot so early next week I should have my new stab in. I will be running a 15" B Stinger in front and a Sport hunter Xtreme B Stinger as a side rod to aid in balance (the Matrix doesn't have the 3/4" stabilizer offset).
12" b stinger. It's makes a difference. Accuracy is important when it comes to animals. For the guys that said it made no difference curious as to if you tried a real stab like a b stinger? Most of the supposed "stabs" on the market don't actually stabilize. A real stab like a b stinger will improve your shooting. I would bet
I never use a stabilizer and have had excellent hunting success with the bow over the past 40 seasons My testing years ago showed I was not more accurate with one. In fact I removed the stabilizer bushing and grip off the Hoyt Carbon Element to save another few ounces. As one of the other posters says, the Titespot quiver settles the bow a bit and does add 10 ounces without the arrows. Works for me but I'm not trying to shoot extreme ranges with my bow either. Try shooting for a few weeks without the stabilizer and see if you are accurate enough. I am, but you have to make your own assessment.