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#1132873 - 01/16/09 08:13 PM Got my bow
UTGrad
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Well, UPS delivered my Parker Trailblazer to my door this evening. It came out of a warehouse in Wisconsin, so when I took it out of the box the riser and limbs were very cold. The only issue is the grip is a little loose on the riser. This could be from the cold weather that hit the eastern U.S.. This thing is sweet. Here is what I am thinking about putting on it.

Limbsavers and Super String leeches

Octane Hostage Pro Rest

Tru Glo or Toxonics sights

String Tamer

Braided Sling

Shockblocker 500 stabilizer

Bohning Lynx 4 arrow quiver

Tru-Aligner with Super Deuce peep sight

Red Head Carbon Max 2 arrows with field points

Rinehart 18-1 target

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#1132902 - 01/16/09 08:35 PM Re: Got my bow [Re: UTGrad]
paradis1142
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sounds great. You are going to have a blast.
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#1132920 - 01/16/09 08:42 PM Re: Got my bow [Re: paradis1142]
Buck Assassin
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If you are excited now wait till you smack a deer with it!!!
Congrats on the new bow!
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#1132925 - 01/16/09 08:43 PM Re: Got my bow [Re: Buck Assassin]
UTGrad
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I think I am hooked already. I might be one of those hunters that just buys an archery stamp and bow hunts all season.
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#1133031 - 01/16/09 09:35 PM Re: Got my bow [Re: UTGrad]
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Awesome!

That rhinehart target is on the small side.

If you put a sting tamer on it, ditch the string leeches. Only slow your string and there isnt much noise difference after you have some sort of STS put on.

And I wouldnt get a peep with tubing. It is just something to break will in the woods or make noise. Get a g5 meta peep or any non rubber peep. Just twist your string a little to line it up before every shot and it will settle in around 120 shots and you are good to go man.

1 more thing, those bohning quivers are a little heavy. I'd get a 4 arrow kwickee quiver, they arent as cool looking though ;). I have a kwickee bracket on my stand so I just take the quiver off my bow after I walk in and put it on my stand when I get ready to climb up. I cant stand shooting with a quiver.


Lol. Not trying to come across as over bearing. It is addictive, good luck UT and lettem fly. \:\)
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#1133038 - 01/16/09 09:42 PM Re: Got my bow [Re: Buckblaster]
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The guys at Bass Pro Shops recommended against the meta peep. I have no knowledge on how to adjust the meta peep, so I want a simple sight.
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#1133039 - 01/16/09 09:43 PM Re: Got my bow [Re: UTGrad]
TN RDG RNR
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#1133050 - 01/16/09 09:57 PM Re: Got my bow [Re: TN RDG RNR]
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Congrats on the new bow . Accessories are a personal choice . See what works for you , and keep it simple to start with . I like to experiment with several types of accessories and see what works best for me . What doesn't work for me , I sell on archery talk . \:\)
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#1133143 - 01/16/09 11:46 PM Re: Got my bow [Re: Radar]
Bertman
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looks like a good list
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#1133169 - 01/17/09 12:18 AM Re: Got my bow [Re: UTGrad]
WTM
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 Originally Posted By: UTGrad
The guys at Bass Pro Shops recommended against the meta peep. I have no knowledge on how to adjust the meta peep, so I want a simple sight.


if you have trouble with a peep you might try a kisser button. i had trouble using a peep in low lighting when i first started out with a release, so i have a used a kisser on every hunting bow ever since. i shot fingers for 5 years so the kisser was natural for me.

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