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#2852098 - 06/15/12 11:46 PM So many bows to choose from
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Going to look at bows tomorrow and hopefully purchase one. Any good suggestions on good brands/models. im leanin towards the new pse brute x with the skullworks. I need recommendations!
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#2852105 - 06/16/12 12:08 AM Re: So many bows to choose from [Re: shotgun]
stik
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shoot as many different bows as you can get your hands on. you will know when you shoot "the one".
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#2852116 - 06/16/12 01:25 AM Re: So many bows to choose from [Re: stik]
horn master
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Like Stik said you will know it when you shoot it. All Bow companies have good products now. I love the skullworks camo. The only bad I hear now days is that Bowtech's customer service blows!
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#2852148 - 06/16/12 06:39 AM Re: So many bows to choose from [Re: horn master]
pastorbmp
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There are an awful lot of good bow companies out there. Don't get drawn in by what's popular - shoot and find what you like. With all that said, I recommend you try a Hoyt before you decide. I bought Hoyt probably 8 years ago. Hunting with same bow, only put new string on it. Great bow - quiet as a mouse.

I think another thing to consider is a good pro shop. I really like to buy a bow where I feel confident in the shop to work on it if needed.


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#2852212 - 06/16/12 09:11 AM Re: So many bows to choose from [Re: pastorbmp]
backstraps
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Good suggestions here!

Except, I have never had a problem with Bowtechs Customer Service, especially if you have a good dealer for their brands.
I have called them up myself and gotten parts, decals, etc etc
They are a super good company.
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#2852213 - 06/16/12 09:18 AM Re: So many bows to choose from [Re: backstraps]
Roost 1
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#2852335 - 06/16/12 02:45 PM Re: So many bows to choose from [Re: Roost 1]
W.Seay
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Mathews and you can't go wrong!
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#2852338 - 06/16/12 03:02 PM Re: So many bows to choose from [Re: W.Seay]
redblood
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buy used!!! there price goes down by 50% before you leave the parking lot and next yr your bow will be obsolete anyway (althouigh any bow is an obsolete weapon)
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#2852485 - 06/17/12 12:29 AM Re: So many bows to choose from [Re: redblood]
plinker22
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Stik gives great advice. (Did I really say that???) ;\)

Remember one thing, almost all bows kill. You may look sexier and get more gals in a 2013 Corvette, but that 1982 Chevette will still take you to the store and back... same as it's high horsepower, sleek and shiny, sexy nephew.

That being said, I shoot a Mathews. \:\)
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#2853166 - 06/18/12 08:06 AM Re: So many bows to choose from [Re: plinker22]
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I am a close range bowhunter....past 20 yards, I wait. Really.

most any bow will kill a deer and do it efficiently out to 20 yards, and where I hunt shooting past that distance is really not very high pecentage.

The farther you plan to shoot, the better the bow , imo.

Most shots I have taken are inside 15 yards. It's hard to miss those...lol.
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