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#3073420 - 12/10/12 08:40 PM Time to Take the Plunge, Need Advice
htnseymour
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Registered: 09/26/11
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I am ready to give up my crossbow now that my rotator cuff is healed and I am looking to get a compound. Anyone have recommendations? I don't need a top of the line 2013 bow, just one I can hunt with and feel confident it it's ability to take down game.

Thanks in advance
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#3073503 - 12/10/12 09:08 PM Re: Time to Take the Plunge, Need Advice [Re: htnseymour]
UTGrad
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Registered: 12/01/07
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My first bow was a Parker. There bows work, are affordable and they have excellent customer service.

Here is a new bow from them for 2013

http://www.parkerbows.com/compounds.html?action=detail&detailsku=1129

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#3073526 - 12/10/12 09:22 PM Re: Time to Take the Plunge, Need Advice [Re: UTGrad]
thetoolman
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#3073560 - 12/10/12 09:44 PM Re: Time to Take the Plunge, Need Advice [Re: thetoolman]
AlanH
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Registered: 12/24/11
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Loc: Alabama

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#3073672 - 12/11/12 12:21 AM Re: Time to Take the Plunge, Need Advice [Re: AlanH]
TNDeerGuy
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My recommendation is to find as many different bows as you can, and shoot each one with an open frame of mind and go with what feels the best—that is the best bow....for you. There are many quality bows out there, and with today's technology there is just minor differences between them that will be felt by the individual shooter.
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#3073788 - 12/11/12 06:42 AM Re: Time to Take the Plunge, Need Advice [Re: TNDeerGuy]
stik
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Registered: 03/12/99
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 Originally Posted By: TNDeerGuy
My recommendation is to find as many different bows as you can, and shoot each one with an open frame of mind and go with what feels the best—that is the best bow....for you. There are many quality bows out there, and with today's technology there is just minor differences between them that will be felt by the individual shooter.


x2 you'll know when you shoot "the one".
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#3073816 - 12/11/12 07:10 AM Re: Time to Take the Plunge, Need Advice [Re: stik]
Bull Winkle
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Registered: 12/05/12
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Loc: Middle TN

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 Originally Posted By: stik
 Originally Posted By: TNDeerGuy
My recommendation is to find as many different bows as you can, and shoot each one with an open frame of mind and go with what feels the best—that is the best bow....for you. There are many quality bows out there, and with today's technology there is just minor differences between them that will be felt by the individual shooter.


x2 you'll know when you shoot "the one".


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#3073938 - 12/11/12 08:45 AM Re: Time to Take the Plunge, Need Advice [Re: Bull Winkle]
htnseymour
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Registered: 09/26/11
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Thanks guys, I will be stoppin by two archery stores with ranges, Bass Pro, Dicks, and Gander to check out some bows. Wish me luck
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#3074121 - 12/11/12 10:58 AM Re: Time to Take the Plunge, Need Advice [Re: htnseymour]
Crow Terminator
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Registered: 10/23/99
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Hey before you buy at the big box stores....hop on down to a real pro shop and see what they have. There is a nice one near to you called Bowhunter Pro Shop. It is on what I call Hwy 321 just before you get into Maryville. If coming from Lenoir City it would be after you pass the Harley Shop and TSC...sits on the left in a little shopping plaza. They carry a bunch of bow lines, and I would guess they know more about working on them than some new hired hand at one of the big chain stores.
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#3074160 - 12/11/12 11:32 AM Re: Time to Take the Plunge, Need Advice [Re: Crow Terminator]
htnseymour
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Registered: 09/26/11
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Crow Terminator, I actually had them first on my list. I work in Maryville and they have an outdoor range I can shoot at as well.
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