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#3135981 - 01/23/13 12:38 PM Oneida Bows
eweisner
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Was browsing Craigslist and ran across two different Oneida Bows. Strangest looking things I have even seen. Anyone use one? Pro's or Con's? Just curious.
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#3136111 - 01/23/13 01:57 PM Re: Oneida Bows [Re: eweisner]
TNDeerGuy
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Registered: 11/28/06
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I have shot one before, but I don't own nor know anyone that does. From my experience of shooting it, Black Eagle if I remember the model right, it was extremely smooth, seemed to have decent speed but it was on the heavy side. Wish I could offer more, but I only fired a few shots out of it.
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#3138614 - 01/25/13 09:46 AM Re: Oneida Bows [Re: TNDeerGuy]
StalkingWolf
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Registered: 05/08/01
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Loc: Dyersburg, TN, USA

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Oneida (O I Need A) bow!! \:\)
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#3138777 - 01/25/13 11:03 AM Re: Oneida Bows [Re: StalkingWolf]
knightrider
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Registered: 09/27/10
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great bows
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#3150868 - 02/03/13 10:47 PM Re: Oneida Bows [Re: knightrider]
dmitchell28
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Registered: 08/16/06
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Loc: Oneida, Gods Country

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Really good quality bows in their time and still quality bows today just not on the speed bandwagon like everyone else......plus I'm kind of partial to the place.....Oneida lol
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#3152055 - 02/04/13 08:51 PM Re: Oneida Bows [Re: dmitchell28]
Hoss
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Loc: Hendersonville , TN

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I have a Strike Eagle (circa 1988?). It is smooth pretty quick but loud. The one I have is a left hand model that belonged to my dad. I have shot it righthanded and it works pretty well that way. I hunted with it some, shooting right handed. It is a little different to shoot from the wrong side of the bow but with some practice I was able to get comfortable with it. Good bows just a different take on things.
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#3152102 - 02/04/13 09:13 PM Re: Oneida Bows [Re: Hoss]
rukiddin?
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These bows are HUGE in bowfishing. Especially the Oneida Osprey. Matter of fact I just bought a used Tomcat II. I'm not exactly sure whats up with all the hype with using them in bowfishing, but I do know the ones I have shot are the smoothest drawing bows you will ever shoot and you can get very good arrow performance with super low poundage.
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#3152234 - 02/04/13 10:35 PM Re: Oneida Bows [Re: rukiddin?]
ROUGH COUNTRY HUNTER
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Registered: 11/12/10
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i have killed a many deer with these bows.i really love them.i have a older screaming eagle and strike eagle that i have retired.i was on their website and seen todays prices and about fell over.i wouldnt pay that price for anything,and i think its ashame to even price them high as they are
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