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#3373130 - 09/24/13 09:15 PM help with bow value
m_allison71
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I've got a friend that's wanting to do some trading. He has a Bear glass powered Alaskan. He's wanting to trade for my daughter's old Browning micro midas 2 compound. I'm just not sure what the bear is worth. Any ideas?
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#3373185 - 09/24/13 09:52 PM Re: help with bow value [Re: m_allison71]
SES
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Saw several on eBay for $300 - $350. No bids on them how ever. There was a glass powered Alaskan for around $130. It was right or left handed. What's the Midas valued at?
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#3373251 - 09/24/13 10:52 PM Re: help with bow value [Re: SES]
m_allison71
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I was going to sell it to him for $100.
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#3373405 - 09/25/13 06:59 AM Re: help with bow value [Re: m_allison71]
eddie c
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check for cracks, splinters, etc. look down the limbs and make sure they are not twisted. then string it up and listen for any popping noises.

hard to value a bow some times. what's the poundage rating?

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#3373424 - 09/25/13 07:06 AM Re: help with bow value [Re: eddie c]
m_allison71
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45 pounds. I think I could use it for hunting.
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#3373605 - 09/25/13 09:00 AM Re: help with bow value [Re: m_allison71]
eddie c
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45# will handle anything in TN, as long as you put the arrows where it needs to go.
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#3376534 - 09/27/13 09:34 AM Re: help with bow value [Re: eddie c]
jmlost
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I have a few of the old bears. As stated above look for stress cracks and I would also stay away from ones that have holes or screws put it them not factory. Value varies greatly with condition and year model.
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#3380272 - 09/30/13 05:07 AM Re: help with bow value [Re: jmlost]
m_allison71
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I guess I won't be getting it. .y daughter has decided that she wants to start shooting again.
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#3380668 - 09/30/13 10:17 AM Re: help with bow value [Re: m_allison71]
eddie c
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 Originally Posted By: m_allison71
I guess I won't be getting it. .y daughter has decided that she wants to start shooting again.


good for your daughter, bummer for you.

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