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#3492116 - 12/09/13 10:07 AM Re: No More 70 lb Bows for Me [Re: Crow Terminator]
REN
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i went to a 60 this fall and won't go back, just a lot more enjoyable to shoot
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#3492472 - 12/09/13 02:07 PM Re: No More 70 lb Bows for Me [Re: REN]
jb3
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Registered: 02/23/09
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Loc: Burns, TN

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Mine is set at 63 lbs. It's all I need for around hear, plus it's one of the most quiet bows I've been around.
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#3492565 - 12/09/13 03:20 PM Re: No More 70 lb Bows for Me [Re: jb3]
UTGrad
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Registered: 12/01/07
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Loc: Franklin, TN

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Anyone else found lighter pound limbs are more quiet?

It seems my 65 lb limbs are more quiet backed out 3 turns instead of my 70 lb limbs backed out 3 turns.

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#3492567 - 12/09/13 03:21 PM Re: No More 70 lb Bows for Me [Re: Crow Terminator]
knightrider
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Registered: 09/27/10
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call me a wuss but 50 lbs here and love it!!!! deer don't seem to mind and yes I get pass thrus everytime with the old dreaded rage, omg can you believe it, guys with 70lb say they don't pass thru lol a little sharpening goes a long ways , thought I should add I don't shoot over thirty yards and always put it right behind shoulder about 2-3 inches, as long as im away from the shoulder I get pass thrus, deer ribs are awefull flimsy lol

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#3492595 - 12/09/13 03:42 PM Re: No More 70 lb Bows for Me [Re: knightrider]
UTGrad
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Registered: 12/01/07
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 Originally Posted By: knightrider
call me a wuss but 50 lbs here and love it!!!! deer don't seem to mind and yes I get pass thrus everytime with the old dreaded rage, omg can you believe it, guys with 70lb say they don't pass thru lol a little sharpening goes a long ways , thought I should add I don't shoot over thirty yards and always put it right behind shoulder about 2-3 inches, as long as im away from the shoulder I get pass thrus, deer ribs are awefull flimsy lol


Have you ever tried Grim Reaper Razortips? They are a great head for lower KE set ups.

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#3492610 - 12/09/13 03:55 PM Re: No More 70 lb Bows for Me [Re: UTGrad]
knightrider
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I actually bought a pack back of this to try out, I believe im gonna like them as well and wont have to replace as many blades lol
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#3497629 - 12/12/13 01:45 PM Re: No More 70 lb Bows for Me [Re: UTGrad]
khawk
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 Originally Posted By: UTGrad
I got 65 lb limbs for my Hoyt. I've got it set at 59 lbs and shoots like a dream.

I don't believe I will ever own a 70 lb bow again. I get 67 lbs KE with my Spyder drawing 59 lbs, plenty for deer and much easier to shoot.

I'm glad I made the change and will likely get 60 lb limbs on my next bow. Love shooting the lighter weight.


Is it the carbon spyder? I shot one if those while in camp in Ohio and if I weren't such a Bowtech guy.. I'd own one! Heck of a shooter!
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#3503629 - 12/16/13 06:54 PM Re: No More 70 lb Bows for Me [Re: khawk]
Pinwheeled
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Registered: 09/19/11
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Loc: Nashville, TN

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60# feels great but I like more holding weight personally. On the bows I own right now, I need 70# to get the holding weight I like.
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#3505371 - 12/17/13 09:12 PM Re: No More 70 lb Bows for Me [Re: REN]
Jarred525
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Registered: 10/16/07
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Loc: Giles Tennessee

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 Originally Posted By: REN
i went to a 60 this fall and won't go back, just a lot more enjoyable to shoot
X2 I changed over the summer and will never go back.

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#3506758 - 12/18/13 07:05 PM Re: No More 70 lb Bows for Me [Re: Jarred525]
FLTENNHUNTER1
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Registered: 11/21/07
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I have shot 70 lbs. for years and don't plan on changing. Maybe when I get older and carry my wife's purse.
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