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#3503348 - 12/16/13 04:03 PM Starter Set for Five Year Old?
Jarred525
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What do you guys recommend as a good bow for a 5 year old boy? I looked at the Bear Scout set, but wanted to see if anyone had good experiences with something else. Thanks!
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#3503367 - 12/16/13 04:14 PM Re: Starter Set for Five Year Old? [Re: Jarred525]
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Depends on how much you wanna spend , I bought my 5 yr old a Diamond atomic last year . It will grow with him for a while and it's a solid bow for the price .
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#3503574 - 12/16/13 06:23 PM Re: Starter Set for Five Year Old? [Re: bowhunter163]
Grill-n-man
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Got our 6 year old a diamond infinite edge and for $350 plus arrows and what it actually does IMO it is well worth it. I would recommend this one to anyone.
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#3504150 - 12/17/13 05:57 AM Re: Starter Set for Five Year Old? [Re: Grill-n-man]
Poleaxe
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My son wanted the same thing last year for Christmas. I looked and looked and went with the Bear Brave. It says 15-20lbs but the lowest my bow man could get it was 20lbs. I was ticked because he couldn't shoot it on Christmas or even afterwards. Got a refund and went and bought the mini Genesis. Perfect for the young ones. Draw weight going all the way down to 6lbs and has zero let off. None I found were that low and my son is 4 and he couldn't pull 20lbs. Hope this helps. I was searching everywhere last year asking everyone and everything they suggested would be good for a 8yr old +.
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#3504552 - 12/17/13 11:01 AM Re: Starter Set for Five Year Old? [Re: Poleaxe]
Jarred525
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Thanks, I just ordered the mini Genesis, although I don't think you could have gone wrong with the Diamond either. Appreciate all of the feedback!
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#3505387 - 12/17/13 09:25 PM Re: Starter Set for Five Year Old? [Re: Jarred525]
Poleaxe
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Shoot me a pm with a video shooting it. Mine shoots his all the time. Come spring when I work more with him I'm gonna start taking him to the local shoots. I put a whisker biscuit on it for him. I'll wait before I put a peep on later.

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#3506074 - 12/18/13 11:38 AM Re: Starter Set for Five Year Old? [Re: Poleaxe]
Jarred525
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Will try and remember. Cant wait to see his face when he opens it for Christmas! \:\)
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#3512038 - 12/22/13 07:46 PM Re: Starter Set for Five Year Old? [Re: Jarred525]
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Go see Boo at bass pro,
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#3517490 - 12/26/13 07:51 PM Re: Starter Set for Five Year Old? [Re: Jarred525]
Poleaxe
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 Originally Posted By: Jarred525
Will try and remember. Cant wait to see his face when he opens it for Christmas! \:\)


How'd he like it?

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