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#872842 - 08/17/08 08:07 PM Re: What makes a good hunting bow to you?? [Re: squattin dogg]
pety221
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Registered: 02/18/06
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Loc: whitwell

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i want atleast a 7 inch brace height an 36" axle to axle speed around 290
tried the shorter bows just not as accurate for me
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#873215 - 08/18/08 06:51 AM Re: What makes a good hunting bow to you?? [Re: pety221]
bowriter
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Registered: 08/31/02
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Loc: Lebanon,TN USA

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One I shoot well and am comfortable with.
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#873280 - 08/18/08 07:37 AM Re: What makes a good hunting bow to you?? [Re: bowriter]
W.Seay
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Registered: 01/17/06
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Loc: Collierville,TN.

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MATHEWS, catch us if you can!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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#873359 - 08/18/08 08:46 AM Re: What makes a good hunting bow to you?? [Re: muddyboots]
Viper (tp)
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Registered: 12/23/04
Posts: 9487
Loc: greenfield, tenn.

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Quiet and smooth!
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#873381 - 08/18/08 08:55 AM Re: What makes a good hunting bow to you?? [Re: Viper (tp)]
BowGuy84
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Registered: 09/16/07
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Loc: Nashville, TN and Louisville, ...

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I want a bow that is comfortable and quiet. Mine isnt the quietest but I have done a lot to help it out and dont have a problem with deer jumping the string. It feels like an extension of me as much as I have shot it, that is the best part.

I have set my bow up for two main things...one, I want to be able to grab it and shoot it without worrying about arrow coming off rest, or anything taking time to do this I have done three things

1)I have a sling that is stiff and stays open so it is easy for me to get my hand in
2) i have gone to a hand held release that stays clipped to my string (no time loss getting on the loop
3) I have gone to a full containment drop away (rip cord) over my old trophy hunter (a wb would work great as well)

Secondly I have set it to be forgiving. I have as much speed as I can, and am shooting the drop away to allow forgiveness in torque from awkward angels. I also shoot a very heavy stabilizer (2 sims moduels behind a vibracheck) the weight reduces how much the bow wants to move...even if Im shaking like a leaf

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