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pivey14
Mississippi St. Fan
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Member since Mar 2012
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Been looking to get my first bow.

Always used a rifle and didn't have much intent to get one. I feel as if I have accomplished as much as I can with a rifle. What would be a good first bow for around $400 or cheaper if you so believe? TIA

ETA: I can handle all the logistics with my pull, just need a good start.
This post was edited on 11/21 at 7:54 pm



Raz4back
Arkansas Fan
Member since Mar 2011
2183 posts

re: Been looking to get my first bow.
Check out the bear ready to hunt packages. That's the best you can do and stay close to that price.


pivey14
Mississippi St. Fan
In Your Head
Member since Mar 2012
14396 posts

re: Been looking to get my first bow.
Ment to put $400 though


iwyLSUiwy
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re: Been looking to get my first bow.
Personally I'd jump on Craigslist and get you a used bow to start out with. For $400 you can get you a nice brand but a few years older instead of buying a new one but a low quality brand. Find you a BowTech or Matthews. Both are as smooth shooting as you can get.
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ryan985
Member since Nov 2011
1796 posts

re: Been looking to get my first bow.
I'm getting a crossbow for Christmas.


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pivey14
Mississippi St. Fan
In Your Head
Member since Mar 2012
14396 posts

re: Been looking to get my first bow.
appreciate the help man


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Raz4back
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re: Been looking to get my first bow.
quote:

Ment to put $400 though


In that case check out EBAY or Craigslist for a used Mathews Switchback or Switchback XT. They are still one of the best hunting bows mathews has ever built. You should be able to find one fully rigged in that price range.

If you go with a Mathews you'll need to know your draw length before you buy. The Solo Cams are draw length specific and require you to change cams ($50 or so) to change the draw length.


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DownshiftAndFloorIt
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re: Been looking to get my first bow.
I believe there are brand new Fred bear ready to hunt packages in that price range. Fantastic bows and by a good ways the bet bang for your buck currently.


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