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jimjackandjose
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re: Talk to me about bows

If you want all natural and arent planning on hunting really. Get a nice long bow and learn the truly all natural. Much more challenging


Boats n Hose
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re: Talk to me about bows
I'd probably rather a recurve


TulaneUVA
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re: Talk to me about bows
Look here. I'm not some kind of damn hippy minimalist. I like technology and what it affords human beings.


3rdPart Tiger
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TulaneUVA
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Ok.


BarDTiger81
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nurfeast lowsyana
Member since Jul 2011
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re: Talk to me about bows
awesome suggestion.


ruger35
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Member since Feb 2009
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Once you start bow hunting it is all over with. I've pretty much given up gun hunting. I started off with a mid level Hoyt and learned lot about shooting and form. Swapped to a Bowtech Destroyer earlier this year and wish I would have done it sooner. Very smooth shooting, fast, and IMO quiet on release. Whatever you do don't skimp on a sight. I recommend Spot Hogg.


choupiquesushi
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yaton rouge
Member since Jun 2006
13767 posts

re: Talk to me about bows
lil choupique has a diamond youth model.. which was a great bow till he maxed it out - draw length and LBS.... now not so great... de rails all the time.. and no he's not tourquing it..

christmas he is getting a hoyt.



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DeepSouthSportsman
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frick Bama
Member since Jul 2012
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I've had a diamond forever and love mine. But it really comes down to how the bow feels to you IMO. Most new bows are all pretty good these days. JJJ and I were talking about recurves yesterday. I need a new challenge deer hunting. Although it will probably be a while before I hunt with one bc I wanna be super confident so I don't get blasted for crippling a deer with it.


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Pina Coladaburg
Member since Jul 2011
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recurves
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crippling a deer with it

I hunted with my recurve one year, didn't shoot at a deer, though.
The next year I didn't put in as much practice, and by the time October came, I was disgusted and reached back for the compound.
I will make the switch again one day, though.


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iwyLSUiwy
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Member since Apr 2008
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BowTech no doubt. Best bow on the market. They used to just be the fastes but now they are as smooth as a Matthews.

Also it supports my brothers business. He designs a lot of their bows and builds all the BowTech and Diamond bows.


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iwyLSUiwy
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Yeah, this dude on LAsportsman is selling his a Diamond BowTech for $350. Hard case, dozen new arrows, sling, and pendulum sight (don't even know WTF this is). Seems legit...hoping to find a 'brand' and sit/wait on a good deal to come around.


Diamond and BowTech are not the same. Diamond is made by BowTech. Its like a Lexus and Toyota thing. BowTech is the much nicer and expensive version. BowTech's are about as expensive as a bow as you can buy.

A pro shop is going to carry mostly Hoyt, BowTech and Matthews. Bass Pro and Academy are going to carry Diamond and Bear, Parker ect.


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AlxTgr
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Kyre Banorg
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Once you start bow hunting it is all over with. I've pretty much given up gun hunting
At this point, I don't even understand gun hunting.


iwyLSUiwy
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I'm your huckleberry
Member since Apr 2008
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I'd probably rather a recurve


That's all my family used to use when I was a kid. I shot a few competitions but never hunted with one. My dad has killed an antelope, bear and elk with a recurve. He's switched to compound in the last 10-15 years but you can kill most anything with one of you are a dang good hunter. I want one just to target shoot with. Doubt I'd be good enough to kill anything with.


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dpark
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I like G5.....but as others have stated do research and determine what fits you best


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ruger35
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Plaquemine, la
Member since Feb 2009
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At this point, I don't even understand gun hunting.


My wife asked me the other day if I was going to gun hunt at all this year. I told her no, it doesn't even appeal to me anymore.

And I'm with the guy above me, we can all tell you whichbw is the best but find you a good LOCAL deal/shop and go.shoot one or two of each brand. I think Spillway Sportsman is having a sale this weekend, 40% off any compound bow when you buy your accessories there. Its where I bought mine and I know the service is pretty good.


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