What kind of bow does everyone shoot?

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What kind of bow does everyone shoot?

Postby DeerCamp » Sat Aug 23, 2008 5:39 am

So I was thinking of a post that I could get everyone involved in, and I wanted to know what kinda of bow does everyone shoot while hunting? What other bows do you own?

I have three bows. A Hoyt, Alpine and a Black Lightning By Bear. I use the Black Lightning for bowfishing and the Hoyt and Alpine for deer hunting. What about eveyone eles?
"If I pull the hammer and shoot this young buck, he's dead. But if I pass on him, the next hunter might not shoot so straight."

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RE: What kind of bow does everyone shoot?

Postby bckklr » Sat Aug 23, 2008 5:44 am

i think this thread should be in the archery section ? but here goes i just bought a new mathews dxt im all set up except for broadheads muzzy?rage? i just dont know & i have a pse baby g it will probably go in my yard sale im havin 2 wks from 2day so i can buy a new pair of burlys mine are wore out
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RE: What kind of bow does everyone shoot?

Postby djohns13 » Sat Aug 23, 2008 6:29 am

I shoot a Martin Bengal, 60# draw and just love it.
Prior to that, I have shot Browning and Reflex.
Not that I am shooting a parallel limb design, I don't see myself ever going back.
Good shooting.
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RE: What kind of bow does everyone shoot?

Postby Woods Walker » Sat Aug 23, 2008 6:30 am

My main hunting bow is a Bear Super Kodiak Recurve, #55.
I also have an old Hoyt Pro-Hunter recurve, that was my first "real" bow back in 1968, #40.
I shoot on occasion my Bear Custom Takedown recurve, #65, that I'd like to get a set of lighter limbs for.
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RE: What kind of bow does everyone shoot?

Postby JPH » Sat Aug 23, 2008 6:35 am

Parker Hunter Mag
Wisker Bisket
Carbon Arrows
Rage 2-blade broadheads
My next bow will be a Mathews with a drop away rest. But for the time being (and with my current budget) I'm happy with my setup.

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RE: What kind of bow does everyone shoot?

Postby mag30079 » Sat Aug 23, 2008 6:51 am

I not sure who makes it but my main bow is a Cabela's PL 1.5
I also have a Hoyt Vectrix that I'm currently working the bugs out of it.

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RE: What kind of bow does everyone shoot?

Postby Sailfish » Sat Aug 23, 2008 6:52 am

Diamond Rock.
I too am torn on my broadhead selection this year. Leaning toward the Rage, but it's not a done deal yet.
I thought my next bow would be a Mathews as well. I shot a couple they are nice, but I saw a Bear the other day at the archery shop and boy did I like the looks of it (didn't get to shoot it), it certainly caught my eye though. I am perfectly content with my current choice for now though.
All these choices we have. It can be a curse.....or.......heaven, depends on how you look at it [:D]
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RE: What kind of bow does everyone shoot?

Postby JOEL » Sat Aug 23, 2008 7:10 am

i shoot a mathews MQ32 set at 62lbs  with 80% let off. i use a prong style rest and a 2 pin copperjohn sight i shoot carbon easton axis arrows with 100 grain nuge blade broadheads in an alpine quiver.I learned on a ben pearson stick bow that i still shoot from time to time instinctive with fingers .
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RE: What kind of bow does everyone shoot?

Postby schlupis » Sat Aug 23, 2008 9:21 am

I shoot a Mathews Switchback XT Carbon Express Maxima 350 Rage 2 blade 100 gr HHA Sight trophy taker shaky hunter rest.
Switched from a  High Country 4runner pro series nice bow just needed to upgrade.

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RE: What kind of bow does everyone shoot?

Postby hunter480 » Sat Aug 23, 2008 9:35 am

Me personally, I very strongly dislike Mathews, I think they`re way overrated, overpriced, and they waged a nasty campaign several years back against Hoyt. And the founder claims to be a Christian no less......

Anyway, I hunt with an AR-34, shooting PSE Carbon Force Dominator arrows tipped with Muzzy 100 grain 3-blade broadheads. Nice rig-I`ve only been bow hunting 5-6 seasons, but am extremely pleased with this bow-arrow-broadhead set up. No deer I`ve arrowed has gone more than 80 yards, and most have gone less than 30.
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