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#5395093 - 11/03/14 12:58 AM Suggestions for bow.
Terry Chester Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 10/20/14
Posts: 80
Loc: Decatur, TX
I am considering a godd compound bow. My requirements are simple,

Good quality but inexpensive, (notice I didn't say cheap, there is a difference)
Must be adjustable draw.

Basically that is it.

Being medically disabled, you live on a tight budget. Most of my SSDI goes to cover medical expenses medicare doesn't cover. My sister throw in about 500. A mont to help out with hen needed. I live with one of my sisters.

I have no time line for purchasing just getting ideas. If you ever have a question on crossbows, give me shout, I can help you out there.

Thanks
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#5396949 - 11/03/14 04:59 PM Re: Suggestions for bow. [Re: Terry Chester]
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Registered: 08/23/11
Posts: 2844
Loc: Abilene
I would look at Mission bows. If I ever put up my trad gear and my old MQ1, that is what I would buy.
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#5396980 - 11/03/14 05:18 PM Re: Suggestions for bow. [Re: Terry Chester]
adam_p Offline
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Registered: 09/25/06
Posts: 1211
Loc: Pilot Point
Go to archery talk and buy a used one from a seller that has good feedback. I've bought 2 over there with no issues.

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#5397001 - 11/03/14 05:30 PM Re: Suggestions for bow. [Re: Terry Chester]
chital_shikari Offline
Minor in training

Registered: 08/03/11
Posts: 11382
Loc: Katy, TX
Mission bows are good for a budget. So are Diamond bows.

Mission Archery website
Diamond Archery website
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#5403399 - 11/06/14 02:54 PM Re: Suggestions for bow. [Re: Terry Chester]
WHACK&STACK Offline
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Registered: 08/26/12
Posts: 759
Loc: University of Arkansas
I just bought the 2014 bowtech carbon knight and love it. It was only 550 too
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#5403441 - 11/06/14 03:13 PM Re: Suggestions for bow. [Re: Terry Chester]
foodieguy Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 02/07/13
Posts: 258
Loc: Austin
I was in the same boat and ended up with a Mission Craze. The draw weight is really adjustable, I think it's like from 35 to 70 lbs. I've been really happy with it, got a combo deal from my local archery shop. Only upgrade I did was adding a used QAD arrow rest I got off ebay. It really helped with the groupings.
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#5404169 - 11/06/14 09:28 PM Re: Suggestions for bow. [Re: Terry Chester]
Trash Fish and Cull Bucks Offline
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Registered: 07/11/12
Posts: 183
Diamond. Mine (Rock) was fully rigged as a package deal for $500 and I've never had any trouble whatsoever. Great shooting bow.
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#5404279 - 11/06/14 10:17 PM Re: Suggestions for bow. [Re: Terry Chester]
stxranchman Offline
Obie Juan Kenobi

Registered: 08/04/10
Posts: 52092
I bought a PSE Vision RTS Package last month on sale from Cabelas for $299.88 on sale. It was a ready to shoot bow with peep sight,Gemini sight, whisker biscuit rest, and quiver. Is a nice shooting bow for the price and is the first bow I have bought in 17-18 years. Draw weights are from 12#-70# in 2 packages.
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#5405449 - 11/07/14 01:45 PM Re: Suggestions for bow. [Re: Terry Chester]
Terry Chester Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 10/20/14
Posts: 80
Loc: Decatur, TX
Ok, thanks for all the suggestion and honest opinions, that is what I like about the forum
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#5501662 - 12/27/14 03:30 AM Re: Suggestions for bow. [Re: Terry Chester]
Buckenvy Offline
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Registered: 10/11/13
Posts: 583
Loc: MIDLOTHIAN / BOSQUE COUNTY
Originally Posted By: Terry Chester
Ok, thanks for all the suggestion and honest opinions, that is what I like about the forum

Welcome to the forum, things change in the duck section! Lol

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