The best bow in any price range is going to be the one that I shoot the best. Simple as that and done deal. Brand has little to do with it, maybe 10%. I shoot am Elite Option 7, but the only reason why is because I shot 14 different bows before deciding. I checked with their reputation of customer service and warranty, and it's pretty fair to say that almost all the manufacturers stand up to their product. Elite had some things I liked, including their warranty, ease of shooting and grip for me is what I really liked.
I know for a lot it's hard to save up and spend some good hard money on a bow that drops it's value so much and so quickly. A grand on a bow is not something to take lightly. But no matter what price range, shoot as many as you can first and quit worrying about what bow some dude on the internet tells you that you should look into. At $500 your kinda limited so it's got to really come down to what bow you shoot best because that is what really counts. You owe that ability to shoot your weapon as best you can, to that prey you go after. It's not gonna give a hoot about the price tag. If you dont like the way it shoots, balances in your hand, the grip, etc. Then don't get it.
I'd also say I wish I could tell you how many bow hunters I get out here that wound stuff with the latest and greatest and then I get the hunter that's tuned his bow properly and chooses a bow that he can shoot well and drills it. I wish could tell you that number but I stopped keeping track long ago. All I can say is it's more than the other guy. Get the right fit first and then practice your butt off from sitting as well as standing.
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