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Options for a new bow? #5450694 12/01/14 03:19 AM
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I have been shooting a bow for a couple of months now and have gotten pretty darn good. I shoot an old Hoyt Fastflite right now and looking to upgrade because it weighs nearly 6 pounds. I was thinking about another Hoyt. What do you guys think?


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Re: Options for a new bow? [Re: SWtexashunter] #5450829 12/01/14 04:09 AM
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I always recommend shooting different bows and different brands. Most the big name manufacturers make a good bow and for me, it is all about feel and consistency. I am not a speed freak and prefer a smooth action and release. Good luck and let us know what you decide up


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Every shooter is different, all bows are different you have to match shooter to bow.

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go shoot a BUNCH, a bow chooses the shooter like a wand chooses the wizard lol


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Re: Options for a new bow? [Re: SWtexashunter] #5451565 12/01/14 06:36 PM
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You may be able to find a used bow that is only a couple of years old for considerably less money than a new one.


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Re: Options for a new bow? [Re: Tactical Cowboy] #5451596 12/01/14 06:46 PM
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Originally Posted By: Tactical Cowboy
You may be able to find a used bow that is only a couple of years old for considerably less money than a new one.


This! But I've never bought a new one either


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If you want light and quick go with PSE or Bear.. light/quiet Diamond... heavy/overpriced Matthews peep New Hoyts fall right in the same category imo.

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If you want light and quick go with PSE or Bear.. light/quiet Diamond... heavy/overpriced Matthews peep New Hoyts fall right in the same category imo.


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Re: Options for a new bow? [Re: Bullfrog] #5452698 12/02/14 01:51 AM
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Yeah I might settle with a cheaper used bow from one of the big brands. I definitely wanna get some shots fired first though!


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Good advice, try as many options as you can. Other things to consider are recoil and noise. Used bows can be a good option and last years flagship bow from a big name can come at a huge discount, you just have to make sure that it is in good shape. I have shot Bowtech bows for the last several years and have been more than satisfied, but a bow is like a rifle, one mans trash is another mans treasure.
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