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  1. Thread: Bowtech

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    I'm with Skeeter 58...... Of the 7 hunting bows...

    I'm with Skeeter 58......
    Of the 7 hunting bows I've owned only 2 were problematic. Both were BowTech's. One exploded (Tomkat lower limb) while practicing back in 2003. It was my first bow and...
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    Totally agree! Some of the older Easton Axis...

    Totally agree! Some of the older Easton Axis (thin shafts) were terrible in terms of becoming brittle/weak on both ends.... Shoot through a deer, and they'd break of at the ferrule. The newer ones...
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    Wish my ageing eyes saw the .010's like that... ...

    Wish my ageing eyes saw the .010's like that... Envious!
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    Which heads you using?

    Which heads you using?
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    Had the best experiences ever (2 shoulder busting...

    Had the best experiences ever (2 shoulder busting shots w/ heart nicks at ~30 yards) with Dead-Ringer's.... 2 blade 2 in, and 3 blade 1.5 in. last fall. (2 bucks, both dressed @ 165 lbs.) ~ SOLD!...
  6. Thanks for the info guys. @Shane: Those two...

    Thanks for the info guys.

    @Shane: Those two photos... Presume the second batch are two arrow (on bare/one fletched) both shot with the low wrist. At what distance was those shots taken?
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    Well, I never cared much for Mathews and I have a...

    Well, I never cared much for Mathews and I have a new 2016 Carbon Defiant (waiting on 70# limbs.) HOWEVER: I can only hope and pray that I enjoy shooting that bow as much as I do my Mathews...
  8. Hi Shane; I've got a #2 cam LH carbon (27.5 in....

    Hi Shane;
    I've got a #2 cam LH carbon (27.5 in. draw) at the dealer (just waiting for 70# limbs from Hoyt) and now I'm leery.....
    My Chill-R (focus grip) loves a low wrist grip (shoots noticeably...
  9. Question folks: What about shooting these bows...

    Question folks: What about shooting these bows with side plates instead of the standard grip? Wondering whether that may help with this tuning issue?
    (Kind of wondering whether the stock grip is...
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    Priceless response! :-)

    Priceless response! :-)
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    A tight/poor bow grip frequently results in...

    A tight/poor bow grip frequently results in torque applied to the grip. This torque causes your pin to move left or right. (You don't typically realize this.) So you naturally compensate by...
  12. Fantastic! Nice bear!

    Fantastic! Nice bear!
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    To me, it means: "When you make a less than...

    To me, it means: "When you make a less than perfect shot at game with less than perfect form, under adverse circumstances"..... It's still a good kill shot, and you have a long night ahead of you! ...
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    There's a reason so many manufacturers are bring...

    There's a reason so many manufacturers are bring back brace height. FORGIVENESS And when you're shooting at game: Less than perfect form is the norm, not the exception...... So yes, IMO it...
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    I know the Ropeman MK2 is not a good choice...

    I know the Ropeman MK2 is not a good choice because the tiny teeth fray the rope.
    But there are apparently 2 other ones.... The Ropeman 1 and something called Ropeman MK1.
    (Anyone know if these are...
  16. To get those numbers & trajectory, you must be...

    To get those numbers & trajectory, you must be shooting a pretty harsh cam &/or 80+ lbs! For the reset of the world there's 8 (or more) inches of difference out to 40 yards. And if you set your...
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    I don't hunt elk (mostly whitetails), but how...

    I don't hunt elk (mostly whitetails), but how about a rib? I would think if you hit one squarely that those 50+ grains could make a world of difference?
    I'm shooting almost the exact same setup on...
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    Honestly, not a heck of a lot for hunting other...

    Honestly, not a heck of a lot for hunting other than portability (removal.) However: The dovetail does give you the ability to move the pin further out which is good for "ageing eyes" and also...
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    I swear by the TrophyRidge Arrow Cage II quivers...

    I swear by the TrophyRidge Arrow Cage II quivers which were recently replaced with a new but very similar version called the Trophy Ridge Vault Quiver (2 Piece). It's a 5 piece quiver like it's...
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    This will be good Shane! Suggestion: Allow...

    This will be good Shane!
    Suggestion: Allow people to send you heads you're not already testing so they can see how theirs stack up against the others in a controlled environment?
    Heck, you might...
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    :thumbs_up :beer: lol

    :thumbs_up :beer: lol
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    If you hunt out of a Guido's Web that folds up on...

    If you hunt out of a Guido's Web that folds up on your back, you don't really have much of a choice.... (If you want to carry more gear than you can in a pocket.)
    I've used a dozen backpacks over...
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    What are you shooting? Small fixed with cutout...

    What are you shooting? Small fixed with cutout blades?
    I was amazed at how well the "hybrid" Dead-Ringer 2 in. 2-blade and 1.5 in. 3-blade heads performed last fall. The 3 blade version went right...
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    I agree. I don't use zippers at all. Lout...

    I agree. I don't use zippers at all. Lout zippers are the worst.... The Maxpedition LEO pack I use doesn't have zippers on the pouch either. It's a clip which can be operated silently.
    Problem...
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    The magnet setup is good on Badlands. I have a...

    The magnet setup is good on Badlands. I have a few of their magnetic pouches. The only thing is: If you're in a tree and don't control closure, the magnets are so strong they make one heck of a...
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    Why not have the best of two worlds? Go with...

    Why not have the best of two worlds? Go with "this hybrid."
    (The great debate is finally over once and for all! ~ Nothing else comes close.)
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    Been taking deer for years with sight that...

    Been taking deer for years with sight that support 3'rd access and micro tuning etc. BUT I've never added the hardware (or weight/cost/complexity) to do so.
    Honestly, maybe I'm just lucky with my...
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    Here's another option similar to a pack listed...

    Here's another option similar to a pack listed earlier here on this thread.
    Tried so many packs over the years and for me, this works the best for every style of hunting. (Especially saddle &...
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    Guy probably didn't care. Although if you got it...

    Guy probably didn't care. Although if you got it at a big box store it wouldn't surprise me if he didn't even realize what he was doing lol..... (Also, some sights can be reversed.)
    BUT: was it a...
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    Used to believe that too..... (the three head...

    Used to believe that too..... (the three head thing) And the G5 T3's fly awesome/get the job done for w/t deer. But never again will I load them in my quiver, because we have black bear around...
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