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  1. Have a New Breed Eclipse, great bow. Have an...

    Have a New Breed Eclipse, great bow. Have an Xpedition Archery X-Ring VII, great bow. Have a Hoyt Carbon Matrix, great bow. I really like the look of the new Obsessions and PSEs. You can't go...
  2. Thread: QAD or not??

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    Have a Hamskea Versarest on my Pro Comp Elite,...

    Have a Hamskea Versarest on my Pro Comp Elite, but have a QAD HDX on my Alpha Elite, which I use for NFAA field in bowhunter class. The QAD HDX works very well, but if I was going to change it out,...
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    Have had my Pro Comp Elite with Spiral-X cams for...

    Have had my Pro Comp Elite with Spiral-X cams for a few months now and left the factory strings on. I'll change them out for custom strings when they wear. I took a look at them after seeing your...
  4. Thread: hydro dipping

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    Got it back after 3 months and it was not...

    Got it back after 3 months and it was not acceptable. Beautiful color scheme, but pin holes and uneven coverage. They asked for it back to fix it. I gave them the opportunity and they still can't...
  5. Thread: hydro dipping

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    My Carbon Matrix has been at a Hydro Dipper for...

    My Carbon Matrix has been at a Hydro Dipper for over 6 months now. They just can't get it right because of the curves on the bow. Would not dip another bow will probably try Kolorfusion next time.
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    As far as the nock straight up - that's the place...

    As far as the nock straight up - that's the place to start. IF you are getting contact with cables, the you can rotate it to eliminate any contact.

    As far as nocking point goes, here's what I do....
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    Just a couple of random thoughts. I don't use the...

    Just a couple of random thoughts. I don't use the pad under the rest. QADs come with two launchers, a longer one and shorter one. Which one are you using? You can raise the rest a bit, which means...
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    Like the X-Impacts. Bought a dz 400s and a dz...

    Like the X-Impacts. Bought a dz 400s and a dz 500s and carefully measured them with a precision digital scale and a Ram Products spine tester. Found their tolerances to be pretty good for the price...
  9. You had any doubt? That's just Hoyt. They are...

    You had any doubt? That's just Hoyt. They are arrogant xxxxxxxxs Remember their last being mistake, fuel cams. Everyone, including me, was calling Hoyt asking them if we could change out the...
  10. Thread: how long?

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    Send him a message. Let him know he's got, say,...

    Send him a message. Let him know he's got, say, 24 hours to credit your paypal account. If he doesn't meet the deadline, sell it to the next guy.
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    You have to define "competition bow". To me,...

    You have to define "competition bow". To me, it's the bow you shoot best, but for my money, look at the Monster Chill R. Here's a good review:...
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    7, but that's too many so will be selling a left...

    7, but that's too many so will be selling a left hand new breed Eclipse and Xpedition Archery X-Ring VII.
  13. IMO, your best bet is to find a pro shop to help...

    IMO, your best bet is to find a pro shop to help guide you through your first purchase. Most important thing they can do for you is set you up with the right draw length bow, a properly set up rest...
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    The best reviews you will find anywhere are in...

    The best reviews you will find anywhere are in Arrow Trade Magazine. http://arrowtrademagazine.com/?page=articles Look for articles like Bow Evaluations by Anthony Barnum. You'll get hard data on...
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    Yep. I loosen the top stop and move it about...

    Yep. I loosen the top stop and move it about 1/16" to allow for more rotation, then tighten it down. Then loosen the bottom stop, put the bow in a draw board and pull it into the top stop (I use a...
  16. Thread: Podium x elite

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    For comparison, paid $1400 + tax for my 2014 Pro...

    For comparison, paid $1400 + tax for my 2014 Pro Comp Elite.
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    Have a 10 yd range in the basement and shoot 5...

    Have a 10 yd range in the basement and shoot 5 spot a few times a week on 1/2 size targets. Also, you can get a lot of tuning done in 10 yds.

    One of my shooting buddies lives in an apartment and...
  18. [For Sale] Spot Hogg Wrapped 5 Pin Right On Sight For Sale

    I have a lightly used Spot Hogg Wrapped 5 Pin Right On 2" sight for sale. Small cosmetic defects. New MSRP is $174, but you can get them on Ebay from $132. I'm asking $85. If interested PM me or...
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    I shoot Hoyt's at 60# / 28" DL and 400 spine...

    I shoot Hoyt's at 60# / 28" DL and 400 spine works for me, but it wouldn't hurt to go one move stiffer. You can usually tune a bow to a fairly wide range of spine, so I don't think it's your arrows....
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    No question Matthews makes great bows, but the...

    No question Matthews makes great bows, but the competition is getting intense. Look at all the excitement over what Obsession, Elite and PSE have done in the last year or two, not to mention the...
  21. Thread: Thumb release

    by Strodav
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    I found a coach about a year ago. First thing he...

    I found a coach about a year ago. First thing he did was told me to put the strap release back in the bow case and started me on a thumb release. He's goal was to teach me to shoot with back...
  22. Thread: Spine help

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    Archer's Advantage says that 300s are just...

    Archer's Advantage says that 300s are just slightly to the weak side, so they should work just fine. Arrow weight comes out to be 415gr with an FOC of 12.7% with an estimated speed of 328 fps.
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    Consumers beware. Manufactures count on year...

    Consumers beware. Manufactures count on year after year sales to that subset of customers who have to have the latest greatest bow and do their best to make you think this year's bows are really,...
  24. Sold to J-Daddy on 10/16.

    Sold to J-Daddy on 10/16.
  25. Thread: hoyt prices

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    I paid $1400 for my 2014 PCE + $100 in taxes,...

    I paid $1400 for my 2014 PCE + $100 in taxes, then add target sight, a couple of hundred worth of stabilizers, a higher end rest and it gets to real money. I know the OK DST was selling for...
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    Didn't know Speciality Archery alignment kits...

    Didn't know Speciality Archery alignment kits came in 1/8" and 1/4" sizes. Thought they came in standard and large. For a 3/16" peep, I'd go with the standard size, but Speciality designed them to...
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    When a new invention comes to market, you expect...

    When a new invention comes to market, you expect to see significant improvements year after year. If I remember correctly, the first patent for the compound bow was 1966 and we saw rapid...
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    Last guided hunt I went on, it was the stuff I...

    Last guided hunt I went on, it was the stuff I didn't need, not extra stuff I needed. Did not need to take my field dressing kit as they put my deer in a pickup, took it to base camp field dressed...
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    You want to move the nock to the right, so you...

    You want to move the nock to the right, so you want to move the bottom of the top cam to the right, so add a twist to the left yoke and take one out of the right. IF there are a lot of twists in the...
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    You didn't post the distance. I start paper...

    You didn't post the distance. I start paper tuning at 5 ft. Because arrows flex, I test to see that I get consistent results at 3, 5, and 7 ft from the tip of the arrow at full draw. Fletching...
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