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    I hung the first stand I ever hunted out of, me...

    I hung the first stand I ever hunted out of, me and dad went out and found a good spot and he stood back and cut me loose on screwing in the climbers and hauling up the stand and hanging it. After I...
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    My buddy just got his girlfriend a mission craze....

    My buddy just got his girlfriend a mission craze. We also had her shoot a diamond infinite edge and she liked the mission better. Both can be had in a "ready to hunt" package without arrows for...
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    Adding or subtracting a few twists won't make a...

    Adding or subtracting a few twists won't make a noticable difference in draw length, 5-10 twists might. It could change the initial cam starting position slightly which would probably have a bigger...
  4. Thread: Awesome!

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    Why don't you tell us what bow your looking at...

    Why don't you tell us what bow your looking at buying so the fanboys can start bashing
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    Slick trick standards are working pretty well for...

    Slick trick standards are working pretty well for my buddy's girlfriend. She shooting a mission craze at 45lbs and 24"DL. Whats your girlfriends setup?
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    Grip isn't that bad, just different than what...

    Grip isn't that bad, just different than what Bowtech usually put on their bows. Strings are OK but quality on them has been a little inconsistent, some are just fine and some have issues from day...
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    Paper tuning isn't absolutely necessary, as long...

    Paper tuning isn't absolutely necessary, as long as the arrow is leaving the bow square and arrows group well with field points and broadheads, the average shooter will never have an issue. There are...
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    I set everything centered and level, my RPM tuned...

    I set everything centered and level, my RPM tuned with the arrow passing through the top half of the berger holes. To fix the vertical tear I add or subtract a turn from on of the cables and see what...
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    Ripcord works fine for me

    Ripcord works fine for me
  10. Thread: horning oil

    by ironman_gq
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    I will agree that veg oil isn't the greatest to...

    I will agree that veg oil isn't the greatest to use but it does work in a pinch. I have used it many times but always cleaned my stone at after.
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    I carry my Sig .40. We have enough wolves in my...

    I carry my Sig .40. We have enough wolves in my area to be worth it, lately there have been mountain lion sightings within 20mi of where I hunt (not normal for MN but there are pictures) and plenty...
  12. I'd bring a pistol but with a CCW I am legal to...

    I'd bring a pistol but with a CCW I am legal to do that anyways. The legality gets fuzzy when it comes time to shoot the deer, I would take my chances at explaining it to a reasonable CO, our local...
  13. Thread: horning oil

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    I've used just about everything from canola oil...

    I've used just about everything from canola oil to motor oil and they all seem to work just fine. Honing oil is usually mineral oil, nothing special about it.
  14. Same situation with DNR in Minnesota, they deny...

    Same situation with DNR in Minnesota, they deny we have big cats but I have pictures of no less than 3 different animals within 25 miles of each other.
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    get a refund on their labor maybe? or a big...

    get a refund on their labor maybe? or a big discount on your next purchase? If a shop has a sub par employee turning out customer bows with problems like yours, they could be in for some liability if...
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    My under armour jacket is fairly fitted in the...

    My under armour jacket is fairly fitted in the sleeves and has just enough room in the body to get a vest underneath if its chilly out.
  17. I like a clip point or drop point knife with no...

    I like a clip point or drop point knife with no larger than a 5" blade for deer, the thicker mechanics type nitrile gloves (latex exam gloves rip too easy) and a bottle of water for rinse down. I've...
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    Poll: Yes they do make these, they also have a delrin...

    Yes they do make these, they also have a delrin collar around the base of the point to aid arrow removal.
  19. Thread: 70 lb ?

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    My dad is still pulling 70 with a repaired...

    My dad is still pulling 70 with a repaired rotator cuff at 53.
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    [Want To Buy] Hoyt Spyder 30 limbs

    Looking for 70lb limbs for a 2013 Hoyt Spyder 30. Local dealer is not willing to order them and being really difficult to work with.
  21. Thread: At my end

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    A shop can only set the bow to factory specs, you...

    A shop can only set the bow to factory specs, you have to be there and paper tune in order to yoke tune a Bowtech properly. The bow has to be tuned to fit you, out of the box specs are only good for...
  22. Thread: Hey Dads...

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    I remember my dad shooting his bow when I was...

    I remember my dad shooting his bow when I was little and wanted to shoot with him. I was probably 5-6 when I got my first bow and anytime he was out shooting I wanted to be out there with him. There...
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    knock an arrow, pull the rest to full up position...

    knock an arrow, pull the rest to full up position and measure the distance at the front and rear of the riser to the arrow, adjust the rest till they are equal. An arrow taped to the riser makes it...
  24. I would expect them to set the bow to factory...

    I would expect them to set the bow to factory spec and set draw length to fit you properly and the rest to centershot, install the peep at the correct height and if they have a range, get your 20yd...
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    Lucky! We don't even get to take a doe this year...

    Lucky! We don't even get to take a doe this year in my area of MN. First time anyone can remember that the archery season was bucks only.
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    They sell a resistance band trainer for building...

    They sell a resistance band trainer for building strength specifically marketed for bowhunters. I've seen them in the Cabela's catalogs. You can get different resistance bands for them as you get...
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    Just put torqueless side plates on my RPM, it...

    Just put torqueless side plates on my RPM, it feels very much like my Invasion now. Not that I didn't like the RPM grip but I always liked my Invasion grip better. Huge Improvement IMHO.
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    [QUOTE=MA Climber Guy;1071063041]29" draw, 70lbs,...

    [QUOTE=MA Climber Guy;1071063041]29" draw, 70lbs, 410 grain arrow (maxima REDs 350), professionally tuned, 319 fps
    If you want more speed go with a lighter arrow[/QUOTE

    I'm shooting Maxima Hunter...
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    acetone right down the hole, kills them nearly...

    acetone right down the hole, kills them nearly instantly and evaporates very quickly, residual smell will be gone within a day or two. Soapy water could work as well, permethrin will kill them on...
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    I've had good luck with my Bowtech's setting...

    I've had good luck with my Bowtech's setting center shot down the middle, arrow square to the string and running through the top half of the berger holes, any lower and my rest hits the shelf in the...
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