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    2012 Alpine Silverado vs Fireball

    Does anyone have experience with either or both? Differences?. I think one of these may be my next purchase. Both seem to shoot near the same speed, different riser & limb pocket designs and no string stop on the Silverado (not needed?) Would like to hear everyone's opinions.



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    I've wondered myself, I can't find the specs on the silverado but they both look good!


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    Take a look at the Nitrous N20 also, sweet shooter.
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    Both are top notch bows!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Stokedcutlass View Post
    I've wondered myself, I can't find the specs on the silverado but they both look good!


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    I sell both....both have incredible specs for hundreds less than the other s with comprable specs.

    You won't find a quieter bow and the customer service is second to none

    F1 Fireball 337 IBO 6.125 Brace height 34" ATA
    Silverado Limited 330 IBO 7.25 Brace Height 31" ATA


    You see these company's comming out with these new specs, and Alpine aready had them





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    Actually I sent em an email yesterday and got a response today from em-that was fast. I'm leaning towards the nitrous or fireball


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    What is the grooved piece that looks like a gear sprocket below the grip in the picture?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stokedcutlass View Post
    Actually I sent em an email yesterday and got a response today from em-that was fast. I'm leaning towards the nitrous or firebal

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    Your not getting another bow are you?You buy and trade more than me lol.Alpine bows do look sweet though.I might have to try one too

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    Had both and like the fireball better, just my opinion.

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    Had a nice conversation with alpine customer service. The 2012 F1 is identical to the 2011 aside from hardware color. They also told me the price of the 2012 model will be about 30 bucks more. Thought I would let everybody know. On a side note, alpine cs is superbly helpful.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RUcnDis View Post
    What is the grooved piece that looks like a gear sprocket below the grip in the picture?


    Its a rubber vibration damper, works much the same as the matthews harmonic damper. (work great)

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsmbly View Post
    Your not getting another bow are you?You buy and trade more than me lol.Alpine bows do look sweet though.I might have to try one too
    Lol I gotta get my a fix man!!!! Lol I've got a list of new bows I'm interested in I'm gonna be driving from shop to shop to test em all next weekend. I'm gonna be checking out the Alpines for sure


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    Man I really like the return of the silverado but I also like the all black fireball. Which to choose, which to choose?

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    Quote Originally Posted by rwells View Post
    Man I really like the return of the silverado but I also like the all black fireball. Which to choose, which to choose?

    Yeah! bring back the sabre (and Eclipse) too!!

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    I had the Sabre also and that bow would flat out shoot

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    hhhhhhhmmmm....I have two brand new target color Sabre's ...328 IBO
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    Quote Originally Posted by ex-wolverine View Post
    hhhhhhhmmmm....I have two brand new target color Sabre's ...328 IBO
    Ill give ya 200.00 for the orange one
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    Quote Originally Posted by OzArcher1 View Post
    Yeah! bring back the sabre (and Eclipse) too!!
    And Match Grade models

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    yeah the match grade is a nice bow. 1 of the quietest bows that I've ever shot

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    the f1 is a sweet and fast shooting bow,,, its also very quiet

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    I have a nitrous, fireball and just got the new silverado Fireball 28.5inch draw with custom string at 61 lbs shoots a 367 grain arrow at 285 fps bow smooth and nice shooter
    Siliverado same draw same arrow with stock string and 65lbs shoots 275 fps I am selling fireball 400 bare one of first 25 in black these are my hunting bows and i ike the Silverado for hunting shorter and a little smoother more forgiving ( the more forgiving isn't as important to me but could be for some people)

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    Just recieved 2 2012 Silverado's, what a seewt looking bow and at 32 ATA 328+ IBO with a 7" brace, its going to be a shooter
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