March 16th, 2008, 10:24 AM
I heard from my local shop that since it carries Mathews bow, they basically have an agreement to not carry Bowtech, Diamond and Hoyt. Sounds like they force the shops into basically only selling mathews. I went to this shop who is listed as a Martin dealer, he told me he can't have a bow in his shop, but he could order it for me.
March 16th, 2008, 10:32 AM
Thats funny my dealer has diff brands...
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March 16th, 2008, 10:32 AM
NOT the way it is around here!
I'm pretty sure your shop is yankin your chain!
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March 16th, 2008, 10:34 AM
I've only seen one Mathews dealer around here that didn't carry other brands. That was by choice....
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March 16th, 2008, 10:34 AM
Not true, local shop has Mathews and Bowtech. I have seen plenty that carry Mathews along with another major brand. Your dealer just doesn't want the others for whatever reason, probably the money involved in keeping stock up and a lower profit margin based on his mark up.
Let me guess, his Mathews are probably right around $759-$799 right?
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March 16th, 2008, 10:36 AM
Or...there are other Bowtech dealers in the area. Bowtech protects dealer areas as does Mathews, and Hoyt to a point.
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March 16th, 2008, 10:37 AM
I was told by my local Mathews dealer that everything he sells in his shop had to be O.K.'d by Mathews before he was allowed to sell it. He was talking about everything from Scentlock suits too hunting videos. I'm kinda glad he does'nt sell bowtech, I dont like the Mathews attitude that people have that shot and hang around in his shop. I drive almost an hour to shot indoors just so I dont have to put up with their B.S.
The shop does carry PSE, Bear, Reflex, and Hoyt....just not Bowtech, I wonder why.
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March 16th, 2008, 10:38 AM
shop here carries all the major brands. although Martin pulled out because they said they couldn't compete in his shop.
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March 16th, 2008, 10:40 AM
Hmmm, the shop I go too has Mathews, Hoyt and Bowtech not to mention other brands.
Another shop near me the same deal. Mathews sitting right next to Hoyts on the rack.
He is indeed yanking your chain. Its his choice to not carry more brands.
March 16th, 2008, 10:41 AM
place i bought my Mathews sells all kinds of bow.
March 16th, 2008, 10:42 AM
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March 16th, 2008, 10:44 AM
I'm not sure your pro-shop is being truthful with you. I know of a number of shops that carry Mathews, Hoyts and Bowtech. The shop owners can carry other lines if they want too.
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March 16th, 2008, 10:49 AM
March 16th, 2008, 11:02 AM
Our shop carries Bowtech, Hoyt, Mathews, PSE and Parker....so,
March 16th, 2008, 11:05 AM
The Mathews shop I go to sells Hoyt and Bear also
March 16th, 2008, 11:09 AM
Bass and Bucks pro shop in Wabash Indiana
is a top 100 seller for mathews and they also stock
March 16th, 2008, 11:10 AM
Must be a Hoyt and bowtech shop close. If not I would drop Mathews and carry the other two. Mathews make a good bow but at least at my shop Hoyt and bowtechs out sell Mathews.
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March 16th, 2008, 11:19 AM
Our local shop carries all those different brands.
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March 16th, 2008, 11:51 AM
at the shop i go to they carry mathews, hoyt, bowtech, parker, bear, and i think there might be one other one there too. They just picked up the hoyt and bowtech lines because another dealer in the area went out of business and that opened up the area for another dealer to sell them.
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March 16th, 2008, 12:32 PM
My local shop carries hoyt,mathews,pse,bear,reflex,d iamond,mission,and bowtech. They droped ross and martin. Ross due to not being able to get bows: and Martin because of no sales(Martin doesn't really have a presance here). Kinda of sucks cause I really wanted to see the new firecat in person
March 16th, 2008, 12:57 PM
I've been in ALOT of shops that carry Mathews but still sell Hoyt, Martin, Bowtech, Bear and other brands...I think your dealer is feeding you a line of bull.
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March 16th, 2008, 01:00 PM
Any shop that just carries Mathews is by choice, and nothing else.
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March 16th, 2008, 01:41 PM
The shop I go to has Mathews,Hoyt,Bowtech,PSE,Ross, Bear,and some traditional bows.
March 16th, 2008, 02:05 PM
March 16th, 2008, 02:16 PM
My shop has Mathews, Bowtech, Bear....you've been played.
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