July 2nd, 2008, 12:58 AM
Hows the fred bear lights out?
I am thinking about selling my parker and getting a fred bear lights out. Anyone have one of them? How do you like it? Are they quiet? Thanks Matt
July 2nd, 2008, 10:42 AM
Do A search, there's alot of talk about the Lights Out and the Game Over.
July 6th, 2008, 07:21 PM
you cannot go wrong with any of the fred bear bows. i own an element. they are quiet forgiving and well built. go for it
July 7th, 2008, 09:05 PM
brother in law shoots a Lights Out. Gives my DXT a run for its money every time. great bow for the money
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July 19th, 2008, 12:41 PM
finally got one yesterday. I love it. quiet, accurate great shooting bow.
July 19th, 2008, 01:22 PM
good for you it was rated in the top 4 bows under i think 500?
July 19th, 2008, 02:57 PM
i have the fred bear instinct, same bow but last years model and compared to the lights out i actually think its better. I was looking at a lights out but my instinct is the same all around. Just as smooth and forgiving.
July 19th, 2008, 03:55 PM
I have a suggestion. Go to a Sportsman's warehouse and shoot the Bowtech Nitrous. $529!!
July 19th, 2008, 03:56 PM
I'm not one of those Bowtech only guys, I'm a hunter. I recently switched from a Parker myself. But for the money the Nitrous is an awesome bow.
July 19th, 2008, 11:42 PM
i'm a bowtech owner but the lights out is $200 cheaper than the nitrous. i think i would go bear on this one.
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July 20th, 2008, 12:00 AM
They are a great shooting bow for the money bear has came a long way from where they once were
July 20th, 2008, 12:27 AM
two thumbs up!
Great shooting little bow. Not a speed demon, but it has a huge brace height, so it should be very forgiving.
Awesome hunting bow in my opinion!
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July 20th, 2008, 01:23 AM
Yeah I like it alot after buying it though not much money left and i need to get other arrows Im shooting 70 pounds and have radial weave 200's to shoot. Also I need a stabalizer. Do you think I really need one of those do they make a big difference? Thanks Matt
July 20th, 2008, 01:50 AM
A good stabilizer makes a huge difference. Be sure the arrows aren't too light for your new setup. Good luck with the new bow.John
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July 20th, 2008, 02:02 AM
yeah the arrows I have are too light for my new setup but i used to shoot 50 pounds and I cant afford new arrows after just buying this new bow. Ill have to try to get a stabilizer after I can get arrows maybe. Thanks alot Matt
July 20th, 2008, 03:37 PM
I'm looking at this bow, along with a few others, for a friend. Seems like a good bow, and a good deal, but for the money it seems to me the Martin Bengal and Cheetah are a better deal. I guess it comes down to whatever feels better when you shoot it, but I would seriously recommend you shoot the Martins, if you have access to them, before you decide. They are very smooth,accuratte and quite, and service is top notch.
July 20th, 2008, 03:59 PM
I have had my lights out for about two months and love it. I shot the truth2, game over, and lights out. The lights out felt just as good to me for half the money. I also shot the Parker bows. Buy the lights out, you will not regret it.
July 21st, 2008, 01:47 PM
thanks for all the input but I allredy bought the lights out. I love it! I only need to accessorize it now but Ill have to wait a while I have no money left. haha
July 21st, 2008, 04:03 PM
fast, very quiet and accurate....i normally dont talk up bear bows but its a nice one
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July 21st, 2008, 07:33 PM
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July 24th, 2008, 08:35 PM
great bow id reccomend it to anyone!
July 31st, 2008, 12:05 PM
If anyone is thinking about getting one of these bows, dont hesitate They are great bows I love mine.
August 5th, 2008, 10:12 PM
just bought a lights out 2 weeks ago, i had an element, i improved everything, accuracy, and speed. bear has it going on. and yes i did shoot other bows like the dxt, parker trailblazer, etc. same performance less money. for me anyways
August 5th, 2008, 10:39 PM
I just got my buddy into shooting today and he bought a lights out. I was amazed at how quiet and how little shock there was... I would definately buy one!
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February 14th, 2009, 07:51 PM
What kind of speed is everyone getting?
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