October 23rd, 2008, 10:23 PM
Best Mid-Priced bows....?
In your opinion and based on either experience or research, what do you all think are the very best mid-priced bows out there? I'd say between $400 & $600.
Which of them are the smoothest, most quiet, forgiving, and accurate (all in one bow)?
I appreciate your input!
October 23rd, 2008, 10:43 PM
I have a Mission Journey, lists for 599, got mine for 550 last spriing. great bow
Tri-County Rod and Gun Club
October 23rd, 2008, 10:47 PM
You can find many Elite Bows on this archery site for in the $400-#600 range. They are awesome bows and worth every single penny that you will pay IMO.
October 23rd, 2008, 10:47 PM
Originally Posted by Backlash
I bought my wife a Mission X3 with everything ( whisker biscuit rest, sword sight)including a dozen arrows for alittle over $400. She already had a release.
October 23rd, 2008, 11:17 PM
Diamond Rock is a great bow for $400. There are several others too. Darton AS50 is another. PSE has some. A lot of them to choose from.
ASK NOT WHAT BOILS IN ANOTHER MANS POT!!
October 23rd, 2008, 11:52 PM
The Hoyt Power Hawk and the Super Hawk are pretty good bows in that price range, imo.
Bowtech 82nd Airborne
October 23rd, 2008, 11:53 PM
I would look at Martins Moab its extremely, accurate and everything you are looking for not to with its proven customer service !
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October 24th, 2008, 12:09 AM
A used Elite would be a great way to go. Also, you could easily find a Bear Truth 2 or Done Deal or Lights Out in that range brand new, very nice bows for the money. I have and Elite GT500 and a Bear Done Deal so I speak from experience.
October 24th, 2008, 12:25 AM
pse bowmadness $599 32" single cam approx 328ibo :-) and sweet to shoot as are the xforces.
October 24th, 2008, 03:57 AM
October 24th, 2008, 04:08 AM
Mission and Hoyt Hawk series hands down
Don't take it so serious!
October 24th, 2008, 07:16 AM
I haven't shot the bowmadness bows (yet) but people you have tell me they are very, very nice and have a nice price tag to boot
Originally Posted by erikbarnes25197
2011 Elite Pulse
Copper John, Easton FMJ, Elite/Doinker, QAD, Slick Tricks, Slingbraid
October 24th, 2008, 07:21 AM
ebay. I just bought a NIB Ross Cardiac for $375.
Prime time is nearly upon us.
October 24th, 2008, 07:37 AM
Contact gklr here on AT. Hes selling the Parker Blackhawk XP for a very reasonable price in your range. For the price he is wanting for it new, It will be very hard to beat.
A wise man once said...."Its not important what you shoot, rather Where you shoot it"
October 24th, 2008, 07:55 AM
Originally Posted by wdriver
October 24th, 2008, 08:05 AM
If you can find a bow better than the Martin Moab (~$400 or so), I'll eat the greaser.
October 24th, 2008, 08:09 AM
Martin is going to be really hard to beat in that price range, great bows for the money. And I can assure you you will not find better customer service than what Martin will provide you....'94
Proud daddy of Kennedy and Cooper!
Bear Anarchy Shooter
October 24th, 2008, 08:20 AM
+1 Martin will take care of you.
Originally Posted by EASTON94
-2008 Martin Firecat w/ 2009 CAT Cams and 2010 Limbs
-2008 Pearson Spoiler Angle
October 24th, 2008, 08:37 AM
October 24th, 2008, 09:11 AM
October 24th, 2008, 01:48 PM
You can get Martin's "Pro Series" bows in your price range. Maybe not at every shop but they can be found. If your draw length is 27" or more check out Martin's '09 WartHog it should be a great all around bow. However, I don't know the price. If you want a shorter bow look at Martin's '08 Firecat, MOAB and Bengal. If you want a real short bow and/or have a hsort draw length check out the '09 FireHawk.
Whatever brand you choose now would be a great time to get a deal on a new in the box '08 bow.
"You got to know when to hold 'em, know when to fold 'em,
Know when to walk away and know when to run.
You never count your money when you're sittin' at the table."
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October 24th, 2008, 01:53 PM
Mission Journey is my favorite. Reflex also makes some really nice bows. The Growler is great.
October 24th, 2008, 01:55 PM
Martin x 10000000
October 24th, 2008, 03:28 PM
+1 on the Diamond rock, I have the diamond rapture which is the early rock both great bows for the money. Shoots smooth and very quiet. The Rock is rated at 318 fps IBO...Try it out..
Originally Posted by willyd5
Aim small; miss small
October 24th, 2008, 03:36 PM
you can not do better then a pearson z-34. bout 500$ great wall, smoth draw, good speed, and the best company.
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