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buying advice

  1. Traditional Archery
    I have been doing archery for probably a year now and am looking to get a Samick Polaris since I have found out my current bow is way too small! My current bow is just a cheap amazon bow that is 57" and a recurve. My draw length is 30" my draw weight is 30lbs and I am 5'4. I have seen various...
  2. General Archery Discussion
    Hi all, ive been shooting traditional bows since i can remember but i want to switch to compounds. I am looking for a good speed, reliability, and let off. If anyone can help me out it would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance
  3. Traditional Archery
    I really want to buy my first bow but can’t decide what to get. I like what I’ve read about longbows (how they’re more forgiving and better for us lefty’s) but I’m also only 4’ 11” and am afraid my short little arms won’t be able to draw back a longbow enough to use its advantages over a...
  4. General Archery Discussion
    I just recently had an issue with my Hoyt Ignite. We'll skip the long story but now I am in the market for another bow. I really enjoyed my Hoyt Ignite and not necessarily opposed to another one. However; I would like to upgrade but then you are looking at spending 2.5x's the amount of money. I...
  5. Bowhunting and Bowhunter Showcases
    Hello Everyone, I recently passed my hunting course in NH and have decided to pursue bowhunting. I have never shot a bow before and I understand that practice at an archery course is imperative. That being said, my goal is to confidently and appropriately shoot while hunting in the field. I...
  6. Traditional Archery
    Hi, I'm new here, so apologies if posting in the wrong place. I am looking to buy a Mongolian Bow and have pretty much decided on a Toth Khan or the Toth Traditional Mongolian. I have found the bows available on recurvebowshop.com at a really good price, but they have told me it will take 5-6...
  7. General Archery Discussion
    Hey guys I'm looking in to buying a new bow... Right now I have a diamond deadeye. It has a really aggressive draw and short brace height and I have problems with accuracy and feeling comfortable shooting. I want to get a calmer smooth how with a longer brace height. I don't want to spend a...
  8. Traditional Archery
    Hey everybody, I've recently started archery and would like to start looking into getting my own bow. I'm more interested in olympic style target archery and will probably get into sights and stabilizers in the future. However, I just want to get started shooting barebow until I get better form...
  9. Bowhunting and Bowhunter Showcases
    Hey everyone new to the forums here. I am looking to buy a bow with my tax return (hehe:teeth:) and I want advice from people in the area. I am mostly going to be target shooting but there are feral pig somewhat close to me so that is what I would most likely hunt. Anybody hunt the same thing...
  10. General Archery Discussion
    Hey, so I have been shooting archery off and on since I was 8. I recently decided to purchase my own bow so I can shoot more often after discovering the local shooting range has archery targets and I was wondering if anyone had any suggestions on what bow would be best for me to purchase? I...
  11. General Archery Discussion
    Okay i have been looking around for a good bow and i have come down to two that are in my price range and fit me. The choice is between the pse brute x and the bear legion. I would be getting the ready to shoot package with either one, unless i have good advice on a setup in a decent price...
  12. WELCOME! New User Forum
    Hello all! I'm a first time user and I'm a first time user and I've been interested in getting into archery for some time now. (mainly field) I weigh about 157 pounds, almost 6 feet tall, draw length about 28 From the advice I got from various other people, I'm looking to buy these to start...
  13. Bowhunting and Bowhunter Showcases
    Hey everyone, I am new to the site, and new to the sport, but eager to learn and get started! I am considering purchasing a bow (used) and was wondering if perhaps I could get some general insight on the products I would be purchasing, thank you in advance for any comments (good or bad). I am...
  14. General Archery Discussion
    I was in the market for a new bow this year and have been shooting lots of different bows. I currently have an 09' bowtech swat 70lb w/ 28 1/2" draw, I am shooting 376 grain arrows (GT XT hunters 55/75 overall length of 29") at 293 fps. It shoots really great groups up to 40-50 yds but drops...
  15. General Archery Discussion
    My adult son has shown a great interest in archery (not hunting). I want to buy him a compound bow as a gift. What would you recommend for someone who would like to work towards competition. He is 6'4" with a draw of 30 or 31 and a big build. The shops in our area only seem to have knowledge...
  16. General Archery Discussion
    My adult son has shown a great interest in archery (not hunting). I want to buy him a compound bow as a gift. What would you recommend for someone who would like to work towards competition. He is 6'4" with a draw of 30 or 31 and a big build. The shops in our area only seem to have knowledge...
  17. General Archery Discussion
    About to buy used Martin Bengal. Found a used 06' Martin Bengal in a local shop that the previous owner used as a "trade in" towards his new bow purchase. Now his older (06 or 07) Martin Bengal is being sold "used" in the shop. The arms on the bow have "2500" printed below "Bengal." It is...
  18. WELCOME! New User Forum
    About to buy used Martin Bengal. Found a used 06' Martin Bengal in a local shop that the previous owner used as a "trade in" towards his new bow purchase. Now his older (06 or 07) Martin Bengal is being sold "used" in the shop. The arms on the bow have "2500" printed below "Bengal." It is...
  19. General Archery Discussion
    ok im looking at getting a alphamax 35 , a maxxis 35 or a bowtech swat. my draw length is 31" so i have limited choices. i would love to hear your guys opinions on these bows. or any suggestions on a bow with a draw of 31". thanks for any help
  20. DIY Equipment
    Hi there everybody, Im just startin to braid paracord for bracelets, gun and bow slings, ect. to give to my friends and family, and keep me occupied. I was wondering if yall could post sites or links that you use for great deals on buying 550 paracord. The search tab at the top didnt bring me...
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