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  1. First bow limb question

    General Archery Discussion
    I am about to buy my first bow, I am getting the SF axiom light riser, I know this has IFL. But I was wondering which limbs I should get. I don't want to pay loads as I will probably need new ones soon as I get stronger. I did look for the complete bow with limbs but didn't find it. Also if I...
  2. New member from SC

    WELCOME! New User Forum
    Hello everyone, I have come across this forum in my quest to locate more information before purchasing my son a Bow for his 12th birthday. Which is at the end of this month. My only experience with bows was during the 2years I spent in boy scouts as a child. Please forgive my lack of knowledge...
  3. Yet another newbie and his inevitable newbie questions

    Traditional Archery
    [I’m sorry for the length] I’m looking to get into traditional archery for the first time. Like others, I’ve been lurking on here and doing Google searches trying to find as much info as possible. I’ve shot bows before, but it’s been YEARS. I really love the look and traditional nature of...
  4. New Archer Question

    General Archery Discussion
    Hello, it's been years since I've picked up a bow! I dabbled in archery about 15 years ago when I was a teenager but I never really knew much about the gear... just pull back the string and shoot. But now I'm thinking about getting back into it with the ultimate goal being to go turkey and deer...
  5. Recommendations for first bow?

    General Archery Discussion
    Hey everyone, I've been looking at grabbing a recurve bow for around 3 years now just for target shooting out in the woods and I'm not sure where to start. Normally I would head out to a store or just research some stuff but there is an absurd amount of bows out there and there's no shops near...
  6. Researching Take Down Recurve Bow brands (For first bow)

    General Archery Discussion
    Hell, I am looking into purchasing my first bow in the next few months. I found a range/shop that I really like and am thus confining my options to what they sell. I am about 5'6" and 115 lb, and have taken a few lessons. All have been on a 20lb bow, I'm going to try 25 on my next go, so I am...
  7. thoughts on Bear Encounter

    Bear Archery Discussion
    I'm looking for my first bow. I want it RTH. What do y'all think of the Bear Encounter? Thanks!
  8. First Post. New Archery Hunter, advice/input needed

    Bowhunting and Bowhunter Showcases
    This is my first post on this forum. I don't know what has taken me so long to do this. Here is the deal. I have thought of bow hunting for years, and this year we did not draw elk tags for rifle, but decided we can go general bow season. I am a native Oregonian. I have played around with a...
  9. My first bow- Mathews LX

    Mathews Archery Discussion
    This is my first bow. I have been using my brothers old Pearson Renegade III for the past few months. I finally pulled the trigger on a bow for myself after many hours of research.. Both online and in shops. I have a Mathews LX, 29/29.5 DL and 60-70# DW, with a Mathews Downforce drop away rest...
  10. Bow draw weights

    General Archery Discussion
    Hi all, I have shot for a summer with a 25 lb recurve. At the end of the summer, I moved up to a 30 lb. Now I am buying my first bow. With a Hoyt Excel riser and Hoyt grand prix excel limbs, what DW shoud I start with? I'm currently thinking 30 lb but I'm not sure if that's the best weight to...
  11. Help buying my first bow

    General Archery Discussion
    Hello people! I just finished the begginner`s course and I`m about to buy my first bow. I have made a preliminar list of parts I`d like to buy, however, being this my first time, I would be very grateful if someone can take a look at the list of parts I`ve chosen and give me their opinion. I...
  12. 2013 Hoyt Charger

    General Archery Discussion
    Anyone know anything about the 2013 Hoyt charger? reviews, comments, opinions thanks
  13. Shopping for my first bow

    ArcheryTalk Women
    I am shopping for my first compound bow for whitetail deer hunting from a treestand or ground blind. I have a 24" draw length and require a 40# minimum draw weight, however would like a bow that can go up to 60# or 70#. I am short and my hands are small but I am relatively strong. I have...
  14. Hello, I am new to archery and I am looking for advice on purchasing a compound bow

    WELCOME! New User Forum
    Hello, I am new to archery and I am looking for advice on purchasing a compound bow. My son is 17 and became interested in archery last year. We purchased a Diamond Razor Edge for him and it appears to be a great bow for him and will allow him to grow with it. I am now interested in taking up...
  15. First Bow help

    General Archery Discussion
    I am looking to purchase my first bow. I have been looking at the Bowtech assassin RAK package which here on base I can purchase for $530.00. I am not someone who likes to buy things twice so I would like to do it right the first time. I have heard nothing but great things about this package...
  16. First bow, did I get screwed?

    General Archery Discussion
    Bought my first bow from a neighbor and I know little to nothing about bows. It is a Hoyt MT Sport. ZR 200 limbs. Cams say VC-2R-. 27.5-31'' length. 60-70#. Quik Tune rest by NAP. Hammer 1x46RD dual color scope style sight. Came with a release and case. Sorry I don't have any pics at...
  17. First riser...Hoyt Excel or Hoyt Horizon?

    General Archery Discussion
    I've been shooting rented recurve bows from local archery clubs for about 2 months and was interested in picking up my own bow. I've decided I want an ILF take-down recurve, since I will be starting grad school in Minnesota this coming semester, and the portability of a takedown would let me...
  18. New to Bowhunting and need help and info about a bow

    WELCOME! New User Forum
    Hello, I am very excited to be joining the bow hunting world! My father-in-law has turned me on to hunting and I am in love. I have been out to his stand plenty of times, done my share of placing more feed, and have now signed up for “Hunters Safety Courses” I was offered a great deal from...
  19. First bow: PSE Mustang 45#. Advice please.

    Traditional Archery
    Before I ask my actual question, I want to warn everyone that this IS in fact my first first post. I was a long time lurker about a year ago, fell of the map a bit, and have now finally saved enough to actually buy my first bow. I've done some research, but the honest truth is it's all quite...
  20. Need guidance on buying first bow

    Bowhunting and Bowhunter Showcases
    I've been wanting to get into bow hunting for a while now and recently decided to buy my first bow. I want to stay under $500 for the bow and all attachments (not including arrows). I'm looking for opinions on what route you guys think I should take (nicer bow that's a few years old or a less...