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  1. Darton Archery Discussion
    Hi, newbie to the forum and looking for good Darton bow advice. I grew up shooting Darton and my dad shoots Dartons as well. My old Darton is at home as a kind of family bow (there are 5 kids, all relatively tall with similar draw lengths) and is frequently a summer marker of who is a better...
  2. General Archery Discussion
    Hi. I recently came into possession of a Jennings Archery Buckmaster Lite. It was my dad's bow and he is no longer able to use it. He asked if I wanted it. I said yes (of course) to keep his tradition alive. I went to a pro shop to replace the string, which they did. However, it turns out my...
  3. General Archery Discussion
    Hi there - First time poster. I got into bow hunting/shooting about three years ago. I grew up hunting with a rifle and don't really know the terminology all that well, so bear with me please. When I started getting interested in bow hunting my father-in-law gave me a bow that he had and didn't...
  4. General Archery Discussion
    Were Bear bow draw weights ever marked @26" or were they all marked @28"? I've got a Bear Polar longbow. From what I can find it was the model made between 1953 and 1955. It has a 45# marked on the riser but doesn't say @ what draw length. It seems to me a few pounds heavier, more like a...
  5. General Archery Discussion
    I am new to archery and have been shooting a Hoyt fastflite at my local range. A possible great deal has presented itself for an 06 Martin Shadowcat SE with stabilizer drop-away rest, and three pin sight. If its a good bow and an improvement over the fastflite this could get me a bit more...
  6. General Archery Discussion
    I am pretty new to bow hunting. I just picked up an old Lightning Flite. Tryin to find out if it is worth a damn. The way I see it, it killed deer when it was new and a deer aint changed, so in my eyes it should still do the trick. If anybody has any info, gripes complains, or comments, i am all...
  7. General Archery Discussion
    Anyone out there still shooting a Mountaineer Bow? I still break out my old 3D sometimes for indoor spots. Not the fastest on the range, but hard to beat the smoothness of a 80% let-off wheel bow.
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