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I have a Traverse with 80lb wake limbs on it. When I first got the bow I set it up and it had a HUGE left tear. So I spent some time today working with the top hats and getting it tuned. After a bullet hole was achieved I measured everything and shot it through the chrono. The bow is drawing 83lb and has the 29.5" draw mod on it, measures just over 29.75". Using a 456 grain arrow it averaged shooting 319 fps!! I was super impressed with the way it performed. If my math is right, that is right at IBO while shooting 103lbs of kinetic energy! Just thought I would share because if anyone is looking for an awesome heavy bow set up, this thing is impressive!!
 

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Here’s a pic of the bow. I was at the pro shop and didn’t take any pics of the chrono, but that was an average speed from several shots. When I first got it I wasn’t super impressed with the speeds and such, but that was because it was sooo out of tune. It’s a different beast when it’s firing on all cylinders and it’s pretty easy to draw for 83lbs! I’ve shot 70lb bows that were harder to draw.


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Here’s a pic of the bow. I was at the pro shop and didn’t take any pics of the chrono, but that was an average speed from several shots. When I first got it I wasn’t super impressed with the speeds and such, but that was because it was sooo out of tune. It’s a different beast when it’s firing on all cylinders and it’s pretty easy to draw for 83lbs! I’ve shot 70lb bows that were harder to draw.


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Wake limbs are a godsend for all Mathews hunting bows. They turn great bows into animals and it’s really fun. I’ve got a vertical with wake limbs that pulls 105# fully cranked with 75# mods . I’d imagine the Traverse is an epically pleasurable 80+ lb bow to shoot.


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Wake limbs are a godsend for all Mathews hunting bows. They turn great bows into animals and it’s really fun. I’ve got a vertical with wake limbs that pulls 105# fully cranked with 75# mods . I’d imagine the Traverse is an epically pleasurable 80+ lb bow to shoot.


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I've been looking for wake limbs for a long time, so if you guys want to sell or see any for sale please give me a holler!!


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Want to sale it?
A week ago before I spent some time with it and got it tuned in I probably would have. Now I'm super impressed with it and can't part with it!!
 

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Wake limbs are a godsend for all Mathews hunting bows. They turn great bows into animals and it’s really fun. I’ve got a vertical with wake limbs that pulls 105# fully cranked with 75# mods . I’d imagine the Traverse is an epically pleasurable 80+ lb bow to shoot.


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They truly are!! It's amazing how smooth it draws with the pre-switch weight cam. I have a 75lb V3 31 and I feel like this Traverse is smoother to draw and not anymore difficult. The trick now is if I can get broadheads to fly shooting that fast or if I'm going to have to use some much heavier arrows!!
 

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It's virtually the same speed as a 50, 60 or 70 you just get to shoot a heavier arrow at that speed.
 

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It's virtually the same speed as a 50, 60 or 70 you just get to shoot a heavier arrow at that speed.
I agree completely, I have traditionally had trouble getting fixed blade broadheads to be super accurate past 300-305fps no matter the draw weight. Most of the arrows I have do not shoot this fast from a 70lb bow so I don't have to worry about it.
 

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They truly are!! It's amazing how smooth it draws with the pre-switch weight cam. I have a 75lb V3 31 and I feel like this Traverse is smoother to draw and not anymore difficult. The trick now is if I can get broadheads to fly shooting that fast or if I'm going to have to use some much heavier arrows!!
Yea you’re gonna need to go way heavier.

I recommend a Victory VAP SS 250 with a 95 grain shok TL insert and 100 grain head. Depending how long you cut it you should be right in the 530-560 grain range which will be perfect for that setup. It’ll also quiet down one of the quietest bows in existence


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Yea you’re gonna need to go way heavier.

I recommend a Victory VAP SS 250 with a 95 grain shok TL insert and 100 grain head. Depending how long you cut it you should be right in the 530-560 grain range which will be perfect for that setup. It’ll also quiet down one of the quietest bows in existence


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I have a dozen Easton FMJs dangerous game arrows. They are 250 spline with 75 grain brass inserts. I haven't shot them for a while, but I believe they are close to or over 600 grains.
 

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I have a dozen Easton FMJs dangerous game arrows. They are 250 spline with 75 grain brass inserts. I haven't shot them for a while, but I believe they are close to or over 600 grains.
Those are decent they are just too heavy really. If I remember correctly the 250 DG’s are like 17 gpi which is insanity


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