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Had a CPXL last year that I thought was one of the best shooting bows I ever touched. My draw is 30.5". Sold it because even with my longer draw I prefer 32-33" bows. Would love to try an Experience out but see a lot of negatives about the draw at longer draw lengths. Usually shoot 65-70 but am going to hopefully end up with a 60lber that maxes at 62-63lbs. PLEASE comment on the Experience draw at 30" & 30.5" and compare to the CPXL draw if you can. Thank you!
PS: Is the grip identical to the CPXLs? Thanks
 

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I shot the Experience at 63# and 29.5" alongside the CPXL set the same, i bought the CPXL. IMO the CPXL is alot smoother draw cycle, and may be one of the smoothest Bowtechs to date. My son in law bought an Experience and was shooting with me and said he wishes he would have bought the CPXL . He said he could not believe the draw cycle difference and said the biggest reason he didnt go with the CPXL was afraid of the longer AtA thats why he chose the Experience.. I will say though... the Experience is awesome at the shot and absolutly dead quiet i just did not like the draw
 

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Thanks RH1, was hoping people would not say it was a major difference. I do know that the CPXL draw blew the CPX draw away at the longer draws so could see it similar and was hoping the extra brace would help out the draw. Obviously got to shoot one for myself, but would like all thoughts I can get first. Thanks
 

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You are shooting some of the best bows on the planet and making things complicated, I have shot the same bowtech specialist over 40,000 shots and after a while it just becomes part of you. When you switch bows all the time you never allow your muscles to achieve muscle memory for the specific bow you are shooting, secondly I don't know one shooter that changes bows all the time that shoots well, they are in a constant state of if I had that bow I would be better. I watched chance b get a new pse bow this winter on a bowjunky video and he set it up in minutes and had it shooting perfect without having to test it or feel it out because it is the same bow he always shoots just a new one because he gets free ones.
 

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In my opinion it was one of the worst draws I've every drew. Not as bad as the first gen monster but the last 2" of draw on the experience at 31" was terrible. There was a big spike then violently dumped to the valley. Its a shame because I hear great things in the 28-29" draw and it held dead solid on target and smokin fast. I'd say to stick with the cpxl as long as your not 32" draw, I saw the same issue at that draw length but 31.5 was fine. Why the difference a half inch rotation did I don't know, but it changes alot. I was told there is the same draw issue at 30.5 on the experience but I can only speak for 31"
 

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You might try it with the stops at 30.5" and the mods at 30". I shot it at 31" and it bound up bad and then just slammed into the valley. My cpxl is butttttaaahhh!
 

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Thanks for all the input guys. Padgett's right I am currently shooting two of the best and cetainly most under rated bows on the planet, and I have had 20+ flagship bows trying to de-throne them and the CPXL was the only one that got very very close. I do believe the BTcam system and tech is the best on the market so I wanted to try an Experience bad, but since I like to buy used (to keep resale loss to a minimum) with out trying first (just not easy to find stocked shops), I will wait for a 2014 BT and maybe play with an Obsession LF2 this year if I find a good deal. Thanks.
 
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