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My current bow has the cam 1/2's.If I switch to the wheel 1/2 will
I lose any speed? Will there be any negative drawbacks?
 

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What are you shooting?I've never heard of the wheel.5,are you talking about different modules for the cams?
 

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Texoma said:
My current bow has the cam 1/2's.If I switch to the wheel 1/2 will
I lose any speed? Will there be any negative drawbacks?

I have a wheel and half and yes it is a lot slower than the cam .5
there isn't as much let off and a big spongey valley. I like it cause I need room to play the shot.

bottom line if your worried about speed wheel and half is definately not for you.
 

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Your talking about going to a single cam, then yes you'll loose some speed.

Easier to tune a single cam IMO.
Generally a harder wall.
Usually a rougher drawcycle.

All in what you like.
 

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I have the wheel-and-a-half on a Protec. It has a nice spongy feel that I like because I shoot fingers with a clicker. If you are going from the cam-and-a-half to the wheel, you will probably lose at least 20 fps.
 

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What are you shooting?I've never heard of the wheel.5,are you talking about different modules for the cams?
Wheel & 1/2 is an option on the Hoyt Ultra & Pro series... you can shoot wheels instead of cams.
 

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Mike Ryan said:
Your talking about going to a single cam, then yes you'll loose some speed.

Easier to tune a single cam IMO.
Generally a harder wall.
Usually a rougher drawcycle.

All in what you like.

Wheel,5 is not a single cam, it´s two round wheels instead of the regular shaped cams.
wery spongy wall and smooth draw, feels almost like shooting a recurvebow.
 

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Nito said:
Wheel,5 is not a single cam, it´s two round wheels instead of the regular shaped cams.
wery spongy wall and smooth draw, feels almost like shooting a recurvebow.

I'll have to get to a shop with Hoyts and shoot one.

Does the spongy affect your accuracy if you creep off the wall?
 

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Mike Ryan said:
I'll have to get to a shop with Hoyts and shoot one.

Does the spongy affect your accuracy if you creep off the wall?
OK one more time there isn't much letoff and there isn't a wall as per say. just a big soft valley to rest in. if you creep yep your accuracy is effected. if you pull back more it will yeild more. Like a recurve which is why I like it.

good luck finding a demo I've never seen the bow stocked in any hoyt retail outlet.
 

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Thanks for the replys guys. I think I will stick with the cam 1/2.
The reason I was interested in the wheels is because I shoot fingers
and figured the wheels would be easier on my fingers.Although I guess
I will sacrifice comfort for performance.My bow is pretty slow as it is.
 

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If you tend to creep, the wheeel 1/2 is more forgiving and it won't rip the string out of your fingers or jerk you forward with a release. I am shooting the wheel 1/2, had cam 1/2, and was spooked when I let an arrow or two fly when I wasn't ready. I do tend to creep when I am concentrating on the shot and not the tension on the string.
 
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