I'd a older bow feels better to you shoot it . The argument of older is cheaper is invalid . If you buy a used older bow 90% of the time it needs a little work . So Now Your Out Close To Probably 300 . Lots of nice main line bows out there set up for about that . Not a Thang wrong shooting older tho . Done it more than once
I'm still shooting a 2006 Tribute though I don't really consider it old. I've shot newer bows since but I can't justify buying a new compound to replace it. Instead I spent the money and purchased a recurve a few years ago.
Still loving my Drenalin from 2008. I own several bows older than that, but don't hunt with them. Next bow I buy will be 50-60 since shoulder issues have led to decreased strength in my bowshoulder. The newer bows with 85% let-off really help us old guys.
Hunted this season with a 2010 GT500, I don't really consider it old tho. I recently re - acquired the first bow I killed a deer with. Which is a PSE fire flight in trebark camo. I believe purchased in 1990-91. I'm looking forward to setting that bow back up and taking it out again.
My "new" bow is a 2002 Mathews Q2 but I shoot it well and it puts nice holes in things. My "old" bow is the first bow I ever bought, a 1987 PSE Gamesport. Nicknamed the boat anchor because it weighs a ton, I have killed a deer with it each of the last three years shooting fat aluminums with feathers. I recently picked up a Bear Grizzly recurve but I need some more practice before I will hunt with it.
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