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I know there’s a lot of opinions but let’s see. Who likes Prime, and why? I’ve shot all the other big brands but Prime interests me. Sell me on one


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I know my prime hybrid LD is my favorite deer killing bow I've had in 30+ years. It's a bow I draw and shoot and arrow goes where I want. They are not fast by alot of flag ship bows but that doesn't really matter to me anymore.
I like how the bow draws , holds, and seems like pulling less weight.

Things I didn't like the side plates rattle, and bow has a different sound on the shot but not really loud just different and DLS cams I wish were mods
 

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I bought a new Prime Rize last August. The bow is the smoothest most vibe free bow I have shot in a long time. Once I got the draw length setup correctly it took me two shots to get a bullet hole through paper. Easiest bow to tune I have ever had. No cam lean, accurate and a free set of strings every two years. This bow will be with me for a long time.


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I had never heard of prime unitll i saw a new old stock discontinued model '14 alloy on the rack discounted to $400 and it happened to be the right draw lenth for me so i shot it. What i liked when i shot it was the draw cycle and feel/balance. What i found later was that mine at least tuned really easy, and i am pretty new to tuning. Also if you are the original owner you geta set of strings replaced every other year for free, paid for by prime, which is a bonus. I have shot my best groups ever with this bow by far.
 

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One other thing, if you are interested in a model your dealer does not have in stock prime will send a demo to your dealer for you to try from what I understand.
 

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I love them. I have a couple I'm selling because I have new ones coming.

They are VERY easy to tune, quick enough for me and they are VERY forgiving.
 

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I bought a Prime Centergy Hybrid LD to shoot 3D with this year, I am really excited to get it out on the range. Arrows touch at 40 yards, even when I think I made a bad shot, it's right in there. It holds better than any bow I have ever shot in the last 56 years. I bought a Camo Centergy LD (33" ATA) to hunt with this year, haven't got a chance to shoot it outside at long distance yet, but at 10 yards inside, nice bare shaft and paper tears. I really like the balance of the bow, I am shooting the 31" cam and with the draw stop at 85% setoff I am getting 31 3/8" which is perfect for me (this is import and as the cams are draw length specific). I also bought an Evolve 35 that I will be testing and using for hunting which I also like a lot, It will depend on which bow is more accurate. The wall is excellent with the limb stops, and it is very good with the string stops too. I am not a fanboy, I want the most accurate bow I can take into the woods, and with a 31" draw, speed is not the most important consideration for me. I have been hunting with a Hoyt Carbon Matrix for the last 4 years, I have bought new bows every year, and I have not found a bow I shoot better than the Matrix, this might be the year LOL. I can't tell if I like a bow with only shooting in a shop and not being properly set-up and no sights and stab. I picked up the Bare Evolve and the top cam hit me in the face, but with sights and stab it is perfectly balanced without a bunch of weights. The Primes are balanced perfectly bare and decked out, go figure!
 

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tagged. These bows have interested me for a while but I've never bought one? I would expect them to be a very stable platform and smooth drawing?
 

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Great craftsmanship and quality. Probably some of the best I'm the business all killed by expensive, cumbersome and PIA DL specific cams. One day...one day.

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G5 they make literally everything you shoot might as shoot the bow they make too.

Before pse went 90% lo. Prime was the only bow you could hold back 10-15 minuets for hunting.
 

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They make a great bow and use the best material out there. Different innovation and a pleasure to shoot. Centergy I i liked the best.
 

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I bought a Prime Centergy Hybrid LD to shoot 3D with this year, I am really excited to get it out on the range. Arrows touch at 40 yards, even when I think I made a bad shot, it's right in there. It holds better than any bow I have ever shot in the last 56 years. I bought a Camo Centergy LD (33" ATA) to hunt with this year, haven't got a chance to shoot it outside at long distance yet, but at 10 yards inside, nice bare shaft and paper tears. I really like the balance of the bow, I am shooting the 31" cam and with the draw stop at 85% setoff I am getting 31 3/8" which is perfect for me (this is import and as the cams are draw length specific). I also bought an Evolve 35 that I will be testing and using for hunting which I also like a lot, It will depend on which bow is more accurate. The wall is excellent with the limb stops, and it is very good with the string stops too. I am not a fanboy, I want the most accurate bow I can take into the woods, and with a 31" draw, speed is not the most important consideration for me. I have been hunting with a Hoyt Carbon Matrix for the last 4 years, I have bought new bows every year, and I have not found a bow I shoot better than the Matrix, this might be the year LOL. I can't tell if I like a bow with only shooting in a shop and not being properly set-up and no sights and stab. I picked up the Bare Evolve and the top cam hit me in the face, but with sights and stab it is perfectly balanced without a bunch of weights. The Primes are balanced perfectly bare and decked out, go figure!
So these makes me upset, was hoping to see your Hybrid come up for sale so I could have another one! Lol
 

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So which one should I buy if I shoot 70# 28.5


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I would suggest the Prime Alloy. I own a 2014 Model and have not bothered to seriously consider another bow since. It is a perfect size for tree stand or spot and stalk use.
You should be able to pick one up for a good price in the classifieds. The cams are draw length specific and run pretty true to length.
I hope this helps you.
 

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I'd probably pick the Centergy, with a 28'' cam.
 

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Don't buy any until you shoot them. It will depend on what you like for ATA and what you want to do with it. Hunting vs 3d vs target... I've had 6 and love the way they shoot.
 

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Just getting some time behind my Centergy and love it.
 

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I began shooting Prime bows with a used 2012 Centroid that was a real tack driver. Then I moved to the Impact when they were the current longer ATA model before the Rival came out with the Flexis cable guard and PCXL cams. I have not shot a Centergy, as I bought a used Obsession late this past summer and shot it all hunting season with both kills coming via the OB. Overall, they are a very well built bow that is a pleasure to shoot and designed by a company that is going to be around for a while. G5 is working hard to be an industry leader by listening to their customers and also offering accessories such as BH's, quivers and rests. If you have an interest, I would recommend that you make every effort to get one in hand and give it a good workout. The DL specific cams are not that difficult to figure out, but they are probably more challenging to resell in a module based market.
 
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