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If you couldnt have both... Which would you pick???
 

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smooth. all my shots are 20 and under so speed don't matter much.I do shot short brace speed bows but I search out the smoothest draw. then shoot a heavy arrow at about 50 pounds.
smooth quiet and plenty of power.
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smoothness no doubt..........
If it isnt smooth it is not something I would want to draw over and over again to shoot.
 

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I'm not really posative, but I think the smoother the draw the less agressive the cam, so the smoother bow would be my choice because of the accuracy. I mean if your talking comparing two bows that are the same except for speed and smoothness? Same riser, limbs, D/L, D/W, but different cam.
 

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Speed, I prefer the KE advantage, especially with short arms. I'll just have to man-up and suffer through the lack of smoothness, how will I ever survive? :wink:
 

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If i had to choose smoothness would win out every time.
Glad I've got my Alphaburner though.:darkbeer:
 

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now speed isnt a feel so idk how to respond.

my bow has both i know that


now if it a bow built only to be fast and feels like the draw is alot and there is no valley and the draw has humps all over the place and shoots like crap. then ill take smooth
 

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Smoothness wins every time. If you want more speed, crank up the pounds. Don't get some bow with a harsh stiff draw cycle so you can say it "shoots faster" with the same peak draw weight. All your doing is shooting more effective pounds and losing that nice smooth feel. Who wants a big build-up of poundage at the back of the draw cycle where you're the weakest?

Smooth, easy to naturally draw wins, except under IBO rules. Smoother is really faster because you can handle more than enough weight to out-speed a speed bow.
 

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I choose speed and lower the draw weight to a level I can comfortably shoot.

Smooth cams, waste energy.
 

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This is why I am glad I shoot Elite..."SPEED WITHOUT COMPROMISE".....
The Z28 has a nice DFC.

Almost every other bow's DFC is starting to look nearly identical now-days, even solo-cams, staying at peak as long as possible. Maybe this poll will wake up some bow mfg's.
 

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The Z28 has a nice DFC.

Almost every other bow's DFC is starting to look nearly identical now-days, even solo-cams, staying at peak as long as possible. Maybe this poll will wake up some bow mfg's.
Lets hope so. :wink:
 

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Smooth ain't just about the draw

It's also about the let-down. For me, and me only, if I can't pull it back and let it up without getting jerked around -- that ain't smoth.

I luv smuuuuve!
 

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ttt
 

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not much of speed nut. any where in the 280 fps is fast enough for me. beside i like a smooth draw bow. those speed bow are too much for me to handle.

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ttt for more votes....
 

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Smooth over speed any day of the week. Honestly i dont see what the big deal is about speed
 
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