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I have a Hoyt Katera X L now and it is a Z-3 cam and it is sweet. Was thinking about an Alphaburner. How hard is it to get used to. The Spiral cams that is.
 

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I just picked my AB up a couple days ago. I have been shooting a 38 Pro and a 737, both with cam $ 1/2 + on them. I have to say I just love the feel and wall of the spirals. They force you to make a strong shot. They have a smooth build-up through the draw cycle, stiff but by no means harsh. The first time you draw it you expect a big dump into the valley but you just get a slight bump into a hard wall. Haven't shot mine alot but love what I see so far. Very nice, shootable speed bow.
 

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I am not sure on a hunting bow, but I did order my Vantage pro with the Spirals last year. I shoot alot and also had the katera with the Z3's. Well I gave the Spirals a chance but just could not get used to them. I am used to relaxing a little while at full draw and could not do it with the Spirals. They are for sure a cam that you have to get used to. I loved the speed and wall with them but just relaxed to much at full draw to shoot them accurately at long distances. Just my thoughts.
 

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Probably the most critical thing about Spirals is: there is NO TOLERANCE WHATSOEVER for even the slightest error in draw length (on the long side). You are better off 1/2" short than 1/8" inch long.

But I do love the fact that they get such efficiency and speed with NO HUMPS OR BUMPS. Stout but smooth from start to finish. This has become a critical thing for me as I get older-I don't mind stout, but I hate that jarring rollover of most cams these days.

I had an Ultratec back in 03 (or whatever year was first for spirals and the ultratec), and I was stupid and ordered it at my "normal" (i.e. 1/2" too long) draw length for the time. It was a nightmare. Now I know better :D
 

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any other thoughts
 

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i use my ab for hunting. like everyone else has said, its consistant on the draw with hardly any drop into a valley.
i havent had the problem as much as my dad when i let him shoot the ab, he wants to jump the string. the valley is short but i had no problem what-so-ever getting used to it. to each his own i guess.
 

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first set of spirals on my aburner for me they draw way better than i anticipated they have a better feel than the z3 or vector cams ive had
 
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