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View Poll Results: Which Bow is Best for SPOT and 3-D???

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  • Matthews Drenalin LD

    6 24.00%
  • Hoyt Pro/Ultra Elite

    13 52.00%
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    6 24.00%
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    Default Which bow best for Spot/3-D

    Hey all,

    NOW YOU ALL DID IT! YOU GOT ME ALL INTO THIS TARGET SHOOTING CRAP, AND I'M GOING TO HAVE TO SPEND MORE MONEY!!!

    No, really, this forum is horrible at getting the members of it spending more money than they expected, because they get you so interested in shooting target, if you are just a bowhunter, like I am/was...

    So, I've got it narrowed to these three bows...which one will be the best for shooting Spots and 3-D. I am going to use my Vectrix for hunting, but I want something different for target shooting...something lighter and something that doesnt get me so tired. (And more accurate hopefully)

    PLEASE STATE THE BOW YOU PICKED, WHY YOU PICKED IT, and IF YOU THINK MY CHOICES HAVE MERIT.
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    I don't see any bow options except the Vextrix?

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    OK, see the poll now. My vote was for ProElite, awesome spot bow and works great for indoor 3d's, but the ProElite is just a target bow. The Drenalin LD has the best mix of speed and generous ATA + use it for hunting if something were to happen to the Vectrix.

    Thinking now, can I change my vote???

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    Agreed.....
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    Quote Originally Posted by BuckeyeRed View Post
    OK, see the poll now. My vote was for ProElite, awesome spot bow and works great for indoor 3d's, but the ProElite is just a target bow. The Drenalin LD has the best mix of speed and generous ATA + use it for hunting if something were to happen to the Vectrix.

    Thinking now, can I change my vote???
    So you would rather have the Matthews LD? The reason that I like the Matthews so much is because after shooting my Vectrix for about 2 months now...after about 30 shots...my arm gets tired. It is just so darn heavy...and the LD seems like a much lighter bow to me. I don't know why.

    So you would do the Matthews over the Hoyt?

    What about you Bull? You said "agreed" but on what topic? Are you saying the Hoyt, or the Matthews?
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    Quote Originally Posted by swintj1 View Post
    So you would rather have the Matthews LD? The reason that I like the Matthews so much is because after shooting my Vectrix for about 2 months now...after about 30 shots...my arm gets tired. It is just so darn heavy...and the LD seems like a much lighter bow to me. I don't know why.

    So you would do the Matthews over the Hoyt?

    What about you Bull? You said "agreed" but on what topic? Are you saying the Hoyt, or the Matthews?
    There both really good bows but let me caution you on one thing. The lighter a bow is the more movement you are gonna see out of your sight pin. You would be amazed at how heavy some of the Pro shooters bows really are.
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    I have shot several Hoyts over the years. I have a Protec now that I am gonna start shooting spots with this week. I know several guys that shoot Mathews and they love em. These guys are also top notch shooters but there gonna have to grab some wood when I get ole betsy fired up.... oh and I hunt with a Parker Pheonix 34...
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    Quote Originally Posted by swintj1 View Post
    So you would rather have the Matthews LD? The reason that I like the Matthews so much is because after shooting my Vectrix for about 2 months now...after about 30 shots...my arm gets tired. It is just so darn heavy...and the LD seems like a much lighter bow to me. I don't know why.

    So you would do the Matthews over the Hoyt?

    What about you Bull? You said "agreed" but on what topic? Are you saying the Hoyt, or the Matthews?
    If I had to choose one bow for both spots and 3D - Yes, I would choose the LD over the ProElite.

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    Of those listed the Hoyts.
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    funny allmost all the responces say DLD and yet I just voted for the DLD and there is only one vote for it......


    of the choices you listed, and the shooting that you want to do.....its the one that best fits........


    the X-FORCE might be a better 3d bow(faster), and the pro elite might be a better spot bow......

    but the DLD will most likely do both well.......
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bellows1 View Post
    Of those listed the Hoyts.
    Agreed, of those listed the hoyts!

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    Quote Originally Posted by BUNNYMAN View Post
    funny allmost all the responces say DLD and yet I just voted for the DLD and there is only one vote for it......


    of the choices you listed, and the shooting that you want to do.....its the one that best fits........


    the X-FORCE might be a better 3d bow(faster), and the pro elite might be a better spot bow......

    but the DLD will most likely do both well.......
    Hey, I did want to change my vote if that counts.

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    I voted for the Hoyts, if you are going to have one bow for both 3D and spots depending on draw lenght would dictate witch one would be better if you have say 28" or less the UltraElite. If longer go with the ProElite both with XT2000 limbs.

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    I went for the Mathews, pretty much exactly what Bunnyman said. Plus the ability to (in a pinch) use it for hunting as well is a huge benefit.

    I'd try to get it in 50 - 60 if possible. that way if you need to you can drop the weight way down for spots and up it to the 63 - 64 range if you need for hunting.
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