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    Default allegiance VS switchback

    I was looking around on the net and found a forum(cant remember which one) with this match up. after reading it and vomiting i was ready to register just to give them a piece of my mind. all they bassicaly said was the switchback was over priced junk. Talk about crap these guys are either bowtech salesmen or retarded. I know the allegiance is a good bow and the switchback is good. Tell me what you think.

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    I own an Allegiance and I think that it is the smoothest, quietest, and fastest bow that I have shot or owned. I have also shot the switchback and switchback Xt and the xt is also A very smooth and quiet bow. It is not as fast as the Allegiance but it again A very good bow. I liked the Bowtechs better because of the grip. The Mathews has A thicker grip and the Bowteck has A narrow grip. It is all preferance and I think that you should shoot both bows and decide for yourself. You cant go wrong with either bow.
    Good luck,
    Danny

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    Default Fake bowreck posters

    It was brought to the attention of the mods on another web site that we do not mention here (--) That Bowtech or a person affileated w/ bowtech was paying those types of posters to go on web sites and bash other bow companys, now if that aint the lowest form of archery sabitage I dont know what is, i mean getting paid??? heck I will bash for free!!!!!
    I cut things up and split them down!

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    Default BowTech & Matthews

    I presently shoot the tribute. I have shot an allegience and it to is a very fast smooth bow. Bowtech has a pretty sweet line up, I have also shot the switchback and the switchback xt. and they were very impressive also. I shot a hoyt last week for the first time, I don't remeber the name of the bow but it shot really well, I was impressed because I know it wasn't the top of the line bow.
    My point in all of this is we all should be glad that we have so many choices to pick from. There are many more bow manufactures, than just the 3 I talked about, that are producing some awesome bows!! You would be selling yourself short if you limited yourself to only trying one manufacture.
    I am fairly new to the sport, and the thing that I like most about it is the common bond you share with so many people. Don't let the fact that there are many competitive bows to chose from, break that bond that makes this sport fun!!!

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    Well BOWMAN, since you got off topic, look at this. Following is a paste of a thread delted on "that site".



    I post this in the hopes that some people will have a chance to read it, see the truth and pass it along in the future.
    You the members of Archerytalk have been lied to repeatedly, deceived by of all people the founder of this site.

    "CamoHunter45" author of the "Great Bodily Harm" thread:
    http://www.archerytalk.com/vb/showthread.php?t=289094

    "SSSBowhunter" ,author of "Bowtech Limbs Cracked" thread:
    http://www.archerytalk.com/vb/showthread.php?t=287295

    "JustbackShooter",author of "Laminated vs. Unlaminated Limbs" thread:
    http://www.archerytalk.com/vb/showthread.php?t=289916

    As well as "MRTNRocks" author of nothing but posts slanted against Bowtech.

    All share one thing in common, the same exact IP address as your Archerytalk founder "Archeryhistory" AKA Terry Martin. All of these posts and screenames originate from Terry Martin's IP address which means with 100% certainty that they are all the same person.

    He has been intentionally deceiving you the members with these examples of posts and screennames as well as countless others for personal gain and harm to a direct competitor; Posing as one of you with fake post counts and the sole intention of deception.
    This is the absolute truth and any denial will be another lie that you the unknowing members of Archerytalk will be subjected to.
    Archers helping Archers huh? What it is exactly amounts to one Archery company stabbing another squarely in the back.
    Archerytalk Admin are not the only ones capable of locating IP addresses.

    I encourage anyone who reads this to quickly copy and paste this text to a Word doc. for future reference and to pass it along to everyone you know here , before the truth dissappears in a poof of Admin fear and guilt.

    This knowledge is truly a sad day for our sport ,when a respected member of the archery community must stoop to underhanded means to cast doubt on another for personal gain.

    Everyone will know this truth and those of you who have suspected that these slanted threads were bogus now know the origin, sadly you do not know the full scope of their quantity. The recent examples shown are only a fraction of the deception here.

    Believe it Archerytalk members, Keep bringing it up, and keep asking the question why.
    "Could you guys be quiet. My dad's trying to shoot."
    BowTech........Refuse To Follow.

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    I havent shot the allegiance but I shot a few arrows off of the XT. I wasnt really that impressed with it. Nothing seemed to be so much better than the bowtechs I have shot. I thought it was a good bow but not for me. Its all personal preference. I think who ever said it was an overpriced peice of junk was an idiot, or probably drunk

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    Default A lot less traffic

    Quote Originally Posted by pdq 5oh
    Well BOWMAN, since you got off topic, look at this. Following is a paste of a thread delted on "that site".



    I post this in the hopes that some people will have a chance to read it, see the truth and pass it along in the future.
    You the members of Archerytalk have been lied to repeatedly, deceived by of all people the founder of this site.

    "CamoHunter45" author of the "Great Bodily Harm" thread:
    http://www.archerytalk.com/vb/showthread.php?t=289094

    "SSSBowhunter" ,author of "Bowtech Limbs Cracked" thread:
    http://www.archerytalk.com/vb/showthread.php?t=287295

    "JustbackShooter",author of "Laminated vs. Unlaminated Limbs" thread:
    http://www.archerytalk.com/vb/showthread.php?t=289916

    As well as "MRTNRocks" author of nothing but posts slanted against Bowtech.

    All share one thing in common, the same exact IP address as your Archerytalk founder "Archeryhistory" AKA Terry Martin. All of these posts and screenames originate from Terry Martin's IP address which means with 100% certainty that they are all the same person.

    He has been intentionally deceiving you the members with these examples of posts and screennames as well as countless others for personal gain and harm to a direct competitor; Posing as one of you with fake post counts and the sole intention of deception.
    This is the absolute truth and any denial will be another lie that you the unknowing members of Archerytalk will be subjected to.
    Archers helping Archers huh? What it is exactly amounts to one Archery company stabbing another squarely in the back.
    Archerytalk Admin are not the only ones capable of locating IP addresses.

    I encourage anyone who reads this to quickly copy and paste this text to a Word doc. for future reference and to pass it along to everyone you know here , before the truth dissappears in a poof of Admin fear and guilt.

    This knowledge is truly a sad day for our sport ,when a respected member of the archery community must stoop to underhanded means to cast doubt on another for personal gain.

    Everyone will know this truth and those of you who have suspected that these slanted threads were bogus now know the origin, sadly you do not know the full scope of their quantity. The recent examples shown are only a fraction of the deception here.

    Believe it Archerytalk members, Keep bringing it up, and keep asking the question why.
    Well it looks like I like this site better it has a whole lot less traffic, I checked out these threads, looks like a bunch of kids bickering. It sounds like Bowtech still had a few limb issues by a few posts, I shot the first Hoyt superslams, and couldn't get through a shoot due to delamination or feathering, the longer you shot the slower the bow got, Thats when high country was going strong Burly Hall was world champion, I moved on over to high country to twist the cables up on a few Supreme's, Then got bored with that ride moved on over to XI, I would say XI had the best of any limbs I ever shot, They actually had a booth at the nationals that all it did was dryfire these limbs, It took like 100,000 shots for the string to break, then they put a string on and kept going.
    BLAST FROM THE PAST!

    But back to topic, I bought the switchback XT and seen one blow up before it ever got a shot through it, so any of these bows with the kinetic energy stored in these limbs anything can happen at any time. I have seen one 2005 bowtech that has had 3 sets of limbs, But no others. I guess you could say he got a bad one

    Where is XI when the goin gets tough?

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    Quote Originally Posted by pdq 5oh
    Well BOWMAN, since you got off topic, look at this. Following is a paste of a thread delted on "that site".

    I post this in the hopes that some people will have a chance to read it, see the truth and pass it along in the future.
    You the members of Archerytalk have been lied to repeatedly, deceived by of all people the founder of this site.

    "CamoHunter45" author of the "Great Bodily Harm" thread:
    http://www.archerytalk.com/vb/showthread.php?t=289094

    "SSSBowhunter" ,author of "Bowtech Limbs Cracked" thread:
    http://www.archerytalk.com/vb/showthread.php?t=287295

    "JustbackShooter",author of "Laminated vs. Unlaminated Limbs" thread:
    http://www.archerytalk.com/vb/showthread.php?t=289916

    As well as "MRTNRocks" author of nothing but posts slanted against Bowtech.

    All share one thing in common, the same exact IP address as your Archerytalk founder "Archeryhistory" AKA Terry Martin. All of these posts and screenames originate from Terry Martin's IP address which means with 100% certainty that they are all the same person.

    He has been intentionally deceiving you the members with these examples of posts and screennames as well as countless others for personal gain and harm to a direct competitor; Posing as one of you with fake post counts and the sole intention of deception.
    This is the absolute truth and any denial will be another lie that you the unknowing members of Archerytalk will be subjected to.
    Archers helping Archers huh? What it is exactly amounts to one Archery company stabbing another squarely in the back.
    Archerytalk Admin are not the only ones capable of locating IP addresses.

    I encourage anyone who reads this to quickly copy and paste this text to a Word doc. for future reference and to pass it along to everyone you know here , before the truth dissappears in a poof of Admin fear and guilt.

    This knowledge is truly a sad day for our sport ,when a respected member of the archery community must stoop to underhanded means to cast doubt on another for personal gain.

    Everyone will know this truth and those of you who have suspected that these slanted threads were bogus now know the origin, sadly you do not know the full scope of their quantity. The recent examples shown are only a fraction of the deception here.

    Believe it Archerytalk members, Keep bringing it up, and keep asking the question why.
    What proof do you have that they were generated from the same IP address? I find this very hard to believe.
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    Hi I own 6 bows none which are bow tech ,mathews, or hoyt. I have three sons and one daughter who shoot dad had the pleasure of the purchase of all the bows sights arrows ect. I own three dartons after all they designed the cams that everyone seems to use, one martin, one pse.and one bear.I have shot hoyts and mathews,great bows. I'm a blue collar guy with children and I believe all companies are force to build a good product!!!!!. If any of you are reps for hoyt ,or mathews,or bowtec please give me a bow.Ihave shot all the ones I own except for my daughters little bear,all are nice pieces of equipment. Shoot what you can afford and what feels right for you ,speed is not everything.

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    If you dont own either of the two bows in question why are you commenting? We happen to enjoy people being able to voice there opinions about their equipment. Even if there opionion does not agree w/ mine and is wrong!!!! Just kidding but anyway
    I cut things up and split them down!

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    Default Personal Preference

    All I can say is that I have seen 1 Alligience out of 3 Bowtechs that shoot at the range with cracked limbs. Then out of about 30 Switchbacks at same range with 0 cracked limbs. So I do not go by what I hear or read so much as what I see. So for me it was a simple decision. Except for the decision between the original SB or the XT. Went with the XT still on order though. I going crazy waiting on it.


    Frank


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