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    Default Split Vs. Solid limbs

    .......discuss please.....

    Biggest differences, advantage/disadvantage
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    It matters not to me. Either the bow works for me or it doesn't.
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    According to Hoyt:

    "Hoyt's patented 3/4" Split Limb Technology provides for an effective overall width of 2 inches, creating much more lateral and torsional stability than that of a traditional 1 inch solid limb design. The 3/4" Split Limb design also eliminates the vulnerable v-groove and limb bolt groove or hole where failure most often occurs on traditional solid limbs. 3/4" Split Limbs are lighter, more efficient and provide increased arrow speeds, durability and accuracy"


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    bowtech's limbs are both...solid at first, but usually split at some point
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hook Em View Post
    bowtech's limbs are both...solid at first, but usually split at some point
    aayyyyyye!!!!!

    Most bows are solid limbs for a reason, why? Inquiring minds want to know. Are they easier/cheaper to make?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hook Em View Post
    bowtech's limbs are both...solid at first, but usually split at some point
    Doesn't every limb have to split to fit the cam in??
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hook Em View Post
    bowtech's limbs are both...solid at first, but usually split at some point
    I'm telling pink to cut you off for that comment.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris View Post
    I'm telling pink to cut you off for that comment.
    dude....that is harsh! I am allowed to bash bowtech all I want....100% of my bows are bowtech and I love em!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hook Em View Post
    dude....that is harsh! I am allowed to bash bowtech all I want....100% of my bows are bowtech and I love em!
    Ok, we'll let you off the hook since your a bowtechie.
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    Split limbs went against everything I had learned back in the 80's about limb twist. I broke down and bought a Hoyt Protec last year and I gotta say the bow can shoot. It made me a believer that split limbs are ok...
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    WHY??????????????????????


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    Quote Originally Posted by BowhuntnHoosier View Post
    WHY??????????????????????
    Why what Hoosier?????
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    I really dont think it matters.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 'SIN'ERGY View Post
    Doesn't every limb have to split to fit the cam in??
    Long bows and recurves don't split to accomodate cams!
    That look on my face is not concern, its shock at your utter stupidity!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hook Em View Post
    bowtech's limbs are both...solid at first, but usually split at some point

    Now that wasn't called for....
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    Quote Originally Posted by bullfiddle View Post
    Split limbs went against everything I had learned back in the 80's about limb twist. I broke down and bought a Hoyt Protec last year and I gotta say the bow can shoot. It made me a believer that split limbs are ok...
    tell me, how did that work out for you???
    I cut things up and split them down!

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    Quote Originally Posted by BUNNYMAN View Post
    tell me, how did that work out for you???

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    Default More forgiving

    I was told that split limbs were more forgiving than solid limb bows,hence the X-force,bear,very smooth bow, and others.............
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    I'll preface this by saying that I've never tried them, but it would seem to me that if each side didn't have the EXACT same tension and flex that there would be some serious tuning issues.

    I guess that I have always been under the impression that the primary reason to have split limbs is to reduce limb weight/mass, and thus gain speed, but I honestly do not know that this is the case.
    That look on my face is not concern, its shock at your utter stupidity!

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    Quote Originally Posted by archer1983 View Post
    I really dont think it matters.
    Amen! Any of today's quality bows shoot far beter than us humans can.

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