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    Darton 3800 may last forever. Love this bow. Still have the A/X but its not getting much use. Lurking around due to A/T apparent DoS issue...
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    Quote Originally Posted by valkyriemc View Post
    Darton 3800 may last forever. Love this bow. Still have the A/X but its not getting much use. Lurking around due to A/T apparent DoS issue...
    to this site !

    I've always wanted a Darton myself , as they have been around a long time !

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    Well last night was another Tuesday night league night and I did well but in the process I broke a few strands on my buss cable. So now I have to have it replaced... The thing about it that I have had to replace both cables now and I purchased my bow August 2011. Just thought that they should last longer than that. I keep it waxed and in a temp/weather controlled environment. Anyone think that it is odd that I had to replace both strings after 1.5 year? I only shoot about 60-150 arrows a month (until league started). Who ever says that this is cheap after the initial investment can go fly a kite

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    Talking Inquiry mind wants to know !

    What brand is it , as I have a Refex Caribou that I brought back in 2009 and have never replaced the Fuse strings on it ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Carpshooter View Post
    What brand is it , as I have a Refex Caribou that I brought back in 2009 and have never replaced the Fuse strings on it ?
    Take it out of the closet and shoot it and then you might replace the strings




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    Quote Originally Posted by Hutch View Post
    Take it out of the closet and shoot it and then you might replace the strings




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    Talking Here's what I think !

    I think that it needs another wax job !

    Now you know and you are !

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    Kind of depends....I have had bows that I kept for a few years, and had some that I kept for a couple months.

    The two I just got rid of I had one for 3 years and the other for about 2.5.

    The VE I just got.....if things go the way I think they will I can see this one being in the stable for a good while.

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    I like to keep my bows until they break , thus I keep 'em forever cause I own mostly Hoyts !

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    some times they last a week . had about 50 this year..my oldest right now is 2012 wrath.

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    Quote Originally Posted by steve bear View Post
    some times they last a week . had about 50 this year..my oldest right now is 2012 wrath.
    Does your relatives at Bear archery know that ! ( just kidding )


    Folks like you are what make folks like " Hutch " busy !

    I know that many of my aging group of bows , still have the original strings on them as I use no bullet proof arm guard ( don't even wear one anymore ) and have much better form than I use too !

    I do have several old compound bows ( mostly Hoyts ) , that are worth not more than the price of a set of strings , but since " yours truly " does such a good wax job , I can get by !

    Now you know and yes you are !

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    At 76 yrs of age I have had few bows. Mathews, Hoyts, Browings, High Countrys. The only bow I have become truly ATTACHED to is the only bow remaining in my possession-- a Mathews MQ1. It will be last bow I own as I can not imagine any bow enabling me to shoot more accurately, fit me better and be more fun to shoot.

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    Untill one of the limbs developed a splinter, two years ago, I was still shooting my Jennings Unistar (an '84 I think). Still have it but it is now a wall hanger.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MickeyBee View Post
    Untill one of the limbs developed a splinter, two years ago, I was still shooting my Jennings Unistar (an '84 I think). Still have it but it is now a wall hanger.
    That was a great bow back than , but they have done a better job on the limbs , as my Jennings Buckmaster ( first model ) , later known as the Bear 2000 is still shooting just fine !

    It hangs out in the tree stand with me alot !
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    I was diging in a closet today for the darn 55gr 223 bullets ......When i found my old golden eagle that i forgot all about haveing,is this bad......

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    Talking Inquiry mind wants to know !

    What model is it , as Golden Eagle was a major player in the world of archery so many years ago ?


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    Quote Originally Posted by Carpshooter View Post
    What model is it , as Golden Eagle was a major player in the world of archery so many years ago ?



    Extream hunter in wood land camo.........it was a slayen machine, may have to play with it some now that its lost and found.......

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    Golden Eagle had a model called " Revolution " that was all the rave back in the mid 90's !

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    Wow Carpy, you remember that far back!!!
    you must be ancient.







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    Quote Originally Posted by Carpshooter View Post
    Golden Eagle had a model called " Revolution " that was all the rave back in the mid 90's !
    I remember this bow!!Some friends of mine from Liverpool wrote the Add for this bow!!!!Lets see if I can find how that add Went??????


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