Thread: Joined the Darkside.......Sorta
08-18-2007, 09:50 PM #1
Joined the Darkside.......Sorta
If you consider Mission "the darkside"
After deciding to switch to shooting left handed due to eye dominance, I wanted to look for a cheaper hunting bow for this season, and then see what 2008 brings for a 3D bow next year. I love short, light, handy bows for treestands and ground blinds and Mission seems to fit the bill.
I got the X3 because who needs to spend an extra $100 for full camo when the matte black powdercoat looks so good.
I was amazed at how easy the 70# demo I shot today pulled. It didn't even feel like 60#.
Another thing I decided on which I hope I don't regret is 50# limbs. As smooth as this thing draws it'll probably feel like 35.
Sorry, no pics yet. The shop had a lefty 70# X4 in stock, but had to order mine. I'll post some when my bow comes in about a week and a half.
For $339 plus tax out the door, I think I'll be very happy with it.
08-18-2007, 09:54 PM #2
I shot a 60# X3 a couple weeks ago and it felt great...should be an awesome bow in the woods...I'd get one but I don't like Koolaid...
08-18-2007, 09:59 PM #3
08-18-2007, 10:01 PM #4
08-18-2007, 10:04 PM #5
08-18-2007, 10:45 PM #6
- Join Date
- May 2006
- in Dixie Home of the Brave and land of the Free
08-18-2007, 11:05 PM #7
From this point on the Mission should be the Holy side or lite sideQuick Stand Archery Patent Pending
Home of the Quick Stand Compound Bow Stand
An proud member of the FBSA
message of the week . . . . Well I will never be all right, Because I am half left. lol
08-18-2007, 11:06 PM #8
08-18-2007, 11:07 PM #9
You remember the little kids on Star Wars that Yoda was teachin? They shoot mission bows..... cause they ain't old enough for a light saber yet.Pathfinder Arrow Wraps
08-18-2007, 11:11 PM #10
08-18-2007, 11:12 PM #11
I think they were called younglings........Pathfinder Arrow Wraps
08-18-2007, 11:32 PM #12
If it's the Darkside wouldn't Vader be shooting it?
I doubt Yoda uses a cable guard.
08-19-2007, 03:56 PM #13
Congrats on the new bow. I still have'nt shot them but when I get a chance I will. The shop nearest me that sells Mathews is not open on Sundays. Can't wait to see pics of that beauty.
08-19-2007, 05:31 PM #14
08-19-2007, 05:53 PM #15
- Join Date
- Jul 2006
- Saylorsburg PA
08-19-2007, 05:59 PM #16
I guess Vader could have decreed that all storm troopers had to carry Drenalins. At least they would be safer from flying carbon fiber in their armor.....Pathfinder Arrow Wraps
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