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Old 11-22-2006, 04:45 AM   #1
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i am going to go down to the pro shop friday to order a bow but really still don't know which one to get. i know i want a hoyt. the problem i have is that i am left handed and they don't have any of lefty's up there. i shoot a pse beast right now for hunting and target but i want my first real target bow. so should i get a vectrix, 38 ultra, or an elite. to tell the truth, i have only ever shot the trykon and liked it. i have been with pse for a while and there mach x looks very nice too as a target bow. i need help with getting a bow without shooting it.
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Old 11-22-2006, 06:24 AM   #2
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Thats tough I would hate to buy a bow without first shooting it. As I stated on here in another thread I do like the Pro-Elite but thats just me. I hope everything turns out great for you. I would wait on some of our resident HOYT boys to chime in as I have only shot a few hoyts.
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Old 11-22-2006, 06:28 AM   #3
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If you liked the Trykon you will really like the Vectrix. For a target bow Order the vectrix XL, longer ata. I do know that model is selling like hot cakes at a local pro shop.
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Old 11-22-2006, 06:42 PM   #4
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i think that i am going to go with the XL. i still hate ordering one without shooting it. i don't know, maybe i will just wait until after the first of the year.???
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are you ordering a target bow or a pretty bow.....what kind of target shooting? Indoor, feild, 3-d?
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well, i am still new to the whole 3D, target, indoor thing. but i would say all of them i want the black one.
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well, i am still new to the whole 3D, target, indoor thing. but i would say all of them i want the black one.
Get a regular vectix.....
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Old 11-22-2006, 08:13 PM   #8
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why,? what is different other than the ATA and brace hight
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Old 11-22-2006, 08:16 PM   #9
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why,? what is different other than the ATA and brace hight
not much and in todays bow world you do not need the extra ata to have an accurate bow....
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Old 11-22-2006, 08:31 PM   #10
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cool, i think shorter bows look cooler anyway
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Old 11-22-2006, 08:34 PM   #11
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cool, i think shorter bows look cooler anyway
they also dont hit branches as much on the release should they put your stake under a tree.....
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well, i am still new to the whole 3D, target, indoor thing. but i would say all of them i want the black one.

If you are going to use it for indoor and 3Ds you might want to think about a more all around bow. Take the 38 Ultra, with a 7.5" brace and 38" a/a it will make a pretty decent indoor bow but it will still have good speed when changing to a 3D setup. Or the Vectrix XL, good brace and 36" a/a, not a bad all around bow also.

I use a Protec Xt2000 for just about everything, but its not speedy at my short draw length. This year I used a Trykon XL for 3Ding and loved it. Shot it almost as good as the more forgiving Protec but its faster for 3Ds.

I'm also left handed so I feel your pain in buying bows when you can not shoot them before hand. I do it every year. One thing about Hoyts is that they offer different grips and side plates for most of the bows for around $20.

Oh, a black bow is my favorite too
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if you are using a release the short ata is ok. the finger shooters are the ones that need the long ata.
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