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Old 11-25-2009, 07:03 PM   #1
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Default Shot the 2010 BowTech Destroyer 350 Today!!

I made the trip to a local shop today because I wanted to look over, get my hands on, and shoot the Destroyer and I knew they had a 350 just for that purpose.

When I was handed the Bow I looked it over pretty close. A Sims stabilizer, a regular Hostage rest, D-Loop, Tru-peep, and a 3 pin sight adorned the bow. Not necessarily my choices but it would work well for what it was intended. I immediately noticed the Bow was a 70#er and 29" draw. It also looked to be bottomed out and I thought Ugh!! Too long a draw and 70# (I shoot 60#)

Buddy said the arrows were out in the range and told me to help myself as I had told him I had my own release. The Fit and finish on the bow was very Impressive, as good as I have seen on any bow. The Limbs truly are beautiful with the exposed laminations. These limbs will undoubtedly set a new Standard in compound limbs. No cost was spared as the Best materials were used in these limbs. Also impressive was the Flex roller guard, which moves just enough to do what it is intended to do. After shooting a half dozen arrows I decided to go see what the bow was scaling as I was sure it was not 70#, but a trip to the scale proved I was wrong and it was 70# on the button. Wow!! A 70# speed bow that was an inch too long and still felt relatively smooth! Unbelievable!!
Shooting the 350 for a while only impressed me more and I was grouping arrows very tightly with a bow that was Not setup for me and was an inch too long in draw and 10 more pounds than I am used to shooting. The Bow was very quick (BC said 29", 70#, 350 grain arrow, 341 fps) it was very quiet even in the enclosed shooting lane, and recoil & vibration were virtually nonexistent.
My 1st impressions of this Bow was Wow, Wow!! I really could not find anything that I did not like about this bow. I thought the 32 5/8" A to A would be something I might not like, but it held and shot like a longer Bow. BowTech has hit a Home Run with this Bow No Doubt!!

Now for the Bad part!! I have to wait for my 340 to come in. I probably will have a 350 on order very soon as well.

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Old 11-25-2009, 10:08 PM   #2
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I noticed it say's SE Illinois what town is this shop in I am close to jacksonville
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Old 11-25-2009, 10:36 PM   #3
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I noticed it say's SE Illinois what town is this shop in I am close to jacksonville
They are shipping out, so keep checking the bigger shops around you. If you don't mind the drive you can shoot this one in Marion.

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Old 11-26-2009, 07:16 AM   #4
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I will be checking them out when are dealer gets one I am like dan I want a 340 and 350
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Old 11-26-2009, 07:47 AM   #5
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I will be checking them out when are dealer gets one I am like dan I want a 340 and 350
They really are that Sweet!!

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Old 12-01-2009, 12:31 PM   #6
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Here's a link to another review!

http://www.archerytalk.com/vb/showthread.php?t=1075284

I'm betting most reviews are going to be very favorable.

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Old 12-01-2009, 02:44 PM   #7
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Good review Dan, Ive been waiting for my local shop to get one in. This bow has been in my mind, cant wait to shoot one.
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Old 12-01-2009, 05:11 PM   #8
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I thought the 32 5/8" A to A would be something I might not like,
Sure would be nice to see a couple more inches there.
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Thats what she said
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Default $1000.00

For the money there asking for that bow.

It better be all that and a bag of chips.

Because this time next year. It will lose lots of value. I have never spent that kind of money on a bow.
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Selling here for $899

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Selling here for $899

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Out the door close to $1000.00. $960.00 here. Not a cheap bow at all.

Archers are buying them here as well. Next year it will $1100.00. Im just not seeing it in all brands.
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Out the door close to $1000.00. $960.00 here. Not a cheap bow at all.

Archers are buying them here as well. Next year it will $1100.00. Im just not seeing it in all brands.
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You need to find another shop DB! The Mathews, Hoyts, and BowTechs are all priced comparable here. Pretty much $825 to $899

Most guys won't let $50 to $100 choose their bow, but no worries if they do. There are a lot of cheaper bows out there to choose from if that's what someone is looking for. Some of them are pretty darn nice. BowTech/Diamond has bows completely across a wide price range to suit most budgets. I saw where someone posted about Martins for $100 on Ebay.

I don't know though. I didn't take time to go look

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You need to find another shop DB! The Mathews, Hoyts, and BowTechs are all priced comparable here. Pretty much $825 to $899

Most guys won't let $50 to $100 choose their bow, but no worries if they do. There are a lot of cheaper bows out there to choose from if that's what someone is looking for. Some of them are pretty darn nice. BowTech/Diamond has bows completely across a wide price range to suit most budgets. I saw where someone posted about Martins for $100 on Ebay.

I don't know though. I didn't take time to go look

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Some guys just have more money. Good luck with your bow. There $950.00 out the door here. Im happy with my $400.00 or $500.00 used bows.
I can wait a year to try a destroyer if I want one.
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Some guys just have more money. Good luck with your bow. There $950.00 out the door here. Im happy with my $400.00 or $500.00 used bows.
I can wait a year to try a destroyer if I want one.
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I'm glad they just came down $10

See it takes all kinds and there are bows for everybody!

It's all good!

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I'm glad they just came down $10

See it takes all kinds and there are bows for everybody!

It's all good!

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Just glad you found the right bow for you.
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I always Do every Year DB. I have for 40 plus years.

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Default Bowtech Destroyer

May be one of the best selling bows this year.

My dealer has 20 on back order last time I talked.

I tell everyone to shoot what they like. Bowtech makes a good bow.

Several of my buddies shoot them from me telling them about them. There members here and will be glad to tell you the same.

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May be one of the best selling bows this year.

My dealer has 20 on back order last time I talked.

I tell everyone to shoot what they like. Bowtech makes a good bow.

Several of my buddies shoot them from me telling them about them. There members here and will be glad to tell you the same.

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Im told Im always bashing Bowtech! Thats what Im told. Corporate has me on speed dial.
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DB supports bowtech all the way for not shooting them he has never once bashed my bows.
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DB supports bowtech all the way for not shooting them he has never once bashed my bows.
Thats a darn good bow that consitition.
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I had the D350. Bow shot good nice and smooth. I just could not shoot it as good as my Monster 7. So i sold it. Monster 7 just holds better to me. I got a Maxxis 35 we will see how that bow does to. Just my opinion.
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I've had my 340 for a couple of weeks now. It actually shoots better than it looks..... if you can believe that
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I've had my 340 for a couple of weeks now. It actually shoots better than it looks.....
Gosh, I'd hope.
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Notice both my buddies shooting these Bowtechs in this thread in the link

http://www.3dshoots.com/forums/showthread.php?t=29776

I told them both Bowtech makes a good bow! I even found the one for one of them. Imagine that!

Bowtech makes a good bow. I find the right bargain on a Constitution I may own one.

Please forward this on to coperate head qaurters and maybe they will send me one.
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