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Old 10-09-2011, 02:57 AM   #1
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I'm new to the forum and I am looking for a little advice on a new bow. I have not owned a bow for the last 4 years so I'm a little out of the loop. My previous bow was a Mathews FX, and I sure wish I had never sold it, but I did and now I'm looking for a new one. So I have narrowed my search down to a Z7 Magnum or a Reezen 6.5. I sure would appreciate any advice you guys have for me.
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Z7 Magnum all the wayAlthough i'm a bit bias as I have 21 camo 1 black and they are awesome!!!!1 for target 1for hunting don't do what I did and buy the wrong bow and regret it latter!try'em all and see what you like but 32" ATA sure feels nice in the handHave I sold you yet
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Bowtech destroyer is the way to go man!!
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Thanks for the advice. I cant seem to find a bow shop that has anything other than the Z7 and Z7 Extreme in stock. I was planning on ordering one off Ebay so I wont be able to shoot them. As for the Bowtech... I would not be against owning one of them if I could find a shop that sells them and actually keeps some sort of inventory so I could shoot one. I hear a lot of good things about Bowtech!
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Where are u located at?
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About 60 miles south of Oklahoma City.
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Old 10-09-2011, 07:36 PM   #7
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I think that a Cyclone bow would be best !

Have fun finding a new bow and shoot as many as you can before deciding !

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Well there is a shop here in boerne. Texas. That has basically all bowtech and mathews Haha but that would be one hell of trip for a bow.
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I think that a Cyclone bow would be best !

Have fun finding a new bow and shoot as many as you can before deciding !

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PS . I shoot "HOYT " cause I'm a serious guy !
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I shoot a bowtech and i love it. I have also heard that pse makes really good huntin bows and so does hoyt.


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I had a Martin before my bowtech and i liked it but man,When i got my destroyer i went nuts. It shoots amazingly fast and is crazy smooth.
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mathews is tough to beat ........Z7
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I spent 8 hours driving all over Oklahoma shooting bows. I shot Bowtech, Martin, Hoyt, and Mathews. I did not shoot a PSE but I did pick a few up and look at them... wasn't too impressed. Cowboy I did shoot a Destroyer and it was a nice bow but I think I am going to stick with Mathews. I was impressed with the Carbon Element but that bow is ridiculously expensive!!! Nobody had a Z7 Magnum for me to shoot. I will have to order one if I decide on it. I think I may have to go shoot a few more today to help me decide.
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I spent 8 hours driving all over Oklahoma shooting bows. I shot Bowtech, Martin, Hoyt, and Mathews. I did not shoot a PSE but I did pick a few up and look at them... wasn't too impressed. Cowboy I did shoot a Destroyer and it was a nice bow but I think I am going to stick with Mathews. I was impressed with the Carbon Element but that bow is ridiculously expensive!!! Nobody had a Z7 Magnum for me to shoot. I will have to order one if I decide on it. I think I may have to go shoot a few more today to help me decide.
"ALWAYS" shoot it before you bring it home,no matter how cool it looks it's designed to spit out arrows and if it don't suit you then don't buy it!!!!Don't ever fall for the "CRAP" about you'll get use to it line because the price they charge would make a billy goat For some reason they never ever shoot in the field like they did in the shopThis might have to do with the fact the selfrightous salesman isn't next to you in the field

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I shot everything too. The Carbon Element was very sweet and the price was not but then I figured, it's the last bow I'll ever need amd ultimately decided to pay a little more (okay, alot more) and get more. Glad I did because after I had finished tuning it and was dialing in my 1st pin, three Mathews guys at the range came over and commented on how much quieter my Element was compared to their bow (include the Z7) which made me more than a little happy. My bow is half as loud as theirs even with HD.

Ultimately the best choice is the one you shoot best with. That approach forced my hand into the Hoyt. You know what they say, Get Serious-Get Hoyt.

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Is that a mathews stabilizer on that fine Hoyt ?
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Looks like it LOL.you know why these new Hoyts are so quite????The answer is the string doesn't get over 300ft\Sec !!!!! Mathews are so loud because the arrow is is braking the sound barrier. HA-HA-
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Clocked at 328FPS w/ 350gr arrows.
All B.S aside Bruce thats a nice bowIs it the 32"ATA or the 35"ATA either way nice choice MateLve that quiver never seen 1 like that before,only ever seen these in the Carbon finish?
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All B.S aside Bruce thats a nice bowIs it the 32"ATA or the 35"ATA either way nice choice MateLve that quiver never seen 1 like that before,only ever seen these in the Carbon finish?
It's the 32" and the all carbon fibre quiver weighs 5.5oz and was the first Vapor ever dipped in camo (at my request). The guys on Archerytalk busted my chops bigtime for spending $300. on a quiver...last time I looked that thread was 8 pages long with only a few people being civil. Some weird people on that site. Why they care what i buy is beyond me.

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Hey Bruce I used to live down your way or should that be up for me?nice spot that southern California,spent some time south of the boarder as well in a little place called Puertecitos what a tripmust send you a photo of a mathews fanatics bow sometime
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Thanks for the advice. I cant seem to find a bow shop that has anything other than the Z7 and Z7 Extreme in stock. I was planning on ordering one off Ebay so I wont be able to shoot them. As for the Bowtech... I would not be against owning one of them if I could find a shop that sells them and actually keeps some sort of inventory so I could shoot one. I hear a lot of good things about Bowtech!
Thats because all us ozzys have got them all over hereSorry about that Mate
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Thats because all us ozzys have got them all over hereSorry about that Mate
I guess they can't get Hoyts down under.
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I guess they can't get Hoyts down under.
Yer of coarse we have them Hoyts Down Under They hand 'em out for free with every new Mathews you purchase doesn't do much for the resale value to Australia the land where Hoyts roam for free
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Sounds pretty Hoytie Toytie to me.
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I always knew that you are like every Mathews shooter out there , someday you'll own a " Hoyt " also !




You are !
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