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Old 02-01-2012, 02:19 AM   #1
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Well If I had to dabble with the darkside this would have to be this bow!!!At 35"ATA and a respectable 340fps it just might lure me over to the darkside of Archery??????Anyone have any coments on this bow as hoyt are all chinese to me!!!!!
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I shot a Vector Turbo a couple weeks ago while to me the draw was a bit stiff throught the cycle but still smooth. As a side I chronographed it against the Anarchy both bows 29/70 with my 411 grain arrow the Anarchy hit 285 fps the VT 318 loop and peep. Needless to say I am quite disappointed in Bear
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I own one and it is the smoothest drawing 340fps bow I have ever shot.
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I havent shot one but they are some nice looking bows in any of the target colors they offer.
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You have to understand a 340 fps Hoyt rated bow is as fast or faster then anything else on the market boasting 355+
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You have to understand a 340 fps Hoyt rated bow is as fast or faster then anything else on the market boasting 355+
to that. this is why i shoot a hoyt ,along with numerous other reasons. come over westy i think you will like this bow.
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i just ordered a hoyt my self and the wait is killing me. its been about 5 years sence ive shot a hoyt
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You have to understand a 340 fps Hoyt rated bow is as fast or faster then anything else on the market boasting 355+
how would it compare to the z7Mags I now shoot????That is in FPS???????I'm shooting 316Gr arrows at 62# through my z7 mag and it seems fairly quick!!!Problem I have living on this island (OZ) no ones got one to try!!!Have to buy it online and so trusting you guys for some good feedback?????

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how would it compare to the z7Mags I now shoot????That is in FPS???????I'm shooting 316Gr arrows at 62# through my z7 mag and it seems fairly quick!!!Problem I have living on this island (OZ) no ones got one to try!!!Have to buy it online and so trusting you guys for some good feedback?????

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In my dealing with any mathews, (not bashing) them at all but if they say their bow iwill do 340 the most of the ones i have dealt with will fall about 5 to 8 fps short of their ibo speed and ive heard of some that fall even shorter. but hoyt will do the direct opposite. if they say their bow will do 340fps then you can bet it will do that plus 5 to 8 fps over its ibo speed rating. good luck in deciding on it.
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My Turbo is great 62 29 1/2 408 grain arrow 307 bow is stock I see no reason to ditch the stock strings till I need to I did shoot a little lighter arrow at the shop do not know the weight hit 317 both arrows were 400 100 gr tip and well over IBO.
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Thanx guys for all the imput !!!!
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Thanx guys for all the imput !!!!
so, what about it westy. are you getting one?
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Westy , please don't get caught up in this new bow hip stuff even over bows being fast , as the really best shooters shoot just one bow , unlike myself who own 2 bowfishing bows , 3 hunting bows , one spot bow , one speed bow for 3D and of course a bow for the grandkids ( A Mathews Mission Menace , that can be fitted to yours trully ) !

I shoot all my deer at 25 or less yards , mostly point blank from a tree stand shooting down and my fish even closer !
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Westy , please don't get caught up in this new bow hip stuff even over bows being fast , as the really best shooters shoot just one bow , unlike myself who own 2 bowfishing bows , 3 hunting bows , one spot bow , one speed bow for 3D and of course a bow for the grandkids ( A Mathews Mission Menace , that can be fitted to yours trully ) !

I shoot all my deer at 25 or less yards , mostly point blank from a tree stand shooting down and my fish even closer !
Thats great I'm comming over to shoot deer at 25 yards caouse the buggers here won't le you get any closer than about 50 -60 yards And i ain't climbing no tree for no one!!!Tree Stands = DEATH????
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Good old mister Hoyt!!!!West-T who is loved and admired by many here went yesterday to shoot a Nice New Shinny Hoyt Vortex turbo!!!1Well thats what i thought anyways,Rang both the hoyt Dealers around Brisbane and you guessed it no one had one to shoot!!!!!This bow retails for $1250.00 dollers here thats about $ 1350They said it would take 6-8 weeks before there were anymore in stock!!!!Would buy one from the but never having shot one in my draw length I,m not going to risk it!!!!!Fear not I was saved by my Best Mate Matt Mc pherson who had shipped a heap of Mathews Bows to Eagle Archery Here!!!!!With 2 Magnum Z7's and a soon to be Ex -ez7 going today,a dude is driving just down the road 2 Hours to pick it up!!Where was I????I've decided to buy a Heli-m in Tactical !!!They want $1385.00 here can you belive it????So being the good Christian that I am i bought one in the and have shipped it to Carpshooters House,I hope he doesn't hink the Mormans have left it there for himHe being a good Christian will surely send it on for me!!!!don't put the Dope in with the bow as the sniffer dogs can smell it a mile away!!!!!I nearly went to the darkside of Archery but the Good Lord has saved me from this evil path!!!
Now if he can only stop me from Drinking that will be the ticket
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You fell for that hyped up 30" bow
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No not yet!!!!I was a bit mouthy yesterday as the Alcohol made me do it !!!
to all as I think i've made a bit of a goose of myself yet again!!!Sticking with the 32ATA Magnums for the moment!!!!They fit and i fit them
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dang Westy you guy's in Aussie land have one heck of a mark up, the Hoyt Vector turbo by me is going for $858.00 is the mark up due to shipping or scarcity.?
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dang Westy you guy's in Aussie land have one heck of a mark up, the Hoyt Vector turbo by me is going for $858.00 is the mark up due to shipping or scarcity.?
There dollar isn't the same as ours is......but it's a price increase also because of being imported I would guess.

That being said he needs to find a new dealer.....I know my buddy Marcus sells them for a $1049,
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BH is that price here in the state's?
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That's his shop in Aus.

Anyone selling a non Elite riser or Carbon Hoyt for over $900 isn't going to sell many.
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Dang Westy how much is shipping from the states to your location?
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That's his shop in Aus.

Anyone selling a non Elite riser or Carbon Hoyt for over $900 isn't going to sell many.
The local Hoyt dealer sell's the carbon element for $ 1250 and the Matrix for not much less and has been selling them by the bushell, not sure if those are the bow's you were referring to as not going to sell for more than $900.
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Those are Carbon risers....the Matrix and Element are carbon and cost that much. The Elite risers are the Alpha, Contender and Vantage Elite and cost that much or more depending on your dealer.

The regular "hunting" risers like the Turbo and others are going to be under $900 every shop you go into....or you should go to another shop
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There dollar isn't the same as ours is......but it's a price increase also because of being imported I would guess.

That being said he needs to find a new dealer.....I know my buddy Marcus sells them for a $1049,
your right hornet!!!At this present moment as i write this we get 1.08 cents for or Dollar so it is a huge mark up!!!Can you please PM me your mate Marcus Contact details????Thanx Westy
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Well i bit the bullet yesterday and drove a 100 miles to shoot one of these babies and the verdict was??????????







Bye-Bye Z7 Mag and Hello Vector turbo!!!!!Well not really but i've ordered the turbo and will keep the Z7 as well as !!!At least till i get the turbo sorted out,the speed on this thing was well Awesome!!!at 62# and 28.5 draw the hoyt was driving the arrows 4" deeper into the target than the Mathews go figure!!!!Both are nice bows but i have a little spare $$$$$ to spend so Here i go!!!!Tell me do they charge more for a black hoyt in the good old they want $150 more here for one????? is this normal?????
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Westy , it's your money and all I can say is to the Hoyt family as now brother Gator Eye will be your best buddy now , as he was a Mathews shooter also !



Isn't that the one with the 6 inch brace height , wouldn't be what a 30 inch draw length guy like myself would want !
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Westy , it's your money and all I can say is to the Hoyt family as now brother Gator Eye will be your best buddy now , as he was a Mathews shooter also !



Isn't that the one with the 6 inch brace height , wouldn't be what a 30 inch draw length guy like myself would want !
Why??? Can't a 28.5" inch type guy enjoy 6"'s as well as for the money i'm down to my last few million so let the good times still roll!!!!!And I intend to still shoot my Mathews bows as I'm Ambidextrous
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Well i bit the bullet yesterday and drove a 100 miles to shoot one of these babies and the verdict was??????????







Bye-Bye Z7 Mag and Hello Vector turbo!!!!!Well not really but i've ordered the turbo and will keep the Z7 as well as !!!At least till i get the turbo sorted out,the speed on this thing was well Awesome!!!at 62# and 28.5 draw the hoyt was driving the arrows 4" deeper into the target than the Mathews go figure!!!!Both are nice bows but i have a little spare $$$$$ to spend so Here i go!!!!Tell me do they charge more for a black hoyt in the good old they want $150 more here for one????? is this normal?????


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Yeah, charging more for target colors is the norm........but 150 is alittle high. I thought I paid a extra 50 for my all black hoyt

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Bye-Bye Z7 Mag and Hello Vector turbo!!!!!Well not really but i've ordered the turbo and will keep the Z7 as well as !!!At least till i get the turbo sorted out,the speed on this thing was well Awesome!!!at 62# and 28.5 draw the hoyt was driving the arrows 4" deeper into the target than the Mathews go figure!!!!Both are nice bows but i have a little spare $$$$$ to spend so Here i go!!!!Tell me do they charge more for a black hoyt in the good old they want $150 more here for one????? is this normal?????
That's awesome. Hope you enjoy that thing....it will definitely be a bit faster then your Z7. Probably be more forgiving also even though the bh is shorter because it doesn't have that god awful Mathews grip on it and it's a good bit longer.

as for the finish price difference.....all non camo bows cost more. Not all shops here charge more or that much more for black but they are more and the regular target finishes are definitely more. Last time I paid attention to it they were $100-150 more. But I haven't bought a brand new one in a while...and I usually get a Hornet Deal when I do
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That's awesome. Hope you enjoy that thing....it will definitely be a bit faster then your Z7. Probably be more forgiving also even though the bh is shorter because it doesn't have that god awful Mathews grip on it and it's a good bit longer.

as for the finish price difference.....all non camo bows cost more. Not all shops here charge more or that much more for black but they are more and the regular target finishes are definitely more. Last time I paid attention to it they were $100-150 more. But I haven't bought a brand new one in a while...and I usually get a Hornet Deal when I do
I new i should have asked for the hornet Deal!!!!!!!Well maybe next time!!!!
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Just remember that you pay more for painted bow only to have to beg someone to take it when you find the next great painted beauty !

I've brought all my painted bows used at some give away prices !

Why don't folks order camo , as at least that way , even a novice bowhunter will buy it ?
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Just remember that you pay more for painted bow only to have to beg someone to take it when you find the next great painted beauty !

I've brought all my painted bows used at some give away prices !

Why don't folks order camo , as at least that way , even a novice bowhunter will buy it ?
Much different experience then I have had.

Why doesn't everyone buy camo....because not everyone wants camo just like everyone doesn't want black. A novice bowhunter isn't buying a camo Vantage Elite or Contender Elite.
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if you get a hoyt in a shinny black target version then they will charge $75 extra for any target color but if its just a matte black finish then they dont charge any extra.
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Why doesn't everyone buy camo....because not everyone wants camo just like everyone doesn't want black. A novice bowhunter isn't buying a camo Vantage Elite or Contender Elite.
Most archers here in my neck of the woods hunt , no beginner is going to buy a painted bow that's not dull black !

I used one of my painted bows for bowfishing , it's blue and black with no chrome . The other two , I will have to take them to the grave , as no one likes a used painted spot bow in the land of camo bows , as I was the only one shooting a painted bow at the last 3D I attended , out 44 shooters .

You have to give them away here , as most serious shooters will buy new only , as they'd start out with a camo bow first !
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Most archers here in my neck of the woods hunt , no beginner is going to buy a painted bow that's not dull black !

I used one of my painted bows for bowfishing , it's blue and black with no chrome . The other two , I will have to take them to the grave , as no one likes a used painted spot bow in the land of camo bows , as I was the only one shooting a painted bow at the last 3D I attended , out 44 shooters .

You have to give them away here , as most serious shooters will buy new only , as they'd start out with a camo bow first !
I understand all that....most guys bowhunt in EVERY neck of the woods....most guys buy camo in every neck of the woods. In my neck of the woods if you try and sell a bow PERIOD you have to give it away. That's why god had someone invent the internet. Hell the last 3D shoot I went to had 50 of so guys...I was the only one shooting FS. Go to an indoor shoot at the same club and it's not as bad but close....go 20-30 mins in any direction and its a different ballgame all together. But I have still never sold a bow to anyone local since the internet archery forums came along. Heck other then the new bows I got when I shot for Martin...In the past 10 years I have been the 1st person to shoot 2 of my target bows. I Pro Tech I bought through the custom shop from Hoyt the year spiral cams came out and a Katera XL I got that was a left over. I have probably owned 25 Hoyts since 1997...only a handful of them have been camo. Only 3 of them new.

Like I said....I haven't had trouble moving target color bows ever. TARGET BOWS....not the hunting bows guys buy in target colors. The Hoyt, Mathews and PSE target bows are VERY easy to sell.....

I know TONS of VERY serious target archers....The vast majority of them have no problem buying used bows.

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I understand all that....most guys bowhunt in EVERY neck of the woods....most guys buy camo in every neck of the woods. In my neck of the woods if you try and sell a bow PERIOD you have to give it away. That's why god had someone invent the internet. Hell the last 3D shoot I went to had 50 of so guys...I was the only one shooting FS. Go to an indoor shoot at the same club and it's not as bad but close....go 20-30 mins in any direction and its a different ballgame all together. But I have still never sold a bow to anyone local since the internet archery forums came along. Heck other then the new bows I got when I shot for Martin...In the past 10 years I have been the 1st person to shoot 2 of my target bows. I Pro Tech I bought through the custom shop from Hoyt the year spiral cams came out and a Katera XL I got that was a left over. I have probably owned 25 Hoyts since 1997...only a handful of them have been camo. Only 3 of them new.

Like I said....I haven't had trouble moving target color bows ever. TARGET BOWS....not the hunting bows guys buy in target colors. The Hoyt, Mathews and PSE target bows are VERY easy to sell.....

I know TONS of VERY serious target archers....The vast majority of them have no problem buying used bows.
You gave me alot of info here , as there seems to be a trend of everyone not shooting at the few shoots that are left here .

A finger shooter has little competion these days as almost everyone uses a released where theirs 90% of the shooters competing in the unlimited hunter class !

I like long axle to axle bows and would buy a camo target/ 3D /hunting bow used , but never a painted one again at any price !

I believe that if I had one bow with a backup of the exactly the same that I'd be better off than switching alot !
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You gave me alot of info here , as there seems to be a trend of everyone not shooting at the few shoots that are left here .

A finger shooter has little competion these days as almost everyone uses a released where theirs 90% of the shooters competing in the unlimited hunter class !

I like long axle to axle bows and would buy a camo target/ 3D /hunting bow used , but never a painted one again at any price !

I believe that if I had one bow with a backup of the exactly the same that I'd be better off than switching alot !
I had the chace to shoot with a finger shooter today in the comp!!!She's a real nice girl and a even better shot!!How do you use your fingers ?????It's awesome to watch her pull back a monster7 set at 56# with no realease, and then shoot the 11x at 35 yards WoW!!!!!Sarane is the best female shooter in our club at the moment and 1 of only 10 in the whole club
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