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Old 04-12-2007, 10:33 PM   #1
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Ok i have about a 31'' draw and i was looking at couple different ones. i am really just looking for a rugged and high quality bow for whitetails
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Old 04-12-2007, 10:35 PM   #2
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Ok i have about a 31'' draw and i was looking at couple different ones. i am really just looking for a rugged and high quality bow for whitetails
It all depend's on how much money you want to spend.
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It all depend's on how much money you want to spend.
i can get parker pse browning and diamond for cheaper
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i can get parker pse browning and diamond for cheaper
I can suggest several in different price ranges,hunting only,3-d,indoor.
what are you looking to shoot.& what is your price range.
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well i really am only whitetail hunting and i pretty much narrowed it down to the bows in the poll because i can get them below retail. and thanks for the welcome!
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well i really am only whitetail hunting and i pretty much narrowed it down to the bows in the poll because i can get them below retail. and thanks for the welcome!
If your deer hunting only
My personal best for dependability is a pse,mathew's & martan
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I fired the Black Ice. Very nice bow.
I have not tried the others so I cannot comment on them.

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the bear truth is a very nice bow very forgiving. lightweight, accurate, one of the most quiet bows out very nice for the money
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I'm not going to steer you one way or another. We could go on and on about a bow for hunting purposes only!! I'm a PSE guy . so, I'm alittle biased. But I'm not one to say there arent any other good hunting bows. My experience is w/ mathews,bowtech, martin,pse. I personally love my Illusion. I bought mine in '05 when they first came out. I have been looking at alot of hunting bows lately. and ahvent found a reason to get rid of it yet. Fit, trim and performance. the Illusion is hard to beat. also, take a look at the Martin Bengal. Excellent bow. I havent shot any diamonds yet. There basically a bowtech. And I have shot a bowtech. Parker, not a big fan of. Fed bear truth. Excellent bow. but has to many mathews accessories on it. looks like a split limb switchback to me!! LOL, But a super smooth bow!
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I'm not going to steer you one way or another. We could go on and on about a bow for hunting purposes only!! I'm a PSE guy . so, I'm alittle biased. But I'm not one to say there arent any other good hunting bows. My experience is w/ mathews,bowtech, martin,pse. I personally love my Illusion. I bought mine in '05 when they first came out. I have been looking at alot of hunting bows lately. and ahvent found a reason to get rid of it yet. Fit, trim and performance. the Illusion is hard to beat. also, take a look at the Martin Bengal. Excellent bow. I havent shot any diamonds yet. There basically a bowtech. And I have shot a bowtech. Parker, not a big fan of. Fed bear truth. Excellent bow. but has to many mathews accessories on it. looks like a split limb switchback to me!! LOL, But a super smooth bow!
i shoot the illusion last night at work and it was great but i still want to try the fred bear. but last night i was messing with the chorno and i was only hitting 278 fps with it i really want it about 300
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i shoot the illusion last night at work and it was great but i still want to try the fred bear. but last night i was messing with the chorno and i was only hitting 278 fps with it i really want it about 300
with the Illusion?
w/ what arrow weight. I tested mine at 70#, 30" draw w/ a 350 grn arrow and got 319fps.
My set up now is : 338 grn arrow at 63# and 28" draw and I'm getting 288 fps.
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with the Illusion?
w/ what arrow weight. I tested mine at 70#, 30" draw w/ a 350 grn arrow and got 319fps.
My set up now is : 338 grn arrow at 63# and 28" draw and I'm getting 288 fps.
i am not sure i am new to the grain match thing but he said i was close to 5grains per pound or something like that?????? on the scale it read about 68# and he set the module to 30''
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I tried the Black Ice and the Truth while looking for my new bow. Of those two, I liked the Black Ice much better.

What about a Reflex?
They run $100 to $150 less than the Diamond here, depending on which bow your looking at.
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