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Old 03-09-2009, 02:53 AM   #1
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If you could buy any bow for hunting (Money is no object), what bow would you buy today and why?
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Old 03-09-2009, 11:10 AM   #2
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I would buy another BT General B/C it is silent, thats right not just quiet,
silent, and completly shock free , short axle to axle @ 31.2" ,launches arrows at a respectable speed,and has an ultra forgiving 8.25" brace height for those hard tree stand shots! Bowtech went away from the General to the Admiral for 09 and in my opinion went backword a step but its still a great bow! The good thing about bowtech is your not paying for all the commercial time so you save a few dollars! BUT everone should shoot a bunch of bows and bow brands before making a purchase as impotant as this!
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Old 03-09-2009, 11:56 AM   #3
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Elite GT500,GTO and XLR. pick one I have shot them all and would love to have one or all. They are each great in there own way. Super smooth,rock soild wall and after you hit the release not shock. Just my .02
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Old 03-09-2009, 02:24 PM   #4
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apex 7 , maybe a conquest. something i know i dont have the jack in the sack for today!
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Old 03-09-2009, 03:02 PM   #5
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I put my money on the Hoyt Alpha Max just a couple of weeks ago. If I hadn't I would have bought the new BT Admiral 'cause it shoots alot like my General but it feels alot lighter.
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Old 03-09-2009, 03:30 PM   #6
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I change my mind almost every other week . Most likely will end up buying a Reezen 7.0.
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Old 03-09-2009, 03:48 PM   #7
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Prob a Sentinel or an Alpha Max 35..I've heard Elite is pretty much going under from more than a few dealers..
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Old 03-09-2009, 04:02 PM   #8
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I am going to the pro-shop this week to buy one. I am leaning towards the Alpha max 32 or the General if I can still find one.
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Old 03-09-2009, 04:19 PM   #9
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08 general, I just bought one today
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Old 03-09-2009, 04:45 PM   #10
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Elite GT500,GTO and XLR. pick one I have shot them all and would love to have one or all. They are each great in there own way. Super smooth,rock soild wall and after you hit the release not shock. Just my .02
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Old 03-09-2009, 05:32 PM   #11
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For hunting I still have not found anything to beat my SB XT.
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Old 03-10-2009, 09:21 PM   #12
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Elite GT500, Smooth draw cycle, super speed, quiet, & very forgiving to shoot.
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Old 03-16-2009, 09:30 PM   #13
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I just bought the new Matthews Reezen 6.5 and I am very pleased. I shot every bow the shop had and none compared to the draw, the let-off, and the feel of the Reezen. I shot through the chrono with the bow set at 71lbs, 27 inch draw, and Beaman ICS Hunter 400s with a WB a@340 f/s! Gotta luv it!
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Old 03-17-2009, 05:30 AM   #14
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Congrats! Nice bow, I shot one couple of weeks ago. My dl is long but it was still a good feel.
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Old 03-17-2009, 10:07 AM   #15
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X-Force GX or the Dream Season. Best draw cycle out of all the speed bow, dead quite, pretty much no hand shock, limbs are bullet proof, and the shootability is outstanding. If you have a 28" draw or shorter go with the GX, 29" or higher go with the Dream Season
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Old 03-19-2009, 07:14 PM   #16
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Old 03-25-2009, 02:27 PM   #17
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I really like any of the Elites I have.
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Old 03-25-2009, 07:24 PM   #18
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Wink I know what I'd buy !

It would be a Hoyt 60lb camo Montega,cost just as much as those little bows ,but you get so much more! I'm shooting a Protec with the LX limbs now and a Reflex Caribou 2007 model !
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Old 03-26-2009, 11:11 PM   #19
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rpford53. How does the GX cam compare to the HF cam. What about the super short? Are they too unforgiving with the short axel to axel? I am also looking for a new hunting bow. Thanks!
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Old 03-27-2009, 06:07 PM   #20
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I'm looking for an 07 Elite Envy..rare..only 400 made...super fast and listed in 07 for $999
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Old 03-28-2009, 05:59 AM   #21
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I'd probably go look for an identical one to what I have and keep it for a backup; dress it about the same as well.
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Old 03-29-2009, 01:00 PM   #22
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[IMG]dscf0817[/IMG]I shoot a hoyt vortec and to me it is one the best bows I have ever shot. I have several robin hoods and one ( triple robin hood!!!)
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Old 04-01-2009, 05:27 PM   #23
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I would like to have either a Hoyt AM32 or Mathews S2, both shoot great.
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Old 04-02-2009, 08:09 AM   #24
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I haven't found anything better then my Elite GTO - Smooth draw and no vibration
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Old 04-09-2009, 06:50 PM   #25
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Elite XLR.
Shot a Sentinal the other day and I may have changed my mind already
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Old 04-10-2009, 09:07 PM   #26
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Martin firecat strait up, even thou i have not shot it, it looks like a nice one and i know im shootin Martin till i die
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Old 04-10-2009, 09:42 PM   #27
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Old 04-11-2009, 12:10 PM   #28
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Elite Z-28 Best hunting 3-D Bow out .... 09 Z-28 FAST DEAD IN YOUR HAND
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Old 04-12-2009, 08:24 PM   #29
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I am liken my bows this week maybe not next week tho
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Old 04-12-2009, 11:06 PM   #30
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I have my eyes out on Athens Archery The Accomplice!.

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Old 04-13-2009, 06:34 AM   #31
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If you could buy any bow for hunting (Money is no object), what bow would you buy today and why?
The PSE X-Force GX LD.
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Old 04-14-2009, 08:04 AM   #32
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I have to agree with several already posted....Elite GT 500...had one..was wrong draw length so i sold it to a friend...getting another...if not that a Z29 or a Alpha Max 35
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