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Old 03-11-2012, 04:09 PM   #1
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Talking Bowtech Assasin , what do you think about them ? !

I was at my local WRAC indoor shoot today , had over 50 shooters , but talking to other members there and things have changed some !

Many have brought Bowtech Assasin bows , when they were Hoyt and Martin shooters so far . They like the price , feel , grip , and lack of vibration that this bow offers ! None of them shoot my draw length and I never shot one , but will soon , when I can !

This is a package bow for under $600 , which makes it affordable to folks such as me , some of my fellow members can afford whatever they want !

What are your thoughts on this bow ?
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Old 03-11-2012, 08:42 PM   #2
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I havent shot one but it looks like an updated Tribute from a few years ago with a little more speed. for a treestand or groundblind bow it looks pretty sweet and the price is right too
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Old 03-11-2012, 10:29 PM   #3
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It is a very nice bow for the price. My son shoots the SD and he loves it.
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I hear that it's a great bow. I havent shot one personally. Is that also one of BowTech's "RAK" setups? Ie: comes w/ sight, rest, etc...
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guy i work with just got one they are very nice feels real good i'd say it is worth a look IMO and you can't beat the price.
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It is a very nice bow, quick, draw isn't bad, and very inexpensive. That said, I wouldn't buy one for me as I would wind up throwing the sight, rest, and stabilizer in the trash. They aren't especially BAD items, but there are better and I own much better.

That said, if the draw and shot feels good to you, it is well worth more than what it sells for.
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It is a very nice bow, quick, draw isn't bad, and very inexpensive. That said, I wouldn't buy one for me as I would wind up throwing the sight, rest, and stabilizer in the trash. They aren't especially BAD items, but there are better and I own much better.

That said, if the draw and shot feels good to you, it is well worth more than what it sells for.
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Talking A little known fact !

For all you mental folks , my town's hospital has got the place for you to find yourself and you get to make that 30 minute Casey snack run everyday , weather permitting !

If I spot you , I'll wave to you mental folks !


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For all you mental folks , my town's hospital has got the place for you to find yourself and you get to make that 30 minute Casey snack run everyday , weather permitting !

If I spot you , I'll wave to you mental folks !


You'll have to move to eastern Pa. to do it, Carpy, but I'll wave back.

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Let me start bu sayin i have shot bowtech eclusively for several years, but. In my opinion i would not buy an assassin , my sons is one of the loudest bows i have ever come in contact with. The bow shoots good and is quick, just loud. I have had it back to the dealer & can find nothing wrong, it is a problem with the new bowtechs. Also the r.a.k equipment is low quality & not worth the $
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Let me start bu sayin i have shot bowtech eclusively for several years, but. In my opinion i would not buy an assassin , my sons is one of the loudest bows i have ever come in contact with. The bow shoots good and is quick, just loud. I have had it back to the dealer & can find nothing wrong, it is a problem with the new bowtechs. Also the r.a.k equipment is low quality & not worth the $
Are you sure it's a Bowtech and not a Mc pherson your sons shooting?????:rockon :
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Talking Here's what I think !

Three of my Archery club member were shooting their new Bowtech Assasin bows while next to each other at the last indoor 3D Sunday , and all were quiet !

I got to try one no doubt as none shoot a 30 inch draw !
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Let me start bu sayin i have shot bowtech eclusively for several years, but. In my opinion i would not buy an assassin , my sons is one of the loudest bows i have ever come in contact with. The bow shoots good and is quick, just loud. I have had it back to the dealer & can find nothing wrong, it is a problem with the new bowtechs. Also the r.a.k equipment is low quality & not worth the $

If it is very noisy, there is a problem. A loose screw somewhere would be my first guess, especially on the draw modules. Tuning issues can cause noise, also. Of the Assassins I have seen, they are a very quiet bow. My dealer sells a lot of them without issue. As for the RAK equipment, yeah they are on the cheap side. But for someone on a tight budget who is just getting started they will do the job.
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I havent shot one but it looks like an updated Tribute from a few years ago with a little more speed. for a treestand or groundblind bow it looks pretty sweet and the price is right too
Bingo! thats what it can be compared to. its a great little bow for the money.
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It'll be a couple of years untill we see one of these down here Bowtech Down under
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sold a bunch of them and they all seem to like them the only thing is once in a while if you dont check them the cable rod can come loose .
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Talking Inquiry mind wants to know !

Just had to know what everyone here thinks of them , as this bow package is affordable and from what I've seen among three shooters using and owning them , that this bow is doing just fine for 3D !

I'm no Bowtech fan yet , but that is subject to change !
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Just had to know what everyone here thinks of them , as this bow package is affordable and from what I've seen among three shooters using and owning them , that this bow is doing just fine for 3D !

I'm no Bowtech fan yet , but that is subject to change !
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Just had to know what everyone here thinks of them , as this bow package is affordable and from what I've seen among three shooters using and owning them , that this bow is doing just fine for 3D !

I'm no Bowtech fan yet , but that is subject to change !


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I was at the range over the weekend and I saw a guy shooting one of these ,or should that be I heard it before I saw it!!!!! just yanking your chain as they haven't been reliesed here yet!!!
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Hope you get to see a real one sometime , mate !

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Hope you get to see a real one sometime , mate !

I'm still waiting to get up close and personal with my Hoyt Vector turbo?????
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It's worth the wait , that's all you need to know , mate !

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sold a bunch of them and they all seem to like them the only thing is once in a while if you dont check them the cable rod can come loose .
This is what happened to my assassin... Twice.. but, I still love the bow and the way it feels. It's got a very smooth draw through the entire cycle and a very solid back wall. Mine is very quiet as well and pretty easy to tune. The r.a.k accessories are a bit on the cheap side but I've seen worse on package bows. Still using the sight and quiver only... It's my hunting bow so I doesntg matter much I guess.

sent from this thing?
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The one I got to hold and check out , had a NEW RIPCORD REST ( I'd of used a ultra QAD there ) , but still had the sight , stabalizer , etc. still on it !

I have to shoot one ( that's a 30 inch draw ) sometime !
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