AB, bows are like guns everyone has their favorites and most all those favorites have good points and bad. the main things to consider are, if you dont know your exact, and i mean exact draw length go to a pro shop and have them measure you. if that isnt possible heres a way to calculate it and you will be within 1/2 inch. measure your wing span,arms streched out to your sides tip of middle finger to tip of middle finger. take that number and sutract 15 then divide by 2. this will give you the correct draw dont let anyone sell you something that is not capable of that draw. my next suggestion is to go with a single cam less hassle after initial setup. my advice spend the money on a good bow and cheap out on the accessories to save some cash. if you can swing the bucks a matthews switchback is the bow for the bucks and i do mean bucks. strings as in bowstrings
if i was in your shoes i would talk to some one who knows bows and check ebay and archery talk. you can get unbelievable steals on last years bows. there are alot of guys that get new toys every year and sell there OLD stuff for dirt cheap. you could end up with a top of the line package for less than the price of a bare bow.
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What ever makes you happy. I have alway thoight it was more about the practice and ability of the person holding the bow and less about the bow. Unless its me and BAD shooting the DART game, then its my bows fault for sure.
PSE INFINITY, dual cams, 80% let off, set at 65lbs. Its fast, quiet and I only have to use 2 pins, dont drop much!! It was the fastest bow on the market when I bought it, added an overdraw and went to carbon arrows, she really cranks!! But, I could shoot just as good with a Bear Whitetail 2, which was my first compound, killed my first deer with it at 55 yards on a trott, used to "practice" daily with it.
Thanks BD...now that's the post I was looking for... p.s. nice writing, good grammar, made it easier to get your meaning. save that other gibberish for others...... now you look like you might know what your taking about.
I have a 07 Fred Bear "The Truth" and very much enjoy it. Also have an 07 Fred Bear Element. Great bows. The Truth posts the same numbers as all of the 1000 dollar+ bows at around 700 outfitted. Not bad. Especially with technology changing every six months. I am already sorry, the Truth2 has already debuted and my jaw dropped. Sweetest bow I have seen. Might have to trade in already! Check out the Fred Bear website, that bow is nice.