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Old 02-26-2007, 12:16 AM
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anyone tinkered with the new reflexs?? jesus crimy they must way 5 pounds... one very heavy bow!!!
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Old 02-26-2007, 07:34 AM
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Sometimes that can be good for accuracy. Consider this. Do you ever see pencil thin barrles on guns used for target or varmint hunting? Heavier usually means the weapon settles down and aims better. It's a simple fact of physics and inertia.

Now ask yourself this question. Are you getting a bow to shoot or carry around? And how far are you going to be carrying it?

I hunt eastern hardwoods for deer. Normally don't carry the bow for more than 1/2 mile and then hang it on a hook in the tree. My hunting rigs normally tip the scales at between 7 and 8 1/2 pounds. Do they aim solid and are accurate? You bet. Do I get tired carrying them? I'm 60 years old and haven't broken a leg yet.
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Old 02-26-2007, 05:39 PM
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anyone tinkered with the new reflexs?? jesus crimy they must way 5 pounds... one very heavy bow!!!
Im with you on that one, they are def. heavy! Maybe you shoot look into a carbon high country!haha
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Old 02-27-2007, 07:54 AM
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BG's right about the plus's of a heavier bow. I hold mine a lot and a heavy one is uncomfotable for me. I wouldn't buy it.
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Old 03-10-2007, 06:16 PM
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Hi, i just recieved my new ridgeline 34 thursday set the bow up, it is on the heavy side but for me the weight makes the bow alot more stable in my hand then the bows that weigh 3 pounds, my ridgeline is 4.4 lbs bare, also a great shooting bow, i'am glad i got her.
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