Bowhunting Gear Review Broadheads, arrows, rests, bows, and more... read the latest reviews of hot new gear items related to archery and bowhunting.

browning illusion

Reply

Old 10-30-2007, 06:49 PM
  #1  
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Tuttle
Posts: 65
Default browning illusion

I haven't read much about this bow or any other Browning bow. What do you guys think? Do you shoot one or know of anybody thatdoes? I know they make good rifles but didn't know about bows.
okiejaco is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 10-31-2007, 11:32 AM
  #2  
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: Fenton MO USA
Posts: 1
Default RE: browning illusion

I have one and like it. I bought it a little over a year ago and have had no problems with it. I think it's a 2005 model.

It is quieter than most of the bows that the other guys I shoot with use.
L-Ray is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 10-31-2007, 02:25 PM
  #3  
Typical Buck
 
Sooner State Hunter's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Oklahoma
Posts: 772
Default RE: browning illusion

Don't own one but came REAL close to buying one earlier this year, but a little pricey for me at the time. The guys I've talked to that shot them said they were excellent bows, even compared 'em to some of the big boys.
Sooner State Hunter is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 11-05-2007, 08:11 PM
  #4  
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 2
Default RE: browning illusion

Ive owned one for two years and it is the best shooting and the quietest bow that i have ever had
Illusion is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 11-06-2007, 01:15 PM
  #5  
 
djkiller's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: grand rapids,michgan
Posts: 390
Default RE: browning illusion

the Illusion put browning back on the map in 2005. I have an '05 model. I would put it up against any bow in its class. A+ bow. I just shot the whole PSE/ Browning lineup yesterday and the new '08 Illusion is even better. still super smooth and dead quiet w/ no vibration. and this year its 10 fps faster!!!












djkiller is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 11-06-2007, 02:01 PM
  #6  
Spike
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: St.Louis,County. MO.
Posts: 95
Default RE: browning illusion

I own a Matthews Switchback XT and had a chance to shoot the browning and hadI seen that bow before the Mathews I would probably be shooting the Browning felt great in my hand shot great felt smooth .
I bought the Switchback after my AR 34 had been stolen and PSE changed the AR and removed the 34 or i would be shooting that bow still ..
mibowhuntr is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 11-06-2007, 04:58 PM
  #7  
Nontypical Buck
 
popeandyoungchaser's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Nashville, Ohio
Posts: 1,109
Default RE: browning illusion

I have shot them and they are smooth and quiet. But one of my buddies has had some troubles with his. Cracked limb and the sting wears incredibly fast where it attaches to the cam. But it could be that imparticular bow nothing against browning.
popeandyoungchaser is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 11-06-2007, 08:16 PM
  #8  
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Tuttle
Posts: 65
Default RE: browning illusion

Thanks a lot guys. I may drop to down to one of the cheaper Brownings. I don't shoot a lot. I had thought about a Bear Truth, also. It seems to me, that most of the bows in the $400 and up price range are pretty decent bows over all.
okiejaco is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 11-06-2007, 10:15 PM
  #9  
Typical Buck
 
todd a smith's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: middletown, de, usa
Posts: 579
Default RE: browning illusion

nice looking bow..thats for sure
todd a smith is offline  
Reply With Quote
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
martin murphy
Bowhunting
8
01-11-2007 03:25 AM
Zdeerslayer
Bowhunting
3
09-27-2006 08:28 PM
crpwalker
Wanted
0
06-11-2006 11:35 PM
BOWTECHBO
Technical
5
12-16-2005 07:00 PM
razortecg2
Bowhunting
5
08-08-2005 03:50 PM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


Quick Reply: browning illusion


Contact Us Archive Advertising Cookie Policy Privacy Statement Terms of Service