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Old 05-22-2010, 08:02 PM
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I did a non scientific comparison of a limbsaver s-coil xl. 7in 7.86 oz. and the octane stabilizer 7" I shot both on my destroyer 340.

Looks-octane
Price- s-coil (21.99 vs 44.99)
Performance- s-coil

In my opinion, the s-coil provided more vibration reduction and noise reduction, and I really thought the differance was pretty noticeable. I went in planning on spending the extra cash on the octane and was more than willing to, but the s-coil performed better IMO. Plus I got it in the new cammo that matches my bow better than the old sims cammo.

One thing though, I heard the xl was being discontinued, if so, I'm glad I found one.
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Old 05-23-2010, 01:26 PM
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The Simms is just a chunk of rubber but if thats what you call "stabilization" then I'm glad you're happy with it.

Good luck and good shootin'
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Old 05-24-2010, 11:18 AM
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that is what you call a Dampener!
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Old 05-24-2010, 11:24 AM
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Check out a Stealth Stab and get the Weight Kit with it to screw into the end 1-3 oz extra on the end can make a big difference.you get the best of both worlds,a sound dampener and a true Stabilizer.
www.stealtharchery.com
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Old 05-24-2010, 03:37 PM
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Well whether its a "stabilizer" or somthing else, it goes on the front of my bow and does what I want done without adding more weight than what I like. JMO though. I'm sure there are other great "stabilizers" and stabilizers out there.
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Old 05-25-2010, 06:39 AM
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Originally Posted by wvdeerhunter22 View Post
Well whether its a "stabilizer" or somthing else, it goes on the front of my bow and does what I want done without adding more weight than what I like. JMO though. I'm sure there are other great "stabilizers" and stabilizers out there.
I agree,who cares what you want to call it as long as it does what you want it to do! I have a sims on one of my rigs also because it does just what I need it to do! But some people have to have a satilite dish on thier rig than talk trash about other stabs,I geuss to make them feel better about spending big$$ on it.
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Old 05-25-2010, 06:49 AM
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Originally Posted by IL-Cornfed View Post
The Simms is just a chunk of rubber but if thats what you call "stabilization" then I'm glad you're happy with it.

If it works , who cares what it's called . ,,,,
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Old 05-27-2010, 07:59 AM
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I've got a sims x-coil on my new bow. Works for me. I've got a sims modular stabilizer on my older bow, I guess thats more of a stabilizer than the x-coil, but they both work for me. Maybe if I was a hardcore target archer I'd opt for a more functional stabilizer but I'm happy with what I've got.
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Old 05-28-2010, 03:20 AM
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Originally Posted by RIStrutStopper View Post
I've got a sims x-coil on my new bow. Works for me. I've got a sims modular stabilizer on my older bow, I guess thats more of a stabilizer than the x-coil, but they both work for me. Maybe if I was a hardcore target archer I'd opt for a more functional stabilizer but I'm happy with what I've got.

That is all that matters. If you are happy and shooting well there is no need to change other than to experiment!
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