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Old 07-04-2003, 10:51 PM
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Default Fast Bows Under $500.00?

I am posting for my husband he is wanting a new bow but is wondering if any one recomends any bows under $500.00 that are fast?
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Old 07-05-2003, 12:42 AM
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WELL, YOU HAVE ALOT TO CHOOSE FROM FOR THAT PRICE. If you meant $500 for the bow only (no accessories included) then look at the Bowtech ES and Mighty Might. Mathews FX and SQ2 are good choices also. If you meant $500 for the bow, sight, quiver, arrows, peep, stabilizer, arrows, etc. then I would lean toward the Browning Tornado, PSE Fireflight, Pearson, and MANYother brand bows. One thing - most all modern bows will be " fast" , but sometimes a bow is better when it shoots smoother and quieter at 270 FPS than a bow that is noisy at 300 fps. I consider anything above 260 FPS fast - especially if shooting aluminum arrows. I' m glad that my wife bought me my FX!
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Old 07-06-2003, 10:31 AM
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you really need to check out the PARKER line of bows....i shoot the ULTRA-LITE 31, but it is their premium bow,529.00 for just the bow...the PARKER HUNTER MAG is less expensive but just as nice...all PARKERS are lifetime warranty...www.parkerbows.com...good luck
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Old 07-06-2003, 01:22 PM
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Dito on the Parkers. You can get the fether mag or hunter mag package for right about $500. They also have the UL31 outfitter package for about $600

http://www.parkerbows.com/ezdraw33.html
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Old 07-06-2003, 06:28 PM
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i would recommend the Buckmaster G2 or G2XL bows that retail for 499.00. they are comparable in speeds of other bows in this range. they have a very adjustable cam with modules and they are built very well. they shoot great to with a very forgiving 7 1/2" brace height and the G2xl is built with a long riser that aims like a longer bow making it more forgiving. i like mine and will hunting everything from Pa whitetail to Tenn. wild boar and hopefully a bear trip to Maine.
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Old 07-06-2003, 06:58 PM
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Default RE: Fast Bows Under $500.00?

Perhaps I am biased but, this is part of the reason I keep hunting with my Martin Cougar Magnum. Under $500 and very fast!

36 1/2" axle to axle, 6.5" brace height, choice of 65% or 75% letoff modules.
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Old 07-07-2003, 11:07 AM
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its doesnt matter how fast the bow is
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Old 07-07-2003, 03:57 PM
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Look at a hoyt Magnatec. I love mine....JDinAB
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Old 07-09-2003, 04:25 PM
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I have not had any experience with this brand of bows, but their was a post a few days ago about " Diamond" bows. Sounded like a lot of people liked them, quiet & fast. Might be worth checking into.

You may also want to check out this web site for a start.
http://www.huntersfriend.com/bowspecs1.htm
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Old 07-09-2003, 08:30 PM
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thats a dido for the hoyt magnatec

but be careful with a hoyt cause when you play with hoyts -- you' re playing with some big time power!!

is speed his only concern? why?
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