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Old 11-17-2011, 06:49 PM
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I am thinking of buying a new bow to get into hunting as well as target shooting. I was thinking of a bow that has 50 to 60 pound draw weight, can shoot close to the 300 fps mark and is light. I would like to stay below 500$ including the set up. Is this just wishful thinking or is it possible? I would like something that is going to last. Any ideas?
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Old 11-20-2011, 03:24 PM
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I would look into the mission venture bow. It is around $400 and from what I read a great bow for the price. I have the mission eliminator and love it. It is similar to the venture. Short, light and fast. Mission makes great bows at nice prices. Scoot
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Old 11-22-2011, 04:42 AM
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Thanks for the advice. I'll look into it.

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Old 11-29-2011, 06:51 PM
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I'd try and get my hands on a 2011 Martin Exile. Great bow and inexpensive.
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Old 11-29-2011, 08:07 PM
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2012 PSE brute X.
Honest to God you'll think this bow costs 700 - 800 bucks. It's costs $499 complete except for arrows and release.

http://pse-archery.com/products/cate...0#.TtW5umOBq0s
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Old 11-30-2011, 06:33 AM
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Look at a used Elite. Great bows that combine smoothness and speed and have a lifetime warranty to boot.
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Old 01-03-2012, 03:54 PM
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I would recommend a Hoyt Carbon Matrix.
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Old 01-16-2012, 04:32 AM
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There are a lot of bows out there that meet your criteria. My advise is to shoot them and see which one feels good to you. You will be more confident. Good luck.
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Old 01-16-2012, 05:58 AM
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Check ebay for new/leftover clearance deals.You can save a few hundred bucks as I did on a brand new bow with full warranty.Good luck!
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Old 02-10-2012, 12:44 PM
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Who has a bow that will shoot 300fps at only 50 or 60 lbs? I want one!!!
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