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What is your draw weight?

Old 05-11-2008, 09:27 AM
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55#@28" but I draw 29.5" so I'd guess 58 or 59#.
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Old 05-11-2008, 11:30 AM
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i've got mine about as low as i dare to bring it without having a shop do it. about 63# give or take.
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Old 05-11-2008, 06:00 PM
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63# 28" Draw
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Old 05-11-2008, 08:07 PM
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Last year it was 70#, but I am shooting a 60# right now and it feels so much better than the 70#. I turned 40 this year, so I ain't the man I used to be.
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Old 05-11-2008, 10:21 PM
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My bow tops out at 71#. From 30 yards I backed out the adjustment screws a full turn and a half before my point of impact even started to change so that's where I'm leaving it. I figure that there's no point in wearing out my shoulders any more than neccesary. If I was hunting something larger than small Florida deer in palmetto thickets I might turn it up for the extra speed and KE but right now it's not needed. Using my buddies cheap scale we're estimating it at 63#. We used a 50# weight and a couple of 10# weights to calibrate the scale, it was off by over 17# light when he bought it. We new something was wrong when his 70# switchback that was maxxed out and verified at the shop registered 53#. Only proves that you get what you pay for.
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Old 05-11-2008, 10:30 PM
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Shot 90 lbs in the 80's, no need for all that weight with these new bows.
Compound 74lbs
Recurve 73lbs
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Old 05-12-2008, 09:39 AM
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68 lbs. on a ross cardiac = 284 fps with my hunting arrows.
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Old 05-12-2008, 09:50 AM
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I shoot 69 lbs. and shoot the same setup for 3D and hunting.
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Old 05-12-2008, 09:57 AM
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In the neighborhood of 65 lbs - all you need nowdays and my next bow will be a 60lb max -
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