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Old 02-19-2010, 03:54 PM
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I rec'd my Bowtech Destroyer 340 yesterday and set it up today and I am thrilled to report that this is beyond anything I have ever shot. My most recent bow the Diamond Black Ice was "GREAT" ( silky smooth draw, vibration free and accurate) BUT the Destroyer is even quieter and as smooth and 16fps faster. [email protected] 26" draw and 65# weight. Now, I'm at 268 fps.and loving it.
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Old 02-19-2010, 06:29 PM
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Glad to hear you are very Pleased. When I shot the Destroyer I was amazed, and felt it was quite possibly the best bow I had ever held in my hand.

I always Loved the Allegiance but it feels like a tuning fork compared to the Destroyer I shot.

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Old 02-20-2010, 05:25 AM
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Originally Posted by MeanV2 View Post
Glad to hear you are very Pleased. When I shot the Destroyer I was amazed, and felt it was quite possibly the best bow I had ever held in my hand.

I always Loved the Allegiance but it feels like a tuning fork compared to the Destroyer I shot.

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Still waiting on mine, but it has some honestly surprise me if it feels better than the Sentinel. G, it's only 16 fps faster than the Black Ice at the same DW, DL, and arrow?
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Old 02-20-2010, 06:16 AM
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Originally Posted by Ben / PA View Post
Still waiting on mine, but it has some honestly surprise me if it feels better than the Sentinel. G, it's only 16 fps faster than the Black Ice at the same DW, DL, and arrow?
You think we did something wrong Ben?

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Old 02-20-2010, 06:23 AM
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I made a mistake on the 16fps faster than my Black Ice. I am @ 242 fps on the Ice. So, this makes my new Destroyer 26 fps faster......Sorry, I had my head up my _____!!
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Old 02-20-2010, 07:41 AM
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Originally Posted by Geronimo View Post
I made a mistake on the 16fps faster than my Black Ice. I am @ 242 fps on the Ice. So, this makes my new Destroyer 26 fps faster......Sorry, I had my head up my _____!!
Could be a Brain fart! I have those occasionally

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Old 02-20-2010, 09:59 AM
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May have to trade in the ole captain for one of these destroyers
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Old 02-21-2010, 07:05 AM
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Originally Posted by Dixieland Outdoors View Post
May have to trade in the ole captain for one of these destroyers
I have a Captain and I Love it, but the things I like better on the Destroyer is the lighter weight in hand, and the extra speed. The Destroyer also has a very Nice draw cycle.

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Old 02-21-2010, 07:28 AM
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Hmm this bow has me interested in getting a new bow. I currently have a Black Ice set @ 68lbs and I have a 30" draw. The Black Ice currently shoots a 410 grain (ACC 360) arrow 275 fps. That may put me up around 300 fps with a Destroyer 340. I really like the smooth draw cycle on the BI, is the Destroyer really the same as far as draw cycle goes at the same weight? I have not tried a Destroyer yet but I don't want to have to drop poundage just to be comfortable with a new bow. Keep those Destroyer reviews coming.
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Old 02-21-2010, 07:41 AM
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Originally Posted by LKNCHOPPERS View Post
Hmm this bow has me interested in getting a new bow. I currently have a Black Ice set @ 68lbs and I have a 30" draw. The Black Ice currently shoots a 410 grain (ACC 360) arrow 275 fps. That may put me up around 300 fps with a Destroyer 340. I really like the smooth draw cycle on the BI, is the Destroyer really the same as far as draw cycle goes at the same weight? I have not tried a Destroyer yet but I don't want to have to drop poundage just to be comfortable with a new bow. Keep those Destroyer reviews coming.
LKN, The 1st Destroyer I shot was a 350 (have not shot a 340) and it was 70#. After shooting it for 15 minutes or so I couldn't believe it was actually pulling 70# (I normally shoot 60#) even though the limbs appreared to be bottomed out.

I had to put it on the scale just to check and I was surprised when it scaled 70# on the button. I later shot a 60# Destroyer 350 for the biggest part of an entire day, and then decided to change my order from a 340 to a 350. Therefore I am still waiting.

I talked to a friend Friday that had shot the 340 and the 350 quite a bit and he decided to order the 350 as well. He said he felt no difference in the draw of the 2, and saw No diffference in the shootability of the 350 vs the 340 side by side. I might add he is an accomplished shooter, and I do trust his judgement, although feel can vary from archer to archer.

My advice is to shoot them at the poundage and draw length that fits you to get an accurate feel for the bows. Many Bows (the Destroyers included) will feel totally different to You if Not set at Your specs. Just my 2 cents.

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