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Old 10-06-2010, 01:20 PM
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Default First bow

Ok with all my questions around the forum I am sure I am starting to sound like a idiot by now and some here is wanting to do this haha but I am looking for a new bow and all I have so far is that I want a single cam 26-27'' draw length and about 35-50lb draw I have a budget of $350 for everything and I was looking at this

Which would leave me about $70 for accessories which brings me to another questions which accessories are most important?

I was thinking this

and this

What do you guys think?
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Old 10-06-2010, 11:50 PM
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You will need a quiver and maybe a stabilizer. Quiver would be the first thing I bought for it. I think you could get a better bow, more set up, for just a little more money... But, I'm sure that bow would be just fine for a beginner not wanting to spend allot of money, not knowing if they will stick with it or not...
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Old 10-07-2010, 12:51 AM
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I wouldn't worry too much about a stab right now.. you can shoot the bow without them.

worry about getting the bow, correct arrows, a release, quiver, and then start fine tuning as your budget allows.
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Old 10-07-2010, 03:34 AM
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I am a big fan of Parker Bows. They provide a bow ready to shoot out of the box. Take a look at this one. A little more but everything is on it.
They are USA made. Great customer support.

Parker also has program that you can upgrade bow as you grow with it.
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Old 10-07-2010, 04:19 AM
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Yep Parker does make some nice bows also. The side kick bow isn't a bad deal at all. I just bought my wife a redhead Micro XSC from Bass Pro, Parker makes them for Bass Pro.

Parker are made in Staunton Virginia.
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Old 10-07-2010, 03:11 PM
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Go to sportsmansguide they have a G5 that is last years model i think for 289.00!! and that is a sweet shooter . And a sight is a must and rest and quiver and dont forget a release .
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