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Old 01-04-2011, 07:38 AM
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For those of you who shoot a black bow have you noticed any kind of a disadvantage such as being busted due to the black color of your bow.

Just trying to gather information because i just bought a black bow and i am wondering if i need to get it dipped or whether that would not make a difference.
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Old 01-04-2011, 08:26 AM
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Others may disagree but I think you don't need a camo bow at all. As long as it's not shiny or a bright color it really doesn't matter. Look at guns most are not camo and they do fine. Camo just breaks up an outline to some extent but a bow or gun is so thin there is not much outline to break up. I would stay away from blue, yellow and shiney bows for deer hunting. Black blends in pretty well. All this camo dipping looks good to a person but a deer won't notice.
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Old 01-04-2011, 09:06 AM
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straight lines will usually give you away, as there arnt any in nature.
black in a pop up blind is good.
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Old 01-04-2011, 09:19 AM
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I've used Black many years in the past-no problem. Shine or glare is the give away. Also, as far as a blind goes, IF it's dark inside either works.
If you limbs are shiny black just put a strip of camo tape on it. doesn't hurt the finish or performance of your bow.

blind-Have a buddy get inside your blind in front of a window & zoom in with a video camera from say 15 yds. if it's dark you won't see him until your Zoomed in real close...My brother & I did this experiment to find out.
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Old 01-04-2011, 09:46 AM
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Originally Posted by ahunter55 View Post
I've used Black many years in the past-no problem. Shine or glare is the give away. Also, as far as a blind goes, IF it's dark inside either works.
If you limbs are shiny black just put a strip of camo tape on it. doesn't hurt the finish or performance of your bow.

blind-Have a buddy get inside your blind in front of a window & zoom in with a video camera from say 15 yds. if it's dark you won't see him until your Zoomed in real close...My brother & I did this experiment to find out.
or just go au-natural....rub some mud from the area on it.
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Old 01-05-2011, 09:54 AM
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Stand on the ground and look up into the trees during the last two hours of light. Guess what.... Everything up there is black. I shot five does and a turkey during the month of october with my blacked out Drenalin. Only thing that ever busts me is the wind or me being impatient and fidgety.

I have a good friend I shoot with who hunts with his target bow... its a pearl white Katera XL with black limbs... and kills deer with the rest of us.
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