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New bowhunter help?

Old 11-18-2014, 11:34 AM
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Default New bowhunter help?

My son-in-law wants to add bow hunting to his rifle season hunting. Any suggestions about deer equipment? Christmas is a commin'...Thanks, what say you?
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Old 11-18-2014, 01:23 PM
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well what are you looking to get him? i have a bear bow. cost me 300$. its last years model. but its as good as any bow. especially to start. I have carbon arrows. any will really do. As long as they are carbon. as far as heads go. to get the most true shot, youre better off with a mechanical tip. but i prefer a broad head. it shoots a little different then a practice tip because it can weigh a little more or a little less then the practice tip.
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Old 11-18-2014, 03:05 PM
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My suggestion is to find a good pro shop in your area. Go talk to them and see if you can get a gift certificate for however much you want to give him and put it in a card.
That way he can find a bow that he likes and feels good to him and the shop can set it up properly for him.
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