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Forum: Bowhunting
03-16-2009, 05:07 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,038
Posted By im ocd

RE: Just a friendly wager!!!

No I don't think I could, because the pressure of losing $$$ would be my focus, not the shot.
No sure thing even without the money.
Forum: Bowhunting
03-04-2009, 02:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,478
Posted By im ocd

RE: New Strings and Paper tuning

Dan: If I paper tune the bow and Slick Tricks have the same POI at 40 yards (always have so far) as my field points, why would I want to do any thing more / different?
Forum: Bowhunting
03-03-2009, 06:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,478
Posted By im ocd

RE: New Strings and Paper tuning

I like to shoot the bow with everything adjusted as close as possible to tuned, so as soon as I set the bow up and roughly adjust the sight I'll shoot thrugh paper.
I recently paper tuned my new...
03-01-2009, 09:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,358
Posted By im ocd

RE: Bowtech SWAT, first impression

I got the 2nd SWAT yesterday and got it set up and tuned easily.
I"ve got it on 68# 29'' draw shooting a 430 gr. arrow @ 279 FPS
Good things come in pairs :D



...
Forum: Technical
02-28-2009, 03:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,655
Posted By im ocd

RE: Dropaway conversation

Interesting thread.
I'm considering a prong style rest (Quicktune) versus a Dropzone.
Forum: Bowhunting
02-24-2009, 07:35 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,115
Posted By im ocd

RE: "Trouble Free" Bowtech owners thread

The "fanboy" comment got me thinking:

I've got a bunch of Mathews clothing, I still wear select garments sometimes.
I've also got a couple of Hoyt shirts & a hoodie that I like.
I've got...
Forum: Bowhunting
02-24-2009, 03:08 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,115
Posted By im ocd

RE: "Trouble Free" Bowtech owners thread

I understand what you're saying about how long they have owned the bow, how much they shoot ect... I included those as factors inmy original post. Your 04 Liberty and the 08 Guardianboth have good...
Forum: Bowhunting
02-22-2009, 03:23 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,115
Posted By im ocd

RE: "Trouble Free" Bowtech owners thread

Great customer service on the Liberty. The others sound trouble free to me, not collecting dust either.
Forum: Bowhunting
02-21-2009, 05:39 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,115
Posted By im ocd

RE: "Trouble Free" Bowtech owners thread

I would be sick if someone dry fired my bow. That's awesome that it basicslly survived with minor repair and has lasted a long time. :)
Forum: Bowhunting
02-21-2009, 05:37 PM
Forum: Bowhunting
02-21-2009, 12:00 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,115
Posted By im ocd

"Trouble Free" Bowtech owners thread

As a new owner of a Bowtech SWAT http://www.huntingnet.com/forum/tm.aspx?m=3336027 (with a 2nd one on order) I would like to hear from other Bowtech owners who own (or have owned) a Bowtech. I / we...
02-21-2009, 11:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,358
Posted By im ocd

RE: Bowtech SWAT, first impression

After an additional shooting session with the SWAT I ordered another one.

I also ended up switching to a lighter arrow. I'mpulling 67# on 29'' draw using a 360 grain arrow I averaged 301 FPS.
Forum: Bowhunting
02-21-2009, 11:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 892
Posted By im ocd

RE: Containment rests.....are we a bunch of Sallies?

I though about setting up my new SWAT with a regular prong reat because Binary cams are supposedly affected by tying drop away to cable. I ended up setting the bow up with a Dropzone and it seems to...
Forum: Technical
02-16-2009, 10:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,129
Posted By im ocd

RE: Bowtech's Timing Marks

Can someone explain how twisting or untwisting the cable will affect the top or bottom cam.
For example, twisting the ____ cable will result in the top cam being rotated a little more in ____...
Forum: Bowhunting
02-15-2009, 08:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,535
Posted By im ocd

RE: Why are there commercials within peoples post?

Simply stop posting. Log Off. Become a lurker and don't log in or post anything until it stops.
Forum: Bowhunting
02-15-2009, 08:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,229
Posted By im ocd

RE: Remove advertisment from individual post?

I post on other archery forums and I do not have ADs inserted into my post.

No announcement, no sticky, like people wouldn't notice.

I'm going to offer a different point of view (what's...
02-15-2009, 03:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,358
Posted By im ocd

RE: Bowtech SWAT, first impression

Thanks.
I did not stick that AD in the post[&:]
Forum: Bowhunting
02-15-2009, 03:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,535
Posted By im ocd

RE: Why are there commercials within peoples post?

I see what you are talking about[:'(]

I better not see an AD for Depends or "feminine hygiene products" in my post. [:@]
02-14-2009, 07:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,358
Posted By im ocd

Bowtech SWAT, first impression

I bought a Bowtech SWAT yesterday.
The birth certificaterating was a350 grain arrow @ 313 fps set on 29'' draw, pulling 71 LB. I think, "Hey, this bow is performing at the top of the speed range,...
Forum: Technical
02-14-2009, 05:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,096
Posted By im ocd

RE: Show me a drawboard

I've been a bowhunter since 1995, been reading bowhunting magazines since then too. I've been on one archery forum or another for 3 or 4 years: this is the first time I've seen or heard of this.:(
Forum: Technical
02-13-2009, 06:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,499
Posted By im ocd

RE: Binary timing using dropaway attached to downward cable

How about attaching to the cable slide, on bows that have the slide with the little hole?
Forum: Bowhunting
02-11-2009, 08:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 627
Posted By im ocd

RE: Enough Fletching Clearence On Marquis, Black Ice?

Is there a difference in the clearence between the Marquis and Black Ice because Marquis has roller guard cable versus the regular cable rod on Black Ice?
Forum: Bowhunting
02-11-2009, 02:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 627
Posted By im ocd

Enough Fletching Clearence On Marquis, Black Ice?

On the Diamond Marquis, Black Ice, or even the Bowtech SWAT is their enough fletching clearence for Blazers to be shot rooster fletch up, or does it have to be rooster fletch out?
Forum: Bowhunting
02-10-2009, 07:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 955
Posted By im ocd

How Good Are The Strings On Diamond / Bowtech?

How good are the strings on the 08/09 Diamond / Bowtech bows? Any issues?
Forum: Technical
02-09-2009, 06:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,769
Posted By im ocd

RE: 1 eye or 2

The following is from a backyard shooter / bowhunter:

I don't think about it, but I close one eye. I shoot a bow like a pistol, focus is on the front sight. I know where the pin is on the...
02-09-2009, 06:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,754
Posted By im ocd

RE: Which drop away rest?

I'm currently using the Dropzone, works great.
Forum: Bowhunting
02-09-2009, 11:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,665
Posted By im ocd

RE: 60# versus 70#...No difference in power? Maybe

Generally speaking, off the same bow, adding 10# of draw weight will add 23-25 fps, an inch of draw will add 9-11 fps.

I shot my X Force on 29'' from last summer until a couple of weeks ago....
Forum: Bowhunting
02-09-2009, 03:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,665
Posted By im ocd

RE: 60# versus 70#...No difference in power? Maybe

You have done your homework :D
I've seen the Ashby study / reports, I think they like to have a starting momentum of .5
Your rig does produce more momentum / KE than most traditional rigs.

...
Forum: Bowhunting
02-08-2009, 04:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,665
Posted By im ocd

RE: 60# versus 70#...No difference in power? Maybe

Let me try to make my point in a different way:

Someone post the question: "I'm going on a moose hunt, I've got a Brute or X3 pulling 70# at 28'' draw, is it enough for moose?" The replies will...
Forum: Bowhunting
02-05-2009, 07:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,665
Posted By im ocd

RE: 60# versus 70#...No difference in power? Maybe

How so?

Bowhunting World Magazine tested the bows, not me. I listed the speeds exactly as published and supplemented the KE / momentum numbers. I chronographed my bow and weighed the arrows on a...
Forum: Bowhunting
02-05-2009, 04:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,665
Posted By im ocd

RE: 60# versus 70#...No difference in power? Maybe

Thank you.

I'm not talking draw cycle, brace height, or grip. This is simply a comparison of a high performing bow pulling 60 LB versus average 70 LB models. I'm not talking X Force only, it's...
Forum: Bowhunting
02-05-2009, 08:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,665
Posted By im ocd

RE: 60# versus 70#...No difference in power? Maybe

Salesman? All I'm doing is presenting information. I never said my bow is better, more accurate, whatever.
Forum: Bowhunting
02-05-2009, 05:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,665
Posted By im ocd

RE: 60# versus 70#...No difference in power? Maybe

Guys, I realize I'm comparing a top model bow to average performers, that's the whole point. A really high IBO can offset a lower draw weight.
Forum: Bowhunting
02-05-2009, 02:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,665
Posted By im ocd

60# versus 70#...No difference in power? Maybe

Can a 60 LB bow produce the same power as a 70 LB bow? Yes.

My X Force set on 58# 28'' shoots a 355 gr. @ 299 F.P.S. = 70# KE / .47 momentum

How does that compare to an average 70# bow? ...
Forum: Technical
01-31-2009, 04:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,045
Posted By im ocd

RE: ATTENTION!

Add thisstatement to the list of things I'll never say.
Forum: Technical
01-31-2009, 04:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 924
Posted By im ocd

RE: Draw Weight, FPS, and KE Lbs

It's a small difference. Paper tune and use the combination that tunes best.
Forum: Technical
01-31-2009, 10:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,045
Posted By im ocd

RE: ATTENTION!

I like the adjustable draw stop and integrated string stop.
Forum: Technical
01-28-2009, 03:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 449
Posted By im ocd

Be willing to try different things paper tuning

I have two X Force bows that are exactly the same, 53 / 54 LB, 28'' draw, Dropzone rest, loop ect...
I set up both bows myself.
One bow tunes perfectly with a Beman Hunter 400 shaft, Blazers, 125...
Forum: Bowhunting
01-28-2009, 07:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,218
Posted By im ocd

RE: Which fletch do you prefer?

Blazers or 4'' feathers whichever tunes the best.
I prefer the quiet flight of Blazers and waterproofness, but if they won't tune with a certain bow / arrow combination then I'll try 4'' feathers....
Forum: Bowhunting
01-20-2009, 04:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 434
Posted By im ocd

RE: Well, that's it. Season over in KY...

Two does is 2 more deer than I got:(
Forum: Bowhunting
01-19-2009, 06:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,882
Posted By im ocd

RE: Does anyone shoot PSE??

I currently have two PSE :DX Forces
Forum: Technical
01-19-2009, 03:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,326
Posted By im ocd

RE: staggering blazer vanes

I can't see any benefit of placing some vanes further forward. Vanesoffer the most control at the rear of the arrow. I think the staggered Blazers are just a "personalized" way of fletching.
Forum: Bowhunting
01-18-2009, 07:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,392
Posted By im ocd

RE: Best Drop-Away for Hoyts

I had a Hoyt Katera XL and a Vulcan, I used a Trophy Taker Pronghorn on them. With the Pronghorn there was enough clearence that the cord did not contact the riser bridge.

I know some people...
Forum: Bowhunting
01-17-2009, 02:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,724
Posted By im ocd

RE: best broadheads...?

Favorites I've used on deer:
Fixed head: Slick Trick
Mechanicals: Rocket Steelheads, Wolverine, Sidewinder, Miniblaster (After a dozen deer- I've experienced small entry holes, but generally good...
Forum: Technical
01-16-2009, 02:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 693
Posted By im ocd

RE: Tuning?

Paper tuning guide:

http://www.bowsite.com/BOWSITE/features/articles/tuning/papertuning/indexpt.cfm
Forum: Bowhunting
01-15-2009, 02:59 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,461
Posted By im ocd

RE: Whats the smallest animal u hav killed????

With a bow:



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Forum: Bowhunting
01-15-2009, 02:53 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,838
Posted By im ocd

RE: Do you wear Odor eliminating clothing?

I typically wear two, a Scent Lock Base Layer and a Scent Lock suit over that.
Forum: Bowhunting
01-14-2009, 02:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,957
Posted By im ocd

RE: which fixed head

If I'm using a fixed head it will be the Slick Trick; entry hole from a 1'' standard ST:



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Forum: Bowhunting
01-14-2009, 02:46 AM
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