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Forum: Archery Gear
03-26-2008, 07:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 678
Posted By shane8686

RE: Possible Trade ??

Sorry, I traded the used X-Force straight up for a new Bear Truth 2 at my local archery shop. The Truth 2 was just a better fit and more comfortable for me. In defense of the X-Force, I had only shot...
Forum: Bowhunting
03-15-2008, 08:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,054
Posted By shane8686

RE: Should I buy a bow online??

I've never purchased any bows off of AT, but I have purchased 3 bows off of eBay before with no problems. At least with eBay and Paypal, you usually have a recourse in action if something goes bad....
Forum: Bowhunting
03-15-2008, 08:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 684
Posted By shane8686

RE: How should you store your bow????

I figured that response was coming. I guess I'm primarily talking about backup bows. I have a secondary bow that is not shot as much. I was just wondering if it is better to store it with the stress...
Forum: Bowhunting
03-15-2008, 07:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 684
Posted By shane8686

How should you store your bow????

I was just wondering how you should store your bow for the offseason? Should you take the string off to take stress off of the string and limbs? Does that prolong limb and string life, or not really?
Forum: Bowhunting
03-14-2008, 07:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,054
Posted By shane8686

RE: Should I buy a bow online??

I have bought some nice bows online. If you buy any bow used online, there is no warranty. You can find new bows online (like at eBay), but warranty depends on the bow manufacturer. Hoyt bow...
03-14-2008, 07:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,575
Posted By shane8686

RE: Opinions needed for buying a new bow

The Truth 2 is a really nice bow. I have shot several bows lately, and I would say that for the price the Truth 2 and the Diamond Marquis feel like the two best bows to me.The draw and everything...
03-12-2008, 07:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,339
Posted By shane8686

RE: QAD rests

QAD hunter rest for a few months now, and I LOVE it. Never been more accurate. No problems so far. I went from the WB which is a very good rest. The QAD gives you the full containment security of the...
Forum: Bowhunting
03-11-2008, 12:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 904
Posted By shane8686

Tubeless or not??

I'm kind of old school and use a peep with the tube aligner. I guess I've always been afraid that it would fail me at the moment of truth if I didn't have the tube. I also have never owned a top of...
Forum: Bowhunting
03-11-2008, 11:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,858
Posted By shane8686

Allegiance Question for you Bowtech Guys?

I was at my local archery shop today and I shot one of their leftover Tribute bows. It felt very nice. They also had an '07 Allegiance there that felt very nice as well, but unfortunately it wasn't...
Forum: Bowhunting
03-05-2008, 05:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 443
Posted By shane8686

RE: PSE X-Force Question

I have no problem pulling it back, and I have always shotallof my bows at 65 lbs.Just holding it at full draw seems to be an issue (it just wants to creep forward on me). I know my form isn't...
Forum: Bowhunting
03-05-2008, 01:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 443
Posted By shane8686

PSE X-Force Question

Currently testing a PSE X-Force 6, and having some issues. I have a 29 inch draw length, and I have the bow setup with 29 inch modules and setup on the - slot to be a little shorter and also at 65...
03-04-2008, 06:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,071
Posted By shane8686

RE: string tamer

They are nice. I don't own one, but it is the one that my local shop pushes the most (and they cary the STS and Fuse brand as well). I have shot some of their demo bows with it on and it works....
03-03-2008, 07:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,831
Posted By shane8686

RE: matthews switchback xt

I would say that is probably a pretty good buy. Go to eBay and see what people are willing to pay for them. Mathews is usually a strong seller on eBay.
03-03-2008, 07:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,350
Posted By shane8686

RE: Getting back in..what bow?

You can't really go by that. I'm constantly searching the internet for good deals. One day you may see 1 specific bow listed, and then all of a sudden you will see like 8 listed the next day. I hear...
Forum: Archery Gear
03-02-2008, 05:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 678
Posted By shane8686

RE: Possible Trade ??

Thanks for the input. I will let you know. My only other concern, is it too fast for my preferred rest? I prefer the QAD hunter drop away rest (mainly for the full containment and price). As long as...
Forum: Archery Gear
03-02-2008, 04:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 678
Posted By shane8686

RE: Possible Trade ??

I have shot the Dream Season, and I did like it. I still haven't shot the X-Force 6 yet. So I can't honestly say whether I will like it or not. My brain has just been conditioned over the years about...
03-02-2008, 06:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 505
Posted By shane8686

What FC Drop Away rest works on the X-Force?

Just wanted to find out what you X-Force users are using for a drop away rest? I like the QAD's and the full containment feature, but I hear some people are having problems with these not dropping...
03-01-2008, 06:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,698
Posted By shane8686

RE: PSE X-Force ????

I think I might prefer the Dream Season. I might be interested in selling my X-Force or trading for the Dream Season. PM me if interested. It is right hand with 29" draw, and 60-70 limbs.
Forum: Archery Gear
03-01-2008, 08:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 678
Posted By shane8686

Possible Trade ??

Picked up an '07 PSE X-Force 6 on an impulse buy. I would prefer the Dream Season or (X-Force 7). It is 60-70 lbs and 29" draw, which is what I want. Just thought I would toss it out there in case...
Forum: Bowhunting
02-29-2008, 10:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,111
Posted By shane8686

RE: Brace Height ????

So what do all you guys with the the Hoyt Kateras, 82nd Airbornes, PSE X-Force, etc. with the lower brace heights think? Do you feel just as accurate with those bows? I'm no newbie shooter, but I...
Forum: Bowhunting
02-29-2008, 09:48 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,519
Posted By shane8686

RE: Got my Mean V string suppressor and...

How does the MeanV tighten into place? Is it a locking nut?
Forum: Bowhunting
02-28-2008, 08:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,111
Posted By shane8686

Brace Height ????

I have always read over the years that you want at least 7 inches of brace height for a forgiving bow. A lot of today's speed bows have a 6 inch brace height. Does this mean that they are a little...
02-28-2008, 05:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,698
Posted By shane8686

RE: PSE X-Force ????

Is there any change or difference between the '07 and '08 X-Force bow? What makes the difference between the 6 inch and 7 inch brace bow? Is it longer limbs or just a different cam design that gives...
Forum: Archery Gear
02-27-2008, 08:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,502
Posted By shane8686

RE: 08 PSE Dream Season

Why are you selling the bow?
02-27-2008, 08:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,698
Posted By shane8686

RE: PSE X-Force ????

Do you know if your friend had to use the alternate launcher that comes with the rest? I know I read to try that launcher if it doesn't drop fast enough. How does your friend like his bow?
02-26-2008, 07:54 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,620
Posted By shane8686

RE: new bows for 08 what you got

I have shot the Truth 2 and really like it. I also have the original Truth which I really like, but the second one is better. That was actually the top bow on my list, but I have a PSE X-Force on the...
02-26-2008, 05:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,698
Posted By shane8686

RE: PSE X-Force ????

Well I just found a good deal on the internet for the X-Force 6 inch brace height. Couldn't pass it up. A little worried about the 6 inch brace still. I was staying away from those bows, and was...
02-26-2008, 12:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,698
Posted By shane8686

RE: PSE X-Force ????

Will any of the QAD rests work with the X-Force? I like the QAD hunter for the price. I just want to keep the full containment option.
02-25-2008, 11:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,698
Posted By shane8686

RE: PSE X-Force ????

Bowhunter, what difference is there really in the feel between the 6" and 7"? What didn't you like? The guy at the shop where I was shooting it shoots the 6", and he said he didn't feel any real...
02-25-2008, 09:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,698
Posted By shane8686

RE: PSE X-Force ????

I shot the Dream Season today, and was actually pretty impressed. I didn't really have any problems pulling it back. I was listening to some other guys talking about it, and they were talking about...
02-25-2008, 05:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,453
Posted By shane8686

RE: Airborne 101 & 82

Maybe I'm one of the few that dislikes the 101st. Like I stated in one of the other forums (along with a few other people) the bow just makes a weird noise during the shot. I have shot two different...
02-25-2008, 11:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,698
Posted By shane8686

RE: PSE X-Force ????

I would appreciate that. http://www.huntingnet.com/forum/micons/m6.gif Thanks!!
02-24-2008, 07:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,030
Posted By shane8686

RE: Mission Bows

I don't know much about Mission, but I did shoot the new Mission Journey. It was a really nice bow, especially for the price. Fit and finish was really nice as well. If the ATA was a little longer,...
02-24-2008, 12:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 744
Posted By shane8686

RE: Tru Glo Xtreme Tool-Less Sight ??????

I was reading some reviews on the Cabelas website, and a few people were bashing it for screws coming loose too easily. Not sure exactly which screws they are talking about, but have you had the same...
02-23-2008, 08:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,698
Posted By shane8686

PSE X-Force ????

Just wanted to get everyone's thoughts on the PSE X-Force. I've heard it is hard to pull back. Is that true? Is it comfortable and accurateto shoot? Any hand shock or noise? Is it as fast as...
Forum: Archery Gear
02-22-2008, 05:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 918
Posted By shane8686

RE: Looking for a Diamond Black Ice

Here is one listed right now for $489.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&Item=170195706130&Category=20838&_trksid=p3907.m29
02-20-2008, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 744
Posted By shane8686

Tru Glo Xtreme Tool-Less Sight ??????

Does anyone have any experience with this sight? Good or Bad??? Seems like a pretty cool sight at a good price. Just wanted to see if there was any feedback. Thanks!!
Forum: Archery Gear
02-20-2008, 04:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 918
Posted By shane8686

RE: Looking for a Diamond Black Ice

Someone must have snatched up the one that was listed for $489. Here is the eBay name of the one seller I'm talking about...
Forum: Archery Gear
02-19-2008, 07:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 918
Posted By shane8686

RE: Looking for a Diamond Black Ice

Look on eBay. There is new one on there right now that has a BUY IT NOW for $489 plus shipping. Keep an eye out as well. I see one guy on there that lists them NEW quite often for a BUY IT NOW of...
02-19-2008, 09:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,198
Posted By shane8686

RE: Rage vs Vortex Broadheads

I killed a 6x6 bull elk several years ago with the Vortex 2 inchtwo blade. Not a great hit, but it did the job. I actually switched to the Vortex Mini MaxSteel head 2 bladebroadheads. My friend...
Forum: Bowhunting
02-19-2008, 08:23 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,268
Posted By shane8686

RE: I want to hear from everyone!

I don't know what type of hunting you do, but the DXT is just too short to me. I prefer a little longer ATA for forgiveness. So in that regards, I would probably say the Katera, but I haven't shot it...
Forum: Bowhunting
02-19-2008, 08:18 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,581
Posted By shane8686

RE: Pro Shops better

I think it varies from place to place, but I would tend to think that some pro shops would have a little bit more knowledge. However, I have found that both pro shops and store chains often lack...
Forum: Bowhunting
02-18-2008, 05:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 316
Posted By shane8686

Will QAD work with Hoyt bows?

I finally shot the Hoyt Vectrix and PSE X-Force 7today. Both were nice bows. I was pleasantly surprised with the X-Force. I was expecting a very aggressive draw, but it wasn't that bad. However, it...
02-17-2008, 05:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,400
Posted By shane8686

RE: G5 Meta Peeps

I have heard that they bend since they are not aluminum. Is that true?
Forum: Bowhunting
02-16-2008, 10:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,064
Posted By shane8686

RE: Hoyt Vectrix, Good or Bad???

I'm looking more for asmooth quiet shooter, but is still fast (310-320 IBO). It doesn't have to be the fastest bow. I'v shot some Mathews, Bowtechs, Diamonds, and Bear bows. All of them have been...
Forum: Bowhunting
02-16-2008, 05:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,064
Posted By shane8686

Hoyt Vectrix, Good or Bad???

Just wanted some impressions on the Hoyt Vectrix from those that own it or have shot it. Is it a good bow? What are its ups and downs? I have never shot a Hoyt yet. I'm hoping to find a dealer near...
Forum: Bowhunting
02-14-2008, 11:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,669
Posted By shane8686

RE: 101st and 82nd Airborne ???????

So if a few people are hearing this obvious noise, does that mean there are some defective bows floating around?
Forum: Bowhunting
02-12-2008, 07:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,669
Posted By shane8686

RE: 101st and 82nd Airborne ???????

That's what one of the shop guys said to me. Hesaid he hears it on the 101st, but not the 82nd.
02-12-2008, 04:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,746
Posted By shane8686

RE: Cabelas Stalker Extremes

These arrows are made by Easton, just put the Cabelas name on them. My local Cabelas had them on sale recently for $50 per dozen. So I snatched up 3 boxes. I haven't shot them enough to give an...
Forum: Bowhunting
02-12-2008, 03:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,669
Posted By shane8686

101st and 82nd Airborne ???????

I shot the 101st Airborne today. It was making a noticeable thump noise after the shot (and I'm not talking about the arrow hitting the target). It was enough of a noise to turn me off. One guy at...
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