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Forum: Bowhunting
05-10-2006, 10:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,845
Posted By elkaddict

RE: Anybody bowhunt from natural ground blinds?

I regularly hunt from ground blinds on water holes. Frequently, these are in areas where a tree stand is not an option. Dig a hole a couple feet in diameter--dig it deep enough so you can sit on the...
05-09-2006, 01:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 881
Posted By elkaddict

RE: 06 bowtechs

DOPVFT

My allegiance is a 60lb 29" DL with peep, nock, and loop. Shooting 400 grain arrows through a whisker bisciut, I'm getting 270fps. Frankly, that's 10fps slower than I expected given the...
05-01-2006, 04:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 881
Posted By elkaddict

RE: 06 bowtechs

I shot the allegiance and the tribute back to back and chose the allegiance. The tribute might be ever so slightly deader in the hand, but not enough to warrant the loss of speed and ATA lenth. Also,...
05-01-2006, 04:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 846
Posted By elkaddict

RE: Rivers West L.A.W.

How heavy is it? How does it breath? I like the Rivers West pants I have but they are clearly for cold weather as heavy as they are. I felt like I wanted to remove a layer to allow them to breath...
Forum: Bowhunting
04-25-2006, 07:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,795
Posted By elkaddict

RE: bowtech?

I'm a real fan of the Patiots (own 2). Smooth, fast and accurate, and deadly in the woods!
Forum: Bowhunting
04-24-2006, 10:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,361
Posted By elkaddict

RE: How many bows do you own?

06 Allegiance 60lb (smooth mod) shoots 400g arrow at 271
05 Allegiance 70lb shoots 400g arrow at 294
03 Patriot SC 73lb shoot 400g arrow at 275
02 Patriot Sc 71lb shoots 400g arrow at 270

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04-10-2006, 09:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,650
Posted By elkaddict

RE: Broadhead questions

The last year I've taken hogs with slicks and wacems, and have seen them killed with stingers, muzzys, thunderheads, tight points and wasp expandandables. In each case, a shot tight and low resulted...
Forum: Technical
04-10-2006, 09:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,341
Posted By elkaddict

RE: 05 Alliegence v 06

I own a 05 70lb and an 06 60lb (smooth module). I enjoy both alot and shoot them equally well. I personally would have bought the 05 and used the saved $ to set it up just right. Although the the...
04-05-2006, 11:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,314
Posted By elkaddict

RE: Ripcord v. QAD arrow rest

I've been playing around with a biscuit most of the winter. They certainly are convenient and quiet. Although they cost some velocity, my biggest gripe is some of the phantom poor shots. One out five...
Forum: Technical
04-05-2006, 10:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,383
Posted By elkaddict

RE: Elite lawsuit.......

I'm anxious to see how this plays out. In my experience, it will be some time before the truth is really known to those outside of the litigation. I've litigated cases like this.As one of the...
04-05-2006, 10:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,314
Posted By elkaddict

Ripcord v. QAD arrow rest

I'm looking to try a new drop away on my 06 allegiance (it presently has a biscuit on it). While the TTs have worked flawlessly on my other bows, I thought I'd try one of containment style drop...
03-22-2006, 11:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,386
Posted By elkaddict

RE: Slick Trick vs Wacem?

I used both this year. For deer, I prefer the increased cutting diameter of the magnum slicks. For hogs which can challenge penetration, I chose the wacem's. Don't get me wrong, I've used magnum...
03-22-2006, 11:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,350
Posted By elkaddict

RE: slicktricks vs wasp boss 4 blade

We ought to have 5 shot weigh in on this. If I recall his test correctly, he gave the slicks a 5 for accuracy while the wasp got a 4. Wouldn't surprise me is the wasp blades were slightly sharper. I...
Forum: Technical
03-22-2006, 10:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,913
Posted By elkaddict

RE: Tribute Chrono results: Update 3/17

For comparisons sake, my 06 Allegiance 60/29 with peep and a loop is shooting 400g GT7595 at 271 with the smooth mods when shot through a new whisker biscuit. This was a little slower than I had...
Forum: Bowhunting
02-22-2006, 06:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,716
Posted By elkaddict

RE: cut on contact / 4 blade fixed.

I have experience with both slick tricks and stingers. Both are excellent heads with pros and cons. The stingers are scary sharp and penetrate very well. I have bent ferules on them-- but the same...
02-22-2006, 06:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,219
Posted By elkaddict

RE: WACEM

I used them this last week on a hog. I hit a 125lb boar square through both shouders. The arrow exited with no damage to the broadhead. The hog, which had been sleeping, stood up, took 2 steps and...
Forum: Technical
01-21-2006, 10:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,547
Posted By elkaddict

RE: Patriot owners, past and present........

I'm a real fan of Patriots, owning both a 02 and a 03. Both are 70lb/29ds/SC. They are smooth, quiet, fast and accurate. While they are approximately 20fps slower than my allegiance when shooting the...
12-24-2005, 01:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,310
Posted By elkaddict

RE: BoeTech Bows

I own 3 Bowtechs, an 02 Patriot, an 03 Patriot and a 05 Allegiance. I've had absolutely no limb problems despite many thousands of shots. I'd take the internet rumor mill with an appropriate number...
12-24-2005, 01:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 986
Posted By elkaddict

RE: Bowtech Prices

I just picked up a new 05 Allegiance for $519. They discounted them seriously after the 06 models came out. 05 Allegiances have been selling on ebay for 425-500 as of late (I know becaue I've been...
12-24-2005, 01:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,473
Posted By elkaddict

RE: bowtech

I'm a big fan of the bowtechs--I own two Patriots and an Allegiance. The Tribute and Tomkat comparison is really apples and oranges. In my view, the Tribute may well be the pinnacle of short ata...
Forum: Technical
11-04-2005, 10:12 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,501
Posted By elkaddict

RE: 06 Bowtechs!

I'm thrilled to see Bowtech come out with a new innovative line. You see, the deallers are seriosly discounting the 05 models to make room for the 06. Are the 06 bows the cat's meow? Don't...
Forum: Technical
09-04-2005, 04:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,413
Posted By elkaddict

RE: Patriot single cam shooters?

I shoot with both an 02 and an 03 SC Patriot. They both shot slick tricks with field points out to 65yds. The 03, which as the TT drop away, also shoots wacems, ironhead 100s, turbos and stingers to...
Forum: Technical
08-16-2005, 12:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,358
Posted By elkaddict

RE: Too much spine possible?

If shooting a release (where the significant side to side movement caused by an imperfet finger release is eliminated) what downside is there to being overspined? True, its hard to paper tune...
Forum: Technical
08-11-2005, 11:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 630
Posted By elkaddict

RE: Rocky Mt. Snyper XP3

I was real excited when I first read about the new 3 bladed snypers. However, after shooting the turbos (which shoot exactly like my field tips), I can't think of any benefit they would provide with...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-02-2005, 10:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,247
Posted By elkaddict

RE: Bow shoulder problems...need suggestions please.

You've been given lots of good advice. I would also add that you need to continue to take the Motrin (Ibuprofren) as it is a great anti imflamatory. I try to take it an hour before I shoot and find...
Forum: Bowhunting
07-28-2005, 10:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 407
Posted By elkaddict

RE: Couple of Questions about nocks for goldtips

I don't know if other brands of tips will work. I do have strong feelings on the GT nocks however. Steer clear of the style with the nut/allend wrench tightening mechanism. I've not had good luck...
Forum: Technical
07-28-2005, 09:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 836
Posted By elkaddict

RE: Rock Mountain Turbos

The fly great--right with my field tips, slicktricks and wacems! I've got deer, elk and antelope hunts this fall. Hope to compare the turbos and wacems with the slicktrick which I like very much. The...
Forum: Bowhunting
07-15-2005, 09:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 860
Posted By elkaddict

RE: Holy Smokes. I may just hunt with my bow at 60#

Africa Sunrise

I too have been coveting an Allegiance. As soon as I can sell one of my Patriots, I'll buy one. Despite my best efforts, I've been unable to rationalize the need for 3 bowtechs....
Forum: Technical
06-29-2005, 09:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 318
Posted By elkaddict

RE: 02 Patriot

I own a couple Patriots including an 02. I've got shoulder problems and wanted to turn one down for most of my target practice. I turned it from 71 down to 63 with no problems at all. Actually had...
Forum: Technical
06-24-2005, 10:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 568
Posted By elkaddict

RE: Patriot Noise on Draw Cycle..... :(

One of my Patriots (a 2002)was making a clicking noise noise about half way through the draw cycle. I found that by cranking down the module screws, the problem was significantly reduced (although...
06-23-2005, 09:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 695
Posted By elkaddict

RE: slick tricks

I'm a big fan of them. I've used them on deer and hogs and will use them on elk this fall. They shoot right with field points and have done so out of every bow I've shot them out of. They leave big...
Forum: Bowhunting
06-23-2005, 09:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,391
Posted By elkaddict

RE: Do you shoot with your quiver on?

Most of my hunting is stalk and spot hunting for mule deer. As a result, it's always attached. Occaisionally, I hunt from ground blinds at water holes. If the spaces is confined, I will remove...
Forum: Technical
06-05-2005, 04:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 899
Posted By elkaddict

RE: Bow Shop vs Chain Store

I have to put in a plug for the local sports warehouse. Although there is some turn around in the archery department, it is staffed with competent guys who know how to set up and papertune bows. If...
Forum: Technical
06-05-2005, 04:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,493
Posted By elkaddict

RE: What bowtech would you buy?

I'm a huge fan of the Patriots. A 03 or latter model is fast, quiet and without vibration. They shoot so well, I've had a hard time rationalizing the jump to the allegiance/old glory. You can find...
Forum: Technical
06-04-2005, 03:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 854
Posted By elkaddict

adjusting tension on quicktune 1000

I've looked for anwers but haven't found any yet. How much tension should be on a quick tune 1000 rest? I've been told no more than necessary to support the arrow at full draw--others have...
Forum: Technical
05-06-2005, 08:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 538
Posted By elkaddict

RE: Broadheads and practice

I would absolutely recomend you shoot the real thing. I've shot several bows that shot the practice tips to a different point of impact than that of the real heads. For example, both my bow and my...
Forum: Bowhunting
03-28-2005, 12:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,292
Posted By elkaddict

RE: first bowhunt for boar

I just got back from a hog hunt in Texas (my first). My impression is the hogs are hard to kill for there size. In addition, their vitals appear lower and farther forward in the chest. I shot a...
Forum: Technical
03-28-2005, 12:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 890
Posted By elkaddict

RE: My Patriot S/C Speed........

My 03 set up w/ 29"DL, factory silencers and hush kit, peep and tube shoots 398g arrow right at 280fps when set at 73lbs. My 02 set up with peep/tube and no string silencers sends the same arrows at...
Forum: Technical
03-11-2005, 04:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 555
Posted By elkaddict

RE: Magnus Stinger broadheads

Does anyone have a sense as to how much longer and animal might live or run when shot w/ a 2 blade (or a 2 blade w/ small bleeders) compared to 3 or 4 blade head w/ equal cutting width? I would...
Forum: Technical
03-10-2005, 08:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,301
Posted By elkaddict

RE: What is the benefit of the Hicks?

How can I tell if the simms slide is causing too much torque? I had to change from the stock because of fletching contact on my 03 Patriot. The Simm did pull it over far enough to clear the...
Forum: Technical
03-08-2005, 06:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 410
Posted By elkaddict

RE: Need help paper tuning

I tried 125g field tips tonight--no real change in the right tear. Any other suggestions?
Forum: Technical
03-08-2005, 08:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 410
Posted By elkaddict

RE: Need help paper tuning

I'm shooting a Trophy Taker fall away rest so I doubt there is any fletching contact. I tried moving the rest right and left and could see no change. That's why I'm stumped. I'm shooting 29"...
Forum: Technical
03-07-2005, 11:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 410
Posted By elkaddict

Need help paper tuning

Over the weekend, I shot some broadheads out of my 03 Patriot for the first time. It seemed that the broadheads were impacting 3"to 4" high at 25yds when compared to my field tips and perhaps...
Forum: Technical
02-17-2005, 09:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,505
Posted By elkaddict

RE: How heavy is your arrow?

I shoot GT 7595s w/ 100 grain heads. Right at 398g and 280 fps.
02-13-2005, 09:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,223
Posted By elkaddict

RE: remington's 3" accuracy guaranty

It is the synthetic stock rifle, and yes, I repeatedly checked tension on the action screws. I've sent it out to have the action bedded and the barrel recrowned as that was the gunsmith's suggestion...
02-13-2005, 05:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,223
Posted By elkaddict

RE: remington's 3" accuracy guaranty

HighDesertWolf

It is my boy's youth model 700ADL in 7mm-08. FYI, when I do my range work, I bring 3-4 rifles at a time to give barrels a chance to cool. During the time I've been working with...
02-12-2005, 02:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,223
Posted By elkaddict

remington's 3" accuracy guaranty

For those of you considering a purchase of the "most accurate out of the box rifle" you ought to know that remington won't even consider a repair if groups are less than 3." I've spent more than a...
Forum: Technical
02-04-2005, 02:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 689
Posted By elkaddict

RE: 4 blade heads with 3 fletched arrows.

I've had no problems with slick trick 100s and the stock 3 vaned gold tips I shoot. Shoots right with my field tips out to 60 yds. I learned the hard way that you must using different aiming points...
Forum: Reloading
01-26-2005, 09:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,189
Posted By elkaddict

RE: 300 WBY Recipes

I'm sold on 7828 for this round now that MRP is no longer available. I tried to get the interbonds to shoot in my Mark V but was not successful. They wouldn't shoot better than 2moa. FYI, the 2...
Forum: Technical
01-17-2005, 10:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 459
Posted By elkaddict

bowtech Patriot making noise

I have an 02 Patriot SC. Recently, about half way through the draw cycle, it started making a loud clicking noise from the lower cam. I cant see anything loose--when I have some one else draw the...
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