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Forum: Technical
06-21-2012, 03:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,659
Posted By TFOX

This baffles me,is it so darn hard to do like...

This baffles me,is it so darn hard to do like Easton and actually state the actual spine instead of some arbitrary number that has no meaning whatsoever.
Forum: Technical
05-22-2012, 08:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,019
Posted By TFOX

No,starting with broadheads would create a tuning...

No,starting with broadheads would create a tuning nightmare.Reason being is the heads will dictate what the arrow does regardless of the tune and you woulod constantly be getting a false reading.
...
Forum: Bowhunting
03-30-2012, 09:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,464
Posted By TFOX

Carbon is MUCH stiffer than aluminum, therefore...

Carbon is MUCH stiffer than aluminum, therefore it doesn't flex as much at contact. You must shoot a really thick walled aluminum to gain some of the stiffness back.



Nice thing about carbon is...
Forum: Bowhunting
03-29-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,464
Posted By TFOX

You most likely have a tuning issue. Be it spine...

You most likely have a tuning issue. Be it spine or otherwise.
Forum: Technical
03-28-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 959
Posted By TFOX

Centershot is the most important setting in a...

Centershot is the most important setting in a good tune. The trick is to achieve a good tear while maintaining the correct centershot.

This requires a torque free grip. A correct arrow spine. No...
Forum: Technical
03-18-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,052
Posted By TFOX

Broadheads hitting right of field points IS a...

Broadheads hitting right of field points IS a weak arrow reaction.

Easy to check. Back poundage off 5#. See if it gets better. If it does. You know you need lower poundage, stiffer arrows or...
Forum: Technical
03-18-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,052
Posted By TFOX

Bulls I no longer have OT2. I just prefer using...

Bulls I no longer have OT2. I just prefer using archers advantage. Much more user friendly. However I think you have this one covered.

My AA program is on my wifes laptop and she is studying for 5...
Forum: Technical
03-17-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,052
Posted By TFOX

Not at 80 ;) The slightest breeze at that...

Not at 80 ;)

The slightest breeze at that distance could cost them a $70 arrow.But they do have an indoor training facility.:)
Forum: Technical
03-16-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,052
Posted By TFOX

Bare shaft at 80 yards?:confused:

Bare shaft at 80 yards?:confused:
Forum: Technical
03-15-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,052
Posted By TFOX

Yes but your original post made it sound like a...

Yes but your original post made it sound like a broadhead will have a different point of impact because of of a higher foc. This should only be true if the broadhead is actually heavier.

The 1%...
Forum: Technical
03-14-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,052
Posted By TFOX

Foc has nothing to do with it. Gravity doesn't...

Foc has nothing to do with it. Gravity doesn't know or careif where the weight is. It just pulls the arrow to the earth.

A broadhead will have more resistance due to more surface area but that...
Forum: Test Posts
10-02-2011, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 540
Posted By TFOX

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Forum: Bowhunting
09-27-2011, 06:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,803
Posted By TFOX

Not a good choice. Use a cut on contact style...

Not a good choice. Use a cut on contact style head like a magnus stinger. My son uses the stingers with the bleeders and gets passthroughs with 40#'s at 23" and 24" draw. He's at 25" this year but...
08-28-2011, 09:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,030
Posted By TFOX

Here's a couple. ...

Here's a couple.




http://i129.photobucket.com/albums/p236/tfox_02/Picture084.jpg



http://i129.photobucket.com/albums/p236/tfox_02/DSC00815.jpg
Forum: Bowhunting
05-12-2011, 02:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 18,576
Posted By TFOX

With all due respect, the maxxis is not an...

With all due respect, the maxxis is not an element. I had a maxxis 31 and AM 35. I sold the maxxis. Imo, not one of hoyts better offerings. The element, on the other hand is the best hunting bow I...
Forum: Bowhunting
05-11-2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 18,576
Posted By TFOX

Typical mathews fanboy response.:happy0001:

Typical mathews fanboy response.:happy0001:
Forum: Bowhunting
05-10-2011, 05:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 18,576
Posted By TFOX

Really,Life magazine. Nice try.:biggrin:

Really,Life magazine. Nice try.:biggrin:
Forum: Bowhunting
05-08-2011, 09:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 18,576
Posted By TFOX

http://www.outdoorlife.com/photos/gallery/hunting/...

http://www.outdoorlife.com/photos/gallery/hunting/2011/04/bow-test-2011?photo=4#1001344415


Read the above article


http://i391.photobucket.com/albums/oo356/tfox03/BowTest2011_HoytCarbon.jpg
Forum: Bowhunting
05-02-2011, 05:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 18,576
Posted By TFOX

If that was directed toward me, you may want to...

If that was directed toward me, you may want to read the part of my post that says Hoyt has the best shooters, that is why they have more wins.

However, I do feel that Hoyt has a much better...
Forum: Bowhunting
05-02-2011, 10:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 18,576
Posted By TFOX

You may want to do a little more research on that...

You may want to do a little more research on that subject. Yes mathews owns the the 3d world, basically due to having the most shooters. Hoyt owns the target world outside of 3d, pretty much for the...
Forum: Bowhunting
04-30-2011, 06:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 18,576
Posted By TFOX

You didn't shoot an element until 2006. The...

You didn't shoot an element until 2006.

The hoyt carbon bows are the first true advancement in archery in a long time.
Forum: Bowhunting
04-28-2011, 03:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,394
Posted By TFOX

atleast they have plenty of adds to make up for...

atleast they have plenty of adds to make up for the absent posters.:rolleye0011:
Forum: Off Season
04-16-2011, 06:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By TFOX

I believe this is the same virus that attacked my...

I believe this is the same virus that attacked my computer, but I wasn't as lucky as you. It fried mine and isn't fixable.
Forum: Bowhunting
04-16-2011, 06:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,045
Posted By TFOX

To get good penetration at a very close distance,...

To get good penetration at a very close distance, one must have an extremely well tuned bow and even then an arrow has not had time to stabilize so penetration can be greatly affected.



Plus...
Forum: Test Posts
04-03-2011, 12:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 497
Posted By TFOX

http://i391.photobucket.com/albums/oo356/tfox03/20...

http://i391.photobucket.com/albums/oo356/tfox03/2011-02-10_20-19-10_749.jpg
Forum: Test Posts
04-02-2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 497
Posted By TFOX

http://i391.photobucket.com/albums/oo356/tfox03/20...

http://i391.photobucket.com/albums/oo356/tfox03/2011-03-07_16-50-21_530.jpg
Forum: Test Posts
04-02-2011, 04:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 497
Posted By TFOX

http://i391.photobucket.com/albums/oo356/tfox03/20...

http://i391.photobucket.com/albums/oo356/tfox03/2011-03-07_16-50-21_530.jpg
Forum: Test Posts
04-02-2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 497
Posted By TFOX

http://i391.photobucket.com/albums/oo356/tfox03/20...

http://i391.photobucket.com/albums/oo356/tfox03/2011-03-07_16-50-21_530.jpg
Forum: Test Posts
03-27-2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 497
Posted By TFOX

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TG4fe9GlWS8
Forum: Bowhunting
03-23-2011, 10:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,900
Posted By TFOX

You can get several different grips if you want....

You can get several different grips if you want. You just have to specify when ordering but a far as functional grip, the rubber 180 grip I'd hard to beat.
Forum: Bowhunting
03-09-2011, 02:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,713
Posted By TFOX

Feathers work fine when wet, at least in my test...

Feathers work fine when wet, at least in my test they do. Feathers should outperform blazers on most typical hunting rigs where slower and heavier arrows are the norm. When you get into light arrows...
Forum: Bowhunting
03-02-2011, 02:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,588
Posted By TFOX

My uncle saw a cougar on the Ky side of the...

My uncle saw a cougar on the Ky side of the Shawneetown bridge while deer hunting this year.He took pics of the prints but didn't get a pic of the cat.
Forum: Bowhunting
02-18-2011, 09:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 891
Posted By TFOX

I keep mine in the case in the bedroom floor.My...

I keep mine in the case in the bedroom floor.My wife loves it that way.:biggrin:

OK,maybe not.What is this storage you speak of?

I shoot mine,not store it.:lmao:
Forum: Bowhunting
02-18-2011, 09:51 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,220
Posted By TFOX

They knew that and still dropped the price $400...

They knew that and still dropped the price $400 this year.kudos to them.:happy0001:
Forum: Bowhunting
02-18-2011, 09:36 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,220
Posted By TFOX

Yea,I was pleasantly surprised.This has been the...

Yea,I was pleasantly surprised.This has been the usual For me and Hoyt over the years but last years bow just wouldn't tune like this and I was really hesitant to get another short A-A bow but after...
Forum: Bowhunting
02-18-2011, 09:21 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,220
Posted By TFOX

The torture test is great but they shoot...

The torture test is great but they shoot too.:s12:

OH,and for those wondering,the feathers ARE the Mean V feathers I special ordered.
Forum: Bowhunting
02-18-2011, 09:20 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,220
Posted By TFOX

How about this for a tune? Paper tune ...

How about this for a tune?

Paper tune
http://i391.photobucket.com/albums/oo356/tfox03/2011-02-12_19-28-50_217.jpg



Or how about broadhead and field point at 22 yards....
Forum: Bowhunting
02-18-2011, 09:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,629
Posted By TFOX

48.75 yards,an inch further and it walks.:s12: ...

48.75 yards,an inch further and it walks.:s12:

Ok,maybe not.I will say it will be what I am confident will end up with a killing shot at the time.:wink:
Forum: Bowhunting
02-18-2011, 09:13 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,220
Posted By TFOX

Not to get into the pissing match but I like to...

Not to get into the pissing match but I like to think I have a little knowledge of this game and I can say without a doubt that Mean V sells feathers that have bases on par with Tru Flight and most...
Forum: Bowhunting
02-05-2011, 02:19 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,220
Posted By TFOX

You would be amazed at some of the absolute...

You would be amazed at some of the absolute stupidity I have seen in shops.And even more out of the general public.

I have been at this for MANY years and have seen way more stupid stuff than i...
Forum: Bowhunting
02-04-2011, 03:26 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,220
Posted By TFOX

A few years ago people had to make sure they...

A few years ago people had to make sure they pressed Hoyts the correct way with the correct press as not to BEND THE RISER. Shouldn't be of concern with this riser.

Believe it or not,risers...
Forum: Bowhunting
01-28-2011, 05:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,788
Posted By TFOX

Maybe and maybe not. I was trying to figure the...

Maybe and maybe not. I was trying to figure the program out back then and I couldn't figure it out. Maybe they couldn't explain to me how it worked we'll enough. Maybe because the speed was on a...
Forum: Bowhunting
01-28-2011, 04:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,788
Posted By TFOX

I had lost my original version due to a computer...

I had lost my original version due to a computer crash. And I was not happy with it so I never reloaded it after the computer was fixed.

I did just reload the trial version and yes,bruce is...
Forum: Bowhunting
01-28-2011, 03:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,788
Posted By TFOX

Maybe they fixed this issue. Before it would not...

Maybe they fixed this issue. Before it would not change your arrow selections. I told them a few years ago that speed should play a role in spine selection and was told they only use cam style. They...
Forum: Bowhunting
01-28-2011, 02:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,788
Posted By TFOX

TRY IT and see if the spine selection changes for...

TRY IT and see if the spine selection changes for you.

Speed has NOTHING to do with how spine is selected on the program.It is cam style only.Unless they have changed the program recently.I talked...
Forum: Technical
01-27-2011, 06:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,717
Posted By TFOX

Platinum Fletch Tite is the best long term glue...

Platinum Fletch Tite is the best long term glue that I have used on carbon or anything else.

I use a dull knife to remove old fletch.Do not use a sharp knife.It will cut into the carbon.Then I...
Forum: Bowhunting
01-27-2011, 06:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,788
Posted By TFOX

You can't calibrate OT2 according to the speeds...

You can't calibrate OT2 according to the speeds your particular setup produces.Sure you can slide the performance bar but how do you know where to put it? Sure you can change what speeds the bow...
Forum: Bowhunting
01-25-2011, 09:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,788
Posted By TFOX

I disagree.AA is a much better program,more...

I disagree.AA is a much better program,more accurate and can be calibrated to your setup much easier and much more user friendly.But that is my opinion.:wink:
Forum: Technical
11-28-2010, 09:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,124
Posted By TFOX

To find the tune charts you need to click on...

To find the tune charts you need to click on customer service and then click on tune charts.

http://www.hoyt.com/customer_service/hoyt_tune_charts.php
11-16-2010, 07:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,004
Posted By TFOX

Just a few of our blinds. ...

Just a few of our blinds.

http://i129.photobucket.com/albums/p236/tfox_02/Picture007.jpghttp://i129.photobucket.com/albums/p236/tfox_02/Picture005.jpg...
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