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DARTON BOWS?

Old 10-16-2003, 08:20 PM
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I have owned 2 Darton bows and still have my Yukon, can' t bear to part with it. While it is an older model and not one of thier top of the line it is a good bow. I like the CPS system and it seems easy to tune. I have not had the opertunity to shoot any of the newer ones as my closest dealer is 3 1/2 hours away. In my opion Darton makes a very good bow, never had anyproblems with either one. I have to agree with JeffB that they could use some refinement,smoother, quiter and hopefully they have on some of there newer ones. I have also owned Hoyt, Jennings, PSE, Golden Eagle, Martin and Mathews and hope to and a Bowtech to the list very soon.
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Old 10-17-2003, 10:29 AM
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I had a Darton Maverick Recurve C/P/S and i must say; its one of the most amazing bows i have ever had. The grip alone was a dream! The bow was fast, quiet, smoot and trustable. Allthough i shoot Mathews due to a sponsership now, I will allways recommend this company as one to consider very much when someone is intrested in a new bow. From my opinion this brand should be in the top with Mathews and Bowtech. (I am NOT a hoyt fan)
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Old 10-18-2003, 03:57 PM
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Daton has some cool stuff and has really come a long way. As Jeff stated a few years ago they were behind the pack in handshock, noise, recoil and that camo that looked like your little brother spraypainted it in art class didn' t help any either.

The CPS rocks though...The only thing I don' t like is that the draw stops hit the string. I don' t know why that bugs me but it seems sloppy and makes me sweat.

They' ve come light years in the past couple of years though. As said before, they don' t advertise and they are very reasonably priced as a result.

They' re very popular here as they' re manufactured just up the road a bit. Lots of OLD ones floating around though.
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Old 10-19-2003, 07:53 PM
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Roland glad to hear the hoyts working for you , it surely was quiet. Let us know when you score with it . good hunting [8D]
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Old 10-19-2003, 08:42 PM
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When I bought my ' 99 Maverick I looked at all the bows the local dealer had and I narrowed it down to the Mav and an MQ1. I was standing there with both in my hands, compairing the weight and length and fit and finish and couldn' t really make up my mind. The Mav was $499.99 and the MQ1 was $649.99. I had shot the dealer' s own personal Mav because it was all set up and the new one I was looking at was just pulled out of the box. He didn' t seem to want to let me shoot the MQ1 so I just asked him which was a better bow, forget about the money. He said," I really can' t fault the Maverick" . He could have sold me the MQ1 and maybe made a little more money but I thought he was being truthfull and I liked that! I bought the Mav and later on found out that he was right about the speed of the Mav. I' ve owned two different MQ1' s since then and they were both about 12 fps slower than the Maverick. The Maverick is only slightly less forgiving than the MQ1' s were and I didn' t find the MQ1' s all that much more quiet than the Mav. The Darton did have more hand shock but it was lighter also
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