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Unread 11-27-2007, 08:26 PM
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Location: Texas
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Hoyt Havoc Tec is my primary but I have fallen in LOVE with my Bear Montana. I had hoped to hunt with it this year but I just didn't dedicate enough rangetime and didn't feel comfortable enough with it this season to hunt with it.

Next year though...

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    Unread 12-02-2007, 11:57 AM
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    Location: Los Anchorage Alaska
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    Bowtech Commander @ 32 inch draw
    400 grain CT Cheetahs and G5 Montecs
    Spot Hogg sight
    Trophy Takey Shakey Hunter
    313 fps
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    Unread 12-03-2007, 02:51 PM
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    I really must be weak! I shoot a 45# Bear Grizzly recurve with cedar shafts, feathers, and 3 blade Zwickey. Have killed deer, bear, and an elk with this. I've never needed over 45 # and super duper broadheads to kill anything. I've had a lot of shoulder surgerys so I can't hold up more than 3 lbs of bow for any time at all, so recurves work for me. 30 yards and under it's dead, I just got to get closer with the stick bow!
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    Unread 12-09-2007, 11:19 PM
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    Morrison take down recurve, A riser, D limbs 65 lbs at 28 , I draw 29.5 so around 70lbs.. beman mfx classics 340 series 31inches, 100 grn insert , 125 Montec g5, fletched three shield cut left wing helical , lumenoks ,,total weight 600 grns.. chrono out at 190fps...smokin for a wood stick,, goes threw a 55 gallon drum..
    Lowcountry Wildlife Management
    Knowing Wildlife Beyond Science
    Genesis 9;2
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    Unread 12-10-2007, 11:15 AM
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    Location: Wilmington NC
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    Hoyt Trykon at 26"
    Beeman (down to last 13 arrows) or new Axis with 100 gr TEKAN 2 mechanicals (only mechanical I can trust)
    60lbs at 26" and 265 fps
    Ripcord fallaway
    adjustable single pin sight out to 60 yds

    Custom BigHorn Recurve
    67" @ 29"
    Carbon Beemans w/125 gr Thunderheads or custom douglas fir using Grizzlys

    Custom Fisher longbow of Pacific yew/osage and bamboo
    56lbs@ 26"
    Douglass fir arrows

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    Unread 12-15-2007, 11:18 PM
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    a Black Widow recurve and a newly re-built " old school" ONEIDA Eagle
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    Unread 01-04-2008, 12:46 AM
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    Location: Texas under seige, soon to be Tejas
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    I call her "Harvester" and the ole man of the mountain "Ole Salty"

    Mathews Switchback 70# 28.5" 60% let-off
    Mathews MQ1 70# 28.5" 60% let-off (for the mountains)
    Vital Bow Gear drop away arrowrest
    Cobra Sidewinder sight
    Kwikee 3 arrow quiver
    Katquiver IV (for the mountains)
    Easton ACC 3-49 26" 4" Bohning vane 100gr G5 Montec
    Easton ACC 3-71 26" 4" Bohning vane 125gr Steelforce w/out bleeder(for big game)

    I don't use a stabilizer on either of my bows as they don't need them. Ole Salty is the most accurate bow I've ever shot, Harvester is the smoothest. I like Ole Salty for the mountains because he is lighter and at the end of the day you can really feel the difference even if it is only a pound or so. Harvester is just that...she get's it done!

    Perhaps after a trip to Manitoba I will change her name to "International Harvester"

    Last edited by Kaveman; 01-04-2008 at 01:28 AM.
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