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Author Topic: Becoming a bow hunter  (Read 1430 times)

Offline tikkaman

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Re: Becoming a bow hunter
« Reply #15 on: July 27, 2013, 10:25:53 AM »
How about draw poundage?  This Mathews is 70 lbs and I pulled my brother in laws bow back and it's to much for me, his is 70lbs too.  Are they adjustable?
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« Reply #16 on: July 27, 2013, 10:47:02 AM »
Yes they are adjustable Tikka. The poundage is adjusted on the limbs. But again, a good bow tech will set it all up just right for you. When he finishes all you will have to do is adjust the sights and.......(Dutch will like this)....PRACTICE PRACTICE PRACTICE!!!
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Re: Becoming a bow hunter
« Reply #17 on: July 28, 2013, 05:59:57 PM »
I think mine goes down to 55 lbs and up to 70lbs
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Re: Becoming a bow hunter
« Reply #18 on: July 28, 2013, 07:07:27 PM »
I went to the archery shop today and got the bow inspected.  Perfect shape  but the string and cables should be replaced soon.  They adjusted it for me and its set @ 60lbs now.  So now I have to wait until my friend gets back from vacation in two weeks.  ##$%#1119

I need to buy a release and arrows now. I am going to offer him $300
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Re: Becoming a bow hunter
« Reply #19 on: July 28, 2013, 07:12:07 PM »
I went to the archery shop today and got the bow inspected.  Perfect shape  but the string and cables should be replaced soon.  They adjusted it for me and its set @ 60lbs now.  So now I have to wait until my friend gets back from vacation in two weeks.  ##$%#1119

I need to buy a release and arrows now. I am going to offer him $300

just so you know, the string alone is over $100. don't know about cables. good luck
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Re: Becoming a bow hunter
« Reply #20 on: August 14, 2013, 09:57:22 PM »
The Mathews is my possession and my wallet has $300 less in it  @--0--0118.  Now it time to go shopping, release, arrows and tips.  New string and get the peep adjusted and I'm ready to go.  Oh yeah, can't forget..... Practice practice practice!
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« Reply #21 on: August 14, 2013, 11:09:38 PM »
Excellent!  Congrats tikka. You have a fully capable bow. Get it all set up right and get your mechanics down. You will be surprised how much easier it is to shoot a quality bow that is set up right.  Enjoy the journey!
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Re: Becoming a bow hunter
« Reply #22 on: August 15, 2013, 08:11:32 AM »
Sounds great, tikka!    Get everything adjusted, get some range time and you'll be good to go.    Best of luck this season!!
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Re: Becoming a bow hunter
« Reply #23 on: August 15, 2013, 08:48:18 AM »
welcome to the robin hood club you will be a different man    hope the wife and kids can take it      @--0--0101   you will have loads of fun and can lead to getting the girls in to shooting
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Re: Becoming a bow hunter
« Reply #24 on: August 15, 2013, 08:58:54 PM »
nice work buddy. I think you will really enjoy bow hunting
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