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Reply #270 - Aug 19th, 2016 at 10:19pm
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Yesterday got a new rig for an upcoming hunt, so selling my 3yr old Chill.



Nice new Injexion arrows as well with the new Fusion vanes that have striking black feet

But how will it shoot? I had a Bowtech 340 some years back, which was a good bow, so I have high hopes for this. It does have a powerful but smooth draw cycle and solid wall so feels exceptional.

Also trying the new HHA Optimizer Lite King Pin sight

Rest is a Ripcord Ace, and I put my old Vapor Carbon Quiver on it
  
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Reply #271 - Nov 1st, 2016 at 4:40pm
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Hey everyone .

Thought I'd jump in here and see what I can learn.
I've just moved home from Brisbane after 11yrs away.
Brought a Bear Grizzly Recurve bow home with me.
So far I have shot a lot of cardboard boxes Tongue
New to bowhunting/shooting, so any tips , advice , help, access would be awesome .

Thanks in advance
  

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Reply #272 - Dec 24th, 2017 at 11:53am
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Has this thread been moved, or is it just not working properly on my old computer or doe's no one really have a pretty new bow to show us in 2017?
  
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Reply #273 - Dec 24th, 2017 at 11:56am
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Can't have been moved, because you found it!!

Must be working properly because you posted!!

Can't be no-ones not got new bows because I have seen how empty the shops are after a busy Xmas selling

So must just be laziness!!! C'mon people, post pics of yer new kit!!! Highcountry makes a good point!
  
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Reply #274 - Dec 24th, 2017 at 12:08pm
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Thanks Swodem. Just thought things may not be working. Often what I deem to be logic doesn't apply to computers or phones.
  
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Reply #275 - Dec 24th, 2017 at 9:13pm
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Put up some pics of your nice new bow highcountry
  

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Reply #276 - Dec 25th, 2017 at 8:37pm
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So I was in Scotland and had arranged to go and see Sid at Border Bows. Walked out with this little sweet heart. am enjoying so much. Thanks Sid and team. It was a pleasure.[url][url][/url]  [url][/url]
  
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Reply #277 - Mar 24th, 2018 at 12:11pm
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That's a beauty!  I bet it is fast!
  
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Reply #278 - Mar 25th, 2018 at 12:52pm
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Cheesy very.
  
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Reply #279 - May 12th, 2018 at 4:03pm
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Anyone out there have suggestions for a good beginners bow?
  
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Reply #280 - May 13th, 2018 at 8:40pm
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Hi Leif03, For hunting or targets or 3D or all? Do you want to shoot traditional bare bow? long bow or recurve? or wheels. There are many good bows for beginners. There is some rubbish to. And there are some bows that require you to have mastered the basics as they can be unforgiving if you don't do your part correctly. If you let us know a bit more about your plans there are many people who will have good info.
  
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Reply #281 - May 18th, 2018 at 3:38pm
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Hey Highcountry! Ha, Yeah I guess that was a pretty open ended question. Want to use it for hunting. Was thinking compound (Wheels?). Guess I want something middle of the road that wont cost me a fortune but will also be able to perform in the bush.
  
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Reply #282 - May 22nd, 2018 at 2:18am
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I used to bowhunt a lot, years ago...started with a recurve and moved to a compound and then back to the recurve...used to shoot a Martin hunter at 58#....eventually age caught up to me and shooting that bow hurt my shoulder and elbow...so I quit and took up the crossbow...  Dont really care for the crossbow very much...it is effective and I killed deer with it but it wasn't as much fun as the recurve was.....

Recently, a good friend that is into traditional bows told me I should just go to a lighter poundage bow...and he built me one...



The riser is made of Alaskan Birch, the limbs are action wood and fiberglass laminate.  And with a fast flite string it is pretty snappy for a light poundage bow...



It was a struggle to get my arrows tuned...and get back to proper form for instinctive shooting...but its getting better... I expect that by the time archery season opens I will be ready...

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Reply #283 - May 25th, 2018 at 6:19pm
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Your friend makes a nice looking bow. Good hunting.
  
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Reply #284 - May 26th, 2018 at 1:12am
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High country...yeah he is talented.  He makes long bows as well...  He has built bows for all his kids and grandkids along with a few good friends.  I'm lucky to be on that list. 

Last time I talked to him he said he had plans to build his wife another bow and takedown long bow for himself...

It feels really good to be back into traditional archery..I'm really looking forward to October 1st....
  
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