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Offline HighlandLofts

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Bow for a six year old
« on: July 06, 2017, 04:47:43 PM »
My grandson want to real bow to shoot, he just turned six years old. I'l like to get him someting that will last his a couple of years before he out grows it. I was thinking of buying him a compound bow.

Any suggestions on what to buy?
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Re: Bow for a six year old
« Reply #1 on: July 06, 2017, 04:51:48 PM »
My girl was shooting a Diamond Atomic at 6. She's big for her age, but she handled it fine. She just outgrew it this year at 9. Great little bows.
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Re: Bow for a six year old
« Reply #2 on: July 06, 2017, 04:59:16 PM »
My girl was shooting a Diamond Atomic at 6. She's big for her age, but she handled it fine. She just outgrew it this year at 9. Great little bows.
Mine too.  Great starter bow.
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Re: Bow for a six year old
« Reply #3 on: July 06, 2017, 05:05:14 PM »
Check out the Diamond infinite edge.
Adjustable draw weight from 5lbs all the way up to 70lbs.
Adjustable draw length from 13" up to 31".
The price new isn't too bad either. Of course you could look around for a used one too.
I got one for my daughter and couldn't be happier.
https://diamondarchery.com/bows/infinite-edge-pro/
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Re: Bow for a six year old
« Reply #4 on: July 06, 2017, 05:12:10 PM »
Check out the Diamond infinite edge.
Adjustable draw weight from 5lbs all the way up to 70lbs.
Adjustable draw length from 13" up to 31".
The price new isn't too bad either. Of course you could look around for a used one too.
I got one for my daughter and couldn't be happier.
https://diamondarchery.com/bows/infinite-edge-pro/

That is a good bow also and what I upgraded my daughter to after she grew out of the atomic.  The thing with the infinite edge is it is pretty long ATA.  I would almost go to a Mission Craze because of the shorter ATA, it is just as adjustable just a little bit smaller if you are thinking about getting one for a 6 year old.
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Re: Bow for a six year old
« Reply #5 on: July 06, 2017, 11:15:33 PM »
The mass weight of the infinite edge is too heavy for most 6 year olds.  The Atomic is a much better choice, and for such a small bow it really spits 'em out! 
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Re: Bow for a six year old
« Reply #6 on: July 07, 2017, 06:26:03 AM »
I'll check out the Diamond Atomic, and one have a used one you want to sell?
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Re: Bow for a six year old
« Reply #7 on: July 07, 2017, 07:17:56 AM »
I just sold my kid's bow on here a couple months ago.

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Re: Bow for a six year old
« Reply #8 on: July 07, 2017, 07:27:47 AM »
I just sold my kids on here a couple months ago.

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How much did you get for them?  :chuckle:

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Re: Bow for a six year old
« Reply #9 on: July 07, 2017, 08:50:22 AM »
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Re: Bow for a six year old
« Reply #10 on: July 07, 2017, 08:55:36 AM »
Diamond Atomic or Hoyt Ruckus jr. We have both. The Ruckus jr. is a bit bigger but more plastic parts. Both are quality though and my boy shoots the Ruckus more now that he is 8.

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Re: Bow for a six year old
« Reply #11 on: July 07, 2017, 11:03:34 AM »
My grandson want to real bow to shoot, he just turned six years old. I'l like to get him someting that will last his a couple of years before he out grows it. I was thinking of buying him a compound bow.

Any suggestions on what to buy?
PM incoming.  I have a Barnet Vortex package I think will be perfect.

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Re: Bow for a six year old
« Reply #12 on: July 20, 2017, 08:30:11 PM »
6 year old = bear cruzer lite.   :tup: :tup:

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Re: Bow for a six year old
« Reply #13 on: July 21, 2017, 08:44:56 PM »
My children have out grown it. I have an older Browning youth bow 30max willing to trade for one box of ammo. Live in Port Orchard work in Auburn. 22,  223. 9mm. 30-06, 270, 380acp 357, 38. Don't care winch one your choice.  Will toss in 6 arrows.
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