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Strother SR-71 bow
« on: January 23, 2011, 04:29:14 PM »
This thing looks dangerous, anyone out there ever shoot 1 or own 1, I am intrigued.

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Re: Strother SR-71 bow
« Reply #1 on: January 23, 2011, 04:31:05 PM »
Many good reviews over on Archery Talk.  Supposed to be a sweet shooting bow and very fast.
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Re: Strother SR-71 bow
« Reply #2 on: January 23, 2011, 04:37:29 PM »
Man I am wanting to shoot this thing. I might give HOYT a farewell and give this beast a try

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Re: Strother SR-71 bow
« Reply #3 on: January 23, 2011, 05:30:33 PM »
Go see ROger at WIlderness Archery,  he has a nice one hanging on the wall for sale up there.  Go try it out.
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Re: Strother SR-71 bow
« Reply #4 on: January 23, 2011, 07:15:15 PM »
I was told they aren't making bows anymore and you can't get parts.  Just something to think about.

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Re: Strother SR-71 bow
« Reply #5 on: January 23, 2011, 07:27:59 PM »
Really?! Strother folded? I looked forward to trying their bows out.
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Re: Strother SR-71 bow
« Reply #6 on: January 23, 2011, 08:07:24 PM »
I wanted to shoot one when I was shopping for a bow. No one around here carries them that I know of. Someone on here bought one last year.

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Re: Strother SR-71 bow
« Reply #7 on: January 23, 2011, 08:52:55 PM »
I was told they aren't making bows anymore and you can't get parts.  Just something to think about.

Their site has new bows for 2011 and they were at the ATA. 
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Re: Strother SR-71 bow
« Reply #8 on: January 23, 2011, 09:46:34 PM »
Strothers didn't fold,  just a change in leadership. 

If you are in West Seattle,  Wilderness is in Bow,  just north of Mt Vernon by a couple of miles.  www.wildernessarchery.us
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Re: Strother SR-71 bow
« Reply #9 on: January 23, 2011, 10:26:17 PM »
I have been planning on investing in a SR-71 before next season. Those things are awesome!

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Re: Strother SR-71 bow
« Reply #10 on: January 25, 2011, 07:35:24 AM »
I don't know anything about their bow line but reading that they changed hands & some thought they had gone out of business would make me a little nervous to buy their products. We live in a time where you have to be much more careful which companies you buy from. It would suck to have a bow with no support. Mike

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Re: Strother SR-71 bow
« Reply #11 on: January 25, 2011, 07:44:06 AM »
From what I understand it is still the original owners.  Kevin Strother designed the bows and put his name on the company but was never an owner of the company I don't think.  He left and started K&K Archery with his wife. 
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Re: Strother SR-71 bow
« Reply #12 on: January 25, 2011, 08:11:23 AM »
From what I understand it is still the original owners.  Kevin Strother designed the bows and put his name on the company but was never an owner of the company I don't think.  He left and started K&K Archery with his wife. 

Exactly... Kind of what I meant but didn't state it correctly. 
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Re: Strother SR-71 bow
« Reply #13 on: January 25, 2011, 08:33:56 AM »
Is he going to be making new bows at k&k?  :dunno:

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Re: Strother SR-71 bow
« Reply #14 on: January 25, 2011, 08:35:36 AM »
Yes, something like 1500 a year. 
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Re: Strother SR-71 bow
« Reply #15 on: January 25, 2011, 11:54:48 AM »
scary bow to shoot. loud. just so much speed its scary

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Re: Strother SR-71 bow
« Reply #16 on: January 25, 2011, 12:38:45 PM »
scary bow to shoot. loud. just so much speed its scary

Everything I've read and heard about them says the opposite of that ^. I've hear they are quiet and smooth?? Do you have one let.it.fly?

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Re: Strother SR-71 bow
« Reply #17 on: January 25, 2011, 01:53:32 PM »
WOW... I have been right next to people trying them out and I thought they were smooth, quiet and fast.  I don't think there is a bow in the strothers line that is loud...
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Re: Strother SR-71 bow
« Reply #18 on: January 25, 2011, 02:12:38 PM »
Since when is speed scary? I think its fun...
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Re: Strother SR-71 bow
« Reply #19 on: January 27, 2011, 11:38:02 AM »
i dont own one. i was up at a shoot in bow, wa. forget the name of the shop, sorry  :dunno: . they had one i could shoot so they gave me three arrows. it only took 2 for me to decide i hated it. look everyone has diferent taste so dont jump on me. it was loud, tons of hand shock, dont remember how the draw felt. i was to worried that the thing was gona vaporize in my hand. could have been some super light arrows but i definetly didnt trust the situation.

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Re: Strother SR-71 bow
« Reply #20 on: February 14, 2011, 02:22:55 AM »
Yes, something like 1500 a year. 

I shoot a SR-71 and love it! Best bow in my opinion. And yes Kevin started his own company with his wife, right out of Coeur d'Alene.

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Re: Strother SR-71 bow
« Reply #21 on: February 15, 2011, 12:44:09 AM »
I wanted to shoot one when I was shopping for a bow. No one around here carries them that I know of. Someone on here bought one last year.

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