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Offline grimace

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Looking for a new bow for my son
« on: December 15, 2017, 09:30:44 PM »
I'm kicking around the idea of getting my 16 year old son a new bow. He shoots a Diamond Edge now and it is set at 50lbs but I think he could do 60lbs.

 I don't have any particular brand or bow in mind, so I would like suggestions from you all. It would be nice if the bare bow was $300-$500 max.

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Re: Looking for a new bow for my son
« Reply #1 on: December 15, 2017, 11:00:07 PM »
Since he is already a shooter, it would probably be best to let him find one that he thinks feels good.   :twocents:

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Re: Looking for a new bow for my son
« Reply #2 on: December 15, 2017, 11:01:29 PM »
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Re: Looking for a new bow for my son
« Reply #3 on: December 16, 2017, 11:57:37 AM »
Yea that is probably the right direction. Thanks


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Re: Looking for a new bow for my son
« Reply #4 on: December 19, 2017, 09:52:22 PM »
Wal-Mart - Ya might be surprised!

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Re: Looking for a new bow for my son
« Reply #5 on: December 19, 2017, 11:14:08 PM »
Man just like fishing you should of been here yesterday. Well maybe a few days ago anyway. Jbar was selling an Elite Energy 32 with a complete setup of top flight accessories for $550.

For $500 I would look on Archery Talk or ebay for a couple year old top manufacturer like Prime, Elite, Hoyt, Mathews. Their bows a couple years used will be better than any bow new for $500 or less.

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Re: Looking for a new bow for my son
« Reply #6 on: December 20, 2017, 12:10:51 AM »
Archerytalk before ebay.  Check local pro shops also. A lot of people upgrade and leave their old bows for the shop to sell.

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Re: Looking for a new bow for my son
« Reply #7 on: January 02, 2018, 09:26:48 PM »
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