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Re: New to bows
« Reply #15 on: July 26, 2015, 01:49:05 PM »
+1 on going to 3d shoots, I bought my first bow in December, have been to 4 3d shoots, great. Experience. Best one I have been at was this weekend in St. Helens Oregon. Going to the Astoria one in two weeks.

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Re: New to bows
« Reply #16 on: July 26, 2015, 06:24:28 PM »
I've been shooting a Quest Primal for 4 years now. Other than a new string or two, I havent had any problems with it. Nice bow. Missed a deer with it a couple years ago, but killed a deer and a bull with it last year.

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Re: New to bows
« Reply #17 on: July 28, 2015, 12:09:21 AM »
I bought a Diamond from Cabela's since it is my first bow. I bought the Ultra Light bow. It is very light weight compared to some of the other brands out there. I upgraded the sight last week and bought some new arrows and heads to experiment with. Great bow for the money.

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Re: New to bows
« Reply #18 on: December 11, 2017, 05:59:50 AM »
I know this thread is a couple yrs old but curious how the op has done since starting archery.
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Re: New to bows
« Reply #19 on: January 26, 2018, 08:17:52 PM »
I know this thread is a couple yrs old but curious how the op has done since starting archery.

Wow I can't believe it's been almost three years since I bought my bow. Well, I ended up buying Quest Radical compound bow like I'd planned, and I couldn't be happier with it! It works great, and although I did hit a lot of snags after buying it (just general learning about bows stuff), I love having a bow. My biggest problem was finding a place to shoot it (since I cant shoot a bow where I live), but this last year a friend of my Dad offered to let me shoot it on his property and I'm hoping to get out there more this summer. I haven't gotten to shoot it very much so fare, because I also found out that it needed a trigger release when I had bought a tab (which I just recently bought). But when I do get to shoot it, I love how all of the accuracy relies on me and my stance. Which is a certain feeling you just cant get with a rifle (not to say it doesn't take skill to shoot a rifle, but you get what I mean). Anyways, thanks for checking up! I'm sure ill be back with plenty more bow questions/posts this summer.
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Re: New to bows
« Reply #20 on: January 26, 2018, 08:22:53 PM »
that's awesome, keep it up  :tup:

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Re: New to bows
« Reply #21 on: January 27, 2018, 01:21:37 PM »
Glad you re having fun.keep it up
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