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Son needs a compound bow
« on: November 14, 2019, 11:36:23 AM »
Looking for ideas...my son who is 10 1/2 and fairly big and strong for his age (basically 5' 101#) needs a new bow. He has been using a Goblin (basic bow) for a few years. I am not a bow hunter...but his is pretty good with the one he has. Not looking to spend crazy money want a more legitimate bow for him to target practice with as we are on acreage. Any suggestions would be helpful. If you happen to have a used one that would fir him and are relatively near me (Snohomish County area) I would purchase one used as well.
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Re: Son needs a compound bow
« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2019, 11:44:54 AM »
I have a browning one he can have if wanted.....Prob needs a new string at least.

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Re: Son needs a compound bow
« Reply #2 on: November 20, 2019, 09:08:36 PM »
Really a diamond edge sbe-1 is a fine bow for any youth. Itís adjustable from like 23Ē-31Ē, 7# to 70# and tunes nicely. Once heís pulling 60_70 pounds comfortably let him drop some real cash on a flagship bow. His strength will grow so fast any flagship bow he gets now will be to week in a few years.

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Re: Son needs a compound bow
« Reply #3 on: November 20, 2019, 10:18:46 PM »
 :yeah:
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Re: Son needs a compound bow
« Reply #4 on: November 20, 2019, 10:26:08 PM »
Thank you

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Re: Son needs a compound bow
« Reply #5 on: December 04, 2019, 10:13:12 PM »
I bought a Hoyt Ignite a few years back for my son's and it's a great beginner bow with a ton of adjustment for a fair price.

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Re: Son needs a compound bow
« Reply #6 on: December 04, 2019, 11:31:27 PM »
Thank you :tup:

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Re: Son needs a compound bow
« Reply #7 on: December 04, 2019, 11:58:36 PM »
Iím in almost the exact same situation as the OP. I heard good things about the ignite as well. Are you in 4H archery meeting in Monroe?


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Re: Son needs a compound bow
« Reply #8 on: December 05, 2019, 07:47:27 AM »
My new shooting buddy has a Mission Craze and it's adjustable up to hunting weight, so he can increase the weight over time as his strength increases.
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Re: Son needs a compound bow
« Reply #9 on: December 07, 2019, 08:39:41 PM »
Looking for ideas...my son who is 10 1/2 and fairly big and strong for his age (basically 5' 101#) needs a new bow. He has been using a Goblin (basic bow) for a few years. I am not a bow hunter...but his is pretty good with the one he has. Not looking to spend crazy money want a more legitimate bow for him to target practice with as we are on acreage. Any suggestions would be helpful. If you happen to have a used one that would fir him and are relatively near me (Snohomish County area) I would purchase one used as well.
Thanks for the help,
Mike

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Did you decide on a bow?


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Re: Son needs a compound bow
« Reply #10 on: January 19, 2020, 10:16:36 AM »
Looking for ideas...my son who is 10 1/2 and fairly big and strong for his age (basically 5' 101#) needs a new bow. He has been using a Goblin (basic bow) for a few years. I am not a bow hunter...but his is pretty good with the one he has. Not looking to spend crazy money want a more legitimate bow for him to target practice with as we are on acreage. Any suggestions would be helpful. If you happen to have a used one that would fir him and are relatively near me (Snohomish County area) I would purchase one used as well.
Thanks for the help,
Mike

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I got a 2016 Mathews halon 32 comes with everything but a sight and arrows and will get the different mods for draw length if need and can be turned down to 50lbs. I can fluctuate on the price too


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Re: Son needs a compound bow
« Reply #11 on: January 19, 2020, 10:24:07 AM »
Id say go with a diamond unless you get a donation or great deal, He will be able to grow all the way up into those bows being as what, one bow ranges 15-65#.
Im not a diamond fan but for new comers, There really isn't anything that can beat these IMO.
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Re: Son needs a compound bow
« Reply #12 on: January 19, 2020, 12:35:27 PM »
Anything quality brand name thatís adjustable to his draw length and weight that he wants to shoot will be good. Even better if you can get a quality used bow to keep costs down. Most importantly, the game doesnít care what brand it is.
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