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#1 tonyd



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Posted 21 August 2010 - 11:12 AM

Been thinking of a new compound bow, I would like to keep in under 300 bucks, which leads me into the used market. What would be your opinions on a good brand PSE, Mathews, ETC. Or maybe a cheaper but new Red Head Bass Pro type, I see them on sale for about the same price.TonyD

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Posted 21 August 2010 - 12:13 PM

You won't get much for 300 bucks but there are deals out there. As said before, you really need to shoot a bunck of bows and see what feels best for you. A guy that likes to shoot Mathews may not like the feel of a Hoyt and they are both top notch bows. My first compound bow was a martin Panther and I payed under $300 for it, it shot good and I killed a few pigs and a goat with it but ended up trading up in a years time. Good luck, Ron

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Posted 21 August 2010 - 02:27 PM

You get a lot of bang for the buck with the low end Bow Techs/Diamonds and they are excellent bows.

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Posted 09 November 2010 - 10:29 PM

I just picked up a used Mathews Z7 with accessories for a good price but not as low as $300. Now is a good time to buy. Go with Mathews!

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Posted 09 November 2010 - 10:41 PM

Martin makes a great bow and you can get a new one for $300.

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Posted 13 November 2010 - 09:41 PM

Wait for bow seasons to close and check out ebay. I've bought two bows on ebay and got great deals. Complete set ups for a half the price.

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Posted 14 November 2010 - 08:41 PM

check ebay. if your patient you can pick up a decent bow.

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Posted 05 January 2011 - 01:34 PM

I think the Red Head Kryptic is in that price range. I was told that they are made for Bass Pro Shop by Diamond, Which is basically a solocam Bowtech. When I was looking at a new bow I handled one and it felt like a decent bow. I know that about three were sold while I was making up my mind. In the end I went with the Bear but that was more because I was working a deal on some accessories if I bought the Bear.

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