Matrix 355 or Micro 335?

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Matrix 355 or Micro 335?

Post by Riflemanz » Tue Apr 28, 2015 6:02 pm

You can only buy one, either a 355 or 335, which would you buy and why?
My friend wants to buy his first crossbow and doesn't know which on to buy.I told him just buy the 355 because I really like mine.
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Re: Matrix 355 or Micro 335?

Post by vixenmaster » Tue Apr 28, 2015 6:18 pm

Its all about total comfort of the model. Like others on the Forum i have purchased models i had no reason to buy. I jus wanted to own them. I really love my 355 & thats why i traded off my 405. Yup i had to have the Micro Nitemare 335. Fer me the lighter n shorter the model the better i like it.
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Re: Matrix 355 or Micro 335?

Post by Normous » Tue Apr 28, 2015 6:41 pm

Suggest he buys the one that he can comfortably cock and second, purchase that one that fits him best.
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Re: Matrix 355 or Micro 335?

Post by mr meat » Tue Apr 28, 2015 6:45 pm

Get him to try both and then decide!!
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Re: Matrix 355 or Micro 335?

Post by Starvin' Hillbilly » Tue Apr 28, 2015 6:48 pm

I'm barely over a year on the forum . . . and PM'd some members on here in the know before i got mine. i was told the 355, so i got one. shot my first doe w. it at 37 yards, another 30 yards and it was all over but the cry'n. its easy on targets, arra's and strings. Sound wisdom on this here forum :wink:

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Re: Matrix 355 or Micro 335?

Post by bubba » Tue Apr 28, 2015 7:00 pm

Starvin' Hillbilly wrote:I'm barely over a year on the forum . . . and PM'd some members on here in the know before i got mine. i was told the 355, so i got one. shot my first doe w. it at 37 yards, another 30 yards and it was all over but the cry'n. its easy on targets, arra's and strings. Sound wisdom on this here forum :wink:

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Re: Matrix 355 or Micro 335?

Post by vixenmaster » Tue Apr 28, 2015 7:11 pm

You can't jus buy one, :shock: Thats jus un-Excal, a person needs two Excals at all times. So wid that mind set have him buy the one that fits him the best. Then he can start savin fer the other n he will have both of them like me :D
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Re: Matrix 355 or Micro 335?

Post by Riflemanz » Tue Apr 28, 2015 7:54 pm

I'm going to tell him to get the micro 335! :mrgreen:
I can shoot it then!
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Re: Matrix 355 or Micro 335?

Post by wildcatter » Tue Apr 28, 2015 8:26 pm

I have 2 380's and love em, but 3 or 4 trips to bow shops and handel'n the Micro,,,,,,well I have a 335 Nightmare Hybrid on the way!!!! If you sold him on the Micro,,, you still have a buddy!!! That would be ------is----- my choice :wink:
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Re: Matrix 355 or Micro 335?

Post by Mo wannabe » Tue Apr 28, 2015 8:52 pm

Try before u buy ...... To each his own ! There all good
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Re: Matrix 355 or Micro 335?

Post by racking up points » Tue Apr 28, 2015 9:02 pm

I'll never again buy a bow that I couldn't handle and ideally, shoot. I did this once and wasn't happy with my purchase.

Resale on the Micro is higher. It has a much improved trigger too. It also comes equipped with REDS, ADF and it doesn't have the crapzone scope. Some Micro 335s shoot almost as fast as some Matrix 355s. The Matrix 355 has a very loyal following, I have never shot one, but in just looking at stats this is a no brainer.
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Re: Matrix 355 or Micro 335?

Post by ehntr » Tue Apr 28, 2015 9:43 pm

Here is a different way of thinkin' 'bout it......

Say you bought a 335.............are you gonna think I should have bought a 355? No!

Say you bought a 355............are you gonna think I should have bought a 335? Heck Yeah!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

If he is physically capable of using a 335......I would suggest the 335....this is just a suggestion :D

Mine shoots 349 fps with no hybrid :D tinkering......stock string. Don't know what it shoots now with the Vixenmaster D97 Flemish........but it's quieter and looks cooler.
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Re: Matrix 355 or Micro 335?

Post by bellerivercrossbowhunter » Tue Apr 28, 2015 9:53 pm

I have owned the Matrix 355 & now I have the Micro 335. After sitting in the blind with the Micro on Monday for 4 plus hrs with it resting on my lap waiting for Mr Tom to show up my vote goes to the Micro hands down all the way!!! More than enough speed to take down any North American animal & so sweet to handle it's just an amazing little bow...

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Re: Matrix 355 or Micro 335?

Post by newbie » Wed Apr 29, 2015 9:33 am

I've also had both bows. I loved my 355 then along came the Micro. to me its about the same or easier to cock then the 355 due to the short stroke. Shoots like every Excalibur hits where you aim it but when you see it and pick it up its just feels like it belongs. I am still amazed at the size and how it handles every time i pick it up. I know what one i would pick as longs as the cocking efforts is not too much.
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Re: Matrix 355 or Micro 335?

Post by JUSTANUFF » Thu Apr 30, 2015 6:00 am

vixenmaster wrote:You can't jus buy one, :shock: Thats jus un-Excal, a person needs two Excals at all times. So wid that mind set have him buy the one that fits him the best. Then he can start savin fer the other n he will have both of them like me :D
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