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Vertical bows we owned

Post by longbow joe » Sat Aug 31, 2019 9:19 am

Since we hijacked Dan's great moleskin thread .....sorry is a awesome tip. I thought l would start a thread over the vertical bows we owned leading up to our crossbow times now. What the heck no game pictures yet. Boy l had a ton of em.

First bow was a hand me down ben Pearson fiberglass
Used black hawk scorpion recurve 30#
Used black hawk avenger 40#
Bear mini magnum compound 35#
Browning cobra compound 50#
Browning deluxe nomad 55#
Jennings forked lightning (pos) returned it.
Hoyt buck
Hoyt game getter
Hoyt pro hunter
Hoyt rambo......had to have one of these!
Oregon bow deschutes (my favorite of em all )
Oregon bow valiant crusader
Bear kodiak take down (first stick bow as an adult)
Martin hunter recurve
Martin Hatfield take down.
2nd martin hunter
Martin bushmaster longbow
4 Savannah long bows (my favorite before my shoulder got old. ) that was mind jogging thinking of all of em.
Micro 335 camo crossbones /matrix 330 nikon bolt /vixen ll / offspring with a micro stock crossbones/ matrix 355 with a micro stock crossbones/ metal ibex (adopted manco morto)/Phoenix/ trigger tec's /xacts/super freak ex's/ spitfires/zombies

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Re: Vertical bows we owned

Post by amythntr » Sat Aug 31, 2019 10:20 am

.....PSE Boss Impact ll,

.....and some sought of a Matthews

....don't remember much else as it was 100 years ago....Since I am a lefty in my right mind....

The Boss Impact ll was donated to a member of the forum whom I don't see here anymore.

.....and the Matthews is currently used by my middle son who is also a lefty.

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Re: Vertical bows we owned

Post by BrotherRon » Sat Aug 31, 2019 12:17 pm

My first bow was a Martin Lynx compound that only had about 15% let off :sick:
After about 20 years I gave it away and bought a Martin Jaguar Magnum.. it was only about 29" axle to axle but not as accurate as the Lynx.
5 years ago I bought my first crossbow (Matrix 310) and then ended up giving my compound bow to a member here for his son.
I will be purchasing a BD330 shortly after I retire. :mrgreen:
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Re: Vertical bows we owned

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Re: Vertical bows we owned

Post by Owl Creek » Sat Aug 31, 2019 8:07 pm

Bear white tail 2
A golden eagle somthing
PSE brute force
PSE Deer Slayer i put maxis hatchet cams
Mach 5 carbon 2
2 PSE Mach 8's
PSE Master flight put maxis cams on it too. That was a real shooter!
PSE Mach 7 single cam
Matthews Q2XL
Hoyt razor tec
Hoyt vector 35
ELITE V37 --Still have it , its a sweet bow.
Obsession Addiction OBB.
Thats all i can remember.
And a few recurves.

I would still like to own a Obsession Phoenix XL. But im spening all my play money on these cross bows...LOL
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Re: Vertical bows we owned

Post by DuckHunt » Sun Sep 01, 2019 9:51 pm

Bear Kodiak
Browning Bridger Plus
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Re: Vertical bows we owned

Post by Boo » Mon Sep 02, 2019 10:59 am

I still have my Hoyt Vulcan and Ultratech compounds which were the last 2 I bought. I owned a PSE, Jennings and a Darton prior to the Hoyts. I have several recurve but the only ones I shoot at all are my Hoyt Gamemaster and Martin Hunter.
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Re: Vertical bows we owned

Post by catclr » Tue Sep 03, 2019 12:47 pm

Started out in the mid 1950's with--
Recurve Fiberglass
Bear Super Kodiak
Bear Kodiak
Bear Super Mag 48
Herter's Takedown Recurve
Golden Eagle Compound
and now with my Excalibur Matrix 355
Matrix 355----Scorpion
Hawke XB1
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Magnus B.H. Ser-Razor 125 gr.
Nufletch Ignitors
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Re: Vertical bows we owned

Post by Farmer » Wed Sep 04, 2019 6:57 am

Bear Recurve
Ben Pearson compound circa 1978
Darton SL 50
Darton MC 60
Darton Renegade x2 1 .50 to 60 # 2nd 60 to 70 #
Darton Renegade newer model
PSE THunderbolt
Oneida Stealth
Martin Bengal
Monster Bow Phoenix

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Re: Vertical bows we owned

Post by rmb721 » Wed Sep 04, 2019 8:23 am

Bear Kodiak Magnum recurve
Bear Brown Bear
Browning X-cellerator Plus
Browning Deluxe Camo Bushmaster

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Re: Vertical bows we owned

Post by joel0711 » Wed Sep 04, 2019 8:38 pm

blackhawk recurve years ago
Indian 45# recurve
Bear Grizzly 45# recurve
Bear polar2 compound
2 Matthews compounds
Bear super Kodiak Gainsville model which blew up on me!
Bear Kodiak Grayling model,built like a tank,it's a keeper
Southwest Archery longbow--Great bow just not for me.
Love my Excaliburs but it's hard to get totally away from recurves!

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Re: Vertical bows we owned

Post by xcaliber » Wed Sep 04, 2019 11:56 pm

Well, I have owned a few. and have pics. of some. Probably have pics. of all of them somewhere. :lol:
Browning Bushmaster
PSE Firestorm
Mathews Drenalin
Diamond Outlaw I think it was
Hoyt Maxxis 32
PSE Vendetta
Hoyt Turbo Hawk
Hoyt Vector 32
PSE Brute X
Hoyt Spyder 34
Still have the old Browning from the early, to mid 80's & the PSE Brute X & Hoyt Spyder 34
My favorite of all was my 70# Turbo Hawk. When the day came that my shoulder would no longer draw it comfortably, I felt like I had to give up something magic. She is the last pic.
Memories! :thumbup:





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Re: Vertical bows we owned

Post by racking up points » Fri Sep 06, 2019 8:43 pm

Ben Pearson
High Mountain Archery
Hoyt Frankenbow (Matthews Solo Cams on Hoyt Reflex Riser)
Matthews Conquest
Martin MOAB
Martin Cougar
APA Mamba X1
APA Mamba 32 TF

I’m sure there were others but these are the ones I remember. I only target shoot now and I love my APA’s.
Leupold Optics
Boo Custom Strings
Black Eagle Arrows Fastener Kits

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