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Re: New 2020 Bows!

Post by Olympus » Fri Nov 08, 2019 2:10 pm

I have to agree that the take-down models do not interest me in the least.

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Re: New 2020 Bows!

Post by amythntr » Fri Nov 08, 2019 2:33 pm

Olympus wrote:
Fri Nov 08, 2019 2:10 pm
I have to agree that the take-down models do not interest me in the least.
....IMHO....they appeal to a very small group of hunters...those that do a lot of traveling on hunting trips....to be fiddling around in the dark putting two pieces of a bow together if the temp is cold....nope....what might be cool is a bow that somehow allows the front part to spin on the rail but stay connected....

....as I have said before, i would rather they spend their Engineer's time in figuring out how to make the internal crank rope something which can be changed by the user and again make the user able to take care of any and all issues.

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Re: New 2020 Bows!

Post by janesy » Fri Nov 08, 2019 2:43 pm

I don't need the take down. But if I had it is use it all the time.
I like the suppressor 400. Limb tips look beefy as heck, full camo and the Stryker stock, which I have on 3 if my BDs now.
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Re: New 2020 Bows!

Post by onebigskittle » Fri Nov 08, 2019 4:20 pm

Simplicity is gone. Looks like something from outer space.

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Re: New 2020 Bows!

Post by xcaliber » Fri Nov 08, 2019 4:24 pm

onebigskittle wrote:
Fri Nov 08, 2019 4:20 pm
Simplicity is gone. Looks like something from outer space.
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Re: New 2020 Bows!

Post by ko4nrbs » Fri Nov 08, 2019 4:31 pm

Those are some really fine and well made looking crossbows. The Axe appeals to me but the old Exomax seems pretty darn fast when I shoot it and the deer never know what hit them.

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Re: New 2020 Bows!

Post by Dan/kingfish » Sat Nov 09, 2019 8:36 am

I don’t see anything that will pry my 380 away from me, picked up a spare set of limbs the other day just in case. Like others have said I have no need for takedown and see it as another option that could eventually cause issue.

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Re: New 2020 Bows!

Post by Normous » Sat Nov 09, 2019 9:48 am

I saw this bow coming for 2020 ATA when the AXE came out months ago and projected 370 ish fps with a realistic hunting arrow at 400 grain out of the NEW Suppressor 400.

The way I see it, the only way to chrono "up to 400fps" is use an unrealistic 350 arrow and remove the suppressor parts.

Otherwise, I like the overall presentation and offering, waiting to see the price point.
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Re: New 2020 Bows!

Post by Carnivorous » Sat Nov 09, 2019 2:53 pm

Very cool bows but I have one that already exceeds 400fps and is a breeze to rope cock.

I do like the TD concept for remote hunting! :)
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Re: New 2020 Bows!

Post by Boo » Sun Nov 10, 2019 8:29 pm

I for one would like to see a bow with moderate speed (360) that is super light weight. Something less than 5 lbs naked and the mainframe a composite a like carbon graphite or polymer with a bonded metal deck. Yeah, I I know I bought a 440 but it's only for entertainment. This year I'll probably only hunt with the 360 TD.
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Re: New 2020 Bows!

Post by gerald strine » Mon Nov 11, 2019 2:28 am

Boo wrote:
Sun Nov 10, 2019 8:29 pm
I for one would like to see a bow with moderate speed (360) that is super light weight. Something less than 5 lbs naked and the mainframe a composite a like carbon graphite or polymer with a bonded metal deck. Yeah, I I know I bought a 440 but it's only for entertainment. This year I'll probably only hunt with the 360 TD.
That would interest me also but would be a bow that I most likely would not buy as they most likely would price it so high that I would not buy it .
I my self feel that prices are out of control the Axe is decent buy and i may pick one up some time in the future but i bought my first x bow a top of the line Equinox the flag ship bow at the time for $700 american and now they want double that for the flag ship models give me a brake its aluminum and fiberglass enough is enough you can buy a lot of beef for $1500 dollars which is about ware they would price it.
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Re: New 2020 Bows!

Post by papa bear1 » Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:40 am

gerald strine wrote:
Mon Nov 11, 2019 2:28 am
Boo wrote:
Sun Nov 10, 2019 8:29 pm
I for one would like to see a bow with moderate speed (360) that is super light weight. Something less than 5 lbs naked and the mainframe a composite a like carbon graphite or polymer with a bonded metal deck. Yeah, I I know I bought a 440 but it's only for entertainment. This year I'll probably only hunt with the 360 TD.
That would interest me also but would be a bow that I most likely would not buy as they most likely would price it so high that I would not buy it .
I my self feel that prices are out of control the Axe is decent buy and i may pick one up some time in the future but i bought my first x bow a top of the line Equinox the flag ship bow at the time for $700 american and now they want double that for the flag ship models give me a brake its aluminum and fiberglass enough is enough you can buy a lot of beef for $1500 dollars which is about ware they would price it.
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Re: New 2020 Bows!

Post by Normous » Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:41 am

To reduce a bit of weight and add rust resistance I would like Excalibur to use or offer Titanium fasteners. Scorpyd bows leave the factory assembled using 100% Titanium fasteners.
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Re: New 2020 Bows!

Post by longbow joe » Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:47 am

I keep saying as boo....every year ultra shaved bare minimum lite weight but it never happens. You could easily shed a pound off of a riser and rail with milling and holes.
How about a girls or youth model to replace the vixen or sapphire.lm not a fan of the elephant bows either but l assume they sell ... you really need 400 fps to kill a deer l guess.
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Re: New 2020 Bows!

Post by MicroMan355 » Tue Nov 12, 2019 6:47 pm

Not a big fan of the Stryker stocks. :thumbdown:
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