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    Mission Ballistic

    Well I was looking for a backup bow I started with the Craze which was nice but just felt to small for me then I saw the Ballistic and man it felt nice it shot smooth and it was fast it was a little more then I wanted to spend on a backup but I am a Mathews guy so I really like there Mission line. Just wondering if anybody has some experience with the ballistic and can tell me how its been preforming so far?? thanks
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    Mathews Monster MR6 - 27/70 - QAD HDX Mathews Edition, Axion GLZ Lite 8', Axcel HD Vision - 3D Rig
    Mission Ballistic - 27/70 - QAD HDX Camo, M5 Quiver, Axion 5', Trophy Ridge React - Back Up Bow
    CE Blue Streak Selects 350gr, Nockturnals
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    back up bow?!?! Oh to have the luxury...jealous moment I apologize. The only complaint I have for the balistic is the plastic limb pockets. I shoot a Venture and will for a while so I have had to live with just some shooting at shop with the Ballistic.
    The Deer Alarm...an interesting article on re-examining how deer "think" and react.

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    I was seriously looking at one and put about 40-50 shots through it and loved it. The polymer limb pockets are different, but still carry a lifetime warranty and are supposedly made of the same stuff as the Glock frame. I liked it a ton, but ended up with a bow that has a longer ATA.

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    Quote Originally Posted by joeybear View Post
    I was seriously looking at one and put about 40-50 shots through it and loved it. The polymer limb pockets are different, but still carry a lifetime warranty and are supposedly made of the same stuff as the Glock frame. I liked it a ton, but ended up with a bow that has a longer ATA.
    Now I probably will never shoot one again.
    The Deer Alarm...an interesting article on re-examining how deer "think" and react.

    HONOVI HUNTERS - 2014 BH.COM DEER CONTEST CHAMPIONS!!!

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    You don't like glocks?
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    My dad has one and its one of my favorite things to shoot
    2015 DEER CONTEST TEAM 22
    2014 PRIME IMPACT
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    HHA OL-5510
    TROPHY TAKER SMACKDOWN PRO
    EASTON AXIS 340 SPINE 75 GRAIN BRASS INSERT 476 GRAIN TOTAL WEIGHT
    ULMER EDGE 100 GRAIN
    CARTER JUST B-CUZ
    SHADOW STABILIZER

    2015 ELITE VICTORY 62/28
    SPOT HOGG TOMMY HOGG W/ 4X LENS
    LIMBDRIVER MICRO ELITE
    EASTON FATBOYS (INDOOR/3D) VICTORY VAP TARGET (OUTDOOR/FITA)
    SCOTT LONGHORN PRO ADVANTAGE/CARTER JUST B-CUZ
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    Quote Originally Posted by maxpetros View Post
    You don't like glocks?
    nope...more so for their grip and angle of construction not because of their reliability or anything against their manufacturer though.
    The Deer Alarm...an interesting article on re-examining how deer "think" and react.

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    I see what you mean the grips a little awkward but I've adjusted. I really do like the beretta 92 rhough
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    HHA OL-5510
    TROPHY TAKER SMACKDOWN PRO
    EASTON AXIS 340 SPINE 75 GRAIN BRASS INSERT 476 GRAIN TOTAL WEIGHT
    ULMER EDGE 100 GRAIN
    CARTER JUST B-CUZ
    SHADOW STABILIZER

    2015 ELITE VICTORY 62/28
    SPOT HOGG TOMMY HOGG W/ 4X LENS
    LIMBDRIVER MICRO ELITE
    EASTON FATBOYS (INDOOR/3D) VICTORY VAP TARGET (OUTDOOR/FITA)
    SCOTT LONGHORN PRO ADVANTAGE/CARTER JUST B-CUZ
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    I do hear you though. Glocks are tough but it would not be my first choice for a limb pocket
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    SHADOW STABILIZER

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    SPOT HOGG TOMMY HOGG W/ 4X LENS
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    Yeah my back up..lol I was looking to spend like $400 on a back up so I shot the craze it was just a bit too small for mw then I shot this and it felt super nice.... I need a sight for it I mean I shoot a single pin on my Creed a Trijicon but it an expensive sight not buying another...lol what do you guys think would be nice sight for the ballistic if I went a single pin or even pins.. And I carried a glock for year for work a 23 they are reliable guns thats all that matters... I carry a Kimber 1911 now crimson carry 4inch its a nice gun :0)
    Compounds:
    Mathews CREED 27/70 - QAD HDX Red, T5 Quiver, Axion 5', Axcel HD Vision
    Mathews Monster MR6 - 27/70 - QAD HDX Mathews Edition, Axion GLZ Lite 8', Axcel HD Vision - 3D Rig
    Mission Ballistic - 27/70 - QAD HDX Camo, M5 Quiver, Axion 5', Trophy Ridge React - Back Up Bow
    CE Blue Streak Selects 350gr, Nockturnals
    Rage 100gr
    Crossbow:
    Excal Matrix 380 Tact Zone
    Custom 18' Blue Streaks w/ 2' Blazers
    Rage 125gr

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    Quote Originally Posted by tynimiller View Post
    back up bow?!?! Oh to have the luxury...jealous moment I apologize. The only complaint I have for the balistic is the plastic limb pockets. I shoot a Venture and will for a while so I have had to live with just some shooting at shop with the Ballistic.
    its not plastic... and have you ever heard of one busting or breaking? and if they did like joeybear said its backed by a lifetime warranty.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pearce92 View Post
    its not plastic... and have you ever heard of one busting or breaking? and if they did like joeybear said its backed by a lifetime warranty.
    trust me I would shoot a ballistic in a heartbeat...I shoot a Mission and love it.....the Venture is what I shoot.
    The Deer Alarm...an interesting article on re-examining how deer "think" and react.

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    alright i just always hear everyone say they dont like the "plastic" limb pockets but i have never really heard any of them failing.
    Zack
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    Extreme 5 Pin Sight
    Ultra Rest LD
    Axion 6inch Stabilizer
    Alpine Soft Lock Quiver
    GT Hunter XT
    Rage Hypodermic

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pearce92 View Post
    alright i just always hear everyone say they dont like the "plastic" limb pockets but i have never really heard any of them failing.
    too new for it to really be for sure whether they'll last or not. Personally I would rather it not be "plastic" but I'd still shoot the thing if I wasn't shooting my Venture and chose a Ballistic.
    The Deer Alarm...an interesting article on re-examining how deer "think" and react.

    HONOVI HUNTERS - 2014 BH.COM DEER CONTEST CHAMPIONS!!!

    www.smallacrehunting.com



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    the craze uses the same pockets its been around longer. i belive most if not all use the pockets that are the same as the ballistic
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    Ultra Rest LD
    Axion 6inch Stabilizer
    Alpine Soft Lock Quiver
    GT Hunter XT
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