The Bow To Get Thats Under $650.

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  1. IowaBowhunter5

    IowaBowhunter5 Weekend Warrior

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    Hey guys, I have really outgrown my youth bow over this last year, so it is time for a new one. I have a 28 inch draw and pull 50 lbs back. I know that's not a lot to go off of, but I need some opinions. My budget is $650, but I'll have $720 at the end of the week, Thanks.
     
  2. Sticknstringarchery

    Sticknstringarchery Grizzled Veteran

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    Ones that come to mind are:
    Quest Torrent
    Hoyt Charger
    BowTech Assassin
    Mission Ballistic
    Diamond Outlaw
    These are all excellent choices in my opinion. I'm sure others can chime in with more.
     
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    AUbowhunter Weekend Warrior

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    Is that bare bow or with sight, quiver, etc.? I'll be in the market in the year or two and will be looking at Hoyt bows mostly. You should go to a shop and shoot some bows slightly higher than your range then find a deal on here or ebay. For 700 you should be able to get last years model.
     
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    Used Mathews.
     
  5. IowaBowhunter5

    IowaBowhunter5 Weekend Warrior

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    I just need a peep sight and quiver for it. And our local shop is 1 hr away, so I usually have to go off of others opinions and buy em, which stinks
     
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    i got my ballistic for 650 exactly. got rest, sight, and peep. and it is a sweet bow i killed my first turkey with it so far and cant wait to slay some deer! you wont be dissapointed
     
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    my buddy just shot a bunch of bows. he said the pse drive was nice for the money $469 new and was shooting over its ibo.
     
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    Anybody have anything to say about the diamond outlaw? I'm starting to like it
     
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    Are you going to the shop to buy or are you having to go to a big box store?
     
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    The Bowtech Assassin is a great bow for right around that price. Check it out.
     
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    Id go with a used mathews. Find a nice Z7extreme or even a helim for that price.
     
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    Yeah, there are some goods ones out there on ebay or your local bow shop.
     
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    mission ballistic all the way. It is a great shooting bow for the money. It shoots 330 ibo. AMAZING!!!!I pull back 60lbs, and the arrows are crazy fast. I shoot birds, and they are hard to hit, but the bow is so quiet, the arrow nails em' before they know it. No brainer.
     
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    A guy in my office has a nice PSE, don;t know model but it's a good one, cheap. Like $400 I think? He had it for less than a year and bet it hasn't been shot 100 times. Hunted maybe 3 times.... It is a 27-28" and I think 50-55#. If interested email me jforbes@hampton.gov
     
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    Look at the Diamonds and Quests if its big box store. The Diamond Outlaw is basically an Assassin in single cam. Quest ha the Torrent that I have shot and for the price, it's really hard to beat.
     
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    I have a pse vendetta,28 draw, 65lb(adjustable) ready to hunt,quiver,ripcord rest,tru glo 3 pin, I am wanting to sell.great bow, got a great deal on used mathews I like better.
     
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    Went on ebay.com real quick to take a look after reading your initial post and seeing you said you had a $650 dollar budget I have some good news. I saw a 2012 Bowtech Insanity CPX for sale for $575 it looked like a left handed bow not sure by the picture but I would grab that bow quick if I was you. Thats a hell of a price for that bow.
     
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    I like buying a $1000 bow a year old for $600 than a new bow for $600. Plus it will probably come all set up with $300 worth of sites, rest, peep and maybe even a quiver and its ready to hunt.
     

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