Best time of year to buy new?

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  1. Rugger

    Rugger Weekend Warrior

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    What's generally the best time of year to buy a new flagship bow or other higher dollar accessories? Was originally going to wait until July or August to buy but will get something sooner if it saves me money.
     
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    I would say after the ATA show in January. All the new bows that haven't been released will be and many last year models will be sold due to people buying the new bows.


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    Next year. Then they will be almost reasonably priced.
     
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    I say now is usually the best time to buy the last flagship bow. I have only bought 1 flagship bow but it was $1100 from release until about now then I bought it for $700 because the new ones were out.

    I always found bows to be funny because they are never like $50 or $100 off. The flagships are either full price or heavily discounted.
     
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    I bought a year old display bow at this time a year ago. I saved about 35%. Bear in mind, it wasn't a flagship, but still an entry level premium bow.


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    Right now is a good time if you're looking for a 2016 model. Lots of guys unloading on ebay and archery talk for killer prices.
     
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    What about best time of year to buy some of the most expensive accessories/upgrades?
     
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    Now for last year's stuff.


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    Black Friday for sure........
     
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    I have a crossbow that gets the job done.....trying to convince myself I don't need a vertical bow :(
     
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    Good luck. I keep losing that battle.
     
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    I don't think there is ever a bad time to buy a new bow. But I love changing bows and usually do once or twice a year :) . Go for the compound, you won't regret it. Nothing wrong with crossbows, I just find bows more fun to shoot.
     
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    Out here all the shops only mark down the bows on black Friday so that's the best time out here.
     
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    it would be awesome is you could buy flagship bow on black friday with a deduce price tags

    and i'm talking the new year
     
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    I am looking for a 2016 NIP 60# Prime Rival in Elevate II. I have a black 2015 that I love and Prime changes their lineup after two years, so I am hoping to find one at a good discount. Seen a few dealers listing them on "sale", but nothing excellent yet in terms of a deal. Hopefully in the next month or so the right deal with come along.
     
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    I bought a halon 32 on black Friday for 999.99 reg 1099.99 and it came with 3 free range passes a matching mathews ct quiver and free tuning and setup they had another deal to I can post for complete setup
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    So you can buy flagships marked down I do every year
     
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    I would say early Summer. A lot of the new release stuff isn't available until then and there is normally a wait on bows that have just been released.
     
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    what a joke $999 is what that bow is going for here!
     
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