Bow Recommendations (New to bowhunting)

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  1. GibsonBanjos

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    I just wanted to get a little insight regarding quality brands and solid bows for the price. I want to try my best to stay in the price range of $300-$500 (preferably around the middle) due to college restricting my budget a little. I am new to bow hunting, but have been hunting and enthused in the outdoors my entire life. I mainly am looking for a a simple, yet quality bow for the price. Thanks for the help!
     
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    It's that your range for bare bow or out the door and hunting?
     
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    The budget would be for the bare bow itself. By stand, do you mean a stand for the bow or an actual tree stand? Sorry if this is a dumb question, I just want to double check.
     
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    Stand for tree. You have many options and none are wrong. You can even spot and stalk.
    Where do you plan on hunting and is it private, public, is there state restrictions?
    As for bare bow IMHO I would look on here and buy one. It's very close to season but if you hurry you can still make it. I try to only buy from members that have a bunch of posts. It doesn't guarantee that they are not shitbags but it's less likely as they would get called out.
    If you are resigned to buying new then go to a few bow shops and try as many bows as you can in your price range.
     
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    Definitely don't be afraid to buy used. You'll be able to find a decent bow in that price range.
     
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    With your budget, I would actually recommend buying something used. If you buy new, you are going to likely get a lot less of a bow than if you bought something used. I would even recommend asking if you can buy some of the arrows from the seller so the bow would practically be sighted in for you.
     
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    I think I'm just going to go the used route. A buddy of mine is selling a PSE he's only shot a handful of times.
     
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    Nice, hopefully that bow works out for you.
     

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