Is this unusual strength?

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  1. pseshooter89

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    My 13 year old cousin (female) can pull my bow back set on 60#. She pulled two different bows back pretty easily today at 60lbs. Any similar stories?
     
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    lol, your cousin's a freak of nature. My 25yo brother can't pull back my bow set at 65# and he's in pretty good shape.
     
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    Lol I know that's what I was thinking earlier. She pulled it back 2-3 times then pulled another older bow of ours set in the #50-#60 range back a few times. I was in disbelief.
     
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    virginiashadow Legendary Woodsman

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    Has she been bailing hay her whole life? :)
     
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    Nope, but maybe I should check her vitamins for steroids :D.
     
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    virginiashadow Legendary Woodsman

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    OR get her into the shotput and discus in school.
     
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    That is QUITE impressive.
     
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    You guys have similar avatars. I always thought my wife was strong for pulling hers back on #45, but she only weighs 115lbs.
     
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    That's pretty crazy!


    ...oh, and I happen to like their avatars :tu:
     
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    Got to tell you this story. When ever my wife's cousin came over he always asked about my guns. When compounds first came out I got one. When he asked I told him about my compound. He said oh I heard of them, they are real easy to shoot. He kind of ticked me off and I got the bow, handed it to him and said give her a pull. Now he's a big guy, close to 300 pounds and I enjoyed seeing him struggle and fail.
     
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    Yes, I have grown men friends that cannot pull my bow at 60#, my wife a little woman can pull roughly 40lbs. For a thirteen year old girl to pull that kind of wieght is very impressive.
     
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    My cousin is a bit of a bigger girl. Maybe 190 lbs with a large frame.

    My wife is about 5'2" and weighs 115lbs and can pull her PSE back at #45. It's weird though because the last time she was in a bow shop she was pulling the Mathews Jewel back on #50 (roughly) and claimed it felt easier. I've too noticed my Hoyt on #70 feels a lot better than my old PSE on #65. Perhaps Mathews and Hoyt just have better draw cycles to their bows?
     
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    All Mathews bows are superior in every way to every bow ever made.:hijacked:
     
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    Oh jesus here we go! haha
     
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    That is impressive, my son is 13 stocky and strong for his age, he cannot pull 50 back.
     
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    Mathews makes a good bow?
     
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    thats pretty crazy haha
     

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