What was/is your favorite bow ever?

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  1. Grouch

    Grouch Weekend Warrior

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    Staghorn recurve bow made in Merrill Wisconsin back in the late 60,s early 70,s absolutel;y loved it, wish I could find one again !!!
     
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    Have an 04' Outback that I use and I like the way it performs. I am afraid to go into shops because I can't afford/justify the high dollar bows of today. My favorite was a PSE Thunderflite shooting just over 70 pounds using aluminum 2115s with Thunderheads that ate deer up.
     
  3. Freddybowhunter

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    My current one... Hoyt Pro Defiant
     
  4. Eddie234

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    My Mathews Switchback [​IMG]


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    An elite Spirit that I built to go 28.5/70, then I would say a PSE Evoke 31.
    Last would be a z28 2010.5

    I still have two of the the three, if I was stuck with them forever I wouldn't be missing anything. That said I still buy a couple bows a most years to play with. Most get sold fairly quick
     
  6. Suncrest08

    Suncrest08 Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Prime Centergy, current bow and best shooting bow I owned.
     
  7. SharpEyeSam

    SharpEyeSam Legendary Woodsman

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    I still have it. Mathews Halon 6. I love this bow! I have a Vertix too. If I sell one,(though I don't plan on it) it will be the Vertix.
     
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    It used to be my switchback xt which I shot for 12 years. Now it is my elite synergy. From the grip, to the draw, to the way it shoots lasers, I really like everything about the bow. The finish is top notch and the bow is just a pleasure to shoot. And it is quiet.
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  9. Mr.O

    Mr.O Weekend Warrior

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    Easy decision for me...Matthews Traverse! I traded in my Triax for it and haven't looked back! Very smooth, forgiving bow...fits my shooting style perfectly.
     

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    Vabowman Grizzled Veteran

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    I do love my Vertix, but dang I could easily have stuck with the Elite Impulse 31 or the E 32...so light. so smooth..and i loved the solid limbs..with that said, the vertix is a smooth shooter as well. although, imo, it seems loud to me...the string stop is the culprit I think.. But I have it set to where it's just barely touch touching the stop..I mean just resting ever so slightly as was recommended..
     
  11. Whitetail

    Whitetail Die Hard Bowhunter

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    1975 Jennings Super T Hunter. It had metal hangers for the "wheels".

    My favorite because it is the bow that started my obsession.
     
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