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Old 11-15-2017, 08:05 PM   #1
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Default Smoothest drawing bow

What do y'all think the smoothest drawing bow on the market now is. I've had switch back z7 and now still shooting a creed. I'm looking for a new bow. I like lighter bows. I've tried the no cam and the new triax the last two days at my local shop. I'm open to all brands. I've tried the new pse stealth and I'm leaning towards it.
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Old 11-15-2017, 08:08 PM   #2
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I'm not big on speed either. Had back surgery 5 years ago. I'm shooting 58/28 now with a 400 arrow and my speed is 253. Had a pass through last weekend on a 100 pound hog at 34 yards with the new rage +p
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Old 11-15-2017, 08:09 PM   #3
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Chill X by a long shot for me. I have a bow range set up in New Waverly if you want to swing by and shoot mine.....29" draw.....
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Old 11-15-2017, 08:10 PM   #4
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Creed is the best I have ever drawn...and Im big on smooth
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Old 11-15-2017, 08:12 PM   #5
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If your looking at new then go try as many as you can. Let the bow pick you.
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Old 11-15-2017, 08:12 PM   #6
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Chill X by a long shot for me. I have a bow range set up in New Waverly if you want to swing by and shoot mine.....29" draw.....
Thanks, your only 18 miles away. My daughter has the chill and I should have bought me one too.
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Old 11-15-2017, 08:15 PM   #7
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If your looking at new then go try as many as you can. Let the bow pick you.
That's what I always do. I've always been big on Mathews but I just can't seem to like the halon and the new triax. I like the way they shoot but they just seem heavy in your hand.
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Old 11-15-2017, 08:19 PM   #8
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Old 11-15-2017, 08:29 PM   #9
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I have to say the No Cam HTR for me...
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Old 11-15-2017, 08:33 PM   #10
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When I was shopping for a bow last year the no cam htr was the smoothest hands down. However it was slow as Christmas! I ended up going with an Elite and am still very pleased with how smooth it is while still getting decent speed.
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Old 11-15-2017, 08:34 PM   #11
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My halon is the smoothest bow Iíve ever laid my hands on.


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Old 11-15-2017, 08:35 PM   #12
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I’m shooting the Elite E35. Went to CCR four years ago and shot everything to me the Elite was hands down the smoothest.
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Old 11-15-2017, 08:42 PM   #13
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Iím shooting the Elite E35. Went to CCR four years ago and shot everything to me the Elite was hands down the smoothest.


X2 but I havenít drawn another bow since to compare it to because to me it just canít get any smoother so there is no need. And the let off is redonkulous!


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Old 11-15-2017, 08:44 PM   #14
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No cam is what I shoot. I bought it because I have a bad shoulder.
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Old 11-15-2017, 09:08 PM   #15
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Obsession has a smother draw then did any of my Mathews, Hoyt's, or PSE' s.
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Old 11-15-2017, 09:11 PM   #16
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No cam htx was my favorite


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Old 11-15-2017, 09:22 PM   #17
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The No Cam was hard to beat.
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Old 11-15-2017, 09:49 PM   #18
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The draw cycle on Elites is pretty hard to beat, they are great drawing bows.


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Old 11-15-2017, 09:52 PM   #19
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If you have never tried or dhot an Oneida bow, that is the smoothest by far. Don’t think so try one and let me know if I am wrong or if you can find one close.
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Old 11-15-2017, 09:53 PM   #20
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I love my Mathews zxt, shot an elite the same day and it was a whole lot smoother. But I wanted to be loyal to my brand and keep driving that Kool-aid
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Old 11-15-2017, 09:56 PM   #21
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I have the no cam htr and love it doesn't matter how slow it is when it's quiet, pretty sure back in the day they weren't throwing spears at 300 FPS just saying.good luck with your choice my brother
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Old 11-15-2017, 10:00 PM   #22
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I'm an Elite guy but Mathews bows are generally smoother drawing imo.
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Old 11-15-2017, 10:15 PM   #23
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I'm an Elite guy but Mathews bows are generally smoother drawing imo.
I teresti g to hear....

Try the ps evolve... not the speed bows, the ones built from the evos and dnas. The dream season bows typically

I dont like the bows decended from the omens...

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Old 11-15-2017, 11:00 PM   #24
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Matthews no cam
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Old 11-16-2017, 01:23 AM   #25
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Since so many others have been mentioned I will say try the Bowtech Reign 7 on the comfort setting. You'll be surprised at the let off and ease of draw. Or look at a Prodigy and put it on the comfort setting as well. Completely changes the feel of the bow if you shot one on performance. Elites are really nice too, and sounds like you know about Mathews.
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Old 11-16-2017, 08:58 AM   #26
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Find a Prime Dealer and shoot a couple of those. Very smooth and dead in hand.
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Old 11-16-2017, 09:11 AM   #27
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I have a halon 32 and while I really like it, I think my switchback is smoother on the draw.
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Old 11-16-2017, 09:13 AM   #28
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Find a Prime Dealer and shoot a couple of those. Very smooth and dead in hand.
This^^
Please shoot them all but make sure you shoot a prime....youll thank me later
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Old 11-16-2017, 09:13 AM   #29
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Old 11-16-2017, 09:41 AM   #30
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Bowtech Reigh 7 on Comfort setting.
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Old 11-16-2017, 11:19 AM   #31
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Elites are the most readily available and their whole line are very smooth. I think my Pearson is better still. If you're anywhere near one of their dealers check out the Strive or Atlas EZ ... their LS4 cams are awesome.

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Old 11-16-2017, 11:26 AM   #32
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I went to the bow shop picked out 5 bows went into the range got 10 yards away closed my eyes and had the guy hand me bows not telling me what they are. I now shoot elite use to always shoot mathews
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Old 11-16-2017, 11:32 AM   #33
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Going from an RPM 360 to a brand new one was night and day. I shot the new Bowtech, Obsession, Mathews, and Elite... Left with the Halon 32, but they are all so similar... Subtle differences between them all made it hard to pick. If they wouldn't have had a black Mathews I would have left with the Bowtech.
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Old 11-16-2017, 11:39 AM   #34
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After a second bicep surgery, and (at the time) having had 2 back surgeries I shot a lot of bows in 2016. I ended up buying an Elite Synergy. It was by far the smoothest bow I shot, the Mathews No-Cam a close second. We are all different though and I what think is smooth others might not. But to me the Elite won the smoothness battle. It is not going to win any races but it kills deer.

In 2014 I had 2 Bowtech's; an Experience and RPM360. To me the RPM was smoother than the Experience which many say is smoother, but it wasn't to me. If it was for the jumpy back wall (I could have fixed that by playing with the draw stop) I probably would have bought another one of them. But I based my purchase off what was the smoothest stock off the rack.

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Old 11-16-2017, 11:41 AM   #35
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Old 11-16-2017, 12:04 PM   #36
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I'll be the first to admit, I'm not a fan of Mathews

But the No Cam has to be the smoothest drawing bow I've ever pulled back
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Old 11-16-2017, 01:20 PM   #37
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Old 11-16-2017, 02:53 PM   #38
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Elite! But have never shot a no cam
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Old 11-16-2017, 02:55 PM   #39
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Old 11-16-2017, 03:18 PM   #40
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Old 11-16-2017, 03:41 PM   #41
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I love my no-cam, have not shot a lot of different bows. Way easier to shoot than my old carbon element.
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Old 11-16-2017, 03:45 PM   #42
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Elite e-35 for me!
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Old 11-16-2017, 03:55 PM   #43
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Did you shoot the Reign? My Reign 6 is probably as smooth as my ChillR. I can take my Reign to Charlie’s & y’all can set it up for you to shoot. It’s a 60# bow.
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Old 11-16-2017, 04:02 PM   #44
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Old 11-16-2017, 04:21 PM   #45
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Mathews Halon for me until I shot the Bowtech Realm Last night in the Comfort Setting OMG its smooth that'll be my next bow
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Old 11-16-2017, 04:24 PM   #46
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If you can get your hands on one, the Moxie Fearce and Gunny are two of the smoothest bows I've every shot. Currently shooting the Fearce for target and Gunny for hunting.
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Old 11-16-2017, 08:18 PM   #47
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Old 11-16-2017, 08:24 PM   #48
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Smoothest Ever, no contest the switchback, on the market now halon or no cam
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Old 11-16-2017, 10:15 PM   #49
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The PSE Evolve cam bows have am incredibly smooth draw that lets you off the hook quickly. There are 3 different modules available and they have adjustable let-off. Get one with the smooth mod and I don't see a way in the world you would be unhappy. Love the Evolve cam.

I shot a 2018 Bowtech Realm X a few days ago. It was on the comfort setting and at 55 pounds it was butter. They limbs on the Realm series bows are solid core, not laminated and they are made in house. Very impressive bows
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Old 11-17-2017, 08:45 AM   #50
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Have an old Matthews Drenalin set at 70 lbs. Like everything about it, but replaced it with Halon 6 last year because I was able to drop 10 lbs off the draw weight and still have more speed. The H6 is a tad stiffer at same weight, but much easier to draw at 60 vs 70. Just something to think about. The new Bowtech is smooth too.

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