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Old 02-07-2017, 08:38 PM   #1
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recently got one and love it. i have had hoyts and loved them and then went to elite, elite was the smoothest bow i have ever pulled back but didn't like the speed i was getting from the longer axle to axle elite so i went to obsession and get the same smooth draw and back wall of the elite but now I'm getting 288fps with a 500grain arrow
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Old 02-07-2017, 08:49 PM   #2
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Theres a handful of guys that pimp obsession/xpedition bows and I bet you they will also recommend black eagle arrows theyll chime in here shortly


Ive shot the DEFCONm7 and liked it due to the speed but I preferred the smoothness on my E35, only thing that made it an easy decision was the price I got the Elite for
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Old 02-07-2017, 08:50 PM   #3
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Shot Hoyt for quit awhile, then shot Mathews for a very long time. Now I shoot an obsession and like it better then any bow I have shot to date. And I have owned a lot . They were bought out by a bigger company and have already changed there warranty, and quality will probably be next.
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Old 02-07-2017, 09:04 PM   #4
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I will be shooting an obsession this hunting season by buddy has one I've shot it a few times and in my opinion it's the best shooting bow for me price wise, speed wise and weight wise.i just have to travel forever to get one!
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Old 02-07-2017, 09:07 PM   #5
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Wish there was a dealer down here. I emailed Obsession a while back to ask them if they were looking at more dealers...

Yeah nothing...
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Old 02-07-2017, 09:20 PM   #6
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I love my obsession. I also went from Hoyt to OB and have never looked back.
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Old 02-07-2017, 09:28 PM   #7
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I have had the exact same experience. I shot Elite for years and still love them. I thought they were the smoothest. I recently purchased a K34 and to me, it is way more smooth than any Elite I have shot and faster.
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I like the obsession line, but I prefer the tubabikity of a yoke.

I love my overdrive binary cams on bowtech she for that reason.

But, I'm probably going to buy an xpedition next, for the hybrids.
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Last May I traveled over 1100 miles, visited 5 different shops from Lubbock to Weatherford, to Alvarado, to East Texas and back to Ft. Worth and shot countless bows, at least a dozen or more of all the top brands and finally settled on an Obsession Def Con 6.

Most would not go to the length and time I put in to choose my first new bow since 2009, but I wanted to make dang sure I found the one I wanted before I forked over major bucks for it. It was my first bow other than a High Country since 1989! All of them shot extremely well, all were within 10 fps of each other, but the Def Con 6 was my choice based on feel, draw cycle, back wall and dead in the hand on the shot.

I am very happy and satisfied with my Obsession.
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mudslinger, how did you like all the shops you visited? On Target archery in Canton texas is amazing and i would like to visit cinnamon creek sometime in north ftw. all star in dallas is good if you want to just shoot a few arrows at 20 yards but they are more of a boat shop than bow shop
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Old 02-07-2017, 10:19 PM   #11
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Default anyone here shoot obsession bows?

I have 2015 Fusion 7 and love it. I came from Bowtech. I was not getting the speeds or shootability out of my bowtech. I shoot 280ish fps with a 61#, 28.5" draw shooting 460gr carbon express mayhems. I can hold my bow back all day.

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Old 02-07-2017, 10:23 PM   #12
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Theres a handful of guys that pimp obsession/xpedition bows and I bet you they will also recommend black eagle arrows theyll chime in here shortly


Ive shot the DEFCONm7 and liked it due to the speed but I preferred the smoothness on my E35, only thing that made it an easy decision was the price I got the Elite for
Call me out why don't ya

OP, I made the switch from Elite to Obsession Phoenix as well and don't regret it for a second.

And yes, I am slingin Black Eagle shafts
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Old 02-08-2017, 10:18 AM   #13
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i almost went with the black eagles but decided with FMJ's.
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Old 02-08-2017, 10:26 AM   #14
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I shoot an evolution and love it
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Old 02-08-2017, 10:33 AM   #15
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I shoot a DefCon 6 and Knightmare. I have zero complaints about either bow. I understand that bows are all shooter preference and there are great bows out there. But, for me I am definitely a fan of Obsession.
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Old 02-08-2017, 10:38 AM   #16
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I do , made the swap from Hoyt a few years ago.


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Old 02-08-2017, 11:09 AM   #17
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mudslinger, how did you like all the shops you visited? On Target archery in Canton texas is amazing and i would like to visit cinnamon creek sometime in north ftw. all star in dallas is good if you want to just shoot a few arrows at 20 yards but they are more of a boat shop than bow shop
Did not go to On Target in Canton but to an individual that had 2 High Country bows I wanted to shoot. I have met the owner of On Target and he is a nice guy. I hsd already shot all the models On Target had so after I spent the night in Canton I heade to CCR. Ended up buying my Obsession from Ft Grard but the no longer carry them. Cinnamon Creek is the dealer now. A ton of bows and knowledgeable guys at CCR.
Alvarado Archery was very nice and the people there were very friendly and helpful.
Ft Grard is nice and a huge place and the owner set my bow up and was bery helpful. First shot thru paper after he set the bow up was a bullet hole and my bh's hit where my field points do.

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Old 02-08-2017, 11:20 AM   #18
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Wish there was a dealer down here. I emailed Obsession a while back to ask them if they were looking at more dealers...

Yeah nothing...
Just sent you a pm
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mudslinger, how did you like all the shops you visited? On Target archery in Canton texas is amazing and i would like to visit cinnamon creek sometime in north ftw. all star in dallas is good if you want to just shoot a few arrows at 20 yards but they are more of a boat shop than bow shop
CCR is definitely worth a visit or a monthly trip but they dont carry obsession or xpedition as far as I am aware of.

Outdoor Pro shop in Garland is now owned or co-owned by Joshua Brown that ran Collin County Archery out of his shop in Princeton. Extremely knowledgeable guy and awesome to deal with, he is a dealer for Both obession and Xpedition, looking forward to see how they transform the new shop, I believe they are expanding their indoor range and would be interested to see how big they get, seeing as how that shop has continuously been a top 100 mathews dealer for years.

Wish them the best!
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CCR is definitely worth a visit or a monthly trip but they dont carry obsession or xpedition as far as I am aware of.

Outdoor Pro shop in Garland is now owned or co-owned by Joshua Brown that ran Collin County Archery out of his shop in Princeton. Extremely knowledgeable guy and awesome to deal with, he is a dealer for Both obession and Xpedition, looking forward to see how they transform the new shop, I believe they are expanding their indoor range and would be interested to see how big they get, seeing as how that shop has continuously been a top 100 mathews dealer for years.

Wish them the best!
That is who I am ordering my defcon m7z from
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never regretted getting rid of Hoyt,, i like everything about obsession better!
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Old 02-08-2017, 12:44 PM   #24
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"CCR is definitely worth a visit or a monthly trip but they dont carry obsession or xpedition as far as I am aware of."

FND told me a while back that Ft. Grard dropped Obsession because the owner got pizzed at something that Obsession did at a show so CCR picked the brand up.
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Theres a handful of guys that pimp obsession/xpedition bows and I bet you they will also recommend black eagle arrows theyll chime in here shortly





Ive shot the DEFCONm7 and liked it due to the speed but I preferred the smoothness on my E35, only thing that made it an easy decision was the price I got the Elite for


Those are dirty words round here.


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Heard the KS Edition comes with a 4 pack of guyliner.
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Old 02-08-2017, 03:38 PM   #27
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"CCR is definitely worth a visit or a monthly trip but they dont carry obsession or xpedition as far as I am aware of."

FND told me a while back that Ft. Grard dropped Obsession because the owner got pizzed at something that Obsession did at a show so CCR picked the brand up.
Good to know! Now I have to add the new obsessions to my list of bows to demo when I'm out there again. Dang it
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Old 02-08-2017, 03:59 PM   #28
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2015 60lb Evolution, like it ok but haven't shot it enough to really get used to it. Got a smoking deal on it from a local tournament archer. Very reminiscent of my older Elite bows, I guess as it should be.

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I shoot the Obsession Sniper GT and I love it.
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Old 02-09-2017, 09:13 PM   #33
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Yes cinnamon creek sells Obsession.
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Old 02-09-2017, 09:14 PM   #34
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Hard to not love a bow that is super smooth and easy to hold back and still puts out 92lbs of KE and .640 of momentum.
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Old 02-11-2017, 08:51 AM   #35
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"CCR is definitely worth a visit or a monthly trip but they dont carry obsession or xpedition as far as I am aware of."

FND told me a while back that Ft. Grard dropped Obsession because the owner got pizzed at something that Obsession did at a show so CCR picked the brand up.


Ft. Grard still carries Obsession bows. Randy is a great tuner as well. They have also started carrying others as well. Bout the only thing they don't carry (yet) is Mathews and Bowtech I think. It's been a while since I've been there.


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Fantastic bows in my opinion. I am a Darton guy personally but if I didn't shoot a Darton Obsession would probably get a nod for sure!
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Did not go to On Target in Canton but to an individual that had 2 High Country bows I wanted to shoot. I have met the owner of On Target and he is a nice guy. I hsd already shot all the models On Target had so after I spent the night in Canton I heade to CCR. Ended up buying my Obsession from Ft Grard but the no longer carry them. Cinnamon Creek is the dealer now. A ton of bows and knowledgeable guys at CCR.
Alvarado Archery was very nice and the people there were very friendly and helpful.
Ft Grard is nice and a huge place and the owner set my bow up and was bery helpful. First shot thru paper after he set the bow up was a bullet hole and my bh's hit where my field points do.


Fort grard still carries them
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"CCR is definitely worth a visit or a monthly trip but they dont carry obsession or xpedition as far as I am aware of."

FND told me a while back that Ft. Grard dropped Obsession because the owner got pizzed at something that Obsession did at a show so CCR picked the brand up.


This is not true ft grard still carries them
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This is not true ft grard still carries them
I am just going by what FND told me in a PM. Maybe they picked them back up because a lot of the folks that go there shot them. Nothing against Ft, Grard, I really enjoyed the time I spent there and that owner definitely knows his business about setting up bows.
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I am just going by what FND told me in a PM. Maybe they picked them back up because a lot of the folks that go there shot them. Nothing against Ft, Grard, I really enjoyed the time I spent there and that owner definitely knows his business about setting up bows.


I got you no there were some issue that were needed to be fixed by obsession special order wait times as well as others that we had disagreed with that we told them if they didn't get fix we would but so far they have fixed them so we still carry them
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I was almost going to get the obsession m6z but ended up with a Reign 7. I like the tune ability of bowtech. Obsession makes great bows though. I know Hoffys in Lampasas carries obsession. I live in San Antonio and drive up to see Aaron at Hoffys.
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I got you no there were some issue that were needed to be fixed by obsession special order wait times as well as others that we had disagreed with that we told them if they didn't get fix we would but so far they have fixed them so we still carry them


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