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Old 02-06-2019, 12:15 PM   #1
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What are a few of the easy drawing bows available these days? Asking because shoulders are starting to give me some trouble


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Old 02-06-2019, 12:17 PM   #2
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They have been discontinued but an Elite Synergy is probably the smoothest drawing bow I have ever shot. You can still pick up new models on the cheap all over the internet.
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Old 02-06-2019, 03:20 PM   #3
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I picked up a mathews nocam when my shoulder started giving me troubles.

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Old 02-06-2019, 03:23 PM   #4
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I picked up a mathews nocam when my shoulder started giving me troubles.

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^^^^ This awesome drawing and shooting bow .
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Old 02-06-2019, 03:27 PM   #5
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Check out the incredible new bow for 2019 thread get him to fix you a bow up .
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Old 02-06-2019, 03:52 PM   #6
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I have shot a few different bows and honestly I have not drawn one that felt as nice as my Quest Rogue felt. It was really surprising considering it was a cheaper market bow, but feels WAY better on the draw cycle than my Mathews. IF I could get the top idler bearing replaced I would not have quit shooting it.
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Old 02-06-2019, 04:26 PM   #7
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What are a few of the easy drawing bows available these days? Asking because shoulders are starting to give me some trouble


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most people without shoulder issues will always call smooth ...,easy,,, simply because they do not know the difference, there is not a bow made these days that is not smooth drawing.....

try to find a pse evolve and give it a try, they all felt much lighter than the actual weight
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Old 02-06-2019, 04:42 PM   #8
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The Matthews slow cam, I mean no cam, is about the easiest bow I’ve ever drawn.
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Old 02-06-2019, 04:54 PM   #9
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Since your in the area, I'd recommend going to West Houston Archery and try as many bows as you can. I have a bad drawing shoulder and a bow that rolls into the valley abruptly hurts as much as a bow with too much weight. I tried numerous bows (2016) and ended up with a Halon. I found it easier on my shoulders than the touted no cam and the easiest bow for me to let down also.

You didn't specify what kind of game you hunt but I would consider going down in poundage also. Todays 60lb bows will blow though most anything here and in Africa. You wouldn't be disadvantaged with a fast 50lb bow on our Texas whitetails.
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Old 02-09-2019, 12:01 AM   #10
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[QUOTE=WhiplashTX;13976953]Since your in the area, I'd recommend going to West Houston Archery and try as many bows as you can. I have a bad drawing shoulder and a bow that rolls into the valley abruptly hurts as much as a bow with too much weight. I tried numerous bows (2016) and ended up with a Halon. I found it easier on my shoulders than the touted no cam and the easiest bow for me to let down also.

I agree with the abrupt valley. Can this be adjusted or not?
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Old 02-09-2019, 08:58 AM   #11
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I agree with the abrupt valley. Can this be adjusted or not?
Nope, it's the shape of the cam that determines draw cycle and valley steepness. On some bows you can select a slightly shorter draw length with the stops set at your actual draw length to give it a bigger valley.
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Old 02-10-2019, 10:08 PM   #12
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I will be the odd man out... started shooting Obsession Bows 3 years ago and it is one of the smoothest all around bows on the market. I would recommend the FXL, FX6 or 7 depending on what brace height you prefer. Once I have it back feels like I can hold it forever and the back wall is solid


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Old 02-12-2019, 03:47 PM   #13
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Well the Elite is leading the competition so far

Iím still fighting sticker shock!


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Old 02-12-2019, 04:23 PM   #14
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This is the reason I bought a Mathews no cam. I shot several before buying and the no cam was easiest on my shoulder.
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Old 02-13-2019, 09:14 AM   #15
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Well the Elite is leading the competition so far

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they don't back up there warranty very well either,, I was a dealer never once in the 6 years I carried their bows did they cover anything,,, I found obsession and not only liked them better the customers did too,,, and never had a warranty issue even come up.... I will probably be attacked for saying it,, but the truth can be painful
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Old 02-13-2019, 09:25 AM   #16
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I have had shoulder surgery. The bows now days are smooth. I had a Bear,Hoyt and right now the one that is best for my shoulder is the Bowtech SR6 I did like the SS also. I don't have a Prime or Elite bow vendor close by so have not tried them.
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Old 02-13-2019, 10:12 AM   #17
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^^^^this^^^^Technology is amazing. I've had 4 shoulder surgeries over about 10 years that had forced me to give up bow hunting altogether. I still have to have cortisone shots about every 8-12 months just to get through and control the pain.

That being said, with the newer light weight and draw weight adjustability of today’s bows there’s no need to give it up. My strength is just not there so I needed both a light weight bow and an easy draw pull. I currently shoot a Diamond Carbon Cure set at 54lbs and am back in the game. I recently added a Bowtech Carbon Knight as well that I will be setting up soon and determine which bow will be my back up.

If I can get back in the sport ANYONE CAN, trust me.
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Old 02-13-2019, 10:20 AM   #18
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I've shot a lot of bows and my top 3 are the Bowtech Prodigy#3 setting, Mathews Halon, and Elite Ritual 30. The ritual would be my number 1 pick. It has a solid back wall and comfortable draw cycle.
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Old 02-15-2019, 08:01 PM   #19
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So if I were to look for something used, what should I keep my eye out for?


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Old 02-15-2019, 08:19 PM   #20
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For me when I had shoulder issues I could pull my ChillR with no problems. Even maxed out I had no issues. Out of all my bows itís the easiest drawing bow I have out of Spyder 34, Carbon Spyder 34, Creed XS, PSE DNA, PSE Full Throttle, xpedition x7 & Arena 30. If I start feeling should pain during season I grab the ChillR.
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Old 02-15-2019, 08:20 PM   #21
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Get you a well-made string follow longbow. Smooth.
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