Hey Big E , I sst up my new Magnatec and headed for the club last Tues night - I was really impressed with the bow. It balances perfectly in my hand and I beat my average score by twenty points. Hopefully, this fall will give me the opportunity to try it on a huge bear!
Take a look at darton archery they are one of the best bows out there they run
some where around 550. and they're very accuret and quick , and easy to tune ,also a Hoyt is a very good bow . You can't go wrong with either one
My Magnatec is unbelieveable for the money. I'm glad you like it Ladderstand. It is all you need for hunting. I'd love to be able to go buy a high end bow, but there really is no reason with the way these bows shoot and what i'm going to use it for.
Good luck and keep me posted on how bear season goes.
Hey Big E,
I arrowed this bear on opening day (Sept 13/04) with my Hoyt Magnatec - first kill with my new bow. I used a Beman 400 with a 100 gr Shockwave mechanical head. I got a complete pass through on a twenty yard shot. The bear ran 12 yds and expired right in front of me. I'm off to Quebec on Sept 25 for a week long hunt for deer and turkey. I'm lovin the new bow!
Thanks again for the advice everyone.
I say go to a few area Pro shops and shoot several different brands and Buy which one feels best to you dont buy a bow because the name on the limbs or because your buddy tells you it is the best bow, It may be for him but you may not like it. get the one that feels right to you.
with that in mind I would definately take a look at the newberrys and se what is new for 2005
here is newberrys latest model
I shoot a Martin Phantom. A machined riser rather than a cast riser, otherwise the same bow as the Jaguar. It's a very good shooter. The Martin's are made here in the state of Washington. I've never heard anything about hot or cold temperature affecting the performance. Martin is an excellent choice.
Everything is subject to temperature change.
Every year many hunters and outdoorsman and women come out west from the midwest and east coast to hunt the prized mulies and elk. One topic that comes up often is altitude sickness. My advice for flatlanders is to get into the best possible shape. Start months before your hunt, usually really ramping up my cardio around March or April.
I run 5-10 miles 3 times a week, and also go for walks carrying my pack with about 50lbs to simulate what could be on my back. Another useful tip is to drink A...