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Fletch

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Probably going to buy a XBow this summer and need some suggestions.. Not putting down my compound as I love hunting with it. Mainly getting the XBow for bear hunting as our bow season prohibits hunting out of a tree over bait, unless your a 100 yds away from bait.. So the XBow will eliminate the movement factor in close (less than 20yds).. Bow will also be used deer hunting for a change of pace. Price is not a determining factor here... THANKS
 

"J"

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Ten Point... Great bows, great customer service.... Made here in Ohio.... More expensive, but well with the money....


 

giles

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Any certain speed or power you are looking towards?

I'll also guess by other conversations, that weight would play a part of this also. The lighter, the better. These things are a royal PIA to carry trough the woods, not sure how I'd feel about packing one in 2 miles.
 
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Fletch

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Any certain speed or power you are looking towards?
"J" Ten-points definitely getting looked at... Giles.. Speed is definitely a factor... But is it necessary??? With speed comes noise,tuning issues with broadheads, etc.... But on the other hand speed is always a plus.... I think??
 

Dannmann801

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Ten Point or Excalibur, for sure.
If you can go to an event where both companies are exhibiting (like a Deer/Turkey Expo), go to both booths and handle their stuff and pick what "fits" you best. I didn't like all of the Tenpoints (and they had them all), but picked one that I liked, then bought it later.

It was already zeroed from the factory! I didn't have to change the scope till I changed arrows.

Excaliburs are also great, deserve a look.
Just find what feels good.
 

Fletch

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NWOH and Dan... Thank's.. A lot of people like both those bows.. WyvernCreations is a great source.. My brother just both an Excalibur 355 I believe.. He hasn't shot it yet so he has no input.. Picked up Ten-Point the other day in Gander Mountain... I liked the size but not the price tag.. A lot of people rave about Parker and the customer service.. We'll see probably looking to spend 900-1000....
 
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Excalibur!!!!!
Fast!
Can be fixed pretty easy,...no need for a press!
Switch out strings fast!
Reliable!
Light weight and compact (micro 335/355)
Can be customized!

http://www.wyverncreations.com/

Has packages or bare bows!

Great Price and AWESOME Customer service!
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Just messin with ya lol

Yeah, Excalibur is nice but expensive. Would love to own one but as long as my barnette stays demon free I'll hold off on anything new.
 

xbowguy

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I have a Tenpoint Vapor that I would part with (Only because it's time for something different again). Has a brand new unshot string and at least 3 arrows. I'd let it go for 900. String only got replaced as they sent me the wrong one, so I just went ahead and put new one on. Has the acudraw 50 set up.
 
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NWOH and Dan... Thank's.. A lot of people like both those bows.. WyvernCreations is a great source.. My brother just both an Excalibur 355 I believe.. He hasn't shot it yet so he has no input.. Picked up Ten-Point the other day in Gander Mountain... I liked the size but not the price tag.. A lot of people rave about Parker and the customer service.. We'll see probably looking to spend 900-1000....
I was in the same boat with the Ten Points. So I compromised and got a Wicked Ridge which is made by Ten Point. Same company, same warranty, same customer service. I absolutely love it. Something to consider, especially if it's only for some part time use and you don't wanna spend a knot. It's not the fastest out there but has high kinetic energy which = knockdown power. Everything I've shot with it has been a pass through and gone less than 40 yds