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thats why i said thats neat information, ive only shot whitetails with mine, so a buffalo is a breath of fresh air as far as this discussion goes, since its not a common animal to hunt. 
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Originally posted by pyro6999 pyro6999 wrote:

thats why i said thats neat information, ive only shot whitetails with mine, so a buffalo is a breath of fresh air as far as this discussion goes, since its not a common animal to hunt. 


Thanks; But judging by your location I'd say you most likely have many opportunitys to put most any sort of equipment to the test. This I say given my experience in both your winter climate and the monster white tails that call Minnesota home. They approach the weight of 1800lb by the time you get them to the truck don't they? 
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Originally posted by REP REP wrote:

Originally posted by pyro6999 pyro6999 wrote:

thats why i said thats neat information, ive only shot whitetails with mine, so a buffalo is a breath of fresh air as far as this discussion goes, since its not a common animal to hunt. 


Thanks; But judging by your location I'd say you most likely have many opportunitys to put most any sort of equipment to the test. This I say given my experience in both your winter climate and the monster white tails that call Minnesota home. They approach the weight of 1800lb by the time you get them to the truck don't they? 

lol, to be honest with you where i grew up in western wyoming was a way better testing ground. chasing elk and mule deer around the mountains was by far more work and more of test not only on you but your gear. i miss that... the biggest white tail ive been around must have been right around 200lbs live weight, we drug him to the nearest trail and let the atv take it to the trucks.
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Buffalo hide is some tough stuff. I have never shot anything even in the ballpark. You can have a razor sharp knife and still not be able to cut through the hide without a lot of effort. It took me and another guy all day to gut and skin the one I killed.

I tell you what though..........I walked away with a lot bigger appreciation for what archery equipment is capable of . I shot mine in the heart with a Wasp Boss Bullet and it performed awesome ! I had heard some bad stories about those Crimson Talons. At the time I was only considering the Boss Bullets or a Magnus 2 blade cut on contact !
 
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Late to the game but I have two bows.
 
Hoyt Alphamax 32 w/Ripcord and Toxonics (Soon to be a Apex)
Bear Truth 2 w/QAD Ultra and Trophy Ridge Alpha
 
Bought the son a Mission w/NAP rest and a Copper John
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I shoot Rage 2 Blade 100 Grain and NAP HellRazor 125's.
 
Muzzy 4 Blade 100's for the son.
 
The Alphamax is a 60#, Bear is a 70# and the Mission is a 60 set at 55#.
 
The Truth 2 has been my go to hunting piece due mostly to it having a light on the site hence the new sight on the way for the Hoyt.
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I've got an alphamax and love it, best bow Hoyt has ever produced, I bought a maxxis when they came out and was very disappointed compared to the am32
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alphamax 50-60lber 29 in draw
alphaburner 60-70 28.5 draw set at 60 lbs 400 gr. arrow goes 297 fps
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my go to bow is the hoyt alphaburner easy pulling fast bow with 34.75 ata this is the only bow i owned that has out did its rated ibo speed we shot a 350 gr. arrow at 70 lbs 356 fps thats with a 28.5 draw
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Looking at getting a hoyt carbon element, but am going to wait to see if hoyt comes out with a faster carbon bow when they release this year's lineup this month. 
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Hoyt maxxis 31
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easton axis 340 , 100gr tekken
 
 
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 Don't ya HATE when that happens?!  Gets expensive.
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yeah, it dose. I have got lucky a few time and now just pull one out of the other and keep on shooting.
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    I quit shooting for small groups.  Not that I "Robin Hood " very often at all but even slapping might damage them.
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yeah, I stopped also but sometimes and tourniments it happens. The green fletching are mine, red are my younger brothers (dustin) and the yellow are my 13yr old sons and the arrow out of the kill zone is my youngerst brother (Jordans) he is new to archery and us. my sons shot was 20 yards and the rest of us shot it at 33 yards. tourniments really do help you ability to shoot and range targets.

 
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   Easier to sight on a bright fletching in the 10 zone to.    Big Grin
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Here's the Carnivore. Changed a few things since. Now it's sporting an Apex Axim 4 pin and an Octane Stab.
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Really like the Matthews, thanks for the photos guys Excellent
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wow, how much does these go for?
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I shoot a Matthews Switchback XT. I like the way it looks, shoots and its compact. I shoot it well, especially considering I have no real coaching.

I think the draw weight is set at 62 pounds. My DL is 29.5, so I had to have the pulley swapped out. 

My pro shop across the street carries Matthews and PSE, so... I have to pretty much use one or the other. 

I thought it was a little loud, but compared to a new PSE, its not. So.... anyway. I love it. 
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