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For me:
a PSE Axe 6 camo 70 lb soon.
Decided I needed a 'latest and greatest'. ---[the word 'needed' is being used in the realm of men's sports-not the same meaning as the rest of the world understands....]
I was fine with what I have until I shot the new PSE Vendetta XS and Axe 6.
It draws in a way that made me order a 70 lb version....and that's saying SOMETHING for someone that has used only 60 lb bows for a couple years~!
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Old 01-01-2010, 09:01 PM
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picked a new one up yesterday! Kinda a big deal with me since its my second bow and I have been shooting my first for the last six years.
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2010 Hoyt Maxxis 31 Bone Collector I do believe...
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Haven't decided yet!

Either an Alphamax 35 or the destroyer
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Old 01-01-2010, 09:59 PM
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2010 Hoyt Maxxis 31 Bone Collector I do believe...
Haven, have you shot the Maxxis 35?

I shot it the other day and it is awesome! I have been thinking about that bow a lot since then! A LOT!!!!!!!
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Old 01-01-2010, 10:05 PM
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Only if PSE sends me another free one. I'll snatch it up in a heard beat too !
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Got the new Barnett Predator Crossbow for Christmas. First new bow in 19 years . I had back surgery at age 15 and then again at 32. I got my PSE crossfire crossbow at age 16 and have used it ever since. I'm fired up about this predator shooting 375 fps. Technology has came a long way in 19 years.
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I really love my Captain, but the Destroyer 340 is calling my name. Gotta save the funds.
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Old 01-02-2010, 12:22 AM
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Old 01-02-2010, 12:41 AM
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I'm going to buy one of the new Bear bows, either the Charge or the Strike. I'm not going to put as much money in a new bow this time as I did the last time I bought a bow.
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Old 01-02-2010, 10:01 AM
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I had a Bowtech Captain and got the new Destroyer 340 Dec 24. After installing string leaches it has to be the best bow I have ever shot. Very happy!
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Haven, have you shot the Maxxis 35?

I shot it the other day and it is awesome! I have been thinking about that bow a lot since then! A LOT!!!!!!!
No, haven't shot the 35, but I am almost certain I will stick with the 31. I love the shorter axle to axle bows

I will have one ordered soon
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Not me....took the plunge last year on an Alphamax and I ain't lookin back. Love that thing!!!
Same here, I told myself I would not get the itch for a new model. It is getting more tempting each year with the new models coming out. I am happy as well with my
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Old 01-03-2010, 02:02 AM
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Lay away!!

If I can find a shop nearby that has the Axes and a Vendetta then I'll know yay or nay on a new bow but I did order new strings for my Cardiac today...lol.
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Old 01-03-2010, 06:28 AM
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Happy New Year to me . I brought home a Mathews Reezen 7.0 last night. My '03 Mathews LX will have to enjoy semi-retirement now.
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Old 01-03-2010, 08:17 AM
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my wife would kill me if I purchased another bow for myself. I picked up a new one 2009. If I was going to purchase a 2010 model, it would be the "PSE X-Force Axe 7"
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Old 01-03-2010, 08:24 AM
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Lay away!!

If I can find a shop nearby that has the Axes and a Vendetta then I'll know yay or nay on a new bow but I did order new strings for my Cardiac today...lol.
Here is a bit of my take 'so far' on these two bows.
First of all I enjoy getting a lot for my money. The Vendetta XS is around a hundred bucks or so less than the Axe if I remember right. It IS so handy and fast. The Axe seemed to be ju u u u st a 'tad' bit smoother at the shot-minimal vibration if any. IF the Vendetta had any vibration it was minimal. The bows I shot had nothing on it - no stabilizers or sights or anything other than a rest and D loop.
Being used to my Super Short X Force [which I love to hunt with] and my 'Short' [description added by me] Firestorm X bows, the Vendetta XS at 29" ata felt like the sleek, highly maneuverable bows I already own. However I've come to realize that a 32/33" ata bow is NOT clumbsy and still "short" in most archer's opinions.
I'm a 27" draw so the 6" brace hieght of the Axe will give me some extra speed as well as the cams. Both the new PSE bows are now "sliding module" adjustable for DL so no more cam module purchases or trades for the owner of either bow...a GOOD thing. My older PSE bows are interchangable module types.
The Axe 6 is the easiest drawing bow I can remember ever drawing. Now THAT is coming from someone [me] that truely enjoyed owning and hunting with a 2005 Switchback, one of the best bows ever made [again in my opinion]. But this new PSE AXE is something you might have to shoot for yourself to believe. I have come to the point where I argue for 60 lb deer hunting bows for several reasons....that is UNTIL I shot the PSE AXE! I do NOT know how a bow can draw this 'easily' and still be a high poundage [70 is high for me] bow! So do not take my opinion, DO go shoot it yourself and see what you think. I ordered my Axe 6 in 70 lbs! I can always set it down to 60 or so but the one I shot was 71 lbs and it was very 'shootable' without shoulder strain. I can imagine how a 60 lb version might feel!
OK, I've bragged on these two bows a lot but that's how enthused I am about them.
I was tempted to order the Vendetta XS because I think it is one very fast bow for the money. One would be very well equipped by owning and shooting one. My mistake was picking up the Axe......it's just a tad faster although longer ata.

Surely you can find a PSE shop near Dalton. I'll ask the PSE rep what's close to you. I know W D in Cartersville has PSE if you ever get down that far. Gables in Douglasville has a large selection of PSE in store as well but it's another 30 miles or so south of Cartersville.
Let me know if you get to shoot these bows.
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Old 01-03-2010, 08:37 AM
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my wife would kill me if I purchased another bow for myself. I picked up a new one 2009. If I was going to purchase a 2010 model, it would be the "PSE X-Force Axe 7"
What draw length are you?
....and by the way....I'll be selling 'something' to help fund a new Axe 6 I'm sure. A friend is wanting a bow and he'll most likely buy one of mine...at about half price of new.
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29" draw length. My 2009 PSE Bow Madness XS is 29" @ 59lbs
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Old 01-03-2010, 12:44 PM
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The maxxis 35 is one SWEET shooter for shure. I loved the grip on
it and very little shock after the release. I was very impressed.
I still have to shoot the alpha burner,judge and gt500 before I
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I got the Destroyer 340. IT'S SWEET!
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at 29" you would do well with the Axe 7[brace height].
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Waitin on my destroyer340 to come in.....hopefully i'll bloody it before the season ends!!
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2010 mathews monster or z7
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DUH OF COURSE! SERIOUSLY CANT WAIT TO PICK ONE BUT JUST AINT HAD TIME YET.MAYBE A WEEK OR TWO AFTER SEASON IS DONE ILL GET AROUND TO PICKING ONE OUT BUT FOR NOW IM STILL RESEARCHING THEM ALL VIA YALLS THREADS
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I will be the proud owner of a axe don't know if I will go w the 6 or 7" yet.
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I believe I've got to have me one of them Hoyt Afterburners. Shot the Alphamax 32, the Maxxis 31, and the Alphaburner. Hands down, the Afterburner was the one that screamed my name and asked me to shoot it again. Want to try a Matthews Z7 before I buy, but I admit I'm already a little biased.
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have you found a strother dealer in georgia?
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have you found a strother dealer in georgia?
None that I know of.. I'm already an ELITE dealer and I have the paperwork sitting here to become a STROTHER dealer.. just gotta get to it
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None that I know of.. I'm already an ELITE dealer and I have the paperwork sitting here to become a STROTHER dealer.. just gotta get to it
gotcha. when i looked a few weeks ago, the closest strother dealer i saw was in tennessee.
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gotcha. when i looked a few weeks ago, the closest strother dealer i saw was in tennessee.
I thnk with all the trouble Strother has gotten in to over patents, it has kept a lot of dealers away. Now with all that legal stuff done and over with and Kevin having the green light to produce bows,, He's rolling with some great new stuff.
With the new bows now shipping, I think you'll start seeing more and more dealers jumping on the wagon.. They would be crazy not to
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I won a BowTech Extreme Solo from Hunters Helping Hunters about six years ago. I've really liked this bow, but Santa didn't bring me a new one this year like I wished. So it's time to upgrade to another new BowTech or the AlphaMax - just to switch it up a bit. I shot one at Timberghost and they are SWEEEEET!!!
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F.Y.I before you buy a new Hoyt go see or call Robert Hillsman in McDonough. I guarantee he will beat any shop in the State prices. Im getting one from him at a ridiculously low price. MAXXIS 35
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