View Full Version : solid colors for hunting bows
08-27-2011, 07:23 PM
well,being tired of all the camo,ive decided I want solid color bows for hunting. My Pearson and Cheetah are both black. The Iron Mace that I picked up for a project was Realtree Hardwoods green. It had alot of wear on the riser and was going to do it black also. Then I decided to do it in dark olive and leave the limbs camo. But when I went to wally world to get the paint,i forgot to take off my shades and ended up with flat brown(yuk). My wife started complaining that I don't listen to her(yapping)enough,and convinced me to listen to her for once(fine,whatever)and do a brown riser w camo limbs. I didn't like it at first,but it's growing on me. It blends amazingly well hanging on a tree limb. I think I'll do a 2 tone grey on one also.
pics required and on their way in the morning. So what are your opinions on solids?
08-27-2011, 09:47 PM
I really like solid colors and camo limbs/solid riser is good combination too. I would really like a all black bow, just not enough $$. :(
08-28-2011, 12:24 AM
if theres no pics it never happened lmao
08-28-2011, 01:50 AM
Solids are fine with me. Personally I believe camo is more for people than critters. As long as it's not glossy or reflective it's cool in my book.
Once drove all over the Memphis area with a friend looking for the perfect Hardwoods Green quiver to match his new Tribute. The one he had didn't have enough green in it to suit him. I still give him hell about that but at least he did buy lunch.
08-28-2011, 05:03 AM
Just paint em white.:cool::p
08-28-2011, 05:05 AM
talk about color without pictures? I like the solid earth tones for camo, a lot of this digital is great for humans up close but just fades to shades at a distance. I say just go with the shades. two and three shades seem to break up the best. JMHO
08-28-2011, 06:35 AM
08-28-2011, 06:55 AM
i took the opportunity while at the pro shop yesterday to run this bows twin through the chrony. shooting a Maxima 350 at 29"L w blazers and 100gr tip. bow set at 63#/28.5" DL three consecutive shots. reading were 291,291,292. not sure what the total arrow wt was,but IMO that smokin fast.
ive been toying with the Mace for a couple weeks now and am really enjoying it. very smooth draw w a slight hump before dropping into a nice valley. single draw stop giving a solid wall. it has a thin,narrow grip that I prefer in any bow. slight inaudible vibes at the shot w/o a stabilizer,with a Sims S-coil it vanishes, and no hand shock or felt recoil. the Iron Mace is just slightly more than 33" ata,7.5"bh,340fps IBO,HCA's Trinary cams and Barnesdale limbs,and 3.5# mass weight.
i would highly recommend this bow to anyone. even w HCA's bad CS reputation of the past owner,the new owner is bending over backwards to turn things around. i will be adding another High Country to my collection.
08-28-2011, 08:35 AM
100% behind you on that one. I have camo Bengal, because that was all that was available. My range finder is black, my arrows have pink and white vanes, so that tells you how much I believe in camo.
08-28-2011, 03:24 PM
Pretty quick bow Hawg. CCS looks familiar?
100% behind you on that one. I have camo Bengal, because that was all that was available.
Camo doesn't make a huge difference but some look very nice. As long as there are no reflections it should be ok regardless of the color, not sure about all white though.
08-28-2011, 03:56 PM
Think my next bow will be all black,just to change it up.
08-28-2011, 05:04 PM
Destroyer, an all white bow would do well here for late season. Michigan is know as the "winter wonderland". probably cause we start wondering if winter will ever end. lol4118
08-28-2011, 06:08 PM
Good point Hawg. We get the cold but not the snow in this neck of the woods. Looks real purdy! :)
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