View Full Version : 100 yard shot
04-16-2008, 02:53 PM
yesterday i was shooting my 70 lb martin wildcat bow and i had the target at 100 yards.i only had 3 arrows on the 2nd shot i hit the target!!!!!
i wish i had a vidieo camra when i made the shot
04-17-2008, 12:25 PM
Any advice on long shots for the folks at home..?
10-27-2008, 09:09 PM
the best advise is like the Air Force... Aim High! :D
10-31-2008, 07:26 PM
to far to walk ,i will stick with 30 yds.
02-02-2009, 08:00 PM
Yeah thats a good feeling when you can hit somthing you should be able to shoot with a rifle :), i did the same thing this past summer w/ my '07 C4 cougar (m-pro) i hit a regaular sheet of printer paper, from 100 yards 2 out of 4 times, not a good group, but hey il stick within 60 yards, just somthing neat to try out...
02-09-2009, 06:21 AM
I'm just getting really comfortable at 20 yards, (2-3" groups), time to start moving it back some I'd say, It would be really nice to be comfortable shooting at least 60 yards with the same accuracy.
02-14-2009, 06:21 PM
well that was with my old bow that broke so now i got a saber but all i rember on doing that is getting good at 50 yards and for me thats 4 inch groups at 50 and i eyed it out and i hit the target at that distance just make shure there is no wind . its instintive shooting at that point for me;) and bleave it or not i am only into archery for 5 years now and i am pulling off shots like that all the time. put practice is what makes you good.:)
someone posted too far to walk well i got a kawasaki mule i take to retreve the arrows:cool:
02-16-2009, 11:50 AM
This post caught my attention, as back in 1989 when I got my first bow a Cougar Speed Flite, after shooting for a month or so I began for grins and giggles seeing how far I could hit a Beer can. (16oz) I was a fingers shooter, 33" draw, 2419 arrows, bow set at 96 lbs. Flite Wheels. My buddies thought it was pretty good that I could hit a Beer can at 100 yards 1 out of 3 shots. A year later I switched to a release (32") and started using Beman 80/100 shafts. I was having a problem with the limbs feathering on the inside from the draw length. (a lot of compresion on the limbs). I spoke with Scott Landwehr and he told me to send the bow in and he would look it over. He set it up with heavier limbs, a little lower brace height and longer ATA. The bow topped out at 114 lbs , that was the best shooting bow I ever had, or maybe it was because I was younger and could see better. The bow shot a 425 gr. arrow at 325 fps and at the time that kind of speed was of the charts. This was before all the IBO arrow weight vs bow weight. I shot over 500 arrows a week out of that bow for 2 years and it never gave a problem, that impressed me about Martin Bows, they were built tough. I defunct many myths at the time about shooting high speed arrows and there accuracy. One was that you could not shoot a Broadhead at that speed with any kind of accuracy, I showed the doubting group of archers by shooting 6 arrows into a 6 inch bullseye at 100 yards, with perfect arrow flight, 4 inch rt. healical fletch, 100 grain three blade Wasp broadhead 80/100 beman carbon arrows. Best group I shot at 100 yds. with that bow was 6 arrows 4.5" with unpowered pin.
I will be a Martin shooter for life, no one will ever be able to convince me anyone makes a stronger bow that will take the punishment a Martin will take and deliver pin point accuracy.
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