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wes gillock
08-27-2010, 08:22 AM
looking to buy a 2010 hog but what are your real world speeds with this bow for those of you that cronoed this bow

wes gillock
08-27-2010, 12:07 PM
nobody has this bow? IBO 350 seams high like all manufacturer's say so before I buy I just want to get some feed back on actual speed. this is the best feeling bow I've shoot just don't want to be dissapointed in speed. I shoot 70lb at 29.5 draw 358 gr beman ICS hunter useually with 3inch overdraw :confused:

rock
08-27-2010, 12:17 PM
similar riser to the alien z i just bought with a 388 grain arrow at 30" draw my arrow is 29" 388 grain and i got 318 today

gibson 787
08-27-2010, 12:34 PM
The Hog is a great bow, but you are unlikely to get 350 IBO. I'm getting around 290fps at 65#, 29" DL and 410gr arrow which takes my setup to IBO around the 325-330fps area. That's plenty fast enough for me!

Destroyer
08-27-2010, 09:47 PM
with 3inch overdraw

An actual bolt on overdraw or the arrows cut 3" shorter than draw length?

wes gillock
08-27-2010, 11:47 PM
I've always shot and overdraw from old school whightail hunters. cut arrows 2-3 in shorter giving lighter weight. The new bows are 3x faster now and you have to watch spines, back then didn't know anything about spine just trying to get flater shot. use a bolt on overdraw with hand protector was what I'm use to.probly don't need now days.

BPI
09-07-2010, 09:59 AM
They are plenty fast. After some great advice from these guys, I got mine tuned in and got 278 fps with a 430 grain arrow (total wieght with broadhead) ....Dude, that ought to shoot through about anything.

Lots and lots of adjustment on the cams for drawlength, letoff, and pundage.

I love mine.

BPI
09-07-2010, 10:04 AM
Correction .....287 fps....I was sellin myself short. Thats with a 30' draw and pulling around 70 (max) pounds with 430 grain pipe.