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    Has I posted in a earlyer thread I got my son a bow that used to be mine after putting new string on it I took in out to get in close for him and wow I used to like this bow it felt let I went back 20 years in the feel of the bow and it only a 2005, have you got to shoot one of your old bow and what did you think
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    I've had similar experiences. Two years ago I gave one of my old Pearson bow to a teenager at our club. He's a good kid and his dad couldn't afford to buy him one. Well, I had this 2003 Pearson Freedom that had been hanging for over 5 years so I got it out, took it to the club, and changed mods, string and cable and set the thing up for him. Juat to go a little further I started to sight it in at 20 yards to make sure it was at least close for him.

    Man, I want to say, that bow was a real shooter. Just as good as I remember it being. I almost hated to give it up, but being a Martin shooter I followed through.

    I never received any money fom the lad, or did I expect it. What I did get was a card with the nicest Thankyou note I've ever received. And that was thanks enough.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TEN RING View Post
    I used to like this bow it felt let I went back 20 years in the feel of the bow and it only a 2005, have you got to shoot one of your old bow and what did you think
    HOLD IT! LOL My bow is only two years newer! LOL Some of us only have one bow (unless I count my youth compound).

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    I gave my 10 year old PSE Nova to my oldest brother, how just got the archery bug. I was showing him how to sight it in and I was getting givers remorse..oh well I have my Martin Saber and now an Onza.

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    Had the same feeling. Gave my son my favorite recurve , a Darton Fury, when my right shoulder was torn up. (Torn rotator cuff ) After my shoulder was repaired, I started shooting again, with a used Martin Slayer that I put into shooting condition with the help of this forum. But as I've mentioned before, I'm really more of a traditional archer, and I really missed that old recurve. Long story short, picked up an old Ben Pearson Cougar recurve in April, and hunted turkey season with it.
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    I don't have my old compound bow any longer, but I get that feeling when I hunt with and shoot trap with my SxS I bought when I was 15.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Arrow Splitter View Post
    HOLD IT! LOL My bow is only two years newer! LOL Some of us only have one bow (unless I count my youth compound).

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    you mean your cheetah^^^ someone needs to take some of his bows hes loosing track of em all
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    Quote Originally Posted by droppixel View Post
    Hey nothing wrong with an '07 - my Bengal is an '07
    That's right, except I can't shoot it right now. Parts are on the way though.

    Quote Originally Posted by WildWilt15 View Post
    you mean your cheetah^^^ someone needs to take some of his bows hes loosing track of em all
    I'll help! DP, just send me the one at the top of your sig. I only have one bow, so I need a "backup".
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