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    Well i was at the r100 shoot in michigan this weekend and won the steel challenge and have a free darton bow on the way to my house as we speak!! Anybody have experience with Darton bows? This works out great cause it gives me something to play with when my onza is on its way to washington.
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    I shot Dartons a few years ago........the bows they are making today are very fast, nice bows!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Thermodude View Post
    I shot Dartons a few years ago........the bows they are making today are very fast, nice bows!
    Ya i shot one at there booth and it had a little vibration and a hard drawing cam but it definatly was fast and accurate.
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    They do have some shock but it can be controled..........Im sure you will like it. Not sure what rest you put on it but try a QAD ........goes with the bow well.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Thermodude View Post
    They do have some shock but it can be controled..........Im sure you will like it. Not sure what rest you put on it but try a QAD ........goes with the bow well.
    Sweet thats what i have layin around at the moment off of the onza.
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    They are nice, they are fast. I had a personal problem with the draw cycle, felt fine, but issues arose. I had an AS100, 55 lbs, and something in my upper arm got strained or something. Switched to another bow, it went away. A couple of weeks later, picked up the Darton, issue came back. Sold it.

    A few months later I picked up a DS 2500, I think. Loved it, but the same pain returned. All I can figure is that something about the draw cycle, or how I draw just didn't work with them. I've never experienced the same strain before or since. Great bows, but they didn't like me.

    Which model did you win?

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