best Compound Mathews bow ever

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This topic contains 40 replies, has 37 contributors, and was last updated by buckknife buckknife 7 years, 10 months ago.

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  • April 9, 2008 at 12:36 am #495829 Back to Top REPORT
    Deer Slaughterer

    Joined: 1/7/2008
    You saw the Title

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    sorry if I left out your bow but it got really long #-o and it woldn’t let me add anymore

    congrats to Mathews on all the great bows

    or say other

    April 9, 2008 at 12:40 am #519356 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 12/16/2006
    I have no choice DXT [=}=]
    April 9, 2008 at 1:14 am #519357 Back to Top REPORT
    Jeff K in IL

    Age: 28
    Joined: 11/1/2005
    LX, Dren closely behind. I think the DLD may take the Dren.
    April 9, 2008 at 1:19 am #519358 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 8/4/2004
    Target and hunting??? A bow for both I would pick the LD. Hunting bow I’m in love with the DXT. [=}=]
    April 9, 2008 at 1:28 am #519359 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 2/22/2008
    I’d have to say the Switchback it was the smoothest bow I ever shot, regreted selling it , but now I have the S2 which is its twin brother with a new name, great shooting smooth bow like the original. :thumbup :thumbup =D/>” title=”Applause” />  <img src=
    April 9, 2008 at 1:46 am #519360 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 1/18/2006
    the XT hands down but they are all really good :thumbup
    April 9, 2008 at 1:50 am #519361 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 6/25/2004


    April 9, 2008 at 1:50 am #519362 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 4/7/2008
    You left out the one bow that practicaly gave birth to most on that list, the Legacy.

    They named it that for a reason ;)

    Seriously though, I would have to go with the Conquest line. The winningest bow in target archery. :thumbup

    April 9, 2008 at 1:54 am #519363 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 2/6/2007
    Location: Florida
    I thought my Switchback was excellent (still is) , but I shoot the LD better…Both top notch.. :thumbup
    April 9, 2008 at 1:55 am #519364 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 5/24/2004
    I think the Switchback was probably a new great beginning (and may have been overdue for sometime) for the Mathews bows, the XT just encompassed what everyone else was looking for.

    The Dren, well that was another step up with the slim limbs. Bringing creativity and technology together. Top it off with the DXT and DLD’s…

    I can see somewhat of a trend going in Mathews, the baseline or initial bow and then issue the XT parrallel limb version and then the LD versions.

    I think the Switchbacks and Drenalins have merged many 3D shooting bows with hunting bows and really brought the two types of shooters closer together.

    I also feel the Mission bow line was a great start for many newcoming archers too.

    Everyone is different and your “best” bow may not be my “best” bow. However, all in all, with the great reputation, great quality, and great customer service, I feel confident in saying that Mathews is #1 in my book. :thumbup

    If you remember my posts after returning from Iraq, I was excited and interested in the “XT”. I got home and shot the XT and the Dren, and I ended up going with the Dren. Even at that time I really wanted a crossover of the XT and the Dren, I even thought it could be nicknamed the DXT… Someday when my finances come back up (hopefully gas prices go down too #-o ) I will get me a DXT and it will probably be the best for me. I just hope Mathews doesn’t keep coming up with other bows that I think are the best and/or want… #-o Thanks to Matt for building such great bows!


    April 9, 2008 at 2:40 am #519365 Back to Top REPORT
    Mirage hunter

    Joined: 2/14/2008
    That really is not a valid question so many options and uses target,hunting,short ATA,long ATA!! they all are great bows I can see this pole is more of which 1 you own as to which is better!! :thumbup
    April 9, 2008 at 2:41 am #519366 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 11/24/2005
    XT all the way :D :D :D
    April 9, 2008 at 3:03 am #519367 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 9/3/2004
    April 9, 2008 at 3:22 am #519368 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 11/26/2005
    Location: Guess!
    Switchback[/size:1gjh1isl]……… :X
    April 9, 2008 at 3:32 am #519369 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 1/19/2008
    XT! XT! XT! XT! Best bow I’ve owned or shot. The Swithchback XT just seems to “fit” me best.
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