I Dream of Drennie

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  • November 22, 2006 at 2:25 am #495256 Back to Top REPORT
    ny911bowhunter
    NY911Bowhunter

    Joined: 2/20/2005
    I will be ordering my Drennie tommorw night.

    Black Limbs.

    BUT…the big question I am going back and forth with…..

    What weight range?

    I know they have been maxing out high, so I should get 74 or so from a 70 pounder and likewise for 60….

    I deer and turkey hunt, shoot indoor 3D (22 yard max) and outdoor 3D – 55 yard max or so….

    I REALLY want the extra zip of the 70 pounder, but I know the 60 pounder would be better for me……

    What kind of speeds do you expect from the 60 pounder?

    November 22, 2006 at 2:31 am #506131 Back to Top REPORT
    tn10point
    Tn10point

    Age: 45
    Joined: 11/29/2004
    Location: Tennessee
    I had always shot 70lbs until this year.I bought my XT with the 60lb limbs and would never ever consider going back to the 70 pounders.This morning after setting around 4hours in lower 20 degrees temp. i picked my bow up setting down and drew it back like it was nothing.
    Creed / TT Smackdown Pro / B-Stinger / GT XT 5575 / Grim Reaper Broadheads
    November 22, 2006 at 2:33 am #506132 Back to Top REPORT



    Joined: 5/24/2004
    You really dont get any extra zing from a 70lb bow, it all depends on the weight of your arrow. A 60lb bow with a 300gr arrow will shoot the same speed as a 70lb bow with a 350gr arrow as long as the draw length stays the same.
    November 22, 2006 at 2:34 am #506133 Back to Top REPORT
    lane
    Lane

    Joined: 7/9/2005
    70 Pounds
    November 22, 2006 at 2:35 am #506134 Back to Top REPORT
    ny911bowhunter
    NY911Bowhunter

    Joined: 2/20/2005
    I am leaning towards the 60 pound version because I think (THINK) I will have more arrow choices available.

    I gotta tell ya – the 70 pound Drenalin smoked and I KNEW I would need either 7595’s or Maxima 350’s!

    November 22, 2006 at 2:37 am #506135 Back to Top REPORT
    bowhunter-69
    Bowhunter-69

    Joined: 1/14/2006
    Inching closer to those dreamed upon

    80# limbs

    Chas

    November 22, 2006 at 2:38 am #506136 Back to Top REPORT
    micky
    Micky

    Joined: 10/11/2004
    I voted 60#. But, you are the only one that can decide.
    November 22, 2006 at 2:40 am #506137 Back to Top REPORT
    gbbl-gbl
    GBBL GBL

    Joined: 11/26/2004
    You really dont get any extra zing from a 70lb bow, it all depends on the weight of your arrow. A 60lb bow with a 300gr arrow will shoot the same speed as a 70lb bow with a 350gr arrow as long as the draw length stays the same.

    BINGO!!!![/size:yofjuusv]

    I will never go back to a 70# bow. [-( [-( [-(

    A 60# is so much more pleasurable to shoot :thumbup :thumbup :thumbup

    November 22, 2006 at 2:41 am #506138 Back to Top REPORT
    jeff-k-in-il
    Jeff K in IL

    Age: 26
    Joined: 11/1/2005
    70#’s, the way it drew back at the higher weight….. :smt67
    November 22, 2006 at 2:43 am #506139 Back to Top REPORT
    ny911bowhunter
    NY911Bowhunter

    Joined: 2/20/2005
    70#’s, the way it drew back at the higher weight….. :smt67

    Thats what concerned me. While I loved the way it drew – I KNEW it was 74 pounds…. The repeatitive shots on the course and those cold sits concern me. but the speed…OH THE SPEED! :D

    November 22, 2006 at 2:45 am #506140 Back to Top REPORT
    jeff-k-in-il
    Jeff K in IL

    Age: 26
    Joined: 11/1/2005

    70#’s, the way it drew back at the higher weight….. :smt67

    Thats what concerned me. While I loved the way it drew – I KNEW it was 74 pounds…. The repeatitive shots on the course and those cold sits concern me. but the speed…OH THE SPEED! :D[/quote:237198ef]

    I will shoot 70lbs for as long as I can…. [=}=]

    November 22, 2006 at 2:47 am #506141 Back to Top REPORT
    weave
    weave

    Joined: 1/1/2006

    You really dont get any extra zing from a 70lb bow, it all depends on the weight of your arrow. A 60lb bow with a 300gr arrow will shoot the same speed as a 70lb bow with a 350gr arrow as long as the draw length stays the same.

    BINGO!!!![/size:gi3znyzc]

    I will never go back to a 70# bow. [-( [-( [-(

    A 60# is so much more pleasurable to shoot :thumbup :thumbup :thumbup[/quote:gi3znyzc]

    :agree and A-MEN!!!!!! [=}=] [=}=]

    November 22, 2006 at 2:54 am #506142 Back to Top REPORT
    iowaswitchback
    IowaSwitchback

    Joined: 11/26/2005
    Location: Guess!
    :thumbup on the #70
    November 22, 2006 at 2:57 am #506143 Back to Top REPORT
    pa_mathews_man
    PA_MATHEWS_MAN

    Joined: 2/22/2005
    That’s Up to You… But I want 80# myself.. A 70 at full draw.. I feel like I’m going to pull the limbs off the bow at full draw
    November 22, 2006 at 2:59 am #506144 Back to Top REPORT
    pabowhunter4life
    PABowhunter4life

    Joined: 3/20/2005
    If you can COMFORTABLY handle the 70+ pounds, then I say absolutely go for it. I am shooting the Drenaline tomorrow and if I like it, I’ll be ordering one set @ 70 pounds. As far as cold mornings on stand go, I could comfortably shoot 80+ pounds of draw weight if I chose to, so 70# on a cold day in the woods isn’t even an issue to me [=}=]

    Yes, you can get the same speed out of a 60 lb. bow as you can with a 70 pound bow, but that involves shooting lighter weight arrows which is something I am not a big fan of. I’d rather have 60# of KE out of a 500 grain arrow than 60# of KE out of a 300 grain arrow any day of the week.

    But that’s just me.

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