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Ok I have a few questions for some of you who have the outdoor wife. Cause there is nothing sexier than a woman in camo with a bow

How are the $99 bows @ wal mart for beginning and can they be ramped up for hunting?

Does anybody have a Micro midas 3 they would like to trade for a ted nugent autographed martin Gonzo Safari?

I am just trying to find way to get her involved in what I do
 

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If you want to get her one she will enjoy you should probably take her to an archery shop and have her fitted for one. That way you can get one thats not too heavy and cumbersome for her to use and have it set up for her. Most shops will work on getting you into a bow that will work and won't cost too much. If nothing else it will give you an idea of what she is comfortable with.
 

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I would recommend staying away from one of the kiddie bows at walmart. They are not versatile enough for her to learn on and then hunt with. You need to get one of the regular Bear bows at walmart , that will fit her and is the proper draw and weight, or if not, then go to a bow shop.

The fastest way to drive her away from it, or kill her interest is to get her illfitted equipment that is too heavy or difficult to use, and it robs her enjoyment.

If she wants to do it, ..... spend a few bucks and do it right the first time.

God Bless

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Go down to Pine Bluff..."The Refuge"........I guar'ontee you will find what is best for her and likley $300.00 at the tops!:wink: Look at the MARTIN Bows!:flag:
 

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I highly recommend going with something of quality.That dont always mean alot of money.Make sure her draw length and draw weight is right for her.Maybe go to a bow shoot and talk to some of the women there and see what they have may save you some time and money.
 

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Mt wife and I went and shot about 4 or 5 different ladies/youth bows at Archers Adv. last summer and by far her favorite was the Browning Micro Adrenaline. You can get them new in the mid $200s. Here is one...
http://www.eders.com/products/browning-micro-adrenaline-18-28-draw-length-50-rh.html :up:


BUT, don't listen to what anyone says....go and shoot a bunch of different bows and let her decide which one feels best to her.
 

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Look in the Archery Talk classifieds for a good quality used bow. As said above, ill fitting equipment will turn her off faster than anything.

A good used Bowtech Equalizer would be a good choice as it comes in very short draw lengths and low draw weights.

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You might want to check out this link: http://www.arkansashunting.net/showthread.php?t=36378

The Bear Odossey looks like a sweet bow for kid or wife just getting started.

And this guy has the setup priced right. If I had the $$ I would buy it for my nephew.
X2. If I remember correctly, this bow sells new for around $290 new. With a 10" adjustable (!8"-28") you will be able to set it to her right DL....but it has to be comfortable too.

I bought my wife a bow last year; the Diamond Edge. If you are anything like me, your biggest challenge is going to be keeping your cool with trying to teach her how to shoot. But then again my wife to listen to me.:banghead:
 

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I've been looking at bows and I like the Hoyt better than any I've shot. I agree that you need to take her to several different places and let her shoot lots of bows. That's what I've been doing. I am close to buying the Hoyt. I need to start shooting so I'll be ready for 10/1.
 

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Parker Buckshot

While on vacation last summer, we stopped at Cabela's in Sidney, NE.
The guys in the archery dept. were pretty good with the customers. They helped my wife get set up with a Parker Buckshot. The completely set up bow, a few arrows, a release and taxes was just under $400.
 

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I just picked up a Darton Ranger III for my oldest daughter. They have them for $ 209 on E-bay new, and it will go up from 15 - 45lb's and 17-28" of draw. You get all the modules with the bow, and do not need a press to change them. Of course we went to a Darton dealer and got it set up for her. It's a pretty darn fast bow, and is a great size for women/youth. We looked at the Browning Micro Midas/Adeline and it's nice but the Darton had more adjustability and higher poundage then the Midas.
 

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Browning Micro Adrenaline or the Bowtech Diamond Edge. Both come in 18" to 28" draw adjustment without a press.

Pm me and I can give you the inside track on where to order one.
 

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I have 2 of the buckmaster bows.One is the btr new never used and the other is a fred bear buckmaster one(same thing just different cam) used and i love them.Cant beat them for the price i think.I never had any problem and i shoot very nice groups it just all depends on what ya like i guess.
 

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When I first read your post I thought it said:

Looking for a wife with a bow LOL


Ha Ha and a boat,4-wheeler,4x4 truck,lots of guns


I would say get the best bow you can afford,Any bow will work but size and fit will help make it easier.
 

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The diamond edge by bowtech is what i have, it's very easy to adjust, package comes with everything needed for a good price. And if she don't stick with it, you can probably sell it pretty fast to some other women/youth. It's a smooth shooter and a good value. My suggestion take her somewhere and let her try some out first. :up:
 
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