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Question by maj1996. Uploaded on July 16, 2009
No i dont but i no people who use bows of that age and they do just fine.
Yes. I have an old "Indian- Deer Hunter" Compound bow that is atleast 20 yrs old. It is really hard to find parts for and I will probably buy a new one before deer season.
I have a 1975 Bear compond bow made in the vietnamese war I use as a carp bow
It works great
If you have any old bow you should have a bow expert look a it just to make sure it safe
other wise it will would work fine
I have a 1975 bear bow made during the vietnamese
It works great I just hade to replace the string and lube it
But if you do have any old bow you should have it cheack by a bow expert to mack sure it still safe.
I own a Pharaoh Compound bow and my brother usually use it when he come over!!!!!!!!
I shoot a Bear Bearcat recurve that is at least 40 years old.
My oldest bows 1955 TarTar 43 lb and 1967 Bear recurve 55 lb.
Killed a deer with each one last so I guess you could say the still work just fine.
i use a old black bear compound to shoot carp with in the back water of the river and it works great only bad thing i have to special order strings and ect no one has them in stock anywhere
I did up until Fall of 07, when my old garage-sale Martin Cougar started squeeking like an old screen door when I drew it back. Gave it to a friend who wanted to hang it on his wall, bought a new bow. Don't miss it a bit
I bet it sounds like Granny’s screen door slamming I bet!
I shot my first elk with a Herter's recurve. It is a 55# with a great Brazilian rosewood riser. I am not sure exactly how old it is, but Herter's went out of business over 30-40 years back.
Old traditional bows are a lot easier to keep using than old compounds- less to go wrong with them, and it is easier to find damage or defects.
I do not but I have a friend who shoot an old bow. It looks huge to me, but it still kills deer.
I only shoot one or two deer a year so I use a cheap old bow I bought at a garage sale for $20. It is a 1970s Bear Whitetail Hunter. It seems to do OK... the arrow goes in, the arrow goes out, the deer goes plop! Frankly, I kind of like the nostalga factor too. The $600-$1,000 bows are nice with the great let off but not really necessary unless you are quite weak.
Anyone know where I can find the cable for my 1970 Bear whitetail hunter compound bow....HELP!!!!!!!
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