In order to compare today's bows head-to-head for shock and vibration you have to close your eyes while you shoot and really concentrate. The difference between today's bows and yesterday's, however, is obvious--even, well, shocking. You can see it here. The Prime shows virtually zero hand shock compared to the Baby G. Even top-end bows from only three or four years ago can send a small jolt through your hand compared to today's best, which are wonderfully, spectacularly smooth. For now.