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I've never actually shipped a bow before. All of mine have gone to local people. I built a good, hell-for-stout crate. If the bow doesn't make it intact, it's only because God didn't want it to get there. Posts: 163 | From: Colorado Springs Colorado | Registered: Oct 2016
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quote:Originally posted by Woodpuppy: Did you glue the lid down too for good measure 😂
Lol,no. I almost did by accident though. That's why I had to color code my screws, so I don't get confused. Happens pretty easy anymore.
Posts: 163 | From: Colorado Springs Colorado | Registered: Oct 2016
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One last thing to do and I’ll be ready to ship. This style of bow does live up to its reputation. A little bit thumpy, and not that quick. But does seem to do decently with a heavy arrow to calm it down without losing much speed in the process. Once you hit a 27” draw it smooths out quite a bit too, I can’t hit 28” so I can’t comment there. I put several dozen arrows through the chronograph to get a good idea of performance of this style of bow. I was underdrawing as my normal draw is 26” and me stretching can touch 27” without going to a warbow draw and jumping to 30”. I used 625g arrows, so about 12.5 gpp is I reached the full 28” draw. When I would stretch to about 27” I would get a consistent 136-138fps and at 26” I would get 128-131fps. So I would expect a touch over 140fps wth a full 28” draw. Which it was pulled to many times in the tree. With a 450gr arrow I would get 141-145fpa from my 26” draw. So not much speed difference for almost 200gr of arrow weight. I’m liking the Bluetooth hookup with the Caldwell chronograph as I can snapshot and upload actual speed numbers.