Bow Reports

2018 Mathews TRIAX

2018 Mathews TRIAX

Sparta, Wisconsin –  Introducing the ultimate stealth rig. The 2018 TRIAX is highly maneuverable, deadly accurate and the quietest, most vibration-free bow Mathews has ever built.  The TRIAX operates off a 28″ ATA platform with a 6″ brace height, and is powered by the award-winning, highly-efficient and extremely accurate Crosscentric™ Cam system producing speeds up...
2018 Hoyt REDWRX Carbon RX-1

2018 Hoyt REDWRX Carbon RX-1

Specifications Model Carbon RX-1™ Carbon RX-1 Ultra™ Carbon RX-1 Turbo™ Image View View View Compare Add to List Add to List Add to List Limb QuadFlex™ QuadFlex™ QuadFlex™ Cam ZT HYPER ZT HYPER ZT Turbo Draw Length Options for Each Cam Size 24.5-28″, 27-30″, 29-31″ 25.5-29″, 28-31″, 30-32″ 26-28″, 28-30″ FPS (ATA) 340 FPS 330...
New for 2018: Mathews TRX® 38

New for 2018: Mathews TRX® 38

TRX® 38 Built off of the proven design of the longer TRX models, the 38 inch axle-to-axle TRX38 fills the void perfectly for shooters looking for a shorter, lighter, more comfortable bow for their draw length. Draw lengths range 23 inches to 30 inches and draw weight goes from 50 pounds up to 70 pounds...
Bow Review: Xpedition Archery Xplorer SS

Bow Review: Xpedition Archery Xplorer SS

  XPLORER SS Modern bow design and engineering allow the Xplorer SS to defy the previous limitations and preconceived notions of short axle-to-axle bows. Light and compact now comes with accuracy for longer shots, performance that surpasses most “speed” bows and the smooth draw cycle and wide range of adjustability only found in Xpedition’s new...
Bow Review: Diamond Archery Carbon Knockout

Bow Review: Diamond Archery Carbon Knockout

Watch as Equipment Editor Patrick Meitin reviews the Diamond Archery Carbon Knockout! Learn more at diamondarchery.com
Introducing the 2018 Elite Enlist

Introducing the 2018 Elite Enlist

  HAS EVERYTHING IT NEEDS, AND NOTHING THAT IT DOESN’T The single greatest benefit of manufacturing our bows in-house is the ability to fine-tune our designs and our processes to the benefit of our customers. The result is a bow that delivers on a massive scale. Smooth draw cycles, comfort blended with performance. Enlist is...
Bow Review: Mission Archery Hype DTX

Bow Review: Mission Archery Hype DTX

Mission bows deliver performance, accuracy and technologies normally found in higher-end bows, but at prices that won’t bust the family budget. The Hype DTX carries on that tradition, providing all the energy and accuracy bowhunters need to cleanly and consistently tag big game in demanding conditions. The Mission Hype DTX offers adjustability that lets any...
Gearhead Archery X16 Carbon Fiber - Crossbow Review

Gearhead Archery X16 Carbon Fiber – Crossbow Review

The Gearhead X16 is a 70-, 90- or 125-pound draw-weight crossbow with a hearty 16-inch powerstroke, and yet weighs an industry-low 4.5 pounds bare. Still, when first picking it up, I assumed that ultralight weight meant a louder crossbow. And at the 125-pound max draw weight, the X16 probably lobs arrows like a beer-league softball...
Mathews Archery Avail Women's Bow Review

Mathews Archery Avail Women’s Bow Review

Mathews’ Avail is a compact, lightweight bow engineered for female archers and bowhunters. The Avail tested here was set for a 25-inch draw length and slightly more than a 50-pound draw weight. This draw weight / length is efficient for tagging animals such as black bears, whitetail deer, springtime gobblers, and more. These bow specs...
Bow Review: Hoyt Carbon Defiant Brotherhood Bone Collector Edition

Bow Review: Hoyt Carbon Defiant Brotherhood Bone Collector Edition

I’ve bowhunted with previous Hoyt carbon bows. And although I’ve put more Hoyt aluminum-riser bows to work than I can recall, I’ve deemed Hoyt’s carbon bows among my annual favorites ever since the venerable manufacturer jumped into this program. The Carbon Defiant discussed here is a Michael Waddell Bone Collector Brotherhood Collector’s Edition, which is...
Crossbow Review: Parker Tornado XXTreme

Crossbow Review: Parker Tornado XXTreme

Unlike America’s current practice of sourcing parts overseas to save production costs, Parker Bows prefers to manufacture and assemble their bows using local labor at Parker’s Staunton, Virginia, facility. While Parker’s bows might not be the least expensive, they’re among the most well-made crossbows. When building its latest crossbow, the Tornado XXTreme, The XXT is...
Bow Review - Martin Archery Carbon FeatherWeight

Bow Review – Martin Archery Carbon FeatherWeight

Not one to be left behind in the innovation race, Martin Archery of Walla Walla, Washington, adds its new Carbon FeatherWeight to the industry’s growing stable of carbon-riser compound bows. More remarkably, Martin Archery’s carbon compound bow retails below $500, which experience and sales reps say is the industry’s fastest-moving price point. Carbon, of course,...