Bow Reports

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,...
Horton Crossbows Vortec RDX: Crossbow Review

Horton Crossbows Vortec RDX: Crossbow Review

  Watch as Jeff Johnston reviews the Horton Vortec RDX crossbow! Learn more at hortoncrossbows.com.    
APA Mamba 34 TF: Bow Review

APA Mamba 34 TF: Bow Review

  The 2017 APA Mamba M34 TF is one of the fastest compounds I’ve tested for Inside Archery, recording 365 fps speeds with the lightest arrow in the Bow Report’s lineup. The Mamba 34 TF is less demanding than other APAs I’ve shot. Its low 6-1/8-inch brace might make the Mamba 34 TF slightly touchy, but that’s offset by a...
CAMX X330 Crossbow Review Video

CAMX X330 Crossbow Review Video

Watch Jeff Johnston’s CAMX X330 crossbow Review. To learn more visit the CAMX Website. For more extensive bow reviews, please visit Inside Archery’s YouTube Channel, and subscribe to keep up with reviews on the latest and greatest compound bow and crossbow models.
Mathews Halon 32 6 Bow Review Video 2017

Mathews Halon 32 6 Bow Review Video 2017

Watch as Patrick Meitin review on the all-new 2017 Mathews Halon 32. To learn more please visit Mathew’s Website For more bow reviews visit Inside Archery’s YouTube Channel, and subscribe for upcoming bow reviews on the latest and greatest models on the market.
Bowtech Reign 7: Bow Review Video

Bowtech Reign 7: Bow Review Video

Bowtech now brings us the Reign 6 and 7 compound models. These designs combine all of Bowtech’s most notable technologies to create compound bows that are smooth, quiet, as well as more balanced and shooter-friendly. The Reign 6 has a 6-inch brace height and shoots 350 fps. The Reign 7 has a 7-inch brace and...
Bowtech Reign 2017 Review

Bowtech Reign 2017 Review

Watch as Patrick Meitin reviews the NEW 2017 Bowtech FLAGSHIP. Bowtech now brings us the Reign 6 and 7. These designs combine all of Bowtech’s most notable technologies to create compound bows that are smooth, quiet, as well as more balanced and shooter-friendly. The 2017 Bowtech INC. Reign Learn more at Bowtech’s website.