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Unique youth bow question
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Contributors to this thread:
Scoot 03-May-18
medicinemann 03-May-18
Brotsky 03-May-18
grubby 03-May-18
Boreal 03-May-18
GLP 03-May-18
GLP 03-May-18
GLP 03-May-18
Scoot 03-May-18
x-man 03-May-18
orionsbrother 03-May-18
nijimasu 03-May-18
Scoot 03-May-18
nijimasu 08-May-18
GF 10-May-18
From: Scoot
03-May-18
My buddies son is in 7th grade and likes to shoot his bow. However at the tender age of 13 he has outgrown his mission craze 2. His current draw length is likely around 30.5 or 31 Althoughh he's only a 7th grader he's already 6'2" and looks to be growing a lot more. His mom is 6'0" and his dad is 6'7".

So... what should his next bow be? He'd like something that can adjust easily with his growth over the next few years. Something used I can find for him would be good too. Thoughts?

From: medicinemann
03-May-18
What poundage is he currently pulling?

From: Brotsky
03-May-18
That’s a tall order Scoot. Just finding bows with 30+” draw is tough let alone adjustable ones.

From: grubby
03-May-18
I had the same problem at my house. My 13 year old is 6'1" he is currently shooting my back up bow. hopefully he can make it through fall with it.

From: Boreal
03-May-18
PSE Beast.

From: GLP
03-May-18
Might contact Hoyt and see if there custom shop could help. Greg

From: GLP
03-May-18
Hoyt has the double xl that goes to 33 in draw. And the custom shop maybe able to increase that with different cams. Just a thought. Worth a call. Good luck. Greg

From: GLP
03-May-18
Hoyt has the double xl that goes to 33 in draw. And the custom shop maybe able to increase that with different cams. Just a thought. Worth a call. Good luck. Greg

From: Scoot
03-May-18
Yep Brotsky I know this is a tough one! Jake I believe he was shooting a little bit over 40 lbs.

From: x-man
03-May-18
Keep with what he has until he stops growing. That bow can be adjusted beyond it's range safely. Buy a custom string an inch longer than factory (if he really needs that DL).

03-May-18
7th grade? He'll be 6'5" and shooting 70lbs in a couple of weeks. My buddy's kid was at that stage a few years ago. It seemed like, if you stared at him, you could watch him grow.

From: nijimasu
03-May-18
How do you kill a unique rabbit?

You 'neek up on him.

Hope you find suitable bow.

From: Scoot
03-May-18
nijimasu, how do you kill a tame rabbit?

Tame way! :)

From: nijimasu
08-May-18

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From: GF
10-May-18
One more thing I’ll never have to worry about... LOL

My 15-year-old is 4’ 11”...

But if it’s any consolation, I’ll bet that it’s easier to find a good quality bow that’ll fit a tall user than a short one. Good gear for us vertically-challenged people is in “short” supply, because (typically) the kids grow through it so fast that nobody will put any real money into it...

So I’d speak with customer service at the bow company of your choice(s) and see if they can get you some special-order mods... chances are good they know what to do....

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