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New Bowtech Reckoning video
This is a cool little run through on the new technology the Reckoning is bringing to the industry, how it works, and just how easy it is to use it with no real need for a press.
That's an amazing bow. I think I'll be trading in my realm for one.
It's funny how even though my current bowtech is setup and shooting all broadheads like darts I feel like the need for a new bow lol. I was talking to my brother and he made that point and it was like "oh right, I guess I am OK at the moment lol."
Adam I bet you can get your current set up to shoot darts for years and years to come.... By that logic you might never need a new bow.
This cam drive technology may be the single best technological breakthrough the archery industry has ever seen. I really hope BT has strong patent claims... because no doubt there will be other companies following suit very soon.... mark my words.
That is good stuff. Guess I could get past the different look. Eager to see what other bowtech models have the same cams next year. Might be time to switch back from Hoyt.
There will be several new models with the technology next year. Different specs etc...
Can't believe it took this long for a bow company to figure this out.
I have one its a great tune aid very easy and no tophats
I agree with midwest. This is not new technology, just current, actually old, simple technology applied to a bow. It is a great application that actually solves a problem. Not just a bell or whistle created to solve a problem that does not exist. I am a believer that this is game changing. This makes me want a new bow. Maybe in a few years.
I was a little bit surprised that in the video he didn't go in the opposite direction for making the point. As in shooting it through paper and getting a bad hole, then making adjustment and getting a bullet hole? Either way it makes no difference the capability was shown. Just though it was odd that he chose to take the bow out of tune to show it. LOL!
I think the video was a bit of an afterthought, hence the de-tune rather than the tune.
I also wish there was better clarification on exactly when and where during the draw cycle that the laser hits the opposing cam. In my experience that happens somewhere between full draw and brace. Usually at the peak of the draw force curve.
Just depends on the shooter and the bow individually...
I love it, makes tuning way easier. Sure my Realm is driving tacks, but if I can eliminate the need for a press, even better!
Okay, that's a pretty amazing video. Thanks! Now I want one......
I want one with a 7 inch brace and 33" A to A. Guessing they will come with something similar in a 31 or 32" A to A next year.
At first I didn't like the looks of the bow when it was released and never been a Bowtech fan. Mainly because of all the limb issues. But now that I have really paid attention to it, I can see how it can help being accurate and easy to tune. Price is a little high though.
I’ll be curious to see if people are in for a non carbon bow at the price point they’re asking.
Yikes. I had not even checked the price.
A lot out of my price range.
I have not seen a price yet. What does this beast cost?
RECKONING $1119 $1019 $985 $1399 $1499 the $1,499 is MSRP, the $1,399 is MAP, the others are tier levels of pricing for dealers
I think most dealers will sell this bow at $1,300. But who knows. My guess is that the price is a relation to this first iteration of this technology being slightly more geared towards being an all around/3-D model. Being that Hoyt and PSE target models are $1,500 to $1,700 I think that is what they are addressing. My guess is next years hunting releases will be more in line with the general aluminum market, but who knows they are the only ones offering this technology and it is probably actually worth the extra $300 bucks to be honest.