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Contributors to this thread:
Dale06 20-Nov-20
Ucsdryder 20-Nov-20
Dale06 20-Nov-20
ryanrc 20-Nov-20
Dale06 20-Nov-20
Bowbender 20-Nov-20
ohiohunter 21-Nov-20
Bowfreak 21-Nov-20
Dale06 21-Nov-20
Bou'bound 21-Nov-20
ryanrc 21-Nov-20
Dale06 21-Nov-20
Shaft2Long 21-Nov-20
Bowfreak 21-Nov-20
Dale06 21-Nov-20
Dale06 21-Nov-20
Bowfreak 21-Nov-20
stringgunner 21-Nov-20
Bowfreak 21-Nov-20
stringgunner 21-Nov-20
Dale06 21-Nov-20
From: Dale06
20-Nov-20
Anyone shot the new Mathews Atlas, or seen any evaluations of it? Looks like it’s 34” ata and 7.75 brace height. I’m and advocate of longer ata and longer brace height.

From: Ucsdryder
20-Nov-20
Yeah and a 310 ibo and a price tag that’s up there with carbon bows. Is it being marketed as a target bow?

From: Dale06
20-Nov-20
No it’s being marketed as a hunting bow. Think the sticker is $1350 or so, bare bow.

From: ryanrc
20-Nov-20
The draw length is for big people. Otherwise i would consider it.

From: Dale06
20-Nov-20
I’m 6’2”, 30” draw. Thinking it might be a fit.

From: Bowbender
20-Nov-20
Almost 5lbs. No thanks

From: ohiohunter
21-Nov-20
If you have a 34” draw length it’s the bow for you! You can finally ditch your 3” D loop.

From: Bowfreak
21-Nov-20
Mathews hasn't been one of the top bow companies for years by being stupid, but the percentage of people that have even a 33" draw is minimal. It seems they fixed a problem that statistically doesn't really exist.

From: Dale06
21-Nov-20
Or they designed a bow that works great for “normal” draw length people, but can be adjusted to 34” DL. That makes much more sense than designing a bow that has a DW range of 32”-34”.

From: Bou'bound
21-Nov-20
There are not 2 hunters in 20,000 with a 33” draw

From: ryanrc
21-Nov-20
I'm 6'1.5 but i like a draw around 28.5 to 29 depending on the bow. I shoot an ovation at 28.5 if I remember correctly. They seem to run long on there draw. If this bow had a normal draw range i would definitely consider it. Just stupid to me to alienate most archers.

From: Dale06
21-Nov-20
Bou’bound, I expect you are correct. That’s the reason to not build a 33” or 34” draw bow, but rather build a bow that has “normal” DL but can be made to increase the DL for the very few that have an extra long DL.

From: Shaft2Long
21-Nov-20
Don't know why they couldn't offer two cam options. I'd order this bow right now if you could get it in a standard d.l. configuration.

The TRX 34 is just about perfect except for the $1600.00 price tag.

From: Bowfreak
21-Nov-20
The problem is Dale when you design a bow that extends out to 34" performance will suck with draws in the normal range. It will be a 300fps IBO bow at 30" in reality. 310 max.

From: Dale06
21-Nov-20
Thanks, Bowfreak. I’m gonna go look at one. My local shop has one they’re letting people try. I’ll ask them if they’ll chronological it with my arrows. Reason for my interest is, I bought a new bow, 14 months ago. It’s 33”, ata, 6.5” brace height. Great bow, but I have not shot it was well as I want to shoot. But, maybe, it’s the shooter.

From: Dale06
21-Nov-20
I shot the Atlas and the V3, both set at 30”/64 pounds. I did not like the V3. Seemed harsh and hard to pull. Liked the Atlas.

From: Bowfreak
21-Nov-20
I'm sure it will be super accurate it just won't have much speed. Which means little to nothing.

From: stringgunner
21-Nov-20
Bowfreak: “Mathews hasn't been one of the top bow companies for years by being stupid.”

How do you quantify this statement? Sales? Profit margins? Or is this just your opinion?

From: Bowfreak
21-Nov-20
By any measure you want stringgunner. There is no denying they are one of the top manufacturers. To say otherwise is silly.

From: stringgunner
21-Nov-20
Agreed. Was just curious.

From: Dale06
21-Nov-20
Bowfreak, Agree, speed might suffer some. I got over light arrows and blistering speed years ago. Killed lots of stuff with 200-240 FPS bows, back in the day.

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